Home Ownership–Would You Move to a Lower Cost of Living Area?

Published on May 06 2013 // Cost of Living, Mortgage, Taxes
The average age of first time home ownership in the United States in the last 10 years has varied from 30 to 32 years of age, depending on the economy (Economists Outlook).  My guess is that it might also depend on the area of the country people reside in.  Certainly buying a house in rural Iowa is...

Disposable income on the rise

Published on Mar 30 2012 // Personal Finance
The Commerce Department said real disposable income rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $11.73 trillion, $10.6 billion more than previously estimated. While its final estimate left growth in gross domestic product at an unrevised 3 percent pace last quarter, when measured from the income side,...

The Cost Of Living in the U.S Fell in October

Published on Nov 17 2011 // Cost of Living
As Reuters reported earlier this week consumer prices fell in October. It means that the cost of living unexpectedly fell in the U.S. last month. It could be a sign that at least some of the inflationary pressure is starting to subside. For comparison purposes: a year ago overall consumer prices rose...
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