Money

Are you considered rich in your state?

Are you rich? Do you know what it takes to be considered rich where you live? If you are trying to keep up with the Joneses (or you are them), what do you earn or have that puts you in the “rich” category? One favorite determinant is accumulated wealth. If you own a million-dollar home…

Money and houses

Nevada among Top 5 cheapest property tax states

Hal DeKeyser Nevada has the cheapest income tax requirement in the nation (zero), but did you know what the least expensive property tax states are? Once again, Nevada came in among the five least costly states in effective property taxes (tied with neighboring Utah at No. 4). So if you’re looking for real estate with…

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Hispanics drive U.S. home ownership and job growth

While Hispanics make up just north of 18 percent of the U.S. population, they accounted for more than three-fifths of the growth in home ownership over the past decade, according to an annual report of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, or NAHREP. The report said Hispanics made up 39.6 percent of household…