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May 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Three of the 10 Most Diverse Cities in America are in Montgomery County

According to a study by Wallet Hub, three of the top 10 most diverse cities in the country are in Montgomery County, outranking Boston and Los Angeles. Wallet Hub recently released a final study in their diversity study series that ranked three Montgomery County cities as most diverse in the Country. The finance website placed Silver […]

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February 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Four of the 10 Most Diverse Cities in America are in Montgomery County

According to a study by Wallet Hub, four of the top 10 culturally diverse cities in the country are in Montgomery County, outranking New York City, Boston and Los Angeles. Wallet Hub recently released a study that ranked four Montgomery County cities as most diverse in the Country. The finance website placed Gaithersburg, Germantown, Silver Spring, and […]

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January 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

WalletHub Ranks Maryland Second Most Educated State

Maryland is ranked the second most educated state according to finance website WalletHub. The state of Massachusetts ranked number one. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the higher the level of education one completes, the higher their income potential and the lower their chances of unemployment become. WalletHub compared the 50 states across two categories and […]

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January 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

New Study Finds that Maryland Ranks Fifth in Racial Progress

With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day coming up, WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of states with the most racial progress in 2018. WalletHub measured the gaps between blacks and whites across more than 20 key indicators of equality and integration in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Maryland ranks eighth overall […]

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November 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

WalletHub Ranks Maryland Second Most Charitable State

Maryland is ranked the second most charitable state according to finance website WalletHub. The state of Utah ranked number one. WalletHub compared the 50 states across two key dimensions and 14 metrics. The dimensions include; “Volunteering & Service” and “Charitable Giving”. A score for “Volunteering & Service” was based on seven key metrics including; volunteer […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maryland Ranks 11th in Health Care Costs

Maryland ranked 11th in a survey that looked at the cost of health care in each state. Only 10 other states fared better than the Free State. The study was completed by WalletHub, which offers credit scores and credit monitoring. To develop Maryland’s ranking, WalletHub found that the state was the fourth least expensive. It […]

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July 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Ranks Third Worst State to Start A Business

In a new study conducted by WalletHub, analysts took a look at 2017’s best and worst states to start a business and Maryland ranks number 47, making it the third worst state to start a business. WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states across 20 key indicators of startup success to determine the best states to […]

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May 4, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Rockville is 10th Most Diverse Small City in America

In a recent study conducted by WalletHub, the City of Rockville ranks tenth most diverse small city in America. Earlier this year, WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 500 of the largest cities across the  country to rank the Most Diverse Cities in America. Rockville ranked 31st overall but tenth among small cities. “Diverse small cities […]

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May 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Discusses Diverse City Ranking with CNN Host (VIDEO)

The City of Gaithersburg continues to gain national attention for its high ranking in WalletHub’s reports of “Most Culturally Diverse Cities” in America. The study, which recently compared more than 500 of the largest U.S. cities, determines its rankings on key factors such as ethnicity and race, language and birthplace. In 2017, Gaithersburg ranked third. […]

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March 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

WalletHub Ranks Maryland Second Most Innovative State

In a new study by WalletHub, Maryland is ranked second most innovative state. WalletHub’s analysts compared all 50 states across two key factors including human capital and the innovation environment. “Innovation is a huge driver of the state’s economy,” Jill Gonzalez, WalletHub analyst said. “Innovative states are economically successful states.” Maryland also ranked third in highest share of […]

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