Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Most affordable countries 

Expats fare better in countries with a low cost of living, but a strong economy matters too.

See: Most affordable countries for living abroad – Business Insider

 

U.S. oil prices set for worst month in over a year as floods hit demand

The Valero Houston Refinery is threatened by the swelling waters of the Buffalo Bayou after Hurricane Harvey inundated the Texas Gulf coast with rain, in Houston, Texas, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Goldman Sachs said it could take several months to restore all production.

Source: U.S. oil prices set for worst month in over a year as floods hit demand

 

If GOP scales back the mortgage interest deduction, Californians would be hit hardest 

Republicans crafting legislation to overhaul the federal tax system are considering placing new limits on the home mortgage interest deduction, and many Californians could feel the pain.

Source: If GOP scales back the mortgage interest deduction, Californians would be hit hardest – LA Times