Month: May 2020

Summer rentals are topping $200,000 Getty A hot rental market defines The Hamptons this summer.  Traditionally Memorial Day weekend kicks-off of the oh so busy summer season. Typically, renters are settling in, making dinner reservations while filling their social calendars. Brokers are busy showing prospective buyers multi-million-dollar properties from Amagansett to Southampton. Like everywhere else life
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US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin shows US President Donald Trump a pre-paid debit card during a … [+] meeting with his cabinet on May 19, 2020 in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, DC. – The card will be issued by the Internal Revenue Service to distribute nearly 4 million dollars in
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Detroit’s newly-revitalized Woodward Ave. A one-mile stretch of Woodward became the first … [+] concrete-paved road in the country in 1909. Getty What do the protests engulfing the country have to do with public pensions? More than you’d think. Here’s some reporting coming out of Detroit, via the Detroit Free Press. “Following a script seemingly
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Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about when benefit rate increases due to continued income are applied, spousal benefit early filing reductions, when disability benefits convert to retirement benefits, whether SSA’s estimates include COLAs and widow’s benefits before retirement benefits. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder
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Clear pool fences are just one of the biggest design trends of the season. Aquaview Pool fencing As we transition into summer amidst a pandemic, spending time outdoors becomes more important. Although stay at home orders have been lifted in many states, there are still restrictions in some locations. Plenty of people remain cautious and
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As demonstrations erupted in major U.S. cities across the nation in response to the death of unarmed black man George Floyd, peaceful protests turned ugly as demonstrators set fires, looted stores and clashed with riot police. The destruction prompted Los Angeles to suspend coronavirus testing Saturday afternoon due to safety concerns. “We have been notified that
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Los Angeles posted 15 percent listing price gains Getty Here’s some positive housing market news from realtor.com’ s Weekly Housing Trends Report for the week ending May 23. The numbers show more new listings than in previous weeks. That’s a sign of a market kicking into more of a recovery mode.   Here are some
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Like Apple‘s, Google‘s and Amazon‘s founders before him, in 2013 Chieh Huang launched bulk grocery and household goods e-commerce company Boxed out of a garage — his parents’ two-car garage in New Jersey, to be exact. In 2018, Huang sold a minority stake in Boxed to Japan’s Aeon Group, in a deal that valued the company at $600
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States across the U.S. continue to chart their own paths forward, trying to thread the needle between public health concerns and efforts to restart the economy amid mass unemployment. Another 2.1 million people filed jobless claims over the past week while continuing claims, or those who have been collecting for at least two weeks, reached 21.05 million,
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