What I Learned About Money and Relationships After Dating a Bitcoin Bro

  • Like the cryptocurrency market, my relationship with a bitcoin bro was unpredictable and exhausting.
  • I asked a financial wellness coach what to do differently next time, and she suggested paying attention to money behaviors as early as the first date.
  • I learned that I prefer spending money in alignment with my values over get-rich-quick schemes.
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I dated a masculine person who was heavily invested in bitcoin and altcoins for a year and a half, spending most of her time on reddit threads and group chats about which way the market will go next. Just like the cryptocurrency market, our relationship was unpredictable and exhausting.

It started with expensive dinners, fancy gifts, and last-minute island trips. When it was time to buckle down and talk about finances, she and I got into many heated arguments. I quickly realized we had different values when it

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Briefs: December 30th, 2021 – South Philly Review


Tickets are on sale for the Philadelphia Flower Show running from June 11-19.

Flower show tickets available

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society announced that tickets are on sale for the Philadelphia Flower Show.

The theme is In Full Bloom. The show will take place at Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, 1500 Pattison Ave., from Saturday, June 11, through Sunday, June 19.

For tickets, go to PHSonline.org/the-flower-show.

Theatre Exile opens new play in February 

Theatre Exile at 1430 S. 13th St. will present The Motherf**ker with the Hat by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis from Feb. 3-27 with Theatre Exile’s new theater limited-capacity audience of 60 guests, reduced from the usual 125 seat capacity.

After his release from prison, Jackie moves in with his childhood sweetheart Veronica as he tries to start his life anew. He’s working to overcome his addictions with the help of his sponsor, Ralph D, but

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SoftBank’s View Halts Factory Upgrade to Slow Cash Burn

  • Glassmaker View halted the installation of key machinery, people familiar with its operations said.
  • The SoftBank-backed company has high operating costs that eat into its cash reserves.
  • Former employees told Insider that View burned capital almost as fast as it raised it.

View Inc., the SoftBank-backed glass manufacturer under pressure from Nasdaq for failing to file recent financial statements, has delayed the introduction of new production machinery critical to its growth, Insider has learned.

This month, the company halted the installation of a second “coater” — a machine that applies a special film to its glass — at its factory in Olive Branch, Mississippi, to slow down cash burn, three people familiar with View’s operations told Insider.

The second coater was meant to help View produce more glass over a shorter time period and at a lower average cost, the people familiar with the operations said. It was also expected

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Comcast travels M&A path in Massachusetts


Comcast is broadening its reach in Massachusetts after signing deals to acquire two municipal service providers – one for the Internet business of BELD of Braintree, and another for Russell Municipal Cable TV in Springfield.


The deals aren’t massive in scale, but fit in with strategies underway as cable operators seek to stretch their footprints or expand their boundaries by acquiring small systems in adjacent markets or by edging out their existing networks to nearby cities and towns. Just this week, for example, Atlantic Broadband announced it is splashing out $82 million to encroach into new areas in New Hampshire and West Virginia that will pit it against incumbent service providers such as Comcast, Consolidated Communications and Frontier Communications.


Comcast’s latest moves in Massachusetts are obviously on the M&A side of the expansion ledger.


The deal for BELD’s Internet business

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Dow, S&P 500 close at all-time highs

U.S. stocks closed in record territory on Wednesday despite lingering worries about the coronavirus’ omicron variant

STOCK FUTURES FLAT AMID OMICRON CONCERNS

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 90.42 points, or 0.25%, setting a new record. The S&P 500 rose 0.14%, setting its own record, while the Nasdaq Composite ended down 0.10%. It marked the first record close for the Dow since Nov. 8.

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
I:DJI DOW JONES AVERAGES 36488.63 +90.42 +0.25%
SP500 S&P 500 4793.06 +6.71 +0.14%
I:COMP NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX 15766.216275 -15.51 -0.10%

Meanwhile, oil climbed 0.76% to $76.56 per barrel, its highest level since Nov. 24. The 10-year Treasury yield also jumped 6.2 basis points to 1.542%, finishing at a five-week high.

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On the economic data front, pending home sales fell

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