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The Coronavirus Economy Which Metros are Winning and Losing

8/29/2020 | Economy

Owensboro is the only one of the 401 U.S. major metropolitan areas and divisions to have a lower unemployment rate in June than it did in January.

Places with the Lowest Property Taxes

8/12/2020 | Cost of Living, Economy

A list of the average 2020 real estate property taxes in each state.

10 States with the Highest Taxes

7/25/2020 | Cost of Living, Economy

Combining the tax rates for state, county, and local jurisdictions

Top 10 Most Tax Friendly US States

7/17/2020 | Cost of Living, Economy

Combined tax rates for state, county, and local jurisdictions

Researching your Retirement Haven

5/29/2020 | Cost of Living, Economy, Other

An interview with Rita, a former IT professional who is the author of her own blog called Researching Rita.

Tips for Buying a Home Amidst an Economic Crisis

5/24/2020 | Cost of Living, Economy, Other

Valuable insights from housing market analysts, mortgage brokers, and real estate agents that will help you have a smooth process.

10 Factors to Consider When Researching Your Best Place To Live

4/13/2020 | Cost of Living, Crime, Climate & Weather, Health, Economy, Other

Trying to figure out what type of information you should research before moving? We've got you covered.

One Unexpected Benefit from the Coronavirus Emergency

3/18/2020 | Economy, Other

This worldwide health emergency may be the major event that makes remote working more accepted as a common business practice.

Metro Areas with Fastest Rising Income

2/25/2020 | Cost of Living, Economy

The rich get richer - that seems to be the case when talking about recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau for median household income.

Car Insurance Depends GREATLY on Where You Live

9/12/2019 | Economy, Other

See Where Your State Ranks in Car Insurance Premiums

The Ultimate State Tax Ranking

9/12/2019 | Cost of Living, Economy, Other

Which States have the highest OVERALL taxes? - plus Climate Visualization Video

States with the Highest Income Tax and New Crime Risk Indexes

9/12/2019 | Crime, Economy, Other

State Income Tax Index for the 50 States and the District of Columbia, from highest to lowest.

Customize Your Own Personal Estimated Taxes

9/11/2019 | Cost of Living, Economy

Enter your specific details and compare all the major tax categories (income, sales, property, motor vehicle)

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