Affordable Dream Weddings at Hubbard Chapel – Best of the Mid-Valley 2020 GOLD WINNER!!!

We are so happy to announce that Affordable Dream Wedding at Hubbard Chapel has won 2020 Best of the Mid-Valley FIRST PLACE for “Best Wedding Venue”.  Even during the hardships with Covid-19, our great service and the memories allowed Hubbard Chapel great opportunities to provide wedding services to newly-weds and their families. Thank you, as this is the second First Place award we have received this year. We couldn’t have done this without you all.

National Cancel Lockdowns Day™ – Thanksgiving, Christmas

As we approach the Thanksgiving and Christmas 2020 holidays, there are mixed views circulating concerning how the holidays should be celebrated this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We have one group who believes only virtual Thanksgiving and Christmas should occur to supposedly prevent spreading COVID. We have another group who believes Thanksgiving and Christmas should be celebrated by gathering with family and friends as usual because gathering does not spread COVID.

What Are the Benefits of Term Insurance policy?

You might have numerous financial goals, but life is unpredictable, and you don’t know what’s there in the next moment. Sudden death can risk these objectives as well as can leave your family in a stressful situation. In such troublesome occasions, however, no measure of cash can supplant the absence of a dear one; yet, a term insurance plan financially secured your family when you are not with them.

Ethiopia — Abiy Rejects International “Interference” in Tigray

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has rejected the growing international calls for dialogue and a halt to deadly fighting in the Tigray region, calling it “interference.” Instead, he says his country will handle the conflict on its own. Abiy, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize last year, insists on calling the conflict a “law enforcement operation.”

The Establishment of the Nation of Israel – Hanukah

The Nation of Israel has a Biblical history more than any other nation in the world. Like all nations it was established and survived through wars. The whole Bible from Genesis is the story of the establishment of the Biblical nation of Israel which began with Adam in the Garden of Eden.

Adam was created by God from the earth unlike all other human beings who come from the sexual union of male and female. The belief in the special creation of Adam is the foundation of faith in God the creator. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” are the first words of the Bible. The belief in the special creation of Adam refutes evolution.

Salem’s High Security Low Cost Mini Storage

When you are looking for a place to store your prized belongings, what is most important to you? This is a question that we asked ourselves when evaluating the storage facilities in the Salem Oregon area. Storage is a very personal thing. Certainly what you are storing is personal, and you want to find the right company that will both protect your property, but also meet all of your personal requirements.

Brazil’s “Lost Decade” Needs New Economic Drivers Such as Global Value Chains

The Brazil economy doesn’t have the raw force to drive it forward. The Federative Republic GDP per capita is today back where it was in 2010; this means the people of Brazil have lost the entire last decade.  Worse yet, during the 80’s they had another “lost decade.” The current lost decade is the second time this has happened in the last 40 years. Over the last forty years, Brazil had over 20 years of zero GDP growth per capita.

Here’s What Taxpayers Can Do Now to Get Ready to File Taxes in 2021

There are steps people can take now to make sure their tax filing experience goes smoothly in 2021. First, they can visit the Get Ready page on

Here are a few other things people can do now:

Check their withholding and make any adjustments soon

Since most taxpayers typically only have a few pay dates left this year, checking their withholding soon is especially important. It’s even more important for those who:

GSA Releases Funds, Beginning Biden Transition

The United States’ General Services Administration (GSA) has begun to pave the way for the formal transition of the Biden Administration that was being blocked by the Trump administration. Several US and international media agencies have reported that the head of the General Services Administration, Emily Murphy, has started the process of transition, even though President Donald Trump is still trying to reverse the results of the elections in the states considered to be most important in the electoral college.

US Politics – Assassination Probability Numbers Skyrocket – and Not Just Politicians

Over the last eight years we have witnessed an ever-increasing amount of hatred for political leaders and high tech CEO’s/Owners here in the United States, and abroad (These would include the rich who give billions to impose their views of how the whole world should be living). For the purpose of this article we will focus on the United States.

10 Ways to Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

Winter is around the corner and you might again be wondering the best ways to keep your home warmer. The efficient heating techniques not only make sure that you keep your home warm without shelling big bucks but also retain the heat inside for longer.

Although the months of winter are full of festive spirit, the fun can be ruined if the homes are not efficiently warmed up. Prepping up last minute when the cold troubles you will only result in hasty and mindless expenditures and huge utility bills. To avoid this last-minute hassle, we have come up with easy methods to warm up your homes this winter:

The 2020 Baseball Season’s One Bright Spot

2020 is a year that most Americans want to quickly forget. That goes for the 2020 baseball season as well. America and the sport of baseball were dramatically affected by COVID-19. Baseball fans were out of luck as they were entirely restricted from attending professional or semi-pro games. Watching on TV wasn’t much better as the 2020 World Series had the smallest TV audience in the history of the Fall Classic.

Taxpayer Relief Initiative Aims to Help Those Financially Affected by COVID-19

The IRS reviewed its collection activities to see how it could provide relief for taxpayers who owe taxes but are struggling financially because of the pandemic. The agency is expanding taxpayer options for making payments and other ways to resolve tax debt.

Taxpayers who owe taxes always had options to get help through payment plans and other tools from the IRS. The new IRS Taxpayer Relief Initiative is expanding on those tools.

Planning the Perfect at Home Movie Night

It’s safe to say that current events have made it quite difficult to enjoy family movie night at our local theaters. However, that does not mean you can’t find ways to provide your family with the same enjoyment of a movie theater. One of the most common things that parents tend to worry about in regards to movie night is the price tag of it all. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to host your own movie night without breaking the bank. The following includes just a few of the ways to ensure that your movie night goes off without a hitch.

Rabbi Lord Jonathon Saks Dies a Martyr for Peace

Rabbi Lord Jonathon Sacks passed away at the age of 72 in November. He devoted his life toward uniting the secular world with the religious world. He served as Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth the largest the largest synagogue body in the UK. He held this position from September 1991 until September 2013. He is known to be not only a Rabbi but also a philosopher, theologian, author and politician.

Security Summit Partners Announce National Tax Security Awareness Week Dates – Urge Increased Security Measures as Fraudsters Exploit COVID-19 Concerns

The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry today announced that the 5th Annual National Tax Security Awareness Week will take place between Nov. 30 and Dec. 4.

This year, there’s a heightened need for security as fraudsters seek to use the COVID-19 to scam taxpayers and tax preparers. New protections being offered by Security Summit partners in January can help protect people against tax-related identity theft.