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If the Tuition Doesn’t Get You, the Cost of Student Housing Will | Bloomberg

If the Tuition Doesn’t Get You, the Cost of Student Housing Will | Bloomberg

In 2015, Sabrina Martinez got into the University of Texas at Austin, the UT system’s flagship campus and its most selective. She was thrilled. Her parents, not so much. “They were just like ‘Nope. You can’t afford it. You shouldn’t go. Loans are ridiculous.’ ” They encouraged her to go to the cheaper University of […]

‘Free roads are not really free’: Can cities make congestion pricing equitable? | Smart Cities Dive

‘Free roads are not really free’: Can cities make congestion pricing equitable? | Smart Cities Dive

As cities look to congestion pricing to help unclog gridlocked streets, questions of who should be charged and how much they should pay are swirling. New York City will be the first U.S. city to charge drivers a congestion toll — applicable in Manhattan’s business district below 60th Street — in late 2020 or early […]

Are You Over Pricing or Under Pricing Your Home? What You Need to Know | The Las Vegas Luxury Home Pro

Are You Over Pricing or Under Pricing Your Home? What You Need to Know | The Las Vegas Luxury Home Pro

When the time comes to sell your home, it’s important to price the home right. If the home is badly priced, either too expensive or too inexpensive, you may lose money and take a long time to sell. Understanding the dangers of incorrect pricing, and working with a real estate professional to price your home […]

How to Invest in Self-Storage Real Estate | US News

How to Invest in Self-Storage Real Estate | US News

IN A HOT real estate and stock market, investors may be looking for new and innovative opportunities beyond the high-priced apartment buildings and buildable land. Self-storage facilities have the upside of being “fairly resilient through both economic booms and downturns,” and capitalize on society’s need to accumulate stuff, says Paul Letourneau, manager of commercial loan […]

Cars for sales: Price hikes on new vehicles may finally slow | USA Today

Cars for sales: Price hikes on new vehicles may finally slow | USA Today

Sticker prices on new vehicles are approaching $40,000 as the nation’s SUV craze continues. But relief may finally be in sight. A confluence of factors, ranging from a glut of SUVs to increasing discounts and the slowing market for new vehicles, may be poised to slow the ascent of prices. That doesn’t mean new cars […]

Ways to Play the SaaS Game of Price Is Right | MarTechSeries

Ways to Play the SaaS Game of Price Is Right | MarTechSeries

The longest-running American TV game show host Bob Barker once said, “You can’t fool television viewers with dancing girls and flashing lights.” The same mindset goes with prospects. The smoke and mirrors show won’t get you far when potential customers decide on who to pick when they come down to price. This is the fork […]

Walmart (WMT) to Report Q2 Earnings: Factors You Must Watch | Yahoo Finance

Walmart (WMT) to Report Q2 Earnings: Factors You Must Watch | Yahoo Finance

Omnichannel: A Major Growth Driver Walmart’s second-quarter fiscal 2020 results are likely to gain from its solid omnichannel efforts. To this end, the company’s focus on enhancing merchandise assortments and undertaking store remodeling initiatives bodes well. Also, its compelling pricing strategy is a sales driver. These factors along with Walmart’s strong e-commerce business have been […]

National League of Cities report says US cities should consider congestion pricing | Traffic Technology Today

National League of Cities report says US cities should consider congestion pricing | Traffic Technology Today

The USA’s National League of Cities (NLC) has released a new guide that encourages cities to consider introducing congestion charging systems as a potentially economical solution to build thriving communities, calm traffic, reduce air pollution, and improve quality of life for residents. In the report, the NLC explains that congestion pricing is a type of […]

Has Disney Finally Made Theme Park Prices Too High? | Nasdaq

Has Disney Finally Made Theme Park Prices Too High? | Nasdaq

Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) has steadily increased prices at its U.S. theme parks. That’s led to revenue increases, but overall attendance has dropped. That drop may be intentional: Pricing is a lever Disney can use to control crowds, delivering a better experience for those who can afford it while maximizing revenue for the company. Still, while […]

Disney Aims to Own Sports Entertainment in the Age of Streaming | Yahoo! Finance

Disney Aims to Own Sports Entertainment in the Age of Streaming | Yahoo! Finance

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) released its third-quarter earnings report on Aug. 6 to generally negative reviews. Expectations had been high, with many analysts predicting a blowout quarter driven by record box office receipts. Alas, Disney disappointed on both the top and bottom lines. Unsurprisingly, the market took the news poorly, driving shares down nearly […]