Author Archives: Samuel Stebbins

Hardest States to Find Full-Time Work

The unemployment rate is perhaps the most frequently cited economic indicator in the United States. It measures the share of workers in the labor force who are jobless and ...
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Cities Where Americans Struggle to Afford Their Homes

The government, as well as lenders, generally advise that Americans spend no more than 30% of their monthly income on housing. Households spending more than that on rent or ...
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50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

Some product launches can be spectacular failures, and Google Glass, an eyeglasses shaped head-mounted device with smartphone capabilities, failed in such a manner several years ago. It was meant to ...
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Most Expensive City in Every State

Most Americans would likely agree that their lifestyle choices and financial security are dictated largely by their income. Income, however, is only one half of the equation. The other ...
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The City Hit Hardest by Extreme Poverty in Every State

The Department of Health and Human Services sets the poverty threshold at $25,100 for a family of four in the contiguous United States. While the hardships associated with such ...
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Most Popular Stores for Millennials

The 18 to 34 age demographic has long been the holy grail for advertisers and brands. Young adults are thought to have more disposable income and the potential to develop ...
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States Where the Most People Still Live With Their Parents

In the United States, adulthood is a legal designation that generally means parents are no longer obligated to support their son or daughter. Adulthood begins at age 18 throughout ...
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50 of America’s Greatest War Heroes

There is no greater service to the nation than giving one’s life for one’s country. For those who gave what President Abraham Lincoln called in his Gettysburg Address the ...
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Best Horror Movies of All Time

Most audiences go to the movies in search of a thrill. While genres such as action and drama can offer excitement in their own right, no type of film is ...
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Worst Horror Movies of All Time

Watching a good horror movie can be one of the most intense cinematic experiences a person can have. Horror films can create a visceral experience for the viewer, with levels ...
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States Getting the Most and Least Sleep

The importance of a full night’s sleep is difficult to overstate. Those who do not get enough sleep put not only their own health at risk, but also potentially jeopardize ...
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States With the Most Dangerous Roads

For many Americans, driving is a mundane, routine part of everyday life. As such, it can be easy to forget how dangerous it is. Car crashes are the leading ...
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States Drinking the Most Beer

Despite shifting tastes among millennials, beer remains the most popular alcoholic beverage in the United States. It is the drink of choice for 43% of Americans who drink, beating out ...
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College Majors With the Highest Unemployment

For those entering the workforce, a college education may be more important now than ever before. Labor Department data reveals that over 90% of new jobs are being filled ...
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College Majors With the Lowest Unemployment

Americans owe a staggering $1.4 trillion in outstanding student loans, more than any other form of household debt after home mortgages. Indeed, a college education is one of the ...
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