Posts Tagged ‘households’

More Than 8,000 Quebec Households Still Without Power Following Severe Storm

Power outages persist in the Montreal area 48 hours after severe thunderstorms ripped through southern Quebec, downing trees, snapping poles and breaking wires. Hydro-Québec reports more than 8,100 customers are still without power as of Saturday afternoon, down from more than 20,000 earlier in the day and a Thursday evening peak of more than 300,000. […]

Households across Europe struggle to pay bills as cost of living crisis bites

Households across Europe are struggling to pay bills as the cost of living crisis bites and leads to street protests in many countries Source

Postal Service accused of sharing private info of 68M households obtained from COVID-19 tests

(Natural News) The United States Postal Service (USPS) is being accused of sharing the private information of up to 68 million households with labor unions. The USPS delivered more than 270 million free Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) tests to over 68 million American households back in March 2022. For these COVID-19 tests to reach American homes, families had to […]

Hungary set to scrap energy price caps for some households

Much like the rest of Europe, rising energy bills are becoming a massive problem in Hungary. People here are on average poorer than those in Western Europe. Winters are also bitingly cold, with temperatures often heading below freezing. It’s left some people with difficult choices to make, such as that between eating and being warm. […]

Europe’s energy crisis: European nations scramble to help households with soaring bills

Europe is facing a sharp rise in power bills driven by skyrocketing gas prices. Source

As Households Struggle With Rising Prices Energy Giants Shell & Centrica Enjoy Soaring Profits

Soaring profits at two of the UK’s biggest energy companies have been described as an “insult” to millions of people struggling amid the cost of living crisis as the high oil and gas prices are […] The post As Households Struggle With Rising Prices Energy Giants Shell & Centrica Enjoy Soaring Profits appeared first on […]

Biden’s ‘Inflation Tax’ Is Costing US Households $433 Per Month

If the federal government is going to spend more to fight inflation, it will either have to raise taxes (and not just on the “rich” — that won’t generate enough government revenue) or it will have to borrow more. That means the Federal Reserve will have to print more to monetize the debt. That means […]

Surging Inflation Could See Millions of American Households Paying $3,500 in Additional Expenses This Year: Report

Surging inflation will cost millions of Americans more than $3,000 in additional expenses this year, according to a Penn Wharton University of Pennsylvania Budget Model (PWBM) analysis published on Wednesday. PWBM, a nonpartisan research-based initiative, estimates that the historic levels of inflation will require the average U.S. household to spend around $3,500 more in 2021 to achieve the same level of consumption […]

U.S. Married Couple Households With Children Fall to Record Low

The number of U.S. homes with a married couple and kids fell to a record low, according to new government data, as the pandemic further delayed weddings and more adults don’t plan to have kids at all. The share of the U.S.’s 130 million households headed by married parents with children under age 18 fell to 17.8% in […]

Inflation Causing Hardship For 45% Of U.S. Households; Lower-Income Americans Most Affected: Gallup

By Mohamed Younis of Gallup, As the peak of holiday shopping approaches and winter temperatures drive up heating costs across the U.S., 45% of American households report that recent price increases are causing their family some degree of financial hardship. Ten percent describe it as severe hardship affecting their standard of living, while another 35% say […]

Households Brace for Higher Winter Heating Costs as Natural Gas Prices Vault

The relentless rise in natural gas prices continued on Wednesday, highlighting the looming threat to American households bracing for higher heating costs in the event of a harsh winter. U.S. natural gas futures were up 1.11 percent at $6.382 per million British thermal units (mmBtu) in early trading on Oct. 6 after jumping around 9 percent […]

25 years ago 74% of all NZ households lived in their own home … so who owns NZ now? (Bryan Bruce)

Reposting this excellent doco … a timely reminder, where we’ve been, where we’re headed right now Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch To watch Bryan Bruce’s revealing documentary at Youtube, click on this link.  This is a real eye opener, especially if you were born after the nineties. I remember how it was as do all the […]

US Households Paying No Income Tax Hit 61 Percent of Total in 2020

By Laura DavisonFrom Bloomberg News Nearly 61 percent of U.S households paid no federal income taxes during pandemic-stricken year of 2020, because of declines in income and boosts to government subsidies that wiped away tax liabilities, according to data from the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. The number of households owing nothing came in at 106.8 […]

BREAKING: CDC creating secret national database of households with unvaccinated children… hear the recording… plan to medically KIDNAP all unvaxxed kids?

By Mike Adams The corrupt CDC, which has outlined a plan to set up covid internment camps in every US city, is secretly building a database of US households that have unvaccinated children present. Disguised as a national immunization “survey,” the CDC is collaborating with NORC at the University of Chicago to place phone calls to households across America, […]

Mortgage Stress Falls to Near Record Lows for Australian Households: Roy Morgan

The number of households under ‘mortgage stress’ sharply fell to near record lows in mid-2021 despite the loss of JobKeeper, according to research by market search company Roy Morgan. The latest data, based on in-depth interviews over a rolling three-month period to May, revealed that the number of ‘at risk’ mortgage holders has fallen to […]

Bread and Circuses – US Households Increase Debt in Wealth Destroying Areas: Mortgage Debt Holds Steady since 2008 while Debt in Auto Loans, Student Loans, and Credit Cards Reach Record Levels.

