Rising home prices is an oft covered topic here at City vs City. Wages take a close second. When these two subject combine, it means a cost of living reality check is in the works. Continue reading Rising Home Prices And The Wages That Can’t Afford Them
It’s no secret that wage growth has been slow around the country. In fact, across the nation home prices have outpaced wage growth for some time. As debate rages on regarding minimum wage laws, there’s no question that your earnings are a big factor when it comes to cost of living. With that in mind, here are some states that pay more. Continue reading States That Pay More: Wage Growth In the US
Denver is a city on the rise. A booming tech sector across Colorado is increasing the population with high-income earners. On the other hand, this influx is leading to an increase in the cost of living in Denver and other areas. Continue reading The Cost of Living in Denver Is On The Rise
If you’re looking for blockchain jobs, these cities have you covered! Continue reading Looking For Blockchain Jobs in The USA? Try These Cities
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
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?
Walmart recently announced it would be raising their minimum starting wage to $11 an hour. The announcement comes on the heels of the new federal tax overhaul, a tightening labor market, and increased pressure from around the country for higher state minimum wages. The move is rightly garnering some praise, however it does beg the question of whether or not its enough. How far does an $11 minimum wage go? Continue reading How Far Does An $11 Minimum Wage Get You?