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To be a part of the top 5% of earners in an expensive city like Washington, D.C., where taxes and real-estate costs are among the highest in the country, you’ll need to bring in a lot of money.
A strategy like resourcefully saving as much as possible is something anyone can do, adjusted according to their lifestyle. “We all can look at our expenses — even if you are in a great financial situation, that human competitive nature will be looking at other places you can cut back,” Copeland said.
Ever since President Trump signed the Republican-sponsored tax bill in December 2017, independent analyses have consistently found that a large majority of Americans would owe less because of the law.
No one should ignore the risk that this bubble will burst, as did the previous two, with declines in the value of stocks DJIA, +0.26% SPX, +0.05% , homes, and other assets accompanied by recession, unemployment, and disruption in the plans and lives of many Americans.
As soon as next year, 100 million consumers in much of the world will be using augmented reality and virtual reality in a retail context, either online or in store, according to a forecast by research firm Gartner.