Monday, March 20, 2023

50 best colleges on the West Coast

Using Niche's 2023 Best Colleges in America list, Stacker found the best 50 schools on the West Coast.  

5 charts that show how productivity levels vary by state

COVID-19 drove uneven gains in worker productivity across the nation. ClickUp used Bureau of Labor Statistics data to compare productivity by state.

How Anxious Are Americans About Their Finances? Very.

(NewsUSA) - A new poll paints a troubling picture of how anxious Americans are about their finances.Nearly half of respondents said they didn’t feel “financially stable,” according to the …

Talking financial literacy and money management with your children

(NewsUSA) - Teaching children about money is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. Start when they’re young with simple lessons like saving up to buy a toy. You can build upon those lessons …

How Financial Planners Can Advance Equality

(NewsUSA) - Financial planning is about helping individuals and families make sound financial decisions that enable them to achieve their life goals. When financial planners provide these services …

10 states where inflation is hitting the hardest

Experian examined data from the Census Bureau's Household Pulse Survey to evaluate which states struggled the most under rising household costs as the U.S. grapples with record inflation.

Ways to save money this year

(BPT) - Home and auto owners are aware of the financial responsibilities associated with each, but those looking to save money understand it goes beyond only reducing mortgage or auto payments. …
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Best small towns for retirees in America
Quaint villages outside New York City and Florida boating towns are among the best small towns for retirees, Stacker found from Niche's 2022 data.
College majors that make the most money
Stacker has curated a gallery of the 50 college majors that go on to earn workers the most money. Results show a stark difference between higher wages for STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) versus non-STEM majors.
Counties where the most people work from home in each state
What are the counties where the most people work from home in each state? ClickUp studied Census Bureau data from 2021 to find out.
College majors with the highest and lowest unemployment rates
Stacker has compiled the college majors with the highest and lowest unemployment rates, using Census Bureau data.    
Private Grant Funding Makes Big Impacts in Small Towns
(BPT) - In the wake of many global changes post-pandemic, most communities are facing changed populations and economies and new, unexpected challenges.Funding gaps have put important community …
9 techniques employers use to retain top talent
The job market has been volatile these last years, from turnover to labor shortages. Assembly has compiled strategies for retaining top talent.   
Counting patents: States with the most inventive residents
These 15 states filed for the most patents, according to a ClickUp analysis of Patent and Trademark Office and Census Bureau data.  
Mortgage lending nosedives, dropping 55% since last year
Stacker cited data from ATTOM, a property data provider, to show how mortgage lending slumped in the fourth quarter of 2022 and which metropolitan areas were the most affected.  
With all eyes on the Big Dance, Wall Street trades slow during March Madness
Stacker cited historical data from the Chicago Board Options Exchange to visualize how stock trades are impacted by the NCAA's March Madness.
25 cities where rents are rising the fastest
In 2022, rents climbed slower than they had in 2021. Rentlodex ranked cities with the highest rent increases from December 2021 to 2022.

Spending and Saving Strategies for 2023

(NewsUSA) - The past few years have upended many perceptions of financial stability. A layoff or career change, inflation never before seen by younger generations and the lingering uncertainty of …