These are the Best Places to Live for Each Generation
It’s no secret that each generation is unique. Everything from your outlook on life, to your level of familiarity with technology, to your favorite weekend hobbies are impacted and shaped by your generational experiences. Even things as standard banking habits vary greatly between generations! But, these differences shouldn’t be glazed over.
The Emergence of Maximalism
Design trends are constantly changing. From the days of popcorn ceilings to the cultural obsession with nautical motifs around the home, there are some design choices that are better left in the past. But, just as middle parts, mom jeans, and corsets made a comeback in the fashion world, styles of the past can influence modern interior design trends.
The Housing Market Gets Heated: Low Inventory Continues Into Summer 2021
The seller’s market continues into summer 2021. Growing housing demand, as a result of low pandemic interest rates, remote work, and low inventory, continues to be the driving force behind soaring home prices in 2021. Fierce competition among buyers in search of suburban havens and larger square footage has driven housing prices to an all-time high, where buyers are paying over $100,000 over the asking price in certain zip codes and forgoing home inspections in order to score their dream home.
The Best, Worst Romantic Movies
Admit it: we all have guilty pleasure movies that we wouldn’t dare admit to watching. The ones that you could sleep through, but still be able to know exactly how the movie ends. Those films that are so sappy and predictable, you just can’t look away.
The State of the Gender Pay Gap in 2021
It’s a tale as old as time: a woman, with comparable background experience, works just as hard as a man, and yet she’s more likely to walk away with a significantly lower paycheck. In the past decades, we’ve made large strides towards improving gender equality on so many levels. But there are still areas, such as workplace compensation, that have quite some catching to do.
The New Travel Ban on Emotional Support Animals Could Cost Airlines Billions
On December 2, the US Department of Transportation announced that it is revising the Air Carrier Access Act on the transportation of service animals by air.
The Fast Casual Industry is Growing—Fast
A decade of growth There are over 2,700 Chipotles, 2,100 Panera Breads, and almost 2,800 Jimmy Johns in the United States as of this year. If you think those numbers are high, wait till you hear how many Starbucks restaurants there are—15,000, and counting!
Composting Consciousness: Where’s the best place to do it?
With Earth Day behind us, you may be thinking about the environment a little more. From using paper straws to reusable water bottles, saving the Earth has become a priority for many. One growing trend to help you become more environmentally friendly is composting. Composting creates organic material by combining dead plant parts and water with your waste and scraps, that definition according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The point of composting is so the organic material created can be used to cut down on methane emissions from landfills and also help plants grow.