1. Get a three-month headstart (at least) Competition is fierce when it comes to renting an apartment in Paris, so get planning early. For the short-term stays we recommend that you book your apartment at least three months before, or six months for the long-term stays. If you do it too late, you might miss an opportunity - not to mention that … [Read more...] about Renting in Paris: Ten things you need to know about apartment hunting
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Help! I’ve been mugged/burgled/scammed/attacked. What should I do first? Being the victim of a crime can be distressing, frightening and infuriating all at once, especially if you’re somewhere unfamiliar and you’re not sure who to turn to. Your first priority should be your safety. Is the situation dangerous? Call the police emergency line on 17. Do you need … [Read more...] about What to do if you’re the victim of a crime in France
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – It's a case that pitted a mom and dad against their own son. The couple wanted the 30-year-old to move out of their home in upstate New York. Despite eviction notices and offers of cash, he wouldn't budge, CBS New York reports. So now, a court ruling is forcing him out, and he's complaining about his parents. "I don't want to live there … [Read more...] about 30-year-old man evicted from his parents’ house: “I don’t want to live there anymore”
By CAROLYN HAX, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST Published 10:38 am, Saturday, April 21, 2018 Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: Should there be expectations about taking vacations/trips with other family members? We have two issues: (1) We have three kids, including teenagers, and my brother and wife have two kids. The younger is 6. My wife and I find it … [Read more...] about Carolyn Hax: Not every vacation needs to include extended family
Q: I read your recent tree article and want to know how I can protect myself? — BobQ: My neighbor has a tree near the fence, and the roots are intruding in my yard and ruining the fence. What can I do? — JayQ: I do not think the law is fair that I have to pay for damage caused by my neighbor’s trees! Where the trunk lies, so should the liability. — … [Read more...] about Don’t know what to do about your neighbor’s tree? Here’s help
This article is available to Members of The Local. Read more about membership here. There are three different ways you could lose your job in Sweden. The first is redundancy: this means your employer can no longer offer you a job due to reasons unrelated to you, such as if they can't afford to hire you, go bankrupt, or are restructuring the company. The other two ways are … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know if you lose your job in Sweden
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In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Responses have been edited for length and clarity. One Savvy Dollar Who: Ogechi Igbokwe How much: $26,000 in three years Ogechi Igbokwe didn’t want to be another student loan statistic. After graduating in 2014 … [Read more...] about How I ditched debt: LI grad gives gift to her future self
Sarah Jacobs, provided by Published 7:45 am, Thursday, April 12, 2018 Business Insider TurboTax is one of the most popular services for filing your tax return online. I decided to file my own taxes this year for the first time, and it was easier than I thought it would be. TurboTax's tax-refund estimate in the top-left corner kept me motivated when the process … [Read more...] about I filed my own taxes for the first time ever using TurboTax — and got the biggest refund I’ve ever received
Q: We are purchasing a new home and they want us to pay for title insurance. I do not understand why we need this Do they not have clear title to the land upon which they are building? We are only purchasing one of the many offered. If this is an absolute necessity, can it be bought for less elsewhere? — HowardA: I unequivocally recommend that everyone buying a home get … [Read more...] about Ask a real estate pro: Do I really need an owner’s title insurance policy?