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April 18, 2017
10 Worst States in America for Fair Tax Systems
Life is not always fair, especially when it comes to taxes.
February 25, 2016
10 Major Cities With the Highest Sales Tax
As informed taxpayers know, location can make a huge difference. Here are the major American cities with the highest combined sales tax rates.
August 31, 2015
The 9 Worst States to Start a Business in America
If you’re dreaming of starting your own business, you’re better off if you live in Kansas, not California.
August 23, 2015
10 States Where Tesla Sells the Most Used Cars
Tesla has a used Model S market starting to churn, and here are the top 10 states for secondhand Tesla sales.
June 24, 2015
10 American Cities With a Decreasing Population
Nearly 70 of the more than 700 U.S. cities with more than 50,000 people lost population in recent years.
June 20, 2015
The 10 Worst States to Have No Credit
Having no credit history may affect your finances more than you think.
June 07, 2015
5 of the Best Summer Camps For Kids With Unique Hobbies
Plan you child's ultimate getaway with one of these 5 camps!
April 11, 2015
Will Electric Vehicle Rebates Soon Go the Way of the Dinosaur?
With several states ending EV incentives, it is possible to see the beginning of an alarming trend in the U.S.
April 10, 2015
How Likely Is a Boycott in Indiana to Be Effective?
Is an economic boycott the way to change what's wrong in Indiana?
January 04, 2015
8 States With the Longest Drive to Work
The national average commute time is just over 25 minutes one way. In these states, a large portion of workers drive more than an hour each way.
November 29, 2014
7 Worst States for Homeowners Filing Insurance Claims
Insurance is one of the most prudent yet frustrating products you can buy.
November 21, 2014
10 Most Energy Efficient States in America
Here are the top ten states making big moves toward a more energy efficient future.
October 16, 2014
10 States Where You Need The Most Money to Be In the 1 Percent
In Missouri, you need to earn around $335,000 to be in the top 1 percent; in Florida, you need about $367,000. Find out how much you need in your state.
October 12, 2014
5 Cities Where Car Insurance Costs the Most
Detroit's auto insurance premiums are 165 percent more than the national average annual premium of $797. Check out the average premiums in twenty-five major cities.
September 29, 2014
Top 10 States Where Americans Are Drowning in Mortgage Debt
The housing recovery is uneven across the nation.
September 29, 2014
Top 10 Housing Markets in America for Homebuyers
As any real estate agent will tell you, location still plays a major role in the buying process.
August 30, 2014
Home Flippers Are Making a Killing in These 10 Markets
Flippers averaged a 21 percent gross return on the initial investment.
July 08, 2014
10 States With the Lowest Energy Prices
Energy is perhaps the most important commodity in the world today. Here are the 10 states with the cheapest energy.
June 30, 2014
Here’s Why SCOTUS Harris Ruling Is Unwelcome News for Unions
A Supreme Court ruling on labor unions' mandatory collection fee finally decided on Monday doesn't bode well for unions.
June 05, 2014
6 Outrageous Burgers Worth Traveling to Try
For aficionados, a burger is so much more than just meat and a bun.
June 01, 2014
U.S. Shale: Dazzling Numbers, But Also Divisions
Two bills working their way through state legislatures more than 2,000 miles apart show that, although it’s the envy of much of the world, the U.S. shale industry is a house divide
May 25, 2014
8 Vacation Destinations for Art Lovers
These eight cities offer world-class museums, one-of-a-kind collections, and must-see displays.
May 24, 2014
Top 10 U.S. Summer Vacation Spots
There’s more than just enjoying warm weather when it comes to summer. Plan to visit these cities that are worthy of a place in the top 10.
May 07, 2014
10 States With Slowing Home Prices
After two years of monthly price increases, there might finally be some relief on the horizon for homebuyers.
May 03, 2014
Top 10 Green Neighborhoods in America
There are a wide variety of ways to become more green around the house, which can significantly boost your home’s value.
February 22, 2014
10 States With the Highest Average Income Tax Refund
Whatever you use your refund for and however you feel about extending an interest-free loan to Uncle Sam, it's worth knowing what the landscape looks like.
February 17, 2014
10 States Losing the Most Money From Offshore Tax Havens
The U.S. tax code is perhaps the most notorious welfare program available to large corporations.
December 31, 2013
5 U.S. New Year’s Eve Bashes Worth Catching
Here's how five cities in the United States will be ringing in 2014.
December 31, 2013
American Dream: 5 Most Popular Zip Codes of 2013
The trendiest neighborhoods in 2013 weren't in New York, or California: at least by one measure.
November 27, 2013
10 Cities With the Best Used-Car Deals
Here are the best cities for buying a used car -- provided it's less than $15,000.