8 Most Expensive Things in the World, From Parking to Palaces

When you want to splurge — really go all-out — what do you purchase? Whether it’s ordering an extra slice of cheese on a burger or upgrading to first class on an international flight, the opportunity to treat oneself is sometimes worth the price. But, at what price? If you had that much money, how far would you go to experience …

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Here are 5 retirement business ideas to put that experience to good use.

For those with the itch, starting a business over the age of 60 is entirely doable. Age can give many advantages, including experience and wisdom 1. Consulting Consulting is a favorite business activity among retired seniors. For starters, consulting is perfect for crafting your own hours and rates. After decades of developing expertise in a …

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‘Racism is the issue here’: Advocate pushes for prison reform after New York State Inspector General report

A leading statewide advocate is calling for reform after a recent New York State Inspector General report found Black and Hispanic individuals are more likely to face disciplinary action than others incarcerated in New York state. “You can’t reform something that is inherently broken, you have to change it completely,” said Jerome Wright, co-coordinator of …

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Top 10 Businesses You Can Start For Less Than $1,000 in 2023

Can You Start Your Own Business for Less Than $1,000? Yes, many business and consumer services can be offered with a very little upfront cost. Even some product-based businesses don’t require much capital. Most successful business owners that start with under $1,000 do so with online business ideas, like VA services, affiliate marketing sites, or …

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Recession will be ‘deeper’ than first thought, but job loss will be minimal

Canada’s economy will face a more pronounced slowdown this year than first thought, but it will still be historically “mild and short-lived” compared to previous recessions, according to the latest forecasts from Deloitte. The consultancy and financial services firm said in a report Tuesday that the Canadian economy will hit a “deeper” recession in 2023 than it …

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Germany’s finance minister sees 2023 inflation at 7%

Germany’s inflation cooled slightly in November, but remained near a record high, suggesting that while cost pressures have eased in Europe’s largest economy they are unlikely to weaken the European Central Bank’s resolve to tame prices. German consumer prices, harmonized to compare with other European Union countries, rose by 11.3% on the year in November, …

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Undoing damage from decades of anti-housing policy in California won’t happen overnight

The study from UC Berkeley’s Terner Center for Housing Innovation evaluated 13 cities where property owners seemed most likely to take advantage of SB 9 because of healthy real estate prices and a lot of backyard home construction. But in those cities, a total of 282 applications for SB 9 homes were submitted and only 53 …

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