Americans for the most part generate their wealth via owning homes. Yet many younger Americans are having a tough time buying a home because of a crowding out effect from investors largely from Wall Street. I’ll start this post with some telling data: In 2008 US households had about $10 trillion in mortgage debt. Today […]

Soaring Prices Push US Households To The Edge

Above photo: In this April 29, 2020 file photo, a worker restocks chicken in the meat product section at a grocery store in Dallas. AP Photo/LM Otero. Surging prices for necessities like used cars, phones, and housing have caused the biggest jump in “core” consumer prices in nearly four decades, according to new figures released […]

‘The Most Basic Form Of PPE’: 1.6 Million Households Face Water Shutoffs

Above photo: Deborah Bell-Holt stands outside of her home in Jefferson Park near Downtown Los Angeles on Jan. 21, 2021. Having fallen deeper into utilities debt as she took in family and friends during the pandemic, Bell-Holt fears her water will be shut off. Shae Hammond for CalMatters. In April, the governor issued an executive […]

New Jersey Is Becoming The Most Hated State As Households Flee In Record Numbers

A new tax on millionaires, a 22.5% gas tax hike  (bringing the total increase to 250% in 4 years), and now a tax on high frequency trades: it is becoming obvious to most – except perhaps the state’s democratic leadership – that New Jersey is now actively trying to drive out its tax-paying population and […]

11 Million Households Could be Evicted Over the Next Four Months

Carlos Telleldin Argentina

11 Million Households Could be Evicted Over the Next Four Months July 28th, 2020 Via: Fast Company: Every year, about 2.3 million American renter households receive eviction papers at some point. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we might see that many evictions in one month. Global advisory firm Stout, with input from the National Coalition for […]

Nearly 51 Million Households In The United States ‘Can’t Afford Basics Like Rent And Food’

If the U.S. economy is performing well, then why can’t 51 million households in the United States “afford basics like rent and food”. A stunning new report that was just put out by the United Way ALICE Project shows that the gap between the wealthy and the poor in this country is perhaps […]

Recovery: 51 Million U.S. Households Can’t Afford Basics

Recovery: 51 Million U.S. Households Can’t Afford Basics May 18th, 2018 Via: United Way: There are 50.8 million U.S. households that can’t afford a basic monthly budget including housing, food, child care, health care, transportation and a cell phone, according to new data released […]

Massive leak exposes data on 123 million US households

A massive database containing information on more than 123 million American households was discovered unsecured on the internet earlier this year, researchers said Tuesday. The cloud-based data repository was left online by marketing analytics company Alteryx, exposing a wide range of personal details about virtually every American household, according to security researchers […]

South African Households Struggle to Make Ends Meets

The rising pressure caused by increasing prices and an ailing economy are leading many South African households to struggle financially. According to a recent survey of South African households, the rising pressure caused by increasing prices and an ailing economy are leading many to struggle financially. The result is that a […]

After Leading The Attack On Investigative Journalism, President Obama Whines About A Lack Of Investigative Journalism

On Monday, President Obama gave a speech about journalism in Washington DC, in which he bemoaned the state of investigative journalism today, suggesting that the lack of good investigative journalism is partly to blame for the mess that is this year’s Presidential election season: A job well done is about more than just handing someone […]

Israel’s ambassador taunts the White House (again) with holiday gift of settlement goods

Yesterday Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer announced that his holiday gift package would include many products from the illegal Israeli settlements. He tweeted: “This year I decided to send a gift for the holiday that would also help combat BDS.” His accompanying letter on the subject says that the gifts are all products of “Judea, Samaria, […]

Half of U.S. Households Receive Government Aid … But One-Third of Americans Are Still One Paycheck Away from Homelessness

Washington’s Blog October 6, 2011 One Third of Americans a Paycheck Away from Homelessness … Even Though Half of All Households Receive Government Assistance The Wall Street Journal notes: Nearly half, 48.5%, of the population lived in a household that received some type of government benefit in the first quarter of 2010, according to Census data. And […]

CDC now calling U.S. households and demanding child immunization records

As part of vaccine surveillance and tracking program Mike AdamsNatural News Sept 29, 2011 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control, which has been comprehensively exposed as a vaccine propaganda organization promoting the interests of drug companies, is now engaged in a household surveillance program that involves calling U.S. households and intimidating parents into producing child […]

Forget the Banks … “If You Take Households In Total, They Are Also All Interconnected. They Are Also Too Big To Fail”

Washington’s Blog Aug 23, 2011 In response to the disclosure that the Fed bailed out the Wall Street aristocracy, Huffington Post reports: “It is a classic case of moral hazard,” Dimitri Papadimitriou, president of the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, told The Huffington Post. *** Papadimitriou told The Huffington Post that the Fed issued many of […]

Households may be powered off remotely by power companies

Daily Telegraph Australia Aug 15, 2011 HOUSEHOLDS could have their televisions, airconditioners and fridges switched off remotely by power companies during peak times under plans to rein in the insatiable demand for electricity. The Sunday Telegraph can reveal the option is among a raft of measures being considered as part of a national review into […]

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