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Divya Raghavan
Divya Raghavan is a Senior Analyst at NerdWallet, a consumer-friendly financial literacy website that helps consumers make better financial decisions and save money on CD rates, checking accounts, credit cards and more.

Entries by Divya Raghavan

Boston Named the Healthiest City in America

(0) Comments | Posted January 24, 2014 | 1:31 PM

With the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, everyone seems to have something to say about the state of health, fitness, and health care in America. Where you live can affect your health, so NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, evaluated the nation's 50 largest metropolitans to reveal the healthiest places...

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Denver Ranked Among Top Cities for Job Seekers

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2014 | 4:03 PM

For many people, the beginning of 2014 is marked by aspirations of finding a new and better job. With a national unemployment rate of 6.7 percent, the lowest since October 2008, the new year is an excellent time to begin the job search.

Prospects for job hunters in...

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D.C. Ranked Among Top Cities for Job Seekers in 2014

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2014 | 1:21 PM

For many people, the new year brings resolutions of a new and better job. With the U.S. unemployment rate at 7.0 percent, the lowest since November 2008, and with 238,000 added in the private sector in December, the strongest growth in more than a year, it's...

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The Top 5 Most Politically Charged Obamacare Opinions

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2013 | 12:00 PM

October 1, 2013 was a big day for Obamacare, but raging debates will continue long past enrollment day #1.

A new live poll called Obamacare Chattr aims to provide a neutral, anonymous platform for every American to share his or her opinions on the law. Users indicate if...

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Washington, D.C. Among Nation's Most Generous Cities

(0) Comments | Posted September 25, 2013 | 9:39 AM

The United States has had a long history of volunteerism -- from Benjamin Franklin's first volunteer firehouse to the countless soup kitchens set up during the Great Depression -- and that tradition of volunteering continues today. In 2012, nearly 65 million Americans volunteered, each providing a median of...

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The Top 10 Things People Miss About San Francisco

(2) Comments | Posted September 20, 2013 | 10:03 AM

If you've ever day-drank at Dolores Park or felt socially-shamed by your [lack of] recycling habits, you're not alone.

A new interactive tool on a mission to provide consumers with such quality of life information about cities has revealed the top 10 things people miss about San Francisco. Using...

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The Top 10 Things People Miss About Washington, D.C.

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2013 | 11:56 AM

If you've ever lived or traveled to DC, have you:

Eaten at Ben's Chili Bowl?
Suspected a friend is secretly part of the CIA?
Gotten the hookup to attend an embassy event?

If you answered yes to any of those, you're not...

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Washington, D.C. Named No. 2 Area for STEM Graduates

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2013 | 1:01 PM

As our society becomes more dependent on technological and medical innovations, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) knowledge is becoming ever more valuable. According to the Brookings Institute, STEM jobs now make up 20 percent of the total job market and 29 percent of government jobs, and those figures will only...

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