Wednesday , 26 June 2019


Finance

Where the U.S. Working Class Can (and Can’t) Afford To Live

This post provides a visualization of data* from our new True Cost of Living Tool to illustrate how the living conditions of the working class stack up across the country. It’s kind of a big deal because it lets you drill down to a specific city and search through layers of relevant information to understand exactly how much money it takes to live in any given area.

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Need Some Extra Money? Here Are Some “Side Gigs” To Consider

Side gigs are not exactly second jobs, because they come with a lot more flexibility and leave you in control of your hours and commitment but they can still be invaluable sources of income when you're really in a pinch. If you're ready to start bringing in some extra money, quickly, here are some great places to start.

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Where Do Americans Spend Their Money Each Month? How Do You Compare?

A budget is a basic necessity, even if you do it just once, to understand where your money is flowing yet most people spend money as quickly as it comes in - like sand flowing through their fingers - [so this article takes a]...look at the latest spending breakdown of Americans to see where most of our money is going.

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You Might Be Saving TOO MUCH for Retirement – Here’s Why

How much money do you really need to retire on? We’re bombarded with messages about retirement savings – that...[we] haven’t saved enough; that company pension plans are underfunded; that the Canada Pension Plan [or U.S. Social Security] won’t be able to handle the influx of boomers who are set to retire over the next 10 to 15 years. If that’s you, then you might be panicking right now. Stop! According to a new book retirees may not need as much as they’ve been led to believe.

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Central Banks ARE The Crisis

That central banks have saved us from a financial crisis is a myth. Central banks have caused our financial crises, not saved us from them. Central banks don’t serve people, or even societies. They serve banks.

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