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Netflix’s ‘Get Smart With Money’ Brings Personal Finance to Reality TV – Barron’s | Casual Expat

Netflix's 'Get Smart With Money' Brings Personal Finance to Reality TV - Barron's

text size American households are notoriously financially vulnerable, with 36% saying in 2020 they would struggle to meet a $400 emergency expense. A recent survey by PYMNTS and Lending Club found that 61% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, including 36% of consumers who make $250,000 or more a year. There are many blames for […]

The number of homes for sale that have not even been built is now at its highest level ever. Here’s what homebuyers need to know about this trend – MarketWatch | Casual Expat

The number of homes for sale that have not even been built is now at its highest level ever.  Here's what homebuyers need to know about this trend - MarketWatch

What you should know when buying a house that hasn’t been built yet Getty Images/iStockphoto Have you bought a house but not built it yet? While it sounds strange, this isn’t a new problem – but it’s becoming more common as demand for housing rises and supply falls. (Here are the lowest mortgage rates you […]

Home renovations aren’t getting any easier or cheaper this year, but that doesn’t mean you should wait – MarketWatch | Casual Expat

Home renovations aren't getting any easier or cheaper this year, but that doesn't mean you should wait - MarketWatch

The pandemic has wreaked a particular kind of havoc on home remodeling. Increasing demand for construction projects collided with material and labor shortages, leading to a home improvement backlog that lasted until 2022. “The pandemic has taken a very big hit on everything, but housing in particular,” says Abbe Will, associate project director of the […]

Which Home Improvement Renovation Projects Could Add The Most Value To Your Home — And Which Ones To Avoid – MarketWatch | Casual Expat

Which Home Improvement Renovation Projects Could Add The Most Value To Your Home -- And Which Ones To Avoid - MarketWatch

Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Americans have a lot more free time — and they’re spending that time at home. At the start of the health crisis, economists predicted that spending on renovation projects would actually fall across much of the country. However, recent data shows that interest in certain home improvement projects has increased […]

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