Recent changes to the federal tax structure will have an immediate impact on residents of Washington DC and Virginia. While the overall tax burden for those living in the nation’s capital will go down, local taxes in DC will increase. Continue reading Local Taxes In DC To Raise After Recent Federal Overhaul
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The cost of living in Colorado is on the rise. To combat this, state representatives have unveiled a possible solution. The Colorado Child Care Tax credit proposes to expand the state’s existing child care tax credit by an estimated $14 million. Whether it passes is uncertain. Continue reading Colorado Child Care Tax Credit Faces An Uncertain Future
You don’t have to have an advanced economics degree to know that not all wages are created equal. Cost of living varies widely from state to state and even city to city. Wage differences between states are not uncommon and can directly impact your purchasing power. Continue reading Your Mileage May Vary: Wage Differences Between States
If you live in “the city,” you can expect to pay more. That adage is as common in real estate as “location, location, location.” However, “paying more” is relative, and it is possible to find a good job in a big city where cost of living is relatively low. Here are the most affordable cities to live in the US; where wages are high and costs are decent. Continue reading The 10 Most Affordable Cities To Live In The United States
For individuals living in high tax states such as California, New York, or Connecticut; states with no income tax may seem like a mythical beast. Could such a wonderful land actually exist? They do, and there are plenty of them. However, before you decide to pick up and move to one of these bastions of economic freedom, there are a few things to consider. Continue reading Are States With No Income Tax Better For You?
Everyone knows that San Francisco is an expensive place to live. However, it’s often assumed that those expenses only apply to the middle and lower class. San Francisco tech workers which make up a large percentage of the bay area’s residents are assumed to be immune to the high costs of living. Think again. Continue reading What A Closer Look Reveals About San Francisco Tech Salaries
What determines a good living wage? The answer varies widely around the country. What works in Miami may not work in Chicago. A good salary in Manhattan, Kansas is nothing compared to what you’d need to earn in Manhattan, New York in order to survive. Continue reading What’s A Good Living Wage In Your State?
Not all cities are created equal, especially from a cost of living standpoint. Costs vary widely from state to state and city to city. And while residents bemoan the high costs associated with New York or Los Angeles, there’s a lot of space in-between the coasts where life is a little more affordable. Here are the five cheapest cities in America to live in. Continue reading Here Are The Top Five Cheapest Cities In America