2017’s states most dependent on the gun industry – WalletHub study

2017’s states most dependent on the gun industry – WalletHub study

From WalletHub With gun sales declining since President Donald Trump took office, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s States Most Dependent on the Gun Industry. To determine the states that depend most heavily on the arms and ammunitions industry both directly for jobs and political contributions and indirectly through firearm ownership, […]

Arizona is the strictest state on DUI

Arizona is the strictest state on DUI

From WalletHub With drunk driving resulting in more than 1 million arrests, nearly 10,000 deaths and over $40 billion in economic damage each year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released an in-depth report on 2016’s Strictest & Most Lenient States on DUI. In the interest of underscoring the financial downsides of driving drunk, WalletHub analyzed […]

Arizona has the 4th worst school system in America

Arizona has the 4th worst school system in America

From WalletHub Arizona scores another mark in education. In order to identify the best school systems in America, WalletHub’s analysts compared the quality of education in the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 17 key metrics. Our data set ranges from pupil-teacher ratio to dropout rate to average SAT and ACT scores. […]

Tucson is 2016’s 2nd best city for driving – really?

Tucson is 2016’s 2nd best city for driving – really?

From WalletHub We have to wonder about the WalletHub study because Tucson is a horrible place for motorists. Thankfully, the red light cameras and speed cameras are gone. Our roads are in dire need of repair throughout the city and traffic planners have repeatedly  failed to plan for future growth.  Tucson is also home to some of the worst drivers […]

WalletHub – Tucson is 2016’s 14th best city for recreation

WalletHub – Tucson is 2016’s 14th best city for recreation

From WalletHub July is National Park and Recreation Month and America’s largest cities investing more than $6.9 billion on park and recreation in 2015, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst Cities for Recreation. To highlight the relative benefit of public spaces and recreational activities for consumers and economies across […]

2016’s most patriotic states

2016’s most patriotic states

From WalletHub The personal-finance website WalletHub today released its list of 2016’s Most Patriotic States as a follow-up to its recent look at the Best & Worst Fourth of July Destinations. To identify the country’s patriotic hotspots, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 12 key metrics such as military engagement, voting habits and civic education. Top […]

2016’s Best & Worst cities for 4th of July Celebrations – WalletHub study

2016’s Best & Worst cities for 4th of July Celebrations – WalletHub study

From WalletHub With the Fourth of July just days away and the average household expected to spend $370.75 in celebration, the personal-finance website WalletHub followed up on its Fourth of July 2016 By The Numbers Report by identifying 2016’s Best & Worst Cities for Fourth of July Celebrations. More specifically, we evaluated how well the […]

2016’s best & worst cities for staycations

2016’s best & worst cities for staycations

From WalletHub To help Americans find the best staycation spots in the U.S. — and the ones worth leaving home for — WalletHub’s number crunchers compared the 150 largest cities across 28 key metrics. The data set includes such metrics as movie and bowling costs, golf courses, frozen-yogurt shops and spas per capita, and the cost […]

Tucson is the 10th best city to get married

Tucson is the 10th best city to get married

By SoAzNewsX With couples spending an average of $26,444 on their wedding, which often costs less during the first few months of the year, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2016’s Best & Worst Cities to Get Married. To help couples find the most wedding-friendly destinations, WalletHub’s analysts compared 150 of the […]