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I'm a millennial first-time buyer who moved into a micro home village. I had to downsize my stuff, but it was worth it for the community.

Kristi Campbell bought a tiny home in Atlanta for $235,000. She said its affordable price allowed …

Alcynna Lloyd   


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I downsized to an ADU I built in my Sacramento yard. I pay only $520 toward my mortgage and am saving up for my next home.

Blanca Barragan moved into an ADU and rents out rooms in her home. It covers about $2,200 of her mo…

Alcynna Lloyd   


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Taylor Swift quietly downsizes to one private jet

Taylor Swift parted ways with one of her two private jets in January, transferring ownership of her…

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I've been flying ultra-low-cost airlines for years and have never been charged extra — these are my 4 tips for avoiding fees

The a-la-carte business model used by carriers like Frontier and Spirit can cost travelers hundreds…

Taylor Rains   


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Melinda French Gates said she loves her new neighborhood, having moved from ex-husband Bill Gates' $183 million compound

Melinda French Gates told Time she loves being able to walk to stores and restaurants in her neighb…

Jordan Hart   


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They left NYC for Bali with their teenagers. 7 years later, their sons are fleeing the nest, and they're selling the villa for $1.89 million.

Seven years ago, they sold their teenagers the idea of a yearlong sabbatical in Bali as a break fro…

Amanda Goh   


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Their landlord hiked their rent by 25%, so they applied for the NYC housing lottery. On the 25th try, luck was on their side.

Winning the housing lottery is a pipe dream for most applicants: In 2018, The New York Times report…

Amanda Goh   


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A 71-year-old Californian explains why she's one of many boomers reluctant to sell their large homes and downsize — and it has nothing to do with money

Many boomers who want to leave their single-family homes are struggling to find multifamily buildin…

Eliza Relman   


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My adult kids live at home. Space is tighter and costs are higher, but it might be the best way for them to save enough money to buy a house.

Two of Alex Gonzalez's three children boomeranged to live at home again. It can be challenging, but…

Jordan Pandy   


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Denmark has the solution to America's broken housing market

In a cruel twist, millions of Americans are trapped in their homes by low mortgage rates. Denmark's…

James Rodriguez   


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I downsized from my city apartment to a tiny house in the countryside to save money – but my cost of living increased instead

A millennial downsized from her Toronto apartment to a 240-square-foot tiny house in the countrysid…

Brooke Morton   


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A boomer moved from Texas to Missouri for her retirement thinking everything would be cheaper. She was 'so wrong.'

A boomer partly regrets moving from Dallas to St. Louis due to unexpectedly higher living costs, th…

Noah Sheidlower   


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Our family of 4 downsized to a small cabin in the Poconos we bought sight-unseen. It's made us closer than ever.

Downsizing to a small cabin in the Poconos caused a family of four to grow closer. They spend more …

Alcynna Lloyd   


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I downsized from a southern house to a midwestern rental apartment. It was the best decision ever because now I have less responsibility.

Downsizing from a house to a rental apartment helped Channing Muller realize what makes her happy. …

Alcynna Lloyd   


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15 cities where retirees are moving — most are in the South

Retirees are moving to warmer cities in Arizona, Texas, and Tennessee, many for lower living costs,…

Noah Sheidlower   


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I live in a bunker with no oven or windows, but it's worth it to save $2,000 a month

A TV producer who lives in a California bomb shelter said it's one of the few ways to save enough m…

Alcynna Lloyd   


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We left Colorado's cold weather and high taxes for California sunshine and a surprisingly cheaper cost of living

Eric and Beth Ann Mott moved from Denver to Thousand Oaks in 2022. They were surprised their cost o…

Erin Snodgrass   


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Why a boomer left coastal Florida for a rural Arkansas town of 900 residents: 'I didn't think we'd make it' to retirement in Florida

Milan Novak, 67, moved from Florida's Atlantic Coast to a city in rural Arkansas with 900 residents…

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Tesla's chaotic layoffs leave employees nervous and wondering when the cuts will end

In the wake of Tesla's week of layoffs some workers say they feel as if they've been left in limbo.

Grace Kay