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The 10 Happiest States In America Are...

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.21.2016 | HuffPost Home

If you’re gonna choose a state to call home, then you might as well make it a happy one. Credit site WalletHub recently conducted an analysis on wha...

Top 10 Cities To Find Great Jobs

24/7 Wall St. | Casey Williams | Posted 05.20.2016 | Business

This article was originally published on 24/7 Wall St. When thinking of relocation, Americans consider an area’s job prospects as among the most im...

These Are The 10 Happiest States In America

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living

Say "aloha" to the country's most joyful state. According to the latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index report, Hawaii ranks number one in the Unit...

5 Best States for Auto Insurance Buyers

Dan Karr | Posted 01.25.2017 | Business
Dan Karr

Most people think that the more you pay for insurance, the better you will be protected, and that the service you receive will be better. Unfortunately, the facts don't support this belief. In fact, when it comes to collecting an auto insurance claim, where you live can be a bigger factor than what you pay for your insurance.

10 Most Expensive States to Raise a Family

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.09.2016 | Business

By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer Raising a family isn't cheap. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the average cost of ra...

10 Best States to Get a Mortgage Loan

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.23.2016 | Money

GOBankingRates ranked all 50 states based on the local rates offered on 15- and 30-year fixed-rate mortgages (FRMs) in the first quarter of 2015, weighted with the average home listing price in the state.

10 Best States for First-Time Homebuyers

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business

Buying a home is a financial goal that has been delayed for many Americans thanks to the recent recession. With the economy continuing to strengthen in 2015, however, many wannabe homeowners have decided it's time to buy their first homes.

10 Best States For Business

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich & Alexander Kent & Mark Lieberman | Posted 03.01.2015 | Business

This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. While the United States was founded on the principle of equality for all people, the 50 states...

10 Worst Run States In America

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess & Thomas C. Frohlich & Alexander Kent & Ashley C. Allen | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business

This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. How well run is your state? Assessing a state’s management quality is hardly easy. The curr...

Do You Live In The Most Self-Loathing State In The Nation?

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

A propensity for government scandal and high state taxes might not help Illinois in the eyes of its residents. One in four Illinois residents says...

The Most and Least Fertile States in the U.S.

Napala Pratini | Posted 06.16.2014 | Parents
Napala Pratini

Which states are the most fertile -- and how might the expense of having children and changes in health policy affect women's decision to have children?

America's Most Content States

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 02.23.2014 | Business

The well-being of Americans hasn’t improved in the past six years, and it even declined slightly in 2013, according to a recent Gallup study. While ...

The Most (And Least) Livable States Of The Future

Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Ladies and gentlemen, expect a new license plate slogan to roll out shortly; a recent ranking reveals the most livable states of the future. Congratul...

Best States for Retirement 2011

Richard Barrington | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

Your best place to retire depends on highly personal factors. You care about proximity of friends and family, cultural and natural attractions or maybe the presence of a favorite professional sports team.

The 10 Best States For Retirement (PHOTOS)

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

When choosing our 10 best and worst states to retire, we went with the objective.