Author Archives: Evan Comen

States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

In the U.S. federalist system, each state government decides how to generate revenue -- that is, which taxes to collect, and how. No state tax code is identical and, largely ...
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America’s Happiest (and Most Miserable) States

2017 was a challenging year for many Americans. The well-being of the average American dropped more in 2017 than in any year since the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index began tracking ...
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50 Colleges With the Biggest Tuition Hikes

College enrollment in the United States has been on a steady decline over the past several years. The number of undergraduates who matriculated at U.S. colleges and universities has ...
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Worst County to Live in Every State

The United States is one of the most socially and economically diverse nations on Earth. While some towns, cities, and even counties are home to widespread prosperity, others can ...
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Richest Person in Every State

In recent decades, income inequality in the United States has taken a sharp turn for the worse. According to the Institute for Policy Studies, the net worth of the 20 ...
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The Worst States to Grow Old In

The United States was home to 46 million senior citizens as of 2016 -- about 15% of the total population. By 2060, the number of Americans 65 and older ...
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States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

Property taxes are the primary source of tax revenue for the majority of state and local governments, comprising 31.3% of collections nationwide. Property taxes support public education, police and fire ...
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50 Most Popular Video Games of All Time

Video games have been wildly popular since the release of Atari’s Pong. Since then, video games have evolved at a rapid pace. Improving technology and customer demand resulted in faster, ...
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50 Most Popular Grammy Winners of All Time

The biggest night of the music industry is just around the corner. On Jan. 28, the 60th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held at Madison Square Garden in New ...
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50 Best-Selling Grammy Winners of All Time

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, January 28. The awards show is intended showcase and honor ...
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America’s Most Hated Companies

A company can live or die by its reputation. Year after year, the vast majority of familiar companies and brands maintain -- or build -- their bond with the American ...
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25 Best Counties to Live In

The United States ranks as the 10th most developed country in the world, behind nations such as Norway, Australia, and Switzerland, according to the 2016 Human Development Index of the ...
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The Poorest County in Every State

The typical U.S. household earned $55,322 in 2016, an increase of $1,433 from the year prior. While income in the United States is increasing overall, so is income inequality. The ...
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The Worst States for Hispanics and Latinos

The United States is the most popular destination for immigrants in the world. As such, the nation’s demographic composition is anything but static. Comprising over 17% of the total U.S. ...
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50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

Science fiction is one of cinema’s most consistently beloved genres. Just as audiences were dazzled by Georges Melies' “A Trip to the Moon” at the dawn of motion pictures in ...
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