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New York Times says religious conservative wives are the happiest; social media completely loses it

Over the weekend, the New York Times caused an uproar of anger on social media after they published an op-ed showcasing a report that detailed the happiest of American wives identify as religious conservatives. ...

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Families prefer summer trips by car

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Remember the days of summer trips with the family, scenery flying by with your hand out the window? Those days are back according to a new study. As summer begins, millions of ...

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3 storm tips that will keep you alive

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This week is the anniversary of the devastating tornado that leveled much of Joplin, Mo. And this year, spring weather is causing havoc with historic flooding and tornadoes.  What storm tips can ...

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How to get more done by working less

When Leonardo Da Vinci was working on his masterpiece painting of The Last Supper, he would work in a flurry for several days straight, and then, without warning, would break for a ...

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Dave Says – Investigate your options

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Investigate your options   Dear ...

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Need help forgiving others? Let these quotes from Scripture guide you

Forgiving is one of those fundamental lessons we try and teach our kids from an early age: when siblings bicker or hurt each other, or if friends break a toy. Yet when ...

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Why every spending decision is an investing decision

We all would like great health and physical fitness, but only people with self-discipline achieve such goals. Other areas of life are the same way. Investing time, commitment, and sacrifice into your ...

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Simplify your morning routine to get more out of your day

Some people wake up each morning refreshed, bright-eyed and ready to take on the day. Others slap the snooze button repeatedly and drag themselves begrudgingly from a cocoon of blankets. Whether you ...

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Dave Says – Play it smart

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Play it smart   Dear ...

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Home improvement contractors: the “Do”s and “Do Not”s

When contemplating home improvement projects, it pays to be wary as you consider who to hire. Questionable contractors usually don’t like written contracts. They say things like “we don’t need a contract; ...

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Nicole Kidman ‘teased’ by friends for believing in God and taking her kids to church

Recently, Hollywood star Nicole Kidman, donning a flowing high-neckline black dress, was spotted spending quality time back in her home country, Australia, with husband Keith Urban, and daughters Sunday Rose, 10, and ...

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Be aware of these tax scams

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The tax filing deadline has come and gone, but tax scammers continue to work. Again this year, the IRS highlights the twelve top scams in its “Dirty Dozen” list. These scams are ...

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Bucket List Travel Destinations for 2019

Taking time to go on vacation or to just unplug from everyday life can be beneficial, and there’s certainly no lack of options when it comes to choosing an ideal vacation spot. ...

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A visit to the last Blockbuster store in the world

A Blockbuster store in Bend, Oregon, is the world’s last outpost of the once-booming video rental chain after a store in Australia shut its doors. The Blockbuster in Bend became the last U.S. location of the ...

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Dave Says – Investigate your options

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Investigate your options   Dear ...

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United Airlines joins Southwest in canceling all 737 Max flights

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In a move that will bring some comfort to travelers, while raising ticket prices for everyone, United Airlines announced on April 16, 2019 it would extend a suspension on all flights using ...

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New safety measures implemented for Americans traveling abroad

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Americans traveling abroad will have stronger tools to determine the risk factors for certain countries. Beginning April 8, 2019, the U.S. State Department has implemented a new risk indicator to highlight the ...

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Poll finds ‘free time’ a rare commodity for most people

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Busy, busy, busy. That’s how most people would describe their life. But have they really figured out how much free time they get? Most people might even over-estimate it, thinking they’re catching ...

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Here are the top 12 tax scams you need to know

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Each year, Americans lose billions of dollars to tax scams. They can range from your grandmother getting a bogus call the she owes money or scammers filing fraudulent claims using your Social ...

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Archaeologists make amazing discoveries in City of David

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The Bible continues to spring to life in the Holy Land.  Israeli archeologists have made two extremely rare discoveries in the City of David pointing to people mentioned in the scriptures. The ...

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Landscaping tips for Spring

Put your sweaters and blankets away and dig deep into your drawer to find your landscaping clothes. It is time to feel the warm sunshine and get your hands dirty. Add these ...

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Dave Says – A teachable moment

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   A teachable moment   Dear ...

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3 tips on how to live a happy life

Happiness studies are having their heyday, and research shows that improving our material prosperity beyond basic financial security doesn’t make us happier. There are other things instead that have a bigger impact ...

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Don’t die before your time – find your purpose and bring forth new life

As we enter spring, the time of year when all of God’s creation is bringing forth new life, I take pause and ponder, what if one of God’s creations said “No! I ...

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IRS: Refunds of $1.4 billion unclaimed by those who have not filed tax returns for 2015

Unclaimed income tax refunds totaling almost $1.4 billion may be waiting for an estimated 1.2 million taxpayers who did not file a 2015 Form 1040 federal income tax return, according to the ...

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