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Dave Says – Planning and success II: Fix it or sell it?

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.   Dear Dave, I’m driving a ...

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Twitter stock tumbles after conservatives discuss boycott

Fox News, the only conservative-leaning news network in the country, has not posted a single tweet on Twitter in over three weeks – in effect a silent boycott of the social media ...

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Dave Says – Planning and success

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.   Dear Dave, I’m stuck in ...

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5 Thanksgiving tips to reduce your budget and stress

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Thanksgiving is a time to remember all that we as individuals, families and a nation have to be grateful. It’s also a time to relax and enjoy a nice dinner with your ...

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Missouri minimum wage hike meets mixed reviews

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Minimum wage increases were passed by Missouri voters on November 6 by a nearly 25% margin. What does it mean for workers and employers? The provisions of Proposition B will make the current ...

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Dave Ramsey: Are home warranties a good deal?

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So what’s the deal with home warranties? Dave Ramsey answers your questions of wether they’re a good deal or not. Dear Dave, Are home warranties a waste of money if someone has ...

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Wait for the honeymoon?

Dear Dave, My fiancé and I are getting married in three weeks, but he lost his job as an experienced HVAC technician at a hospital a few days ago. Do you think ...

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Dave Says – Paying off credit cards

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.   Dear Dave, How do you ...

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Free seminar explores investment in Israel the ‘start-up-nation’

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“A reform happens when you change the policy of the government; a revolution happens when you change the mind-set of a country,” said author Dan Senor in his book Start-up Nation: The ...

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God’s big idea about finances

For years I’ve said that “financial freedom” should be our goal. I published a pamphlet called the “Keys to Financial Freedom.” I’ve written articles on how to experience financial freedom. In summary, ...

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Dave Says – The numbers don’t lie

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, Why do you think all ...

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US consumer confidence rises to 18-year high in September

The Conference Board, a business research organization, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index climbed to 138.4 in September from 134.7 in August. This month’s reading was the highest since September 2000. ...

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U.S. Household Net Worth Climbs by $2.19 Trillion

The net worth of Americans has risen to its highest number in decades thanks to Donald Trump’s economic and tax policies, a report notes. According to Market Watch, household and nonprofit net worth ...

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Tax tips for extension filers

The IRS reminds taxpayers who requested an extra six months to file their 2017 tax return that Monday, October 15, 2018, is the extension deadline for most taxpayers. (Except for business tax ...

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Dave Says – You must pay a price to win

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, What can someone do if ...

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How to be a millionaire: Tips from the Dave Ramsey show

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So, you want to become a millionaire. You know your goal, but maybe it seems too far off in the distance, too improbable, too unattainable, for an everyday person like you to ...

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Missouri expands website to watch government spending

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Missouri citizens will now have an expanded ability to check-up on state government and it’s spending habits. A new public-facing portal for state monetary data aims to be a significant update on ...

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Dave Says – It’s Baby Step 1 for a reason

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’ll be receiving my income ...

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IRS continues warning on impersonation scams

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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?

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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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30 million taxpayers ignored new withholding guidelines

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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

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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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Church leaders want to build wealth and homeownership in black community

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Is it possible to build wealth in the African-American community, decrease dependence on government welfare, and ensure future generations of blacks are better off financially than their parents? It is say Christian ...

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Two-income families, taxpayers working multiple jobs should get “paycheck checkup”

The Internal Revenue Service urges two-income families and those who work multiple jobs to complete a “paycheck checkup” to verify they are having the right amount of tax withheld from their paychecks. ...

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