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The average amount people pay in property taxes in every US state

Property taxes aren’t cheap — but homeowners in some states have it easier than others. States in New England and the Northeast took seven of the top 10 most-expensive spots. Some Midwestern states took top spots, with Illinois and Wisconsin also in the top 10. But states with low costs […]
The average amount people pay in property taxes in every US state
Lifestyle

12 fun facts about Halloween that may surprise you

Halloween is only a few days away. The first citywide Halloween celebration took place in Anoka, Minnesota, nearly 100 years ago. Last year, more than half of Americans – 68% to be exact – celebrated the holiday. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Halloween, which first became popular in the […]
12 fun facts about Halloween that may surprise you
Lifestyle

The 10 most patriotic states in the US, ranked

To celebrate the Fourth of July, WalletHub ranked how patriotic all 50 states are. Here are the top 10. The site used many metrics, such as the percentages of adults who voted in the 2016 primaries and elections, the rate of both Peace Corps and AmeriCorps volunteers, the number of […]
The 10 most patriotic states in the US, ranked
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More Americans are working from home than ever because of the coronavirus crisis, but slow internet speeds and expensive electricity costs don’t make it easy for everyone. Here are the 10 worst states for WFH.

Americans across the country are working from home to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic – but slow internet and high electricity costs make it harder in some states than others. Hawaii and Alaska were ranked among the worst WFH states by WalletHub because of their less than ideal […]
More Americans are working from home than ever because of the coronavirus crisis, but slow internet speeds and expensive electricity costs don’t make it easy for everyone. Here are the 10 worst states for WFH.
Lifestyle

The 10 least caring cities in the US, ranked

WalletHub compared the 100 most populated cities in the US to determine the least caring cities in America. They evaluated cities based on 39 metrics grouped into three categories: caring for the community, caring for the vulnerable, and caring in the workforce. Birmingham, Alabama, was ranked the least caring city […]
The 10 least caring cities in the US, ranked
Lifestyle

The 10 most caring cities in the US, ranked

WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities in the US to determine the most caring, altruistic cities. They evaluated cities based on 39 metrics grouped into three categories: caring for the community, caring for the vulnerable, and caring in the workforce. Virginia Beach, Virginia, ranked first, followed by Madison, Wisconsin, and […]
The 10 most caring cities in the US, ranked
Lifestyle

15 facts about New Year’s celebrations that might surprise you

It’s almost December 31, aka New Year’s Eve. WalletHub compiled a list of fun facts and figures about New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Did you know that over 360 million glasses of sparkling wine are consumed on New Year’s Eve? This year, the best city to celebrate is […]
15 facts about New Year’s celebrations that might surprise you
Lifestyle

The 20 best US cities to celebrate New Year’s Eve, ranked

WalletHub compared the 100 most populated US cities to determine the best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve. New York City came in first place. Denver, Colorado, and Las Vegas, Nevada, rounded out the top three. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. If you’re looking for an affordable place with […]
The 20 best US cities to celebrate New Year’s Eve, ranked
Lifestyle

The 20 safest cities in the US

WalletHub has released its ranking of the safest cities in the US based on three key metrics: home and community safety, natural disaster risk, and financial safety. Factors taken into account include the presence of terrorist attacks, the number of mass shootings, unemployment rate, median credit score, and the risk […]
The 20 safest cities in the US
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The 25 best US cities for veterans to live, ranked

According to the Veterans Association, there are currently more than 19.5 million veterans living in America. However, when it comes to adjusting to civilian life, some areas of the country are better for veterans than others. WalletHub ranked the 100 largest US cities in four major categories – employment, economy, […]
The 25 best US cities for veterans to live, ranked
Lifestyle

The 32 most affordable winter vacation spots in the US

WalletHub compiled a list of the cheapest and most accessible winter vacation spots in the US. They examined factors such as travel and local costs, cold weather activities, and weather. Chicago, Illinois, was the top destination, followed by Washington, DC, and Atlanta, Georgia. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Some […]
The 32 most affordable winter vacation spots in the US
Lifestyle

The 10 best US cities to celebrate Halloween this year, ranked

WalletHub ranked the best cities to celebrate Halloween. They based the ranking on 21 factors, including costume stores per capita, the number of potential trick-or-treaters, haunted houses per capita, and forecasted rain on Halloween. These were whittled down to the main three metrics: trick-or-treater friendliness, Halloween fun, and Halloween weather. […]
The 10 best US cities to celebrate Halloween this year, ranked
Lifestyle

The 25 best US cities for foodies

Many people call themselves foodies for simply loving food – but foodie culture can encompass more than enjoying a nice restaurant meal. WalletHub recently ranked 182 US cities on foodie-friendliness, including factors like grocery costs and restaurants per capita. Portland, Oregon, is the best city for foodies, according to the […]
The 25 best US cities for foodies
Lifestyle

12 fun facts about Oktoberfest that might surprise you

This year’s Oktoberfest will kick off on September 21, and last until October 6. It is the world’s biggest, as well as oldest beer festival. WalletHub compiled a list of staggering Oktoberfest facts and figures. Around 1.98 million gallons of beer are consumed during the 16-day-festival. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
12 fun facts about Oktoberfest that might surprise you
News

Seattle has the best public transportation in the United States, according to a new study. Here’s how other cities compare.

The United States isn’t exactly synonymous with gleaming public public transportation. Still, there are pockets of efficient transit in select cities. WalletHub set out to rank American cities’ transportation systems. Seattle came out on top. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Seattle has the United States’ best public transportation […]
Seattle has the best public transportation in the United States, according to a new study. Here’s how other cities compare.
Lifestyle

The happiest states in America, ranked

WalletHub released its rankings for the happiest states in the US. The rankings were primarily based on three factors: emotional and physical wellbeing, work environment, and community and environment. Dozens of other metrics were considered, including safety, income growth, sports participation, and amount of work hours. Unsurprisingly, Hawaii notched the […]
The happiest states in America, ranked
Strategy

These are the 15 worst US states for paying off your student loans

South Dakota, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia are the worst states for student loan debt, according to personal finance website WalletHub. WalletHub determined the worst states for student debt by analysing where students have the most debt and least job opportunities to help pay it off. South Dakota, Pennsylvania, and West […]
These are the 15 worst US states for paying off your student loans