It’s a dog’s life

Money | A tale of cultural change
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 1/30/20, 01:13 pm

Some of you will be reading this on Feb. 12, Abraham Lincoln’s birthday in 1809. Lincoln is integral to the story I’m about to tell, but, first, some context.

Susan and I are the proud caretakers of our fourth dog, Greeley, named after famed newspaper editor Horace Greeley, whose birthday was Feb. 3, 1811. We liked our previous three dogs, but we like 5-year-old Greeley even more, so what I’m about to relate is no reflection on him: It’s a tale of cultural change.

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Associated Press/Photo by Steven Senne

Fed cuts rates to keep economy rolling

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/31/19, 10:42 am

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed confidence in the U.S. economy despite manufacturing slowdowns brought on by the trade war with China. The Fed expects the quarter-point cut it made to short-term interest rates on Wednesday to be its last for a while.

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Krieg Barrie

Easy come, easy go

Money | Serve God, and don’t worry about money
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 8/21/19, 04:00 pm

In the same month of August, these two things happened to me: I paid $239 to a New Jersey court for the dubious pleasure of holding my cell phone in hand while driving in plain sight of a cruiser. Second, a Korean woman I don’t even remember who knew my late husband and happened to dine with a distant acquaintance, asked said acquaintance about me, and ended up writing me a check for $200. 

So it was kind of a wash, financially speaking.

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