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Two years ago, our oldest son graduated with a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering. He flew to Portland, Oregon for a job interview. Without hesitation he packed a truck, hitched his car to the back and, just like that, he moved 2,400 miles from home. Why would he...

Two years ago, on a crisp fall day, Nancy suggested we have an office lunch at the state fair. We stood in line salivating over the smells of funnel cakes and other deep fried foods waiting for our turn to order. We dined on all the finest of fair foods: chicken on a s...

Our throwback today takes us back a decade to 2007. Nancy wrote a column for the Mississippi Business Journal shortly after the 4th Annual Mississippi CFA Forecast Dinner. Ten years later, and the annual event is still with us. Earlier this year, we attended the 14th o...

Today's throwback is to November of 1998. For context, since '98 was almost two decades ago, here's where the market was then (November 2, 1998) compared to now:

S&P 500 (then): 1,111.60

S&P 500 (now): 2,404.39

Nasdaq (then): 1,800.91

Nasdaq (now): 6,163.02

Dow Jones (then)...