Typical LIer earns half what it takes to buy home
The situation is worsening on LI as home prices rise while wages stagnate, a new report shows.
11 people, 4 cars: Multi-generational households on LI
A record 20 percent of the U.S. population lived in multigenerational households in 2016, according to the latest census data, up 5.6 percent from 2014.
LI millennials, parents drowning in college debt
Many LI millennials with high student loan debt are walking a financial tightrope, forcing them to put off buying a home, a car and even getting married and having kids, experts said.
LI rents rising as developers struggle to meet demand
Nearly 13,000 new downtown rental units have been approved in the past 12 years, and another 10,000 are in the works.
Why budget-conscious families love camping on LI
Where to go camping with kids and tips for novices.
Get free stuff, make friends in Buy Nothing groups
The Buy Nothing Project is a worldwide network of people giving away goods and services for free to their neighbors.
Reasons to rent rather than buy a home
Although homeownership can offer financial benefits, there may still be good reasons to keep renting.
Survey: LIers hurt by lack of doctors, insurance
Suffolk residents said not knowing how to find available doctors was one of the biggest obstacles to obtaining health care.
How first-time home buyers navigate high costs
First-time home buyers on Long Island are finding creative ways to afford the biggest purchase of their lives.
This LI couple takes out the trash 3 times a year
Matt and Nicole Lentini strive for a "zero waste" lifestyle, and avoid adding to landfills by reusing and repurposing items and buying products made of natural materials.