Which state has the best schools?

The states with the best and worst schools For many parents, one of the most important considerations when choosing where to live is the quality of the local school district. It is, however, very difficult to measure the quality and effectiveness of one school system over another, and state school systems vary in many ways. … Continue reading Which state has the best schools?

25 Healthiest Cities in America

25 Healthiest Cities in America The United States is often considered one of the least healthy affluent nations, due in part to its low life expectancy, expensive health care, and an ever-increasing adult obesity rate. Life expectancy at birth nationwide is 78.6 years, one of the lowest among OECD nations. Still, health varies significantly nationwide, … Continue reading 25 Healthiest Cities in America

The best and worst states for first-time homebuyers

The best and worst states for first-time homebuyers Many Americans have delayed purchasing their first home thanks to the fallout from the housing crash that began in 2007. Now, over a decade later, home prices and values have recovered in many areas across the country. First-time homebuyers need to act promptly before they get priced … Continue reading The best and worst states for first-time homebuyers

The worst thing about living in each state

~ do you agree with the one from your state? For instance being from CA I was certain the Air Quality would come up, but also in relation to traffic and all the cars on the road. ~ The worst thing about living in each state No state is perfect - no matter how much … Continue reading The worst thing about living in each state

The Funniest Slang Term From Every State

~ I am such a " hella" sucker for these ~ The Funniest Slang Term From Every State The United States is a large, diverse country. Not only do the 350 million or so citizens of this country come from different backgrounds and exist in all shapes, sizes, and colors, they all live in vastly … Continue reading The Funniest Slang Term From Every State

Where Are America’s Happiest Cities?

Where Are America’s Happiest Cities? Where do the happiest people in America live? According to a new study by WalletHub, the answer is Fremont, California. The city scored highest overall in WalletHub's study of 182 U.S. metros, ranking emotional and physical well-being with income, community, and environment. The study looked at numerous factors affecting life … Continue reading Where Are America’s Happiest Cities?

States Where the Middle Class Is Being Left Behind

~sad face CA, sad face~ States Where the Middle Class Is Being Left Behind Based on several measures of economic health, the U.S. economy is booming. Unemployment is at a near two-decade low, U.S. GDP has grown without interruption for one of the longest periods in American history, and the median household income is $7,500 … Continue reading States Where the Middle Class Is Being Left Behind

Best and Worst States to Grow Your Money in 2018

Best and Worst States to Grow Your Money in 2018 Whether your money is in a checking, savings or other account, it needs to be working for you by earning interest and growing. That's why it's smart to shop around to find the best rate. There's a lot of variation in the rates you'll find … Continue reading Best and Worst States to Grow Your Money in 2018

Can you afford a home in America’s 25 largest cities?

Can you afford a home in America's 25 largest cities? Do You Work Enough to Afford a Home in America's 25 Largest Cities? If you’re in the market for a home, the big question on your mind is likely, “How much house can I afford?” Most affordability calculators will show you what’s within your price … Continue reading Can you afford a home in America’s 25 largest cities?

America’s Best States to Live In

America's Best States to Live In Most Americans do not choose where they grow up and often end up living in the same place as adults, either for financial reasons or because of social and familial connections. Still, many Americans choose to pack up and move to a new state -- usually in search of … Continue reading America’s Best States to Live In