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Sunday, Dec. 6th, 2020

Racing to the Altar… Just in Time for Taxes

Are you getting married to save money on taxes? Keep these things in mind when choosing your tax filing status as newlyweds to decide if married filing separately or married filing jointly is best.
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Friday, Dec. 4th, 2020

Plan a Wedding Ceremony in a National or State Park During COVID-19, in 5 Steps

Have your winter or spring wedding in a national park! 5 steps to plan a safe outdoor wedding ceremony during COVID-19 in a state park or national park.
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How much to charge wedding officiant

Friday, Nov. 13th, 2020

When is it ok to lower, or raise, your rates as a wedding officiant?

How to determine your rates and what to charge as a professional or first time wedding officiant, including when to lower or raise the cost for custom wedding ceremonies or chances to build your wedding services portfolio.
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Husband vomits on wedding day officiant thinks fast

Thursday, Oct. 29th, 2020

“I’m so nervous I could puke" - A wedding ceremony mishap and a quick-thinking officiant!

An officiant’s quick thinking and sense of humor saves the day when a groom’s anxiety makes him vomit during the wedding ceremony!
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Marriage license requirements officiants

Friday, Oct. 23rd, 2020

No marriage license, no marriage… but maybe a misdemeanor?

There are legal marriage license handling requirements. Learn how and when to sign a marriage license, file a marriage license, and make sure your wedding ceremony is legal.
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Officiant red flags

Monday, Oct. 12th, 2020

When should officiants say No to a ceremony?

Not every officiant is a good fit for every ceremony. Learn to identify red flags and bad matches, and choose couples and ceremonies that are best for you and building your portfolio.
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Monday, Apr. 27th, 2020

Minister Q&A on Officiating a Safe, One-of-a-Kind Wedding Ceremony During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Minister shares how he got ordained online with American Marriage Ministries, registered with the state of Ohio, and prepared for officiating a socially distant wedding at an assisted living center amidst the Coronavirus pandemic
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Monday, Feb. 4th, 2019

AMM and IAPWO Announce Partnership to Promote Best Practices for Officiants

American Marriage Ministries (AMM) and the International Association of Professional Wedding Officiants (IAPWO) have agreed to work together to educate first-time wedding officiants on how to perform wedding ceremonies, and to raise public awareness about the important role that professional wedd...
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