With the recent influx of snowstorms hitting much of the U.S., I, along with many Americans, need a reminder of why it’s nice sometimes to live in a “winter wonderland.” In the early weeks of 2011, 49 out of the 50 states had snow on the ground. I can attest to this as I was [...]
As Americans, we can all agree that there is no greater sacrifice than volunteering for the United States Armed Forces. Our military men and women honor and protect our country — and are often in places very far from the comforts of home. So when the time comes for members of the military to retire from active duty, what makes them want to live in one city vs. another?
It’s no surprise that college towns are attracting retirees more and more. According to a recent CNNMoney.com article on Yahoo!, hundreds of schools (such as Duke University) welcome retirees back, providing access to university facilities, discounts at campus events, and the chance to take classes with fellow retirees.
Forbes.com recently ranked the most livable cities based on the last five years of income growth, current unemployment rates and cost of living, crime rates and arts and culture ratings, using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Moody’s Economy.com, the FBI Crime Report and Sperling’s Best Places.