Lakewood Church money found: Plumber receives Crime Stoppers’ $20,000 reward after money found stashed in Joel Osteen’s church

Lakewood Church money found: Plumber receives Crime Stoppers' $20,000 reward after money found stashed in Joel Osteen's church

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — After a stash of cash and checks were found inside a wall at Lakewood Church last month, the plumber who reportedly found the property is now getting a handsome reward.Evidence recovered by Houston police suggests the money could be connected to a 2014 theft. The money was discovered on Nov. 10 … Read more

Money Can Buy Happiness, If It’s Used to Hire a Financial Advisor, Study Finds

Money Can Buy Happiness, If It’s Used to Hire a Financial Advisor, Study Finds

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Herbers & Company, an independent, business management consultancy, found in its inaugural consumer financial behavior study that people who use a financial advisor are thrice happier than those who manage their own finances. Specifically, individuals who had a financial advisor were more fulfilled, grateful, intentional, and pleased with their impact on the world—which … Read more

My Husband Says We Can’t Afford to Give My Siblings Money. I Disagree.

My Husband Says We Can't Afford to Give My Siblings Money. I Disagree.

For Love & Money is a biweekly column from Insider answering your relationship and money questions. This week, a reader wants to pay wealth forward to her siblings, but her husband feels they can’t yet afford it. Our columnist advises first getting on the same page about their finances, then setting a timeline. Can they … Read more

Too many bosses are reluctant to spend money on cybersecurity. Then they get hacked

Too many bosses are reluctant to spend money on cybersecurity. Then they get hacked

Many businesses still aren’t willing to spend money on cybersecurity because they view it as an additional cost – and then find they have to spend much more cash recovering from a cyber incident after they get hacked.Cyberattacks like ransomware, business email compromise (BEC) scams and data breaches are some of the key issues businesses … Read more

Big state budget surplus expected; line forms for share of money

Big state budget surplus expected; line forms for share of money

Oodles of money are piled up in Minnesota’s state government accounts, giving the Legislature plenty to spread around in the 2022 session and adding another layer to next year’s campaign themes.The Department of Minnesota Management and Budget was set to issue a new economic forecast Tuesday, with tax collections already swamping projections for the fiscal … Read more

Moscow OKs plan for using rescue act money | Local

Moscow OKs plan for using rescue act money | Local

The Moscow City Council on Monday unanimously approved a plan for allocating $5.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act money including $750,000 for small businesses and nonprofits.The money is meant to provide COVID-19 relief money to local governments. Moscow received the first half of that money in June and will receive the second half in … Read more

Cape Girardeau planning to use tax money on employee wages

Cape Girardeau planning to use tax money on employee wages

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – Cape Girardeau City Council wasted no time in preparing to spend the money that is expected to be raised by the just passed internet sales tax.At Monday’s council meeting, Mayor Bob Fox said the council is living up to their promise on how they would spend the money. The proposal … Read more

The EU is finally putting its money where its mouth is on China

The EU is finally putting its money where its mouth is on China

Now, a more coherent European strategy is coming into focus, through a series of policies that have the clear ambition of countering China, regardless of what it could mean for investment in Europe. Last week, the European Commission unveiled a plan called the “Global Gateway,” to invest €300 billion ($340 billion) globally by 2027 on … Read more

College students must oppose big money in politics

College students must oppose big money in politics

The November election in 2020 cost $14 billion, more than twice what the presidential and congressional elections cost just four years earlier. Most of the money (as usual) came from a tiny group of wealthy donors. Very little came from students or young people. Money from big donors dominates our elections. Policies and laws that … Read more

City of Fresno asking residents how to use money from the American Rescue Plan Act

City of Fresno asking residents how to use money from the American Rescue Plan Act

FRESNO, Calif (KSEE/KGPE) – The City of Fresno is scheduled to receive $177-million from the federal government, according to city officials. The money is meant to aid in recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and city officials are asking residents how they would like to see the money used. The money comes from the American Rescue … Read more