Month: March 2019

Denver, Colorado topped the list for high-earning renters. Getty The high-earning renter segment is growing rapidly according to a recent report from Apartmentlist.com.  The higher-earning renter household ($100,000 annual earnings) is the “fastest growing segment of the U.S. housing market,” according to the report. Between 2008-2017, there were close to 2 million high-earning households to
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For the last two years, Scott Gottlieb missed a lot of time with his wife and three daughters — back-to-school nights, school plays and parent-teacher conferences. He loved his job running the Food and Drug Administration, but hated leaving his wife Allyson, nine-year-old twins and five-year-old in Connecticut every Sunday to head to Washington, DC.
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By Claire Zulkey, Next Avenue Contributor  Young families and first-time home buyers opt to move to the suburbs for similar reasons: peace, quiet and more space. However, choosing a suburb when you’re downsizing or empty nesting is wholly different, with its own set of priorities. In your 50s or 60s, accessibility to a premier school district
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Listed for $5.2 million, Nantucket Lightship was converted into a luxury yacht residence with a bright red hull and custom wood interiors. Courtesy of William and Kristen Golden Who wouldn’t want to live on Nantucket? It’s uniquely blessed with galvanizing ocean waves, phenomenal whale watching and mesmerizing sunsets. Nantucket Lightship has served the USA well
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South Church Zuiderkerk and old Houses over canal with boats with tulips, Amsterdam, Netherlands Getty Amsterdam had three large real estate bubbles from 1582 to 1810. The real estate market was entirely different 200-400 years ago but those Amsterdam bubbles shared at least two similarities with modern real estate bubbles. Changes in the amount of
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(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File) ASSOCIATED PRESS America has assured the Philippines that it would come to that nation’s defense if it comes under attack in the South China Sea. That’s according to reports in early March, when Washington reaffirmed a defense code that Manila has sought to revise. And it’s something that could deter China’s aggression in the South
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The terms “wealth management” and “viral sensation” are rarely used in the same sentence. Andy Rachleff, co-founder of the robo-advisor Wealthfront, is betting his retirement years he can change that. After a career spent investing in Silicon Valley start-ups, Rachleff is looking to take robo-advising the way of household tech names like Netflix. He and
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For aging parents who had a measure of financial success, real estate investments are not unusual. Their portfolios can include single family rental homes, apartment buildings or commercial entities. When they were younger, many of these seniors took pride in managing these investments themselves. But time can take its toll. We are seeing age-related problems
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Elderly couple cheerfully feeding each other during a meal in a restaurant. Getty Determining the amount you need to save for retirement is a daunting task. It’s impossible to predict future life events and associated expenses, so future retirees often rely on general expense or portfolio withdrawal “rules” to make educated guesses about their needs.
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