February Newsletter

Here’s to celebrating all the love in your life!

There is no one consistent story about the origin of Valentine’s Day, but the two most popular explanations for the holiday are tied to the early Romans.

Some believe it originated from a Roman festival call Lupercalia, which took place in the middle of February. As the official start of springtime, it’s believed as part of the celebration, boys drew the names of girls from a box.

Another theory ties the “day of love” to Emperor Claudius II, saying he executed two men—both named Valentine— on February 14 of different years in the 3rd century A.D. The Catholic Church honored their martyrdom by celebrating St. Valentine’s Day.

No matter which story you believe or how you choose to celebrate the day, we hope it’s a sweet one!

Schimpff’s Confectionery

Speaking of sweet, we are proud to spotlight one of our sweetest local businesses, Schimpff’s Confectionery in Jeffersonville, IN. The Schimpff family has been making candy in the Kentuckiana area since the 1850s. The business began on Preston Street in Louisville, but in 1891 a storefront was opened at 347 Spring Street in Jeffersonville. The rent was $25 a month! This successful enterprise has been going strong ever since. Today Schimpff’s is a major tourist attraction, with the addition of a candy demonstration area and a candy museum, featuring thousands of pieces of American candy memorabilia.

For more info, go to schimpffs.com

Retiree Tips

Do you need a life insurance policy in retirement?

One school of thought says no. The kids are grown, and the need to financially insulate the household against the loss of a breadwinner has passed. If you are thinking about dropping your coverage for either or both of these reasons, you may want to consider the excellent reasons to retain, obtain, or convert a life insurance policy after you retire. Here are some important factors to help you decide. You’ll be surprised to find some hidden opportunities here.

Click here to read the full article.

Kids Corner

Fun in the Kitchen

Most of us are staying home more these days, which usually means more time spent in the kitchen. Getting your little ones involved in cooking can add fun and smiles to your day. Here are some great ideas for baking with your kids. Time to pull out your patience and your apron!

10 SUPER SIMPLE BAKING RECIPES TO TRY WITH YOUR KIDS

RECIPES KIDS CAN BAKE

15 EASY BAKING RECIPES FOR KIDS

Inside Axiom

Welcome To Our Newest Team Member

Axiom is thrilled to introduce you to Dax Whitehouse, the new Managing Director of our Family and Business Advisory Division. As a current CEO Group Chair of Vistage Worldwide, Inc., a leader in coaching owners to grow their businesses, Dax brings over a decade of experience in C-Suite executive roles. He has also led the turnaround of a private equity-owned company and founded a successful start-up in China. A graduate of Purdue University and the Wharton School, Dax comes with a deep knowledge and background in management and business leadership. We are proud to be adding his skills to the Axiom team.

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