Author Archives: Michael B. Sauter

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Cities Where Crime Is Soaring in Every State

It seems there is no shortage of reports about mass shootings and high murder rates in major U.S. cities like Chicago. Yet the overall violent crime rate in the ...
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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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Greatest Games in Super Bowl History

On February 4, millions of Americans settled into easy chairs and sofas and took in one of the most electrifying games in Super Bowl history. The favored New England Patriots ...
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Greatest Games in Super Bowl History

On February 4, much of America will settle into easy chairs and sofas and turn its attention to the Super Bowl, America’s unofficial holiday. The favored New England Patriots will ...
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Best Cities to Live in Every State

The U.S. economy grew at an annualized rate of 2.6% in the fourth quarter, capping 15 straight quarters of economic growth. The economy has added jobs for more than seven ...
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States With the Highest and Lowest Gas Taxes

At the start of this 2018, seven states raised taxes on gasoline, while two states lowered the tax. Pennsylvania lowered taxes by six tenths of a cent, but the state ...
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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 Board Games for a Snowy Day

For over 7,000 years and counting, people worldwide have found time on quiet, snowy evenings to play board games. While games in ancient times were not made of cardboard, but ...
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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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50 Places Raising the Minimum Wage in 2018

Several dozen American cities, counties, and states raised local minimum wages on January 1. In a few California cities, the minimum wage increased by $2.00 or more per hour. In ...
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25 Most Dangerous Drugs

Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. More Americans die of drug overdoses than in car accidents, which are also frequently the result ...
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25 Athletes Who Came Out of Nowhere This Year

Some things are certain in sports. LeBron James, Alexander Ovechkin, Mike Trout, and Aaron are among the best in their respective leagues and will likely continue to dominate as long ...
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30 Most Anticipated Products Coming in 2018

The end of the year is always an exciting time. It is a time to celebrate with friends and family, to reminisce on the months gone by, and to look ...
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35 Best Tech Gifts on Sale

Tech gifts are expected to be as popular this holiday shopping season as ever, and as is always the case, the electronics that are the most in demand tend to ...
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