September 22, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

WalletHub Ranks Maryland 5th Happiest State in U.S.

A new study that looks at happiness in states across the country, ranks Maryland as the fifth most happy in the U.S. Last year, Maryland was ranked eighth. The finance website WalletHub.com ranks Utah (#2), Minnesota (#3), New Jersey (#4), California (#6), North Dakota (#7), Iowa (#8), Idaho (#9), and Connecticut (#10) in the top […]

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September 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

WalletHub Clasifica a Maryland como el Séptimo Estado más Diverso del País

Un nuevo estudio que analiza la diversidad en los estados de todo el país ubica a Maryland en el séptimo lugar por tercer año consecutivo. El sitio web de finanzas, WalletHub.com, clasifica a Texas (#2), Hawái (#3), Nueva Jersey (n.°4), Nueva York (#5), Nuevo México (#6), Florida (#8), Nevada (# 9) y Arizona (#10) entre los […]

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September 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

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

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

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August 27, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery County Initial Unemployment Claims Creep Back Above 1,000

The number of Montgomery County residents filing initial claims for unemployment climbed slightly, rising to 1,137 during the week ending Aug. 22. During the week ending on Aug. 15, 926 county residents filed initial claims, according to the Maryland Department of Labor. Statewide, there was a decrease. During the week ending Aug. 22, 11,875 Marylanders […]

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August 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Community College System Ranks Third in Nation

Community colleges offer a cost-effective alternative to the high price tag of a traditional four-year university or college. The personal finance website WalletHub ranked Maryland as having the third-best community college system in the country. In Maryland, Montgomery College ranks as the second-best community college behind Carroll Community College. WalletHub analyzed a sample of 698 […]

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August 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Ocupó el Tercer Lugar como Mejor Sistema en Educación Temprana

A raíz de la pandemia Covid-19, algunos estados y jurisdicciones han decido tener instrucción académica en línea durante el otoño, incluido el sistema escolar público del condado de Montgomery; sin embargo, en términos de educación preescolar en persona hay opciones para algunos padres de familia. El sitio web de finanzas personales WalletHub publicó este martes […]

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August 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

National Survey Shows 55% Parents Favor Reopening Schools

With the new school year starting in a few weeks, there is still a debate about schools reopening. A recent national survey shows 55 percent of parents want schools to reopen for in-person learning. The financial website WalletHub asked more than 1,200 parents whether they prefer students to return to the classroom in the fall […]

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August 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Ranks Low in Equity Among Maryland School Districts

Montgomery County is ranked one of the least equitable school districts in Maryland according to finance website WalletHub. Only Howard County ranks lower than Montgomery County. WalletHub ranked Maryland’s 24 school districts to determine where school funding is distributed equitably. Two figures, average household income and amount spent per student by the school district, were […]

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July 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

WalletHub Ranks Maryland Tenth Best School System

Maryland has the tenth 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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June 22, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

WalletHub Ranks Maryland 5th Most Patriotic State

With the 4th of July around the corner, Wallet Hub has compared key indicators of patriotism across the 50 states and has determined that Maryland is the fifth most patriotic state in the United States. WalletHub compared two key dimensions, “Military Engagement” and “Civic Engagement,” with subcategories for each, in order to determine each state’s […]

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