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.

I’m not much of a Dan Brown fan—I’ve read just one of his books (ten years ago), and until now had seen none of the movies—but I am a fan of Dante. In college, I had a bit of an obsession with The Divine Comedy for a while, and that brought me to see Inferno, the latest adaptation of a novel by the author of The Davinci Code.

Coming into the film without much prior knowledge of Brown’s characters, I was able to pick up the threads fairly easily. Dr. Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) wakes up in an...

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How much money will you need in retirement? To arrive at an estimate, you should consider various factors, such as where you’ll live, how much you plan to travel, and so on. Not surprisingly, you’ll also need to think about health care costs, which almost always rise during retirement. But there’s one area you might overlook: long-term care. Should you be concerned about these costs?

In a word, yes. Expenses for long-term care – which can include receiving assistance at home as well as...

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Every now and then, I check out a book that I am able to read in one day, because I just can’t put it down. The Girl on the Train was one of those books for me. Although calling it a “novel that shocked the world” seems like overreaching, it was a fun read built around an interesting character.

That character is Rachel (Emily Blunt), an alcoholic divorcee who rides the train from the suburbs to Manhattan every morning. On the way, she passes the house where she used to live with her now...

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The presidential election is little more than a month away. Like all elections, this one has generated considerable interest, and, as a citizen, you may well be following it closely. But as an investor, how much should you be concerned about the outcome?

Probably not as much as you might think. Historically, the financial markets have done well – and done poorly – under both Democratic and Republican administrations. Also, many factors affecting investment performance have little or nothing to...

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I have come to assume that a film helmed by Disney will shy away from more complicated parts of life and instead rely heavily on cliches and feel-good lessons. With director Mira Nair at the helm, Disney’s Queen of Katwe is shockingly light on cheesiness and instead offers a nuanced and uplifting portrait of a family determined to weather hard times and one girls’ discovery of her own genius.

Queen of Katwe tells the story of Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga), a girl from Katwe, a rural town in...

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October is Financial Planning Month. And now that you know it’s Financial Planning Month (just in case you didn’t know before), why not take the opportunity to determine if you’re on the right path toward meeting your financial goals?

Consider taking these steps:
•Identify your goals.
To know if you’re making progress toward your goals, you first have to identify them. Of course, you’ll have a variety of goals in life, such as helping pay for your children’s college educations. More than likely...

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