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a little change may make a big difference

You would think that there very substance of our existence would be important to us. In our list of needs and wants, needs obviously comes first and food is at the top matched only by water. 652 more words

Auckland and Tauranga top New York for unaffordable houses

We published this firstly in January 2011, what is the case now?  House prices in Auckland in particular are so much worse than 2011, how can this be good for our country as a whole? 384 more words

Economics

Stunning Fact(s) of the Day

The first and second facts of the day are courtesy of Nicholas Kristof:

(1) “The net worth of the average black household in the United States is $6,314, compared with $110,500 for the average white household, according to 2011 census data. 147 more words

Politics

Typical American is making more money

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – The typical American is finally bringing home a bigger paycheck.

Median household income has been on the rise for the past three years, climbing 3.8% to $53,891 in June, according to newly released data by Sentier Research. 283 more words

News

Like its customers, Wal-Mart is struggling

The world’s biggest retailer is struggling—and it doesn’t expect things to get better any time soon.

In its quarterly financial report released today, Wal-Mart Stores chopped its annual profit forecast as it eked out a 0.6% profit increase in the second quarter. 215 more words

New fare charts and FAQ on the fare increases and changes that begin Sept. 15

As many of you likely know, Metro’s fare increases and fare changes that were approved this spring go into effect on September 15.

The charts below outline the new fares, including regular fares and passes, Silver Lane fares and the EZ Pass. 1,259 more words

Policy & Funding

Household income gains are adding up, but not to a lot

The inflation-adjusted household incomes are slowly but surely recapturing some lost ground. The median annual household income in the United States for June was $53,891, according to the report released on Monday by a research firm. 9 more words