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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...

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...

Helping more than one generation in a family is rewarding in many ways.  Each member of the family brings his or her own experiences and history to the family dynamic, and understanding these interactions strengthens our relationships with our clients.  When the family enters a...

After years of involvement with nonprofits, Carolyn Meakem, the founder of The Meakem Group, realized her dream of helping to found Leadership Montgomery.  A nonprofit organization devoted to creating leaders in Montgomery County who will work for the betterment of the community, Leadership Montgomery came...

With the house lights down and music pounding from the stage, students one-by-one lifted cell phones into the air. Just like lighters of days gone by, this cell phone tribute seemed to draw an invisible bond between the rockers on stage and the audience of...