Tag Archives: The Economy

October 2018 U.S. Monthly Job Creation Hits 250,000, Wages Grew 3.1 Percent Year-Over-Year and Unemployment Remained at 3.7 Percent, the Lowest in 49 Years

The U.S. added an impressive 250,000 net new jobs in October 2018 (preliminary), with 1.488 million net new jobs year-to-date compared to 1,464 million a year ago for the same period – an increase of 1.61 percent.   The total gain in the prior 12-months of 2.516 million represented a 1.71 percent annual job growth rate …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Greenest Cities in America 2018

No doubt there is general agreement on the idea that we should leave Mother Earth in better shape than when we arrived.  The extent to how much should be done to preserve and improve this planet, however, likely varies across every individual and from city to city. WalletHub developed a methodology to rank the 100 …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best Cities to Work in Tech 2018

Technology continues to be a market-leading growth industry, attracting the best of the best workers given potential financial rewards.  Some of the major technology hubs, however, rank among the most expensive places to live.  Those cities costs often overwhelm even the higher tech incomes.   While San Francisco and San Jose were the original tech meccas …Read more

Moving 2018: To, From and Why

More than one-out-of-every 10 Americans move annually, with an average 35.5 relocating each year from 2010 to 2017, according to Move.org (a site for people moving either themselves or with a professional moving firm).  Just 11 percent of the U.S. population moved in 2017, the lowest percentage seen since the U.S. Census Bureau commenced tracking …Read more

Top US Destinations Where Young Adults are Moving

The U.S. population is always in flux from people moving to new destinations.  According to a study of U.S. Census Bureau data, each year: 2 percent of people in the U.S. move to a different county 3 percent relocate to a different state Those in college and career bound move more often Millennials move almost …Read more