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TABLE IN THE DARKNESS
by Lee Wolfe Blum
InterVarsity Press, 9780830843084
PB, 198 pages

Blum takes the reader on a journey through her problems with an eating disorder and depression. Being up and down with severe weight issues caused problems with movement, breathing, socializing, buying clothes, holding a job, and even with praying. The author is honest about her struggles, expressing her doubts, frustrations, anger, and fear. She tells the reader how she struggled with keeping her faith...

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As an investor, how can you avoid making mistakes? It’s not always easy, because investing can be full of potential pitfalls. But if you know what the most common mistakes are at different stages of an investor’s life, you may have a better chance of avoiding these costly errors.

Let’s take a look at some investment mistakes you’ll want to avoid when you’re young, when you’re in mid-career, when you’re nearing retirement and when you’ve just retired.

When you’re young ...

Mistake: Investing...

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A paper town is a fictional town that is invented by cartographers to make it obvious if someone violates their copyright. This fact is perhaps the most interesting part of Paper Towns, the novel, and now film, by John Green. Even still, Paper Towns is an earnest and fun take on the end of high school.

In Paper Towns, Quentin (Nat Wolff) believes that the miracle of his life is that he grew up across the street from Margo Roth Spiegelman (Cara Delevingne), a beautiful, adventurous, somewhat...

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These days, you can go online and invest, for modest fees. You can also visit various websites for research and watch numerous cable shows for investment recommendations. So, why shouldn’t you be a “do-it-yourself” investor rather than work with a financial professional?

Actually, there are at least five good reasons why a financial advisor can help make you a better investor.

A financial advisor can:
Ask the right questions — If you try to invest on your own, you may find yourself asking the...

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I am as big a fan of the Minions as any adult really has the right to be. There’s something wrong, however, when I take my eleven year-old sister to see Minions and the hardest she laughs is at the title characters singing the fanfare for the Universal Pictures logo.

Minions follows the little guys from the beginning of the world to 1969 on their quest to find the biggest, most despicable boss to serve. After accidentally killing Napoleon (who cares about facts?), the Minions run off into an...

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It’s almost the Fourth of July — time for fireworks, picnics and a reflection on all the liberties we possess in this country. But if you’re going to enjoy the freedom to do the things you want, especially during your retirement years, you’ll want to take the steps necessary to achieve your own “Financial Independence Day.”

Here are a few suggestions for helping you reach that goal:
• Liberate yourself from debt. For most of us, a certain amount of debt is unavoidable. But the greater control...

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