From the Editor...
Today is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day in a very long year. That means things are looking up. The days will get longer, 2020 will soon come to its much-anticipated end, the holidays are upon us, and a vaccine is on the way. There is much about which to be thankful and for which to be grateful, even if we're still a bit uncertain about what 2021 has in store.
We here at FBV are thankful for our readers and to be able to operate in such a vibrant space, though we sure do miss seeing you all in person. But like you, we soldier on...after a brief interlude. Today begins our annual end-of-year break (we'll be back on Jan. 4 refreshed and ready to work). While we're gone recharging and relaxing, we will be hoping you're doing the same—enjoying whichever holidays you celebrate this time of year, spending time with family (in person where possible and virtually, if necessary), and taking the break we all deserve right now.
In the last couple weeks, we've looked ahead to 2021 and looked back at 2020 in the form of our popular 10 Things... lists, provided some initial analysis of the newly finalized rule of fair valuation practices, conducted an exclusive interview with MFDF President Carolyn McPhillips, and featured a Viewpoints article on model portfolios authored by FUSE Research Network's Robert Kennedy. Make sure to catch up on anything you might've missed during this busy month, and look for new content in the New Year.
All the best to you over this holiday period.
Hillary Jackson, founding editor