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Cities

These are the best (and worst) big cities to reside in this year

Home may be where the heart is, but where you live matters as well.

Jobs

These are the worst job markets for 2018

When it comes to finding a decent, well-paying job, you may want to avoid these cities. These areas have the bleakest outlook on employment.

Stress

These are the 10 most stressed cities in the U.S.

But where you live may be making it even worse.  WalletHub compared over 180 cities across 37 key metrics including average weekly work hours to debt load, crime rates, average hours of sleep per night to divorce and suicide rates. Here are the results of their findings.

Job search

Candidates reveal some of the worst interview questions they’ve been asked

New research shows that some job applicants are hearing the wrong kinds of questions during interviews and what day most people apply for jobs.

News

Survey: Driving is the worst in this American city in 2018

Research has found that adding 20 minutes to your commute is like receiving a 19% pay cut. Driving in these cities definitely won't make it any easier.

News

Survey: The cities with the most employees who would jump ship for a higher salary

The cities with the most employees willing to leave their job for more money and the other top reasons people would "most likely" leave.

News

These are the 10 cities where a $100K salary is considered low

Between housing costs, taxes and childcare that paycheck will go very fast in these 10 cities.

Work-Life Balance

Survey: This is the best city for recreation this year

WalletHub took a look at "the 100 most populated U.S. cities" in terms of four factors: "Costs," "Weather," "Quality of Parks" and "Entertainment & Recreational Facilities."

Travel

Here’s how to make Wednesday, July 4 a mini-vacation

We have the lowdown on how to celebrate July 4 if you can’t spare any vacation days. It’s all about staycation day trips and, of course, fireworks.

Highest Paying Jobs

These are the 15 cities with the most $100K+ jobs in July 2018

Ladders put together a list of the 15 cities hiring the most $100K+ jobs using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs. Check them out — and click through to see which cities and their job openings that might be right for you.

Personal Finance

A six-figure salary in San Francisco is now considered ‘low income’

In the Bay Area having a salary of $117,400 qualifies you as "low income" in some counties, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. WHAT?!

News

Survey: These are the top cities where tech employees are moving

Research finds that 60% of people who hire tech employees say they’re aiming to bring more people on board by the end of 2018.

Travel

Survey: These cities will literally give you the most bang for your buck this Fourth of July

The Fourth of July always presents a bunch of travel possibilities, but WalletHub has officially revealed the top destination to celebrate this year!

News

Survey: The 10 most expensive American cities to get married in

And the most expensive American city to get married in is ... you guessed it: New York, according to the 2018 Newlywed Report by WeddingWire.

Personal Finance

This is how much avocado toast costs in 10 American cities

If you thought the avocado toast trend was dying down you would be quite wrong. Hand stabbing injuries from cutting avocados AKA "avocado hand" are on the rise and according to a recent study there is actually a scientific reason you are so addicted to this annoyingly Millennial meal.

News

Survey: These are the best and worst states for working dads

Father's Day is almost upon us, and recent data shows that fathers who work in some states may have more success. New research from WalletHub shows that Connecticut is the best state for working fathers this year, with a "total score" of 72.58 out of 100.

News

Vermont is offering remote workers $10,000 to move to its state

If you work remotely, pack up your bags! Maple syrup and mountains are calling for you. On Wednesday, Vermont Governor Phil Scott, signed into law a bill that will pay eligible remote workers $10,000 to move to the state of Vermont in 2019.

Job Search

These are the states with the best and worst jobs in 2018

Wallethub put together a list of the most attractive states for employment, by comparing the 50 states across 29 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and a healthy economy. They also looked at employment growth to median annual income to average commute time.

Personal Finance

How many hours you need to work to pay a mortgage in different cities

Many people define The American Dream as owning your own home, not to mention a comfortable lifestyle, healthy children, and a secure retirement. But the ability to afford a home — let alone all those other things — depends entirely on where you live and your level of income.

News

These are the most misspelled words in each state according to Google

With the 2018 National Spelling Bee competition taking place this week, Google decided to make you even feel worse that you aren't a 12-year-old spelling prodigy by using data from Google Trends to show what words people in each state are looking up how to spell the most. Not shockingly, many of the words are very common.

“Cool” job! Different words attract job candidates in different cities

If you're an employer seeking top candidates, think carefully about describing a job you need to fill as "cool."

Job search

The mobile Millennial: What to know about relocating for a job

Have you ever read a job description that perfectly matched your skill set or received an offer from a company that you were very interested in … and then realized it required relocating?

Personal Finance

These are the cities where renters can best afford to live alone

Many renters don’t enjoy living with roommates, but in order to live alone you need to find an affordable home. This can be challenging, especially with rents on the rise across the country. However, there are some cities where living alone is within reach for a large number of workers. Below we look at these and other factors to rank the cities where you can afford to live alone.

Health

If you live in these cities, you’re probably fitter than most others

It is that wonderful time of year when The American College of Sports Medicine releases its annual rankings of America's 100 "Fittest Cities" and you feel bad about skipping the gym for the third time this week.

News

These are the best cities to go on vacation this summer

Warm weather is right around the corner and summer vacations aren't far behind. While it can be hard enough to take time off — research shows that 52% of American workers didn’t use all their vacation days in 2017 — deciding on a location is the other half of the battle.