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Forget San Francisco: 5 cities where Bay Area techies would rather live

Forget San Francisco: 5 cities where Bay Area techies would rather live

Finance
View of homes in San Francisco from Alamo Square park.hanusst | iStock Editorial | Getty ImagesWhy buy a house in San Francisco when you can snap up something more affordable in New York?Bay Area tech workers are showing some sensitivity to the cost of housing in the region, according to a survey from Wealthfront, an investment management firm that provides robo-advisor services.The firm polled close to 2,700 of its clients through the first five months of this year. All of the participants work in the Bay Area at tech companies.Close to a quarter of clients think they'll flee altogether and head for cheaper cities elsewhere in the U.S., including Chicago and Austin, Texas.These potential buyers have set their sights on affordable dwellings, too, said Kate Wauck, vice president of communic...
Cuts to Social Security would hurt older, single women most of all

Cuts to Social Security would hurt older, single women most of all

Finance
Jim McGuire | Getty ImagesThe Social Security program is approaching insolvency.Social Security costs keep escalating, with future expenses for the program expected to be 20% higher than projected revenue. To that point, action must be taken promptly to prevent an across-the-board benefit cut for many current and future beneficiaries, according to the Social Security 2019 Annual Report.As soon as next year, Social Security's yearly expenses are expected to exceed its revenue — forcing the program to begin drawing down its trust funds. The projected impact will result in only 75% of benefits promised to actually be paid beginning in 2035. That will impact millions of individuals who rely on this income for their living expenses in retirement.The population most dependent on Social Security
Committee passes bill that would allow Coast Guard members to be paid during shutdowns

Committee passes bill that would allow Coast Guard members to be paid during shutdowns

Business
June 28 (UPI) -- A House committee approved legislation that would allow U.S. Coast Guard members to be paid during any future government shutdowns. The voice vote came on Wednesday as the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved the Coast Guard Reauthorization Act of 2019. The Coast Guard is primarily funded by the Department of Homeland Security, which was affected by the 35-day shutdown of the government in 2018. Coast Guard members missed a Jan. 15 paycheck and were reimbursed after funding was restored in late January. The 41,000 active duty Coast Guard members, 6,000 reservists and 8,500 civilian workers remained on the job despite the shutdown. An employee support program offered suggestions for managing family finances during the shutdown, including garage sales...
Love Island’s Anton reveals secret rift with Amy: ‘I would avoid her’

Love Island’s Anton reveals secret rift with Amy: ‘I would avoid her’

Entertainment
Love Island star Anton Danyluk has revealed a secret rift with fellow contestant Amy Hart.The Scottish hunk confessed his real feelings towards the air stewardess in a game of Snog, Marry or Avoid.Speaking in a Beach Hut Hook Up video, posted on the Love Island Instagram page, Anton answer questions from viewers.Shockingly, he admitted that he and Amy don’t get on all that well.During the game, one of the requests was for him to name which of the girls he gets along with and who he doesn't like that much.Anton revealed he would kiss Molly-Mae, marry Anna and avoid Amy.Explaining his decision, he said: “I would snog Molly because to be honest, I think she's the fittest girl in here.“I would marry Anna purely because I think that she's the one I get on in here the best and we've got so much