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National Marriage Week runs thru February 14

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National Marriage Week USA is taking place this week and will conclude on Valentine’s Day. “Even though our society doesn’t always recognize it, marriage is extremely beneficial,” said Erin Stevens, executive director ...

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Dave Says – Good news and bad news

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Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house mortgage first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Good news and bad news ...

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Amazon Prime to raise yearly membership to what?

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If you’re an Amazon Prime user,  get ready to pay a whole lot more for the service.  Monthly rates for customers in the United States will increase beginning this month. In a press release on ...

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Missouri teen turns rejection into success by starting his own business

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If you can’t join ‘em, beat ‘em. After being turned down for jobs by 17 fast-food restaurants, a St. Louis teen decided to start his own business. “It got pretty tiring,” Jonathan ...

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The Retirement Team voted ‘Best of Topeka’ for 2021

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It’s been a season full of recognition for The Retirement Team, a financial advisory firm based out of Topeka. The business recently swept The Best of Topeka finance categories, earning Best Financial ...

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Dave Ramsey stirs debate about Christian charity and capitalism

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Dave Ramsey, a personal finance expert popular with Christians, came under fire last week. On his daily broadcast, The Ramsey Show, he spent time arguing that Christian landlords are not at fault ...

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10 more minutes of exercise could extend your life

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A new study finds that if Americans were active just 10 more minutes per day, it could save lives. The estimated number of saved lives is 110,000 if those between 40 and ...

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Florida defies critics with robust job growth

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Florida has become the nation’s job engine having now produced 20 consecutive months of job growth. The sunshine state has also experienced a whopping 14 consecutive months of labor force increases, the ...

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Reveal: Israel Summer Experience Tour

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Are you ready for 9 exciting days that will change your life? How about seeing some of the world’s most spectacular scenery and beaches while immersing yourself in a 3,500-year-old culture that ...

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Doing good by donating stock

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Like many investors, you may own shares of stock (or other assets like mutual funds) that have appreciated in value given the generally favorable environment for the markets in recent years. If ...

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Study: Skip the small talk when meeting someone new

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Small talk slows deeper relationships, according to a new study. Opportunities to meet new people and build friendships is a process that’s critical for mental and physical well-being. This does not, however, mean that ...

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Stop losing retirement money safely

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Over the course of the average retirement all prices more than double. In fact, they’ll go up more than 2.5 times. Something that costs $100 today will cost $257 by the end ...

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Donations to churches at all-time low, Gallup finds

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Donations to religious organizations continued at an all-time low last year, a new Gallup survey found. Forty-four percent of Americans, the same percentage as in 2020, said they donated to a faith-based ...

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How Cup Noodles became one of the biggest success stories of all time

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See a container of Cup Noodles at a convenience store and you might think of dorm rooms and cheap calories. But there was a time when eating from the product’s iconic packaging ...

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Anne Graham Lotz seeks prayer for daughter who had two heart attacks

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Rachel-Ruth Lotz, the granddaughter of the late evangelist Billy Graham, suffered two heart attacks last weekend. Her mother, Anne Graham Lotz, is asking for prayer. “Multiple times I have prayed Psalm 73:26 for ...

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Prices of new vehicles hit record high: Kelley Blue Book

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Inflation is now the highest it has been in 40 years and the price of new vehicles is leading the way. The transaction price for a new vehicle has increased more than ...

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IRS blames delays on pandemic but snooping in your PayPal account may be real reason

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Taxpayers can expect frustration and long delays Treasury Department officials warned on Monday, blaming it on the pandemic and low staffing levels. But economists say the real reason is the new Democrat ...

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Tim Tebow challenges Christians to find and live out their “micro-mission” for God

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Although all Christians have the same macro-mission to love God and others, he also gives each believer a micro-mission designed just for them, Tim Tebow said at the recent Passion Conference. “Every ...

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Trouble brewing: Economists say coffee prices to double in 2022

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Coffee is as much a part of many church services as preaching and singing, not to mentions business meetings and your home morning ritual. However, prices are expected to continue to climb ...

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Mansion of Kenneth Copeland exempt from Texas property taxes

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Evangelist Kenneth Copeland does not have to pay taxes on his $7 million Texas mansion because of a loophole in the state’s tax code. Copeland’s 18,000-square-foot home, which he built in 1999 ...

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Travel expert offers predictions for 2022

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Travel expert Steve Glenn has shared his travel predictions for 2022. In his newsletter to followers, he says that over the past twenty years over 70% of his predictions have come true. ...

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Missouri State University student shares positive stories through T-shirts with a purpose

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Lennox Young, a junior business major at Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo., is sharing his faith through T-shirts his business designs. In the past year, he launched an inspirational and motivational ...

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Lawmakers blast Biden for bragging about economic record

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President Joe Biden has insisted on social media that his economic track record is the strongest of any president in the past half-century. “We’re ending 2021 with what one analyst described as ...

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Faith in top three New Year’s resolutions

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Faith, along with health and finances, is one of the top three topics of American New Year’s resolutions, a Lifeway Research survey found. Forty-four percent of U.S. adults say they have made ...

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Kansas, Missouri brace for major winter storm

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Kansas and Missouri are set to begin the New Year with a winter storm bringing ice and up to a foot of snow. Across the Kansas City 12-country region, the storm will ...

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