And third, and most importantly, without the huge fraud perpetrated by AIG, the mortgage bubble could have never grown as large as it did. Yes, other factors contributed, like the role of Fannie and Freddie in particular. But the key to enabling the huge global growth in credit during the last decade can be tied directly to AIG's sale of credit default swaps without collateral. That was the barn door. And it was left open for nearly a decade.
Stress Reliever. This can be anything from spa gift certificates, some mini desk game sets like a chess set or dominoes, or even some puzzles he can use to relieve stress and enjoy himself even while at the office. You could also try a decision dice for a more fun gift if you are comfortable enough with your boss.
For example - you can dream about meeting your favourite movie star. Having dinner with them, maybe even starring in their next movie! Is that likely to ever come true. As much as you may hope it does, the reality is, probably not going to happen.
A few years ago, one of our friends stopped by and we played a little bit of agen domino. My roommate and I had folded so it was down to our friend and our other roommate. The friend had a 7/2 offsuit. He went all in and said that he was going to win even though our roommate had a pair of 8's. Sure enough, he won.
I made a trade in that final league today, it's not a blockbuster by any means but it is a play to make sure he knows I am serious. so now he has 4 days to make a move if he feels the need to.
If you have the time, take a trip up north to Cabo San Lucas. It's only 20 miles away. It also offers a great atmosphere as well as picturesque panoramic views of the hills. Again, bring your camera and plenty of film or memory card space.
If you are outgoing and want more of a party atmosphere on your big day, why not try something like a vegas themed wedding? This doesn't have to be tacky, it can be fun and colorful! This is not for the subdued. You get to dress everything up. Instead of poker qiu qiu or lots of flowers, try more reds, golds and blacks. Lights can be set up to show off the scene. You can even tie into the gambling going on and provide gifts of little dice. You might want to a red carpet down the aisle so the lights play off of it nicely. At the end, steps leading up to the altar.
I = the letter I is the ninth letter of the alphabet, coming through the Latin from the Greek and ultimately from the Semitic or Hebrew yod - the first letter in Yahweh's Name.