The 30 most fun places to live in the U.S. When you think about moving to a new city, it's not just the job opportunities and affordability that come into play – you also want to be sure you'll enjoy living there. For that reason, we came up with a list of the Most Fun … Continue reading The 30 most fun places to live in the U.S.
~ interesting find I came across while reading this morning, enjoy ~ he heated debate in the United States over immigration often raises questions about the economic value—or cost—of the nation's immigrants. Some policymakers blame foreign-born workers for taking coveted jobs and slowing wage growth. Others argue that immigrants in the workforce fuel innovation; bring … Continue reading State economies most and least impacted by immigration
Why California's new solar mandate could cost new homeowners up to an extra $10,000 Starting next year, every new home built in California will have something extra on top. Recently, California became the first state in the nation to make solar mandatory for new houses. Beginning in 2020, newly constructed homes must have solar panels, … Continue reading California’s New Solar
Birds of a Feather Flock Together: Homeowner Ages in America People flock to different areas for a variety of reasons, but there's a trend age-wise. Which states have the highest homeowner age average, and which have the lowest? A recent LendingTree report that uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey ranked the … Continue reading Baby Boomers and Millennials are moving where?
The most expensive city in every state Most Americans would likely agree that their lifestyle choices and financial security are dictated largely by their income. Income, however, is only one half of the equation. The other half is the price of goods and services. The cost of everyday necessities -- such as groceries, transportation, and … Continue reading The most expensive city in every state
These Tax Laws Are Holding Back California’s Housing Market The state’s efforts to save homeowners money are now keeping many of them locked in their homes — and potential buyers locked out. By Virginia Postrel July 15, 2018 9:00 AM Would you leave? Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Forty years ago last month, Californians passed Proposition 13, … Continue reading California’s Housing Market
With no letup in home prices, the California exodus surges The median sale price for a home in California is more than double that in the rest of the nation DMAMBMCMDMEMGPREVIEWZGZQZRZSZTZUSay goodbye to Hollywood, Billy Joel sang in 1976. Now, in the midst of a deepening housing crisis, thousands of people are following that advice. … Continue reading California Exodus
~sad face CA, sad face~ States Where the Middle Class Is Being Left Behind Based on several measures of economic health, the U.S. economy is booming. Unemployment is at a near two-decade low, U.S. GDP has grown without interruption for one of the longest periods in American history, and the median household income is $7,500 … Continue reading States Where the Middle Class Is Being Left Behind
States With the Longest and Shortest Life Expectancy Due to improvements in medicine, sanitation, and other public health advances, life expectancy in most of the developed world has increased nearly every year over the past century. Despite this trend, life expectancy in fallen in the U.S. for the second year in a row. While Americans … Continue reading States With the Longest and Shortest Life Expectancy
The 25 Most Walkable US Cities Take a look at the link below to see a list of walkable cities =) Shout out to CA with 4 cities on the list!