Lifestyle

A Week in New Haven on a $60,000 Salary

Welcome to Spending Notes, where we do a weekly deep dive into how our readers spend their cash. Today: a teacher who makes $60,000 Occupation: teacher Age: 42 Location: New Haven, CT Salary: $60,000 (approx. $2,500 per pay period) Day One I absolutely love my job and the third graders who make sure I never have a …

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Business Lifestyle Tips

Why Starting a Church May Be the Path for You

Choosing a career path can be one of the most challenging choices you make. Many occupations require individuals to obtain credentials, which means it could take several years and tens of thousands of dollars to become an ordained minister with an established denomination. You may be able to start your church without obtaining a degree …

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Housing Lifestyle Real Estate Tips

Is It Time for Home Renovations?

Updating their homes is something that U.S. homeowners are constantly working on. Home improvement projects seem to never sleep, and this shows in the more than $400 billion that U.S. households spend on renovation projects every year. The truth is that home renovations are often part of a larger plan to reimagine a home’s space for additional …

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Housing Lifestyle

4 Tips for a Smoother Move

Moving to a new location can be exciting, but it’s stressful and can become overwhelming if you don’t make plans ahead of time. The last thing you want to be doing is throwing things in boxes willy-nilly, struggling to get in touch with utility companies to arrange cut on’s and cut-offs, and dealing with the …

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