Maryland and Virginia are "balanced," according to a new study.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Ben Gross
Friday, January 11
Since 1993, Atlas Van Lines has compiled and released data on interstate moves from the previous calendar year. In 2012, Washington, DC, saw the highest percentage of inbound migration for the seventh consecutive year, according to a recent Business Insider article. The study found that 63 percent of Washington, DC, moves were inbound, just ahead of North Dakota at 61 percent and North Carolina at 60 percent. In fact, Washington, DC, has seen the most inbound moves over the last 10 years—68 percent, well ahead of Alaska, which was 61 percent and New Mexico at 58 percent. Conversely, Wyoming and Nebraska saw 59 percent outbound migration in 2012, with New York third at 58 percent. Over the past decade, New York and New Jersey saw a 59 …
When moving in with someone, it is important to think about finances and contributions.
It is an exciting time when a couple decides to take their relationship to the next step by moving in together. But there is a lot to think about, too. When living together without getting married, you will not be afforded the same financial (and legal) protections and benefits as couples who are legally married. While you should consider talking to a legal expert to determine whether you should enter into any contractual obligations, here are a few financial issues to think about now. Determine how to deal with common expenses first. Consider keeping your bank accounts and credit cards in your own name but also establish a joint account for essential expenses such as mortgage payments, household utilities and groceries. Not all couples …