May 27, 2022
Putting trends to task
Did you catch this article in the LA Times Image magazine (cleverly titled ‘Carpet diem’ in the print version!)? The topic: the unlikely return of a once-despised design element: wall-to-wall carpet. Surprised? Probably not. The e...
April 22, 2022
The time is now
The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970—a time when society was just beginning to focus on the negative impacts of human behavior on the environment. The goal: to inspire all Americans to take action to reduce air and water p...
Cheers to 20 years!
March 31, 2022
Celebrating 20 years of impact
It’s often said that if you love your job, you’ll never work a day in your life. It’s no wonder, then, that 20 years have passed so quickly! It seems like yesterday that Gideon, Ray, and I first sat down together to explore the id...
The Truth About Volatility
March 1, 2022
4 facts to help smooth the bumps ahead
As the calendar flipped to a new year in 2022, the stage was already set for increased market volatility. Since January 1, measures of year-over-year inflation have been reported at levels higher than we’ve seen in decades, the F...
Buckle Your Seatbelt
January 26, 2022
When I wrote about inflation in our August 2021 newsletter, I was not overly concerned about the near-term impact on the economy or our portfolios. At the time, the market consensus, which we agreed with, was that “the current hik...
A Handbook on Giving
December 17, 2021
Gideon Bernstein Turns Up the Volume on Giving
If Gideon Bernstein has one theme in life, it is surely ‘giving.’ A founding partner of Leisure Capital Management and our Chief Investment Officer, he spends many of his days helping our clients grow and protect their wealth. Muc...
Please Give on GivingTuesday
November 29, 2021
We’re giving on GivingTuesday!
Thanksgiving is a traditional time to both give thanks and to give to others. Building on that sentiment, GivingTuesday was created in 2012 to encourage people to do good and give generously on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. The ...
War Heroes on Water (WHOW)
October 31, 2021
Honoring Our Heroes
My family has always been connected to the military. My father served in the Army during the Korean War, and it was during his 19 months of service that he met my mother. After his tour of duty, he remained on base...
How We Serve You
September 28, 2021
To serve you best, it takes a village
“It takes a village to raise a child.” It’s an ancient African proverb that still rings true for families everywhere. Here at Leisure Capital Management, we have always thought of ourselves as a family. In our case, that family co...
The Facts on Inflation
August 25, 2021
Inflation is coming! Should investors be worried?
Do you remember when the Fed was desperately seeking to boost inflation to a ‘healthy norm’ of 2%? Achieving that goal was Janet Yellen’s mission for years. Thanks to a confluence of factors—including money printing, deficit spend...