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.

"Be sure your sins will find you out." That's what the Good Book says, and my mother quoted those words to me a lot while I was growing up. In fact, she once arranged for the public demonstration of this proverb. I'm just glad I wasn't on the receiving end of her righteous indignation.

I was in the seventh grade, and someone was habitually stealing my lunch from my classroom cubby. When I returned to retrieve my peanut butter and jelly sandwich each day, I would find the brown paper sack long...

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If you're starting out as an investor, you might be feeling overwhelmed. After all, it seems like there's just so much to know. How can you get enough of a handle on basic investment concepts so that you're comfortable in making well-informed choices?

Actually, you can get a good grip on the investment process by becoming familiar with a few basic concepts, such as these:

•Stocks versus Bonds — When you buy stocks, or stock-based investments, you are buying ownership shares in companies...

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The family road trip disaster comedy is a tried and true framework for a summer movie, from National Lampoon to Little Miss Sunshine. We're the Millers tries to put a new spin on the story by taking a quartet of misfits masquerading as a family on the road as they smuggle pot across the U.S.-Mexico border.

It all starts when a big-hearted dork, Kenny (Will Poulter), and his pot dealer neighbor, David (Jason Sudeikis), defend a runaway girl from a group of thugs. Kenny naively reveals that...

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CATCH A FALLING STAR
by Beth K. Vogt Howard
978-1-4516-6027-2
PB 320 pages
$14.99
What do you do at age thirty-six when you're still waiting for dreams to come true? Kendall Haynes watches all her friends and even her younger sister get married, and she wonders about God's plan for her life. Is asking for a husband and a family too much? She's already busy running her allergy and asthma clinic, but she can't help hoping for the perfect man to burst into her life and sweep her off her feet.

This...

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china palace WAYNEDALE

Chinese carryout is a favorite of many people. It's a perfect end to a long day when cooking dinner is out of the question. So, how do you choose which restaurant to go with? The defining differences between your many options are service and taste. China Palace on Bluffton Road excels in both of these categories. I was welcomed with smiling faces and cheerful service full of comfortable conversation and a nice cold glass of water while I waited on my carryout order. This family owned restaurant...

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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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