When you move to a different city, you adopt a few things. A new neighborhood, sometimes a new culture, a new home sport’s team. One thing you also adopt is a new tax burden. Each state and city in the US has its own share of taxes to consider and not all are created equal. Here are the US cities with the highest taxes (and the lowest!)
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Bitcoin is huge right now. Despite dizzying highs and terrifying lows, the money of the internet seems to show no signs of slowing down. From internet purchases to Las Vegas strip clubs, it seems there’s no end to what you can purchase with Bitcoin. But can you buy a house with Bitcoin? Actually, yes you can. Continue reading Can You Buy A House With Bitcoin? Actually, Yes.
When it comes to traffic, Los Angeles takes the cake as the city with the worst traffic in the country. Actually, the results are far worse. Especially when you compare them to the rest of the world. Continue reading The Worst Traffic In The Country? Yep, It’s LA
Yet another city has decided that taxing sugary beverages is a great way to generate revenue. The new Seattle soda tax is just the latest in a string of cities that have adopted the idea. Continue reading The New Seattle Soda Tax is… Taxing
Millennials are now the oldest living generation according to Pew research data, and one third of the current workforce. In times past, it was common to expect the younger generation to leave the farm and head out in search of the bright lights of the big city.
However, when it comes to millennials it appears as though the opposite is happening. Continue reading Peak Millennial: City Populations Dwindling
According to recent data, millennials are spending more time living at home with their parents than previous generations. While it’s great having your kids home, supporting adult children is putting a large dent into many parent’s retirement plans. Continue reading Supporting Adult Children Cuts Into Retirement Savings
Cost of housing in the bay area looks to be on the decline. Single-family home prices in San Francisco and San Mateo counties dropped 2.5% YoY in Q1 2017. Continue reading Cost of Housing in San Francisco: Prices Starting to Decline
Americans are fleeing high tax states for those with more affordable living. The graph below illustrates the exodus from less affordable areas to others. Continue reading Mass Exodus From High Tax States in 2016