Google was founded in the Bay Area more than 20 years ago. Since that time, it has become one of the world’s largest companies. The company’s success has been great for the Bay Area in terms of local revenue, wage growth, and increases in population, but there can be too much of a good thing.… Read More »Google Devoting $1 Billion to Building New Homes in Bay Area
Beachfront property on a remote island away from the hustle and bustle of society is a dream for many. At first, sipping cocktails and watching sunsets every day can seem like paradise, but is there a darker side that we are all missing? Before you put down a deposit on the island home of your… Read More »Pros and Cons of Living on an Island in the Middle of Nowhere
Americans tend to overspend. As a consequence, many have to work extra hours or waste their hard-earned money servicing credit cards. A new school of thought, known as the FIRE movement, aims to help folks skip debt entirely and retire early using common sense and basic math. What Is the FIRE Movement? The “Financial Independence,… Read More »What Is the FIRE Movement?
In April, the U.S. News and World Report released its list of the 2019 Best Places to Live in the United States. Based on the factors of job prospects, affordability, and quality of life, Austin, Texas, took the number one spot. Meanwhile, Northeastern cities are declining in popularity for a myriad of reasons. South, West,… Read More »Austin, Texas Is the Number One Place to Live in the United States
In the discussion of digital currencies versus fiat, the general consensus seems to be that cryptocurrency will act as a parallel industry to that of traditional fiat. However, we are now seeing a new phenomenon. Many countries are taking steps to “de-dollarize” their economies. Due to concerns over the U.S. dollar, interest in other forms… Read More »Is the World Moving Away From the Dollar?
Imagine floating in your infinity pool, sipping a cold drink and watching the sun-kissed Adriatic Sea out over the horizon. You hear the sound of waves crashing on the cliffs below. Behind you, friends and family gather in your four-bedroom, luxury villa to soak in the view and complete your dream lifestyle. It might sound… Read More »This Montenegro Luxury Villa Can Be Yours With BTC
The trade war between the United States and China is already claiming casualties. Tariffs are… Read More »Will Trump’s Trade War Change Chinese Real Estate Investing?