Archives for October 2008

My Experience with Lending Club

When I search for loans in which to invest I check A, B, and C which correspond to average interest rates of 8.30%, 10.83%, and 12.41%. I leave the Credit Scores and Debt-to-Income Ratios as is. I check zero delinquencies and all loans that are in funding. After the search I sorted on “Interest Rate”.

How Many Toys Does It Take To Entertain Bryson?

This evening 24 days old Bryson came to visit his grandparents. So we got out a few rickety toys to occupy him.

Daniel Enters The Missionary Training Center

We took Daniel to the Missionary Training Center (MTC) today. All the family came along so we needed two vehicles. Daniel had his parents, siblings, in-laws, and nephew to say good-bye to him at the MTC. Well, Bryson didn’t say anything, he was asleep.

Daniel is Set Apart as a Missionary

Daniel was set apart as a missionary by his stake president. While Daniel sat on a chair in the Relief Society room President Thredgold laid his hand on Daniel’s head followed by the Melchizedek Priesthood holders in the room.

Family Home Evening With Teenagers: Just Wing It

My advice for Family Home Evening with teenagers is to just wing it. If you get to fussing about it you may never start. Just get up and go and make it up as you go along. If you can plan ahead then that is great but don’t let lack of structure hold you back.

Proposition 8: Where Do Rights Come From?

Marriage between a man and a woman is a natural law. It is approved by God, is universal, and has been practiced from the beginning.

Dow Ten Largest Daily Point and Percentage Losses

As a percentage loss, 2008 only appears in ninth place but takes first place in point losses. Further, the last ten years have claimed the first nine highest point losses with half of the top ten taking place in September and October of this year — and the month isn’t over yet.

Early Voting in Davis County, Utah

I am accustomed to voting early. The process is not at all rickety and is rather simple.

Epic Excerpts: Gordon B. Hinckley

Gordon Bitner Hinckley, born 23 June 1910 was the fifteenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 12 march 1995 until his death.