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8 Generations of Cologne?

Farina cologne order letter
Letter for one of the orders of Farina’s new fragrance, 1716
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Have you ever heard of cologne? Most people would say, “Sure!” But have you ever heard of the Farina family? Farina and cologne actually go together. In 1709, Giovania Maria Farina founded his company in Cologne, Germany. Their company’s creation: perfume. Their original perfume was » 

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Donor Advised Funds Tripled in Growth

An October 4, 2018, article by Bloomberg noted that donor advised funds have tripled in growth to more than $85 billion in assets by year end 2016. The rise of donor advised funds has been tied to a variety of reasons:  ease of use, tax efficiency and even as part of family legacy planning.  Ray » 

God’s architect and the masterpiece of legacy

Have you heard of God’s architect? His name is Antoni Gaudi, a Spanish born architect who died in 1926.  His faith influenced his architectural design. UNESCO has declared seven of his works World Heritage Sites, which lead to him being declared as God’s architect. Sagrada Familia, a » 

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