As renters across the country continue shelling out larger shares of their income to housing, rent affordability has become a hot-button issue in the U.S. But what exactly is considered affordable? The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) considers an “affordable dwelling” as one that you can obtain for 30% or less of
Increased educational attainment certainly has its perks in the workplace. In the U.S., advanced-degree holders tend to command higher salaries and enjoy lower unemployment rates than those with less education, according to a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 2017, for example, full-time employees with an advanced degree (master’s, professional, or doctoral)
The new tax bill changes that President Trump signed last December was intended to reduce the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, along with reducing the individual tax rate to 37 percent. Other notable changes include doubling the standard deduction, reducing income tax rates and doing away with personal exemptions. So, what
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