Atlanta Budget Bumps Minimum Wage to $13

Atlanta Raises City Workers' Pay

In June 2017, the Atlanta City Council approved its budget for the 2018 fiscal year. One big change to that budget includes a raise in the minimum wage for city workers. While the previous minimum wage was $10.10 per hour, the city council has decided to increase that pay rate to $13 per hour. In comparison, the state's minimum wage remains $5.15 per hour, though federal standards have bumped it up to $7.25 per hour.

Other Atlanta Workers' Pay Increases

In addition to the city's decision to increase minimum wage by nearly 30%, the city has also put forth the following changes:

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Saving Money During Vacation: How to Maximize Those Days Off

A vacation is a highly coveted time of play and leisure for adults who work hard for their money. The most popular ways to spend a vacation usually include road trips or plane rides to exotic and far-off locations. While these exotic and far-off locations provide a well-deserved break, the usual tourist locations will have an admissions fee. Tack on concessions and taxes onto the admissions fee and pretty soon, you'll find you've spent your entire day's funds on one visit. Wouldn't it be nice if there were enjoyable tourist locations with free admission days? You're in luck. Those do exist.

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Seven Must-Visit Water Parks in the Midwest

When the summer temperatures begin heating up in the Midwest, many people seek out the cool and comfort of the nearest swimming pool. Still, while the local pool may be fine for a cooling down, nothing quite compares to the fun and excitement offered by a water park. Luckily, the Midwest is home to a wide range of outstanding water parks that are sure to thrill and here are some of our picks for the best that are definitely worth checking out.

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Tips for Traveling on a Budget

You want to travel and see the world, but you have a tight budget. It is still possible to see the places you want; it just takes a little ingenuity. This article will go over several tips to travel to beautiful destinations without breaking the bank.

Explore Non-US Flights for International Travel

If you're planning to fly internationally, look for international flights that can fly between the United States and Europe. These flights are often much cheaper than flying a major carrier. If you're looking to fly within Europe, look for discount flights on a regional discount airline instead of a major carrier. You can fight one-way flights for a low as 25 Euros. You can check whichbudget to find out who is flying to what destination.

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Seven Events This Summer That You Don't Want to Miss

If you're looking for the biggest events this summer, you don't need to look any further. Everything from music festivals to art festivals are included in this list. You'll likely find something that you'll enjoy.

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