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Durability – Evansville Living Magazine

Durability – Evansville Living Magazine

“The devastation of Black Monday shattered most of my illusions about investing. … Four people reached out to me … and told me where to look, asked me to believe, challenged me to see things differently, and finally gave me eyes that could see the flickering light. Without our knowing it, they sent me on a quest for what would ultimately be called the rising dividend strategy.” – Page 7

After the 1987 stock market crash, Evansville resident Greg Donaldson viewed dividend investing as a reliable indicator of corporate value. But the Donaldson Capital Management founder’s theory was a hard sell to big-city companies. In this new publication, he tells how dividends were a turning point in his financial career.

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My child is gay and I’m fine! — Karen Edwards 2024, self-published

“Finally, she said, ‘Mom, you’re right. I’m gay.’ I paused for a few seconds and then replied, ‘You know, if God came to me right now and told me he could make you straight, I would tell him no. … Because then you wouldn’t be my Rachel. You are perfect just the way you are and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.'” – Page 18

Karen Edwards’ debut reveals the heartbreaking experiences, moving conversations and difficult decisions she had to make after her daughter came out. The Evansville resident’s book is written as a guide for parents, offering hope amid the uncertainty families and friends face as their loved ones come of age in the LGBTQ+ community.