Author: themea13_wp

You’ve dreamed about it. Planned for it. Spent decades saving for it. But what if you retire and realize you’re just not happy? It’s a dilemma many are reluctant to admit, no less talk about. Now, Traci reveals three telling signs of depression – and...

Meet Bob Ross.

Named for his resemblance to public TV’s legendary “Happy Painter,” this 9-week-old labradoodle belongs to Traci’s 12-year-old daughter Madelyn....

On April 18, 2019, Traci Richmond, CFP®, CDFA™ was named to the 2019 list of the Financial Times 400 Top Financial Advisors. Produced annually, the FT400 is based on data gathered from advisors, broker-dealer home offices, regulatory disclosures and Financial Times research.  The honor reflects each recipient’s “grade” in...

It’s an adventure – as Traci recently discovered when her 13-year-old son went on an Amazon shopping spree: Tommy wanted to upgrade his Xbox gaming console, and give his old one to his little brother as a birthday present. To help Tommy finance this purchase, I...

Thanks to Siri and autocorrect, it’s pretty easy to breeze past hard to spell words without giving them much thought. That’s why we’re so glad you took a moment to accept our challenge. Each year, The Meakem Group sponsors the Montgomery County Regional Spelling Bee...

Imagine buying a house without asking the price. That’s essentially what you’re doing if you take out a loan or rack up credit card bills without fully understanding what you’ll actually pay to pay off that debt....