This startup will buy Grandma’s house and let her live there ’til the end | 2018-05-29

Irene, a Manhattan-based startup, is buying seniors’ homes and letting them live there for free for life. According to an article from Slate, the burgeoning company just finished its seed funding round and is making acquisitions. In a time where pensions, social security and retirement savings are taking a good buffeting and property taxes and life expectancy keep growing,…

Louisiana governor strikes down bill banning inclusionary zoning | 2018-05-29

Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed a bill that would have blocked the institution of inclusionary zoning policies in the state of Louisiana, according to the New Orleans Advocate. Earlier this month, a majority in the Louisiana House and Senate passed a bill blocking inclusionary zoning with strong support from developers who claimed that the pro-affordable housing policies…

Why Italy’s crisis could be a buying opportunity for stock investors

Italy’s latest political-economic-monetary crisis, which is rattling the financial markets, provides investors with yet another opportunity to learn how to react to the latest news headlines. That’s because Italy’s troubles aren’t the first time in which countries, under the burden of too much debt and restrictive fiscal and monetary policies, threaten to break free of…

HUD approves agreement for disability discrimination claim | 2018-05-29

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it approved a new agreement between two Nevada real estate companies to resolve claims of disability discrimination. The Conciliation Agreement is between real estate companies Delta House Investments and Premier Realty and a prospective tenant to resolve a claim the tenant was denied a request to…

This Week’s $70 Menu Plan & Kroger $29 Shopping Trip

I’m currently challenging myself to stick with a $70 grocery budget for our family of five. This includes almost all of our breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and dinners + most household products (toiletries, laundry soap, etc.). For live updates, be sure to follow my Instagram Stories. See all posts on my $70 Grocery Budget here. Note: Some of the links…