Amelia Josephson is a writer passionate about covering financial literacy topics. Her areas of expertise include retirement and home buying. Amelia's work has appeared across the web, including on AOL, CBS News and The Simple Dollar. She holds degrees from Columbia and Oxford. Originally from Alaska, Amelia now calls Brooklyn home.
Virginia has a reputation for a well-educated population and a strong job market. This understandably makes it a fairly attractive state to make a move to. Of course, there’s more than one way of living a Virginia life. The state features both small towns and sizable cities, conservative communities and liberal ones. However, there are a handful of things you’ll want to be aware of prior to your big move. Do you have questions about how a major move can affect your long-term financial plan? Speak with a financial advisor today. Read more
The average salary for a teacher in the U.S. ranges from $54,550 to $72,470. Educators’ salaries can vary greatly based on their credentials, on what they teach and where they work. In general, teachers’ salaries are on the low side relative to people with comparable education – and considering how important their jobs are. Let’s take a look at the average salary of a teacher and some of the best places to be a teacher, as measured by wages. Read more
Have you ever wondered how city governments pay for big infrastructure projects? One method is called tax increment financing. Essentially, it means banking on the increase in property tax revenue that will result when the project is finished. The government can “fund” a project by pointing to the revenue the project will generate once it’s complete. Read more
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