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How Do You Measure a Church’s Success?

Small church pastors may look at megachurch audiences (and budgets) and get green with envy. But they must learn to be satisfied with modest church growth and take comfort in the good they bring the local community.

Category: Church

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Ready To Tie the Knot? Read These Tips Before You Propose

You only get one chance to ask someone to marry you, so nailing that proposal is paramount. Check out these tips on the whens and hows of making your proposal perfectly tuned to what your partner expects and deserves.

Category: Engagement

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Money-Saving Secrets for Your Big Day

If you don't have a solid wedding budget, your "I Do"-related costs could quickly spiral out of control. When setting up your big day budget, follow these simple tips to stretch your dollar and come out ahead.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Navigating Credit After You Tie the Knot

There are a lot of misconceptions on what happens to a couple's credit scores after they say "I do". When navigating the tangled web of personal finance, a little communication with your spouse goes a long way.

Category: Marriage

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Extra Financial Tips for Your Big Day

Creating your wedding budget may seem like a stressful prospect- but it's a necessary part of the wedding planning process. Take a look at these tips for keeping your wedding costs low and avoiding financial surprises.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Financing Your Future, Financing Your Wedding

Paying for your wedding is one of those things that many engaged couples are afraid to think about. Should you take out a loan? ask your parents? Not to worry-- here are a few ways to finance your dream wedding.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Should You Delay Your Honeymoon?

Many couples schedule their honeymoon for shortly after their wedding. But all that whirlwind planning can leave you exhausted and with no time to unwind. Consider delaying your honeymoon a bit for relaxation's sake. 

Category: Wedding Planning

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Beyond the Bling: Diamond Rings and Their Gorgeous Alternatives

Diamond rings are the traditional choice for a wedding ring- But millennials are rejecting diamonds for a number of reasons and looking for alternatives. Why are diamonds the standard, and what other options are there?

Category: Wedding Materials

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A Viral Bridal Blunder Illustrates the Need for a Wedding Budget

Planning a wedding is a costly affair, no doubt about it. When you're setting your wedding budget, make sure to set aside enough to pay all of your vendors. And yes, that includes your wedding photographer!

Category: Wedding Materials

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Wedding Traditions That Have Changed Ever So Slightly

Everyone knows the most common wedding traditions- but have they always been the way they are now? You'll be surprised at how some of your favorite wedding traditions have evolved throughout the years.

Category: Wedding Planning

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