Category: Home Improvement

Celebrity Salaries vs. the Salaries of the Characters They Play on TV

Famous actors and actresses achieve levels of wealth that most people with “normal” jobs can only dream about. Ironically, many of these actors and actresses play characters with normal jobs on TV — and make in a single episode many times more than what their character would make in a whole year.

To compare the disparity between celebrity salaries and the salaries of their TV characters, GOBankingRates sourced data on the highest-paid celebrities on television from Variety, and job salary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (unless otherwise noted). See how much the fictional characters on “The Conners,” “Stranger

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First Insight’s Data Puts Coronavirus Impact on Consumer Behavior Into Five Key Phases

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Since the very first days of the coronavirus pandemic, consumer behavior has been in a constant state of change.

Five consumer studies by First Insight, taken between February and April, found that perception that COVID-19 would impact the global economy remained consistently strong as consumers adjusted to new world orders. Worry and fear became driving forces and reached a peak in April correlating with reports of high levels of positive virus cases.

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First Insight’s first report, on Feb. 28, identified Millennials as the most worried. “Millennials were first to change

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US hits record number of daily COVID-19 cases; union reports deaths after Nevada casinos reopened

The U.S. again set a daily record of new COVID-19 cases Thursday, reporting more than 77,000.

The rising numbers are a stark reminder of Dr. Anthony Fauci’s warning to Congress last month that the U.S. could eventually see 100,000 new infections a day

As the outbreak continues to surge across the southern states, FloridaTexas and South Carolina set records for new daily deaths, reporting 156, 129 and 69, respectively. While wearing face masks in public is mandatory in the majority of U.S. states, Texas only requires masks in counties with active COVID-19 cases, and Florida and

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30 Easy Home Improvement Projects You Should Tackle This Summer

Summer can be the perfect time to refresh your home, both on the inside and out. And that’s especially true now — whether you plan to cash in on your vacation days for a staycation, or you’ll be working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, you can use that extra time for these easy home improvement projects.

Last updated: June 11, 2020

Give Your Doors a Fresh Coat of Paint

Painting your front door can give the exterior of your home a whole new look. Or, you can paint an interior door a contrasting color to give the

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Coronavirus-Led Stay-at-Home Aids DIY & Home Furnishing: 5 Picks

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live and work. Though it has dampened businesses across the globe, it has also given rise to new trends.

Data provider S3 Partners had anticipated a decline in spending on furniture and home improvement with household finances being hit hard by economic challenges posed by the pandemic. However, things have panned out in a different way. A huge number of Americans in lockdown have been spending lavishly on upgrading their living spaces, which has helped Do-It-Yourself (DIY) and homeware or home furnishing companies to flourish.

Living Space Upgrades Push Home Furnishing Stocks

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