cost of living
Five Badass Homes for $15,000 and Up for People Who Refuse to Pay Mortgages
Home prices are at a record high. Instead of giving up on ever owning a house or committing to a monster mortgage, consider these alternative housing options.
The Truth About How Much Happiness Money Can Buy
Yes, money helps you like your life, but how much you enjoy it depends on how you get it and how you spend it.
My Husband and I Are Seriously Questioning Whether to Raise our Kid in the City
This time, when we sat down to talk about it, I taped our conversation.
Providence Punks Downtown Boys Announce Album and Share Opening Track "A Wall"
'Cost of Living' is out on August 11th.
Rent-Striking London Students Won Compensation for Their Crappy Housing
Their dorms were turned into a building site so they refused to pay rent.
New York Just Approved a $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Workers
This minimum wage hike could benefit up to 3 million New York residents, a group that are mostly women, black, Latino, or Asian-American.
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No Money, No Space, No Time: How London Has Forced out Musicians
It didn't used to be this bad. What the hell went wrong?
How Do Psychics Survive in New York City?
Even as Manhattan becomes more and more unaffordable, fortune tellers—and their ubiquitous neon signs—have flourished in even the wealthiest neighborhoods. How are they hanging on?