Author Archives: Samuel Stebbins

The Fastest Growing City in Each State

The U.S. population growth rate recently hit a low point not seen since 1937, when the country was in the thick of the Great Depression. The U.S. population grew by ...
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Highest Paid Military Jobs

The U.S. military is a highly organized system. With over 1.3 million active duty personnel stationed at bases across the country and around the world, the American military’s efficiency hinges ...
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The Most Eco-Friendly States in America

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, and those who celebrate it this year will do so in light of the increasingly grim news surrounding global climate change. Even some ...
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These CEOs Make 1,000 Times More Than Their Employees

Income inequality is a growing problem in the United States. In cities across the country, the rich are getting richer while the poor are getting poorer. Perhaps nowhere is the ...
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This Is Why April 15 Is the Last Day to File Your Taxes

Don’t look now, but Tax Day is just around the corner. The hard, IRS-enforced income-tax return deadline leaves perennial procrastinators scrambling every year -- even though the April 15th deadline ...
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Most Audited County in Every State

Of all potential bureaucratic ordeals, tax audits connote a level of dread few others can match. The Internal Revenue Service processed 586.1 million tax returns between 2012 and 2015 and ...
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30 Best Cities for Older Americans

Since 2008, the share of the U.S. population age 65 and older has steadily increased -- now reaching over 15% of the total population. This number is projected to ...
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13 States Where Incomes Are Booming

From an economic standpoint, the United States has changed profoundly in the last 10 years. Emerging from a devastating recession in 2009, gross domestic product increased nearly 19% since, and ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Beer Brands

Beer sales are falling in the United States. Americans bought 208.1 million barrels of beer in 2017, 1.6 million fewer barrels than five years ago. While many of the biggest ...
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Beers Americans No Longer Drink

Americans bought 208.1 million barrels of beer in 2017, about 1.6 million fewer barrels than five years ago. While sales of smaller craft beer brands climbed over that period, this ...
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The Price of Beer the Year You Were Born

While far from the most catastrophic consequence of climate change, a warming planet could mean higher beer prices. An international team of researchers announced in 2017 that global warming and ...
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City With the Worst Pollen in Every State

Pollen is one of the most common allergy triggers and unfortunately it is tough to avoid. While it can be easier to avoid certain types of allergy triggers, such ...
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How GDP of US States Compares to Countries Around the World

Gross domestic product, or GDP, is the total value of goods and services a state or country produces over a given period. Though the United States is not the ...
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Worst Cities to Drive in Every State

With the exception of the small European country of Monaco, the United States has more cars per capita than every other country in the world. For better or worse, the ...
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Worst Cities to Drive in Every State

With the exception of the small European country of Monaco, the United States has more cars per capita than every other country in the world. For better or worse, the ...
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