How to decide if you should buy or rent
Deciding whether to rent or buy is a multipronged decision, especially in the expensive Long Island market.
LI parents scramble to find coverage for their kids for the summer
LI families seek alternatives to expensive private day camps.
How to avoid beach parking fees, traffic
With some of the best beaches in the world, it’s no wonder Long Island sees countless individuals flock to its shores each summer.
High cost of child care squeezing Long Island parents
Providers say they're caught in a financial squeeze too, as the rising minimum wage pushes their operating expenses up.
Why some Long Islanders switch to streaming TV
Consumers could save upward of $60 to $80 a month by cutting out the TV piece of their bundled service. But higher streaming costs and a proliferation of options are eating away at some of the savings.
Report: Some LIers socked by auto insurance rates
Roosevelt residents pay the highest average car insurance premiums in Nassau, the metro area, state and nation.
Unraveling the mystery of LIers' hospital bills
A new federal mandate calls for hospitals to post their prices online. But lists of costs show that the medical world speaks a language all its own.
Survey: Most young adults on Long Island expect to move away
The reason those between the ages of 18 and 34 cited most for leaving? The cost of living.
Study: Worker shortage looms as LI birth rate drops
The decline means encouraging more reverse commuters to travel from New York City to LI jobs will be critical to filling hiring needs, the study says.
What are NY college students really paying?
Colleges and universities in New York provided full-time freshmen an average of $12,379 in aid, according to data analysis.