Our oceans are one of our most precious, and endangered, resources. And whether you’re a diving buff, cruise lover, or just want to do your part protecting the oceans, there are some incredible places to learn about the world under the sea. From noted marine research facilities to underwater zoos, here’s a look at five jaw-dropping aquariums…

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We all want what is best for our families. Ideally, we would like to help loved ones on both ends of the continuum of life: the younger generation with expenses related to college, home buying, and starting their families; and the elder generation with expenses related to retirement, nursing home costs or assisted living situations…

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When was the last time you played? Childhood is full of opportunities to imagine, create and have fun, but those often subside as we mature and take on more responsibilities. Occasionally, play is even considered silly or unproductive. But having fun is important at every age, and with World Laughter Day coming up, this is…

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By Allen Neuenschwander, CPA, CFP® and Michael Neuenschwander, CPA, CFP® Social Security benefits are an important piece of your retirement puzzle, and deciding when to start taking Social Security payments depends on a number of factors that should not only be considered individually, but should be evaluated on how they work together.  We make an…

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By Allen Neuenschwander, CPA, CFP® and Michael Neuenschwander, CPA, CFP® Building a strong, sustainable retirement income portfolio is a lot like building a weather-resistant home. The overall strength of the house is dependent on how well its components (foundation, walls, floors, and roof) work together as a singular element. That has to be planned before…

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By Allen Neuenschwander, CPA, CFP® and Michael Neuenschwander, CPA, CFP® Have you ever lost sleep over your finances? If so, you aren’t alone. With market volatility, an uncertain economy, life challenges, and just day-to-day financial stress, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. That’s why many people turn to a financial professional to carry some of the…

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