Tag: cost of living
The amount of money it costs to maintain your standard of living is a crucial factor in your financial stability. As inflation rises and cost of living increases, your income needs to increase too or you could find yourself stuck with a budget that doesn’t work. Here’s the latest news on cost of living changes so you can plan effectively for the future.
Aug 31, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Maintaining a decent standard of living on minimum wage is tough, but those who rely on credit cards to cover gaps are often digging a deep hole with debt.
Aug 15, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
A new study finds many households rely on raises to keep up with everyday expenses, so not seeing a salary increase every two years can mean big trouble.
Aug 11, 2016 | Meghan Alard
View this interactive map to compare income to home affordability in 27 U.S. cities – and learn what to do if you live in a place with a large budget gap.
Jul 07, 2016 | Meghan Alard
This map shows median rental costs in 50 U.S. cities. If rent is taking up more than one third of your budget, we have advice to achieve homeownership.
May 06, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Inflation means the cost of living is likely to increase for you over the next year, but don’t let your stress levels rise because your budget is limited.