Author Archives: Thomas C. Frohlich

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Lowest Paying Jobs for College Grads

The benefits of having a bachelor’s degree are many and well documented. Chief among them is the opportunity for higher-paying jobs. While jobs that require training and education certainly tend ...
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50 Least Powerful People in the World

A lucky few possess great fame, wealth, and influence. Even fewer manage to hold on to these positions of power without mishap. Such great heights are often quite perilous, ...
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Customer Service Hall of Fame

Every company in the United States likes to promise an exceptional customer experience. Polls show that at least some corporations do an excellent job keeping their promise -- these companies ...
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Customer Service Hall of Shame

Every company in the United States likes to promise an exceptional customer experience. Yet some corporations do a truly abysmal job keeping that promise -- these companies provide very poor ...
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States With the Highest (and Lowest) Vaccination Rates

Despite longstanding recommendations to vaccinate, preventable infectious diseases are still a major cause of disability and death in the United States. The current immunization schedule saves 33,000 lives, prevents 14 ...
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Easiest (and Hardest) States to Find Full-Time Work

More than a quarter million jobs were added to the U.S. economy in July, and the official unemployment rate remained unchanged at just under 5%, according to the latest jobs ...
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Best (and Worst) Paying Cities for Women

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has recently made history as the first female nominated for president of the United States. Her nomination brought some long-standing issues of gender equality ...
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Cities Where the Most (and Least) People Own Their Home

Home purchases in the United States have rebounded since the the recession that began in late 2007. The residential real estate market is a major pillar of the economy and ...
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America’s Most Violent (and Peaceful) States

Although the risk of deadly shootings appears to have escalated, violence in the United States is trending downward. In 1995, there were 685 violent incidents per 100,000 people nationwide. By ...
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Black and White Inequality in All 50 States

The Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts of 1965 made great strides toward racial equality. However, this legislation -- ending decades of government-sponsored racial oppression and intended to reverse the ...
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America’s Fastest Growing (and Shrinking) Housing Markets

The U.S. housing sector is gradually returning to pre-crisis levels. Home prices rose for four consecutive years to a median of $222,400 at the end of 2015, the highest since ...
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States Profiting the Most From Sin

Smoking, drinking, gambling, and other vice-like habits are widely believed to be harmful -- not just to the individuals who drink, smoke, or gamble, but to society at large. Some ...
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Hardest States to Buy a Gun

Born from a violent revolution, the U.S. constitution ensures that gun ownership is a fundamental right. Today, there are more than 7.5 million gun stores in the United States, and ...
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Stores Pokemon Trainers Visit the Most

Since its release, Nintendo’s Pokémon Go has been downloaded by Americans tens of millions of times and is set to surpass the success of other mobile games by any number ...
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7 Cities Losing Their Doctors

As the U.S. population continues to grow -- and age -- demand for health care services is expected to increase. Along with demographic changes, the number of Americans with ...
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