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Destination Travel Preferences Across Generations

The peak summer travel season is upon us. With the Travel and Leisure segment making up almost one out of every nine jobs, marketing to those using these services is BIG business. See the July 4th blog titled The Leisure and Hospitality Segment — More than 1 Out of Every 10 Jobs in the US …Read more

Another Top-10 List — America’s Most Affordable Big Cities

We all appreciate the charm and calmness of small towns, but then admit that larger locales offer more opportunities — employment, entertainment, education, healthcare, travel options and shopping – just to name a few. There are tradeoffs as in many instances larger cities have increased crime rates, more noise, congestion, longer commute times and higher …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best Cities for Working Woman

Woman have grown from filling 29 percent of all jobs in 1967 to almost 50 percent today. In 2011, four-in-ten mothers were the primary breadwinner for their family. Thus the income for many is critical to the well being of their family. Statistics, however, show that median women’s pay typically remains less than men’s. Recent …Read more

Just as the Miserable Weather in December, January and February Froze Housing Markets, the Warming Spring is Spilling into the Economy.

Just as the miserable weather in December, January and February froze housing markets, the warming spring is spilling into the economy. April job growth pegged 288,000 net new jobs – the largest since January 2012. It was the fifth best monthly gain since February 2006 and ranked the ninth best month in the past 10 …Read more