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IRS continues warning on impersonation scams

With tax season completed, the Internal Revenue Service has warned taxpayers to remain vigilant for phishing emails and telephone scams. Summertime tends to be a favorite period for scammers because many taxpayers ...

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Do you own stuff or does stuff own you?

you

If you have read my columns before you have probably figured out that I am frugal with my money…no, not frugal, cheap. I come from a long line of bargain hunters that ...

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Dave Says: Expenses, Not Income

Need some financial advice? Debt and Income Crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey. Dear Dave, I bring home $4,100 a month ...

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Flight attendants working to keep passengers cooler

passengers

For many passengers on a plane, sitting on the runway, the temperature can become stifling. You instinctively reach for the air knob above your head only to find there is no air ...

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Why fewer Americans are attending religious services

religious

Fewer adults are attending religious services in the United States, but not necessarily because they don’t believe. Many cite practical or personal reasons for skipping weekly services, according to new Pew Research ...

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Stop scheduling fun and enjoy it more

scheduling

Scheduling time for coffee with your daughter? Planning to meet friends at a restaurant after church? Inviting the folks over for dinner…next Saturday? Your social calendar might be sucking the joy out ...

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United Airlines adds more flights out of Washington D.C.

airlines

WASHINGTON – United Airlines today announced it will begin its 20th year of service to Israel with a new nonstop flight between its hub at Washington Dulles International Airport and Tel Aviv’s ...

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30 million taxpayers ignored new withholding guidelines

irs taxes withholding

Congressional auditors say about 30 million people – 21 percent of U.S. taxpayers failed to change their withholding this year. That caused employers to withold too little from their paychecks under government ...

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Son sells home to repay church money embezzled by mother

embezzled

A 70-year-old woman who was jailed after she embezzled more than $95,000 from her church in the U.K. has repaid the amount after her son and daughter-in-law sold their own house to ...

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Chick-fil-A on Sunday? Company tests unique program

chick food

Can’t live without a Chick-fil-A fix on a Sunday? Now you may not have to if a pilot program is a success. The fast food giant has carved out a market niche ...

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Day trips are perfect get-a-way from Kansas City

trips

As Summer winds down and you feel pressure to squeeze in one more family trip, you don’t need a huge budget or endless days away from home to make a memorable summer ...

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Top 3 ways to get fit when you don’t have much time

fit

Getting fit has been on your list of things to do for as long as you can remember but you just don’t have the time. Even when you get motivated and declare ...

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Top 10 ways to launch a successful school year

school

As an educator, I see and hear from numerous families regarding the struggles of heading back to school. While some parents rejoice at the idea of returning to normalcy, others have difficulty ...

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Don’t let work or worries kill your vacation

work

ST. LOUIS —The benefits of vacation time are well-documented, but American workers are seemingly unwilling to take a break from work. A new survey shows that two-thirds of American workers don’t fully ...

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Top 4 reasons to choose Christian education

reasons

August is here and stores are already filling up with bright colored school supplies. For many families, they’ve spent the summer months thinking about the fall and where their children should go ...

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