There's an old saying about family business: It's best not to mix the two. But the Villeres, a family of money managers for the last 103 years, beg to differ.

The Villere & Co. team includes two uncles and three cousins who work together, live within a few blocks of one another and even carpool to their downtown New Orleans office. "We spend each morning and each evening in the car together," notes George Young, who started at the family firm in 1986.

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