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Top 10 markets with the highest hidden costs of owning a home
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10 States With Highest Property Tax Rates
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10 Tips for Going International
Are you an international speaker? Actually, this is a trick question. You most certainly are an international speaker, even if you do not deliver presentations outside of the United States. Today, audiences are more multicultural than ever, regardless of their locale. Your clients assume you are well versed in how to illustrate inclusiveness in your presentations. Your extra efforts help demonstrate your ability to focus on…
What do international students think of American schools?
In 2001, the Brown Center conducted a first-of-its-kind survey of foreign exchange students, asking kids from abroad who have attended U.S. high schools what they think about U.S. education and the…
Friendship on International Women's Day
Friendship on International Women's Day As women from every corner of the globe come together to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, VisionAware peer advisor, Maribel Steel, acknowledges the feminine spirit that nurtures, supports, and uplifts through the sisterhood of friendship Women in Collaboration A few years ago, I was the project coordinator for a World Premiere music event in Melbourne, Australia called, "Precious Music…
Top 5: International Issues
By Catherine Bray, Director CSG International Affairs Program States are going global in a variety of ways from internationalizing higher education to attracting foreign investment and the location of international companies. Being globally competitive is the latest trend. Often overlooked by state government, however, is the true engine of global economic prosperityâexports While exports are the bright spot of U.S. economic recovery, only 1 percent of…
Death by gun: Top 20 states with highest rates
Thirty-one percent of Americans own a firearm or have one in their household; in which states are firearm-related fatalities most common?
What Are Silicon Valley's Highest-Paying Tech Jobs?
An anonymous reader writes: Job-search site Indeed crunched its Silicon Valley hiring numbers for 2018, looking at tech job searches, salaries, and employers, and found that engineers who combine tech skills with business skills as directors of product management earn the most, with an average salar...
WA Ranks as Top State for ‘Highest Taxes on the Poor’
While most Washingtonians agree that everyone has a responsibility to help pay for schools, safe communities, health care, and other broadly shared investments that create jobs and grow the economy, the state continues to have the most upside down state and local tax system of any U.S. state, according to a new report, Who Pays? , from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy People with lower and moderate incomes – a disproportionate share from communities of color – pay a much…
Rite of passage: International traveling tips
I have spent a good portion of my adult life traveling internationally. As summer approaches, many church groups and individuals are hard at work raising money, applying for passports and getting travel visas as they prepare to serve overseas Getting everything together is not easy, I know; I have led thousands of students to the four corners of the world. And I have made more mistakes and bloopers on these journeys than most of you have ever considered. In other words, I have…
What Rwanda’s Tourists Do Not See
Unlike some tourists, Ms. Murphy did her homework before jumping on the plane to Rwanda. She had read up not only about the devastating genocide of 1994 – sadly the only thing many British people know about Rwanda – but also about the country’s rapid development since then. And, being more inquisitive than the average tourist, she had read about President Kagame’s human rights record...
International Volunteering Certificates: An In-Depth Guide
While the experience alone makes international service worth doing, it’s always nice to have something tangible to take home.