Author Archives: Samuel Stebbins

Worst Cities to Live in Every State

For those with the luxury of being able to decide where to live, choosing a city to call home is a largely personal decision. Proximity to friends and family, climate, ...
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Cities With the Most Expensive Transportation

American commuters spend an average of 27 minutes getting to work. For the typical nine-to-fiver, time spent commuting adds up to about four and a half hours a week and ...
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Poorest Town in Every State

Income inequality is a growing problem in the United States. Perhaps more evident now than in any time in recent memory, conspicuous consumption is juxtaposed with abject poverty in ...
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America’s Richest Cities

The U.S. Census Bureau released its annual report on income and poverty in the United States earlier this week. The report revealed that median household income climbed 4.7% nationwide, from ...
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America’s Poorest Cities

The U.S. Census Bureau released its annual report on income and poverty in the United States earlier this week. Encouragingly, income of the typical American household climbed in 2017. The ...
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31 Highest Paying Companies

Almost every day, nearly 112 million Americans wake up and go to work. The vast majority of them do so to put a roof over their head, food on the ...
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29 Lowest Paying Companies

The federal government, in 1938, passed the Fair Labor Standards Act, which among other provisions established a minimum wage to ensure that all working Americans could afford a certain standard ...
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America’s Best Companies to Work For

Companies have a vested interest in keeping their employees happy. Studies show that employee satisfaction is linked to performance, which permeates through every aspect of a business and can mean ...
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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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How Much You Have to Make to Be in the Top 1% in Your State

The United States is enjoying an era of unprecedented wealth and prosperity. Economic output and household incomes are at all-time highs, while unemployment is at its lowest level in well ...
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29 Countries the US Government Doesn’t Want You to Go To

A record number of Americans are forecast to travel to other countries this year, buoyed by a strong dollar and a surging economy. Last year, the number of U.S. ...
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50 Counties With the Highest Unemployment

The Labor Department announced in early August that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in July. The announcement marked the 94th consecutive month of job growth, the longest period of ...
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Worst Cities to Find a Job

August 2018 marked the 94th consecutive month of job growth in the United States, a record high. The narrative of a nearly eight-year-long hiring boom does not tell the whole ...
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There Are 77 Jobs With Six-Figure Salaries

Choosing a career is one of the most consequential decisions many will make in their lifetime. The right job for one person is not necessarily the best choice for ...
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Jobs With the Best (and Worst) Job Security

Since hitting 10.0% in October 2009 -- its highest level in over two and a half decades -- the unemployment rate has been steadily declining in the United States. Today, ...
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