Planning matters

The Lowdown on the Great Autumn Gourd

Corn might be the king of U.S. crops, but pumpkins are always in demand this time of year by kids and others celebrating fall’s festivities. Here are several interesting tidbits about one of America’s favorite fall gourds. Germany boasts world’s largest pumpkin. Mathias Willemijns showed off the world’s largest pumpkin in 2016 at the Giant Pumpkin…

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Why All the Fuss About 5G?

It was more than 25 years ago when the internet started being called the “information superhighway” and was destined to transform the world of business and so much of our daily lives. Today, the world’s great powers and myriad companies are jockeying for the lead in a race to the fifth generation of wireless communication….

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Hooked on Nature; Hooked on Education

For nearly 15 years I have been a Board member at Columbia Springs, a place where kids and adults alike can explore trails, learn about recycling, macroinvertebrates, flora and fauna and visit the historic Vancouver Trout hatchery built in 1938. With green space spanning 100 acres, right within the urban boundary, it’s a jewel for…

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What Curiosity are You Practicing?

At Johnson Bixby, one of our core values is to practice curiosity and believe in continuous learning and improvement – both professionally and personally. In this week’s Planning Matters blog post we are sharing a few ways we’re expanding our minds this summer by podcasts we’re listening to, books we’re reading and things we’re learning….

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Unraveling What Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Means for a Business

Bankruptcy doesn’t necessarily mean a business is closing its doors. Usually when a business is filing Chapter 11, it’s looking for some breathing room to fix its balance sheet or overall finances. It will give them time to protect against their creditors while it attempts to regroup and re-emerge. The goal is to maximize asset value…

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