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June 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

WalletHub Ranks Maryland Number One for Teen Drivers

The finance website WalletHub ranks Maryland as the best state for teen drivers in the nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the country. In 2016, 2,433 teens in the United States were killed and 292,742 were treated in emergency rooms for […]

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May 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Ranked Second Best State to be in Law Enforcement

A recent study ranked Maryland as the second best state in the country to pursue a career in law enforcement. New York ranked first. WalletHub, a finance website, compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 27 key indicators of police-friendliness. The data set ranges from median income for law-enforcement officers to police deaths […]

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March 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Ranked 4th Most Innovative State

Maryland ranked fourth in a study that looked at innovation in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The finance website, WalletHub.com, ranked Washington state (#2),  the District of Columbia (#3), and Colorado (#5), in the top five most innovative states. The number one ranked state on the list is Massachusetts. Maryland also ranked […]

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February 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Three of the Best Cities at Money Management are in Montgomery County

Three of the top 20 cities with the best money-management skills are in Montgomery County, according to a new report by WalletHub. The personal finance website WalletHub ranks Chevy Chase (#11), Potomac (#16), and Bethesda (#20) in the top 20 cities with the best money-management skills in America list. The number one city on the […]

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November 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

New Study Finds Maryland Ranks Fourth Most Charitable State

Maryland is ranked the fourth most charitable state according to finance website WalletHub. The state of Minnesota ranked number one. WalletHub compared the 50 states across two broad descriptions or dimensions using 18 metrics. The two dimensions include “Volunteering & Service” and “Charitable Giving.” Maryland ranked eighth for “Volunteering & Service” and sixth for “Charitable Giving”. […]

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September 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

WalletHub Ranks Maryland Seventh Most Diverse State in U.S.

There’s a new study out that looks at diversity in states across the country, and Maryland ranks seventh for 2018. The finance website, WalletHub.com, ranks Texas (#2), Hawaii (#3), New Jersey (#4), New York (#5), New Mexico (#6), Florida (#8), Nevada (#9), and Illinois (#10) in the top 10 most diverse states. The number one […]

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September 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Maryland Ranks Seventh Happiest State in U.S.

There’s a new study out that looks at happiness in states across the country, and Maryland ranks seventh. The finance website, WalletHub.com, ranks Utah(#2), Minnesota(#3), North Dakota(#4), and California(#5) in the top five happiest states. The number one state on the list is Hawaii. According to WalletHub, happiness is not just a feeling of joy […]

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July 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

WalletHub Ranks Maryland as Having Eighth Best School System

Maryland has the eighth best school system in the nation according to finance website WalletHub. The Massachusetts  public school system is 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 […]

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May 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Three of the 10 Best Places to Live for Families in Maryland are in Montgomery County

WalletHub released a study that ranked three Montgomery County places in the top 10 best places for families to live in Maryland. The finance website placed North Potomac, Clarksburg, and Bethesda in its top ten “2018’s Best Places to Live in Maryland for Families” list. According to the 2018 findings, Columbia in Howard County is the […]

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May 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

photo of Downtown area of Silver Spring in Maryland

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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