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An American family who moved to Nicaragua for a year to live cheaply ended up blowing their $30,000 budget thanks to unexpected costs — but still spent less than life at home in the US

Courtesy of Mark Tew Mark and Amanda Tew and their four children spent a year on a mini-retirement in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2018

Trump’s Tariffs Are a War on Christmas Gifts. Here’s How to Keep Them From Blowing Up Your Budget

The secret is knowing what to buy, when to buy, and where to shop. The new tariffs that President Trump put on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods Monday will hit home in a place that may not sit well with American consumers: their holida.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 18th, 2018

The truth about what it"s like to live in a tiny home

I didn’t choose to live tiny. Tiny living chose me. Seven years ago, during the most brutal year of my life, I was knocked on my rear by an.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 25th, 2018

Why The American Dream Of Owning A Big Home Is Way Overrated (In One Simple Chart)

Authored by Shawn Langlois via MarketWatch.com, From 1978 through 2015, the median size of the single-family home increased every year until it peaked a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 22nd, 2018

In One Chart: Why the American Dream of owning a big home is way overrated, in one chart

From 1978 through 2015, the median size of the single-family home increased every year until it peaked at 2,467 square feet, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Then, in 2016, that number began to shrink, albeit ever so slightly. Finally......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

How companies can support their employees who provide long-term care to family members

With frequent business travel and two young children at home, Scott Kreiling’s life was full. And the president of Regence BlueShield of Idaho was about to get busier.  His father had spent years caring for his mother in their Tucson, Arizona, home as.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2018

How to grow your business and your family at the same time

Successfully balancing your work and home life comes down to communication......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 10th, 2018

American Entrepreneurs Who Flocked to China Are Heading Home, Disillusioned

For years, American entrepreneurs saw opportunities in China. But worsening costs, taxation, tech transfer and increased regulations are prompting foreign-owned businesses to throw in the towel......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjDec 8th, 2018

Employer-sponsored insurance costs soar in NY, report says

Employer-sponsored insurance-premium costs for single and family coverage saw double-digit increases in New York last year, according to a  from Manhattan-based nonprofit The Commonwealth Fund. From... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 7th, 2018

Honolulu home prices rise 3% but sales drop by double digits

Home prices on Oahu rose by about 3 percent last month, compared to November of last year, but the number of single-family homes and condominiums sold fell by more than 10 percent, according to statistics from the Honolulu Board of Realtors. The median p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2018

US Home Mortgage Activity at 2-Month Highs as Loan Costs Fall

US Home Mortgage Activity at 2-Month Highs as Loan Costs Fall Interest rates on 30-year, fixed-rate “conforming” mortgages with balances of $453,100 or less, averaged 5.08% last week, US borrowers filed the .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 6th, 2018

Arrest of Huawei "heiress" throws rare spotlight on family

Like many top Chinese executives, Meng Wanzhou is a mysterious figure even in her home country, but the 46-year-old chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies had been widely tipped to one day take the helm of the tech giant her father founded......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2018

Home sales drop on Hawaii"s Big Island, prices flat

Home sales declined on Hawaii’s Big Island last month, compared to a year ago, while prices of single-family homes declined and condominium prices remained flat, according to statistics from Hawaii Information Service on behalf of Hawaii Island R.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

American Airlines: Video proves wheelchair-bound passenger wasn't stranded - New York Post

New York PostAmerican Airlines: Video proves wheelchair-bound passenger wasn't strandedNew York PostAmerican Airlines has debunked a family's claim that a 67-year-old woman was left in a wheelchair overnight at Chicago O'Hare I.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 4th, 2018

American Airlines says security footage shows woman in wheelchair wasn't abandoned - Dallas News

Dallas NewsAmerican Airlines says security footage shows woman in wheelchair wasn't abandonedDallas NewsInformation released late Monday by American Airlines contradicts a family's claims that their 67-year-old mother was left .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 4th, 2018

Airline disputes family"s account of woman left at O"Hare

American Airlines says closed-circuit television footage at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport shows a 67-year-old woman in a wheelchair wasn't apparently upset or left alone as long as her family claims......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 4th, 2018

American Airlines Apologies to Elderly Passenger Left Overnight in a Wheelchair After Her Flight Was Canceled - Fortune

FortuneAmerican Airlines Apologies to Elderly Passenger Left Overnight in a Wheelchair After Her Flight Was CanceledFortuneAmerican Airlines apologized to an elderly passenger and her family after she spent a night in Chicago's.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 3rd, 2018

Save 30% on your holiday shopping budget with these money hacks

The average American expects to spend $885 on Christmas gifts this year, according to a Gallup poll......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 30th, 2018

Town asks family to pay $2,000 a day after they put up Christmas lights

The light show features more than 200,000 lights and costs thousands a year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 29th, 2018

Breakingviews TV: Dying younger

American life expectancy has fallen for the third year in a row – even though the country spends more than many developed peers on healthcare. Opioids are one reason why. There’s reason to hope such deaths may now be peaking, Robert Cyran explains......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 29th, 2018

These simple money hacks will cut your holiday shopping budget by a third

The average American expects to spend $885 on Christmas gifts this year, according to a Gallup poll......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2018