Texas will soon have the highest posted speed limit in the United States (heck, in the Western Hemisphere. Take that, Honduras.) – 85 miles per hour.
In November, Texas will open a new toll road on a heavily-used corridor between Austin and San Antonio, where the current highway (I-35) has a speed limit of 65 [...]
This July was the hottest on record in the U.S. and 2012 is on track to be our hottest year ever. You better believe Americans are cranking the A/C and heading for the swimming holes.
But when it comes to my “cool cities” study, I’m talking about the other kind of cool. The sunglasses, Levi’s [...]
Can you really retire in America and only spend $100 a day? Turns out it’s a lot more possible than you might think.
When I started this recent study with AARP, I’d expected only about 20 or 30 U.S. cities would be this affordable. But I was surprised to discover that most U.S. metro areas have [...]
Our Best Cities for Military Retirement and Second Careers study is a making a big splash in the media. The team at Fleishman-Hillard PR orchestrated a great campaign for our USAA-sponsored study.
A big front-page above-the-fold feature in USA Today: Job-Seeking Veterans.
Forbes.com featured a two-page story and a slide show, and the American Morning show on [...]
Coinciding with Veteran’s Day, we just completed an interesting study about the best places in the U.S. for military retirees to start a second career. Since most veterans retire from service in their 30′s or 40′s, they have plenty of time to start a new professional chapter in their lives.
So what are [...]
The results of our newest study were released today on the CBS show, Sunday Morning. Louisville, KY earned the top spot of Most Sleepless City, and Honolulu residents got the best rest in our study of insomnia. (see the video clip on CBS)
Our new study ranks the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, home [...]