Given that jump, you'll want to know the worth of an average-sized condo, townhouse, or single family home in your neighborhood. See what's happening with housing values and home sales in your community, to help you decide whether it's the right time to buy — or sell. … [Read more...] about What Are the Median Home Values in Laguna Beach?
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“But you have to ask yourself if you’d risk your life and the lives of your family for less than £9 an hour, some on no sick pay and not even the basic equipment to keep you safe – because that’s what we’re asking care workers to do right now.” … [Read more...] about Boost pay for carers amid coronavirus crisis, says Real Living Wage campaigner
By Yoojung Lee As a kid in South Korea, Brian Kim grew up with the opposite of social distancing: Coming from a humble background, he had to share a room with seven family members. Those days are gone, and measures keeping people apart are now helping his fortune. Kim, 54, is the founder of Kakao Corp., the maker of a mobile messenger app that has become almost ubiquitous in South Korea and increasingly used elsewhere in Asia. The firm, which started with a social-messaging app, has expanded its businesses over the past decade by purchasing a K-pop entertainment company and merging with the country’s second-largest portal site, while its mobile-hailing and payment services are now daily necessities for many consumers. Kakao’s shares have surged 55% this year through Thursday, adding $1.2 billion to Kim’s net worth, which now stands at $3.7 billion. That puts him closer to inclusion in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 richest … [Read more...] about Social distancing makes chat app tycoon $1.2 billion richer
“It’s so well deserved,” Humphrey told the Guardian. “Based on this bright blue LED you can make white LEDs and those are becoming widespread all over the world for solid state lighting. This is going to save lots of energy.” About a quarter of the world’s electricity is used for lighting. … [Read more...] about Lightbulb moment for Nobel physicists: prize awarded for inventing blue LEDs
Spank high baby costs Two other costs are part of the baby bottom line in Laguna Beach. Redfin's calculations for an infant's first year include national average out-of-pocket health care costs of $1,297 for a newborn, and BabyCenter's estimate that a U.S. household spends $7,850 on baby things such as clothing, diapers and other supplies. … [Read more...] about Here’s What it Costs to Raise a Newborn in Laguna Beach
I hope some of the points in this letter will answer any further doubts in her mind. And hopefully she will not only allow her daughter but rather encourage her to ply her skills at a growing start-up (even if not ours!) where she can leave an impact on the world, one user at a time! … [Read more...] about An open letter to a young graduate