35 Cities Where You Can Afford to Live Off Less Than $50,000

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~ In case you are getting dragged down by the day to day of California life, commute, taxes, etc. Yes I love our easy access to mountains, beaches, deserts, and entertainment, but maybe you are ready to make a change where your money can go farther so to speak. Here are a couple of ideas … Continue reading 35 Cities Where You Can Afford to Live Off Less Than $50,000

Healthiest Communities in America

Which do you think will be on the list? Discover America's Healthiest Communities Where you live can play a critical role in how healthy you are. The 2019 Healthiest Communities rankings spotlight this relationship by measuring nearly 3,000 U.S. counties and county equivalents across dozens of factors that can help or harm the health of … Continue reading Healthiest Communities in America

America’s Military Cities

~ My family is interwoven with Veterans, Current Service Members and Military Civilian Personnel, so this article stood out to me. BTW most of whom do not live in these cities ;)Enjoy! ~ America’s Military Cities   24/7 Wall St. reviewed the number of active duty men and women, in addition to their dependents, living … Continue reading America’s Military Cities

The 25 fastest growing (and shrinking) cities

Interesting The 25 fastest growing (and shrinking) cities Though a single geographic and political entity, the United States is also a patchwork of varying state and local laws, spread across the third largest landmass of any country in the world. Indeed, Americans have options when deciding where to live. Variables such as topography, climate, tax … Continue reading The 25 fastest growing (and shrinking) cities

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

The Cities Where Your Money Stretches The Furthest

~ in case you are thinking of moving, take these into consideration ~ The Cities Where Your Money Stretches The Furthest (And Where It Hardly Stretches At All)  If being able to buy more for your money is important for you – and it is quite important to many people – then you’d do well … Continue reading The Cities Where Your Money Stretches The Furthest

2017’s Happiest Places to Live

2017’s Happiest Places to Live The pursuit of happiness is an unalienable right of all people. The U.S. Declaration of Independence makes that very clear. But as everyone discovers at some point, happiness is not so easy to achieve — unless, perhaps, you’re in a place where it is not only a state of being … Continue reading 2017’s Happiest Places to Live

The Happiest (and Most Miserable) Cities in America

~ Well, the bad news is none of the Inland Empire's and only one (yay San Diego!) of Southern California's cities made it into the "best" list. The good news is we also didn't make it into the "worst" list ~ The Happiest (and Most Miserable) Cities in America   <img alt="Smile" class="StretchedBox W(100%) H(100%) … Continue reading The Happiest (and Most Miserable) Cities in America