Waynedale Opinion Articles

Our local writers give you insight of their original opinions on the latest Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana news and entertainment topics. Movie, restaurant, show and event reviews are in this section.

As Americans, we’re used to thinking that we will inevitably do better than our parents’ generation. But, for now at least, this type of progress may be facing some roadblocks — and this inability to gain ground, financially, can have real implications for today’s younger people and their approach to investing.

Before we get to the investment component, though, let’s quickly review the nature of the problem. In a nutshell, younger Americans — those in their twenties and thirties — have accrued...

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In The Man from U.N.C.L.E., director Guy Ritche seeks to blend Mad Men style nostalgia for Cold War period pieces with the winking style of current genre films. The result is a stylish, fun, but ultimately unremarkable spy movie that is enjoyable to watch, but probably not worth your ticket money.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. opens on East Berlin, as American CIA operative Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) works to keep sassy mechanic Gaby Teller (Alicia Vikander) away from KBG operative Illya Kuryakin...

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OUR GOD-GIVEN SENSES: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE NINE HUMAN SENSES INTEGRATED WITH A STUDY OF THE BIBLE
by Gary A. Burlingame
Healthy Life Press, 978-1-9392-6773-3
PB, 102 pages, $12.99

Burlingame links the Bible to our modern understanding of the human senses. The study gives a light overview of senses, such as taste, pain, and balance, and it supplies many lists of Bible verses that refer to these senses. The main portion of the study is Burlingame’s insight on how science adds additional layers of...

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Contributing to an IRA can help you build some of the resources you will need to enjoy a comfortable retirement. But what happens to your IRA if you don’t use it up in your lifetime?

You can still put the IRA’s assets to good use — as long as you’ve made the right moves and communicated your wishes clearly to your family.

When you opened your IRA, you should have named a beneficiary — someone who will receive the IRA assets when you pass away. You could also name a contingent beneficiary if...

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Have you ever run into someone at the store and not been able to place where you know them from, so you just played along? Now, imagine if that awkward moment did not end there, but instead spiraled into unwanted visits, confrontations, and drudging up old secrets. That is the premise of The Gift.

In The Gift, Robyn (Rebecca Hall) and Simon (Jason Bateman) have moved closer to family for a fresh start after a miscarriage and a “rough patch.” As they are getting settled in, they run into Gordo...

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THE WAY OF GRACE
by Glandion Carney and Marjean Brooks
InterVarsity Press, paperback, 152 pages
reviewed by Alexis Turner

Anglican priest Glandion Carney is currently battling Parkinson’s disease. Throughout this book he guides his readers through the different struggles he has faced, and he provides insight to solutions at the end of each chapter. Some of the topics Carney faces deal with grace, submission, relinquishment, compassion, vulnerability, simplicity, and hopefulness.

The Way of Grace...

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