Living Columns & Blogs

Living Columns & Blogs

New frontiers of investing

The economy is up, the broad markets are up and many investors are happy about how the end of 2017 is wrapping up. However, other investments have done so well that the growth in the markets looks unimpressive in comparison. Bitcoin, for example, is up a little more than 1,400 percent in 2017. By any standards, that’s impressive. Each bitcoin is worth about $16,432. With such astronomical growth, it’s dizzying to think that the currency was only begun in 2009.

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Being a cheerful giver

Not too long ago, I volunteered to help someone who needed assistance in straightening up. When I got there, I was overwhelmed at what had to be done. It took several hours and was more difficult than I realized it would be. By the time I got home, I was hot, dirty and very upset. So, after taking a shower, I sat quietly and asked God for guidance. Being resentful and upset certainly was not the way to be helpful.

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