# Cost of living
This County in Indiana was just Named One of the Best Places to Live in America
The state of Indiana offers a unique blend of natural beauty, culture, and friendly communities, making it a great place to call home. While there are countless communities throughout the Hoosier State that make incredible places to live, 24/7 Wall St. has created a weighted index of over two dozen metrics to identify the absolute best county to live in each state.
The Most Expensive State to Live Has Been Revealed
When you're considering a move, especially for a job, the salary offer can be quite tempting. But it's crucial to pause and consider the cost of living in the new location. How much will your income really be worth there? This is where understanding the Cost of Living Index becomes essential.
The Spirit of Giving vs. California's High Cost of Living: The Winner Is?
Commentary: The holiday season, traditionally a time of joy and generosity, is now colored by the uncertainties of a challenging California landscape, where rents, taxes, PG&E, and food prices just keep going up and up.
This NC Town Was Named the #2 Most Affordable Place To Retire in America for 2024– Here’s Why
For most people, retirement is one of the most exciting times in life. It's the opportunity for people to sit back, enjoy the fruits of their labor, spend time with loved ones, and even travel the world. However, one of the most important things to consider when retiring is where to settle down.
Tempe, Arizona Has Been Named as the Best City to Start a Career
A new study says Tempe is the best city in Arizona for recent college graduates to start their jobs. This is likely to be the case for many Arizona State University graduates since the school is close to one of the biggest universities in the state.
Opinion: California PG&E Rates—The Grinch that Stole Christmas
As the holiday season approaches, many California families may find themselves grappling with a heart-wrenching dilemma—the daunting increase in PG&E bills that threatens to cast a shadow over Christmas festivities.
Survey Finds Galesburg, Illinois as the Fifth Most Affordable Town in the Nationwide
A municipality located in Illinois is recognized on a national level as one of the ten most economically viable small communities. This week, Realtor published "The 10 Most Affordable Small Towns Where You'd Actually Like to Live" in its 2023 edition. Nationally, Galesburg is ranked the fifth-best small community to reside in, according to the article. In addition, Galesburg was ranked the least expensive place to reside, 70% less than the national average.
8 Things to Know Before Moving to Philadelphia in 2023
Philadelphia, a bustling city in Pennsylvania, is home to 1,596,865 people and lies within Philadelphia County. This city presents a unique blend of urban and suburban lifestyles, appealing to a diverse range of residents, many of whom own their homes. The cityscape is dotted with numerous bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks, catering to various tastes and preferences.
California Evictions Rates Are Spiking: Courts Overwhelmed: Homeless Shelter Occupancy Rates Rising
In the wake of California's statewide eviction moratorium expiration, a serious surge in eviction cases is unfolding, with particular intensity in Los Angeles County. Despite the state's efforts with a $5 billion rent relief program and a pause on many eviction cases during the pandemic, renters are again at serious risk.
Wisconsin Named a Top State to Live in 2024
Wisconsin is often refereed to as "America's Dairyland" as is known best for cheese, beer, and the Green Bay Packers. Now though, Wisconsin can also claim to be one of the best statesto live in for 2024 after taking the top honors in a new report by Shoreline Immigration.
UK vs USA vs Dubai, Which Is More Economical for Living as An Expat?
In 2023, the population of Dubai will be 3.55 million, and become the second-largest populated city in the United Arab Emirates. The most important thing to note is that 84% of the total population in Dubai consists of expatriates. This percentage shows that people from across the world are more interested in moving to Dubai and there are many benefits for the expats that attract them to live in Dubai.
Is California's 'Middle Class' Going Extinct?
(Commentary) - In the golden state that epitomizes the American dream, a disquieting reality is unfolding: the middle class in California is on the brink of extinction. As the promise of plenty echoes faintly in the background, California grapples with a crisis that transcends mere economic concerns. The erosion of the middle class poses a profound question for the state and its residents: can we bridge the gap in this land of plenty?
Economic Report Reveals a Florida City Among the Top 10 Priciest Nationwide
In the midst of palm-lined streets and sun-drenched shores, Miami, Florida stands as a vibrant testament to cultural diversity and coastal splendor. However, beneath the surface of its turquoise waters and the exuberance of South Beach, Miami bears the weight of a new distinction—it has been ranked among the nation's top ten most expensive cities to live in.
New Study Reveals the Most Affordable Place to Retire in the U.S.
Retirement is often imagined as a serene period in our lives where we can finally put our feet up and enjoy the fruits of our many years of labor. The challenge, however, lies in ensuring that the funds we've saved up for this golden period last as long as our dreams.
San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles Among Top Cities People Plan to Leave
The recent analysis from Redfin sheds light on the top metropolitan areas that individuals are actively considering departing from. The inclusion of major cities like San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles are mong those in high demand for departures hints at a significant trend where residents are planning to relocate away from these urban hubs.
California Dominates List of America’s Priciest ZIP Codes
California’s dominance in America’s list of priciest ZIP codes raises the question: what makes these areas so desirable?. With cities like Newport Beach and Santa Monica boasting average home prices of $3.86 million and $4.17 million respectively, it is clear that luxury and exclusivity define these affluent communities.
Sky-High Costs: America’s Priciest States Revealed
In a country where dreams of financial success can quickly turn into financial nightmares, we present an insightful analysis of the most expensive states in America. Get ready to uncover the truth behind the high cost of living as we examine the data and reveal the burdens faced by residents. Through an unbiased evaluation of key economic factors, this article aims to shine a light on the financial struggles endured by those unfortunate enough to call these expensive states home.
Potatoes, chicken, and other groceries that dropped in price in September
Grocery shoppers felt a slight reprieve this spring as grocery prices fell after a run of increases dating to September 2020. So far since then, grocery prices have remained relatively steady, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data. In September, prices inflated by 0.1% compared to August, and were up 2.4% from September 2022. Prices have fallen in many grocery categories, including eggs, meats, vegetables, grains, and dairy products. Overall inflation is cooling after a series of interest rate hikes by the Fed to temper the record inflation plaguing Americans over the past two years.