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Jesus’ Investment Advisor Matthew 25:14-30

Jesus’ Investment Advisor

Every day is an opportunity to increase our Master’s portfolio.

AT A GLANCE:

Michael Donnelly, a former financial advisor, lied to 13 of his clients and stole almost $2 million from them — most of them elderly. This happens too often. Consider Aequitas Management, Robert Lunn, Charles Banks, Ash Narayan and others. In today’s gospel reading, Jesus tells the story of a master who gives three of his servants some cash to play with. Think of these characters as financial advisors. What happens to the client’s money?

 

EDITOR’S PICK:

For material based on today’s epistle text, see “Prepping for the Apocalypse,” November 19, 2017.

 

According to documents filed in the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Michael Donnelly, a former financial advisor, lied to 13 of his clients — all but one over age 60 — and stole almost $2 million from them.

One couple, identified in court documents as Victim A and Victim B, were 81 and 83 years old. This couple was...

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