Author: Madison

Jeff Auxier, President and Manager, Auxier Focus Fund ~     “The Federal Reserve has unleashed unlimited quantitative easing (QE3) in response to sluggish economic conditions. This printing of money adds a powerful short-term tailwind for asset prices, encourages greater risk taking and helps lift investors’ animal spirits....

Gregg Ireland, Portfolio Counselor at the American Funds ~     “There are people around the world that a generation ago had no opportunity, that now have a little business. Maybe they bought a scooter in Vietnam; maybe they’re in the western part of China, Africa - which is...

“Win or lose, we go shopping after the election.”    Imelda Marcos The economic recovery from the Great Recession has been frustratingly slow. It’s been especially difficult because our economy usually recovers relatively quickly. Although the recovery hasn’t felt very good, the US economy is now 1.4% larger...

[caption id="attachment_1243" align="alignleft" width="254"] Rick England (on right)[/caption] The Madison Wealth Management team highly values family and community.  And we actively support both. This month we highlight Senior Wealth Advisor, Rick England, who recently participated in a 50 mile cycling event to raise money for the Lymphoma Research Foundation...

“Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one.”      Voltaire Our economy seems fraught with intractable problems.  We are reminded of this daily during election season as both candidates trumpet their ideas on how best to put our economy on the “Path to Prosperity” and...