Veterans starting the post-service phase of their lives face a unique set of opportunities and challenges.
On the one hand, the post-9/11 G.I. Bill can help with getting a college education. Â On the other hand, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that veterans between the ages of 25 and 34 have unemployment rates nearly 4 points higher than comparable civilians.
Working with USAA Insurance and Military.com, we decided to shed some light on this issue by determining the Best U.S. Cities for Veterans.
Out of 379 major U.S. metro areas, here’s the top 10:
- Pittsburgh, PA
- Phoenix, AZ
- Dallas, TX
- Cleveland, OH
- Atlanta, GA
- Warren, MI
- Ann Arbor, MI
- Cincinnati, OH
- Columbus, OH
- St. Louis, MO
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The results of our newest study were released today on the CBS show, Sunday Morning.Â Louisville, KY earned the top spot of Most Sleepless City, and Honolulu residentsÂ got the best rest in our study of insomnia.
(see the video clip on CBS)
OurÂ new study ranks the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, home to fully half of the U.S. population.Â The Sperling study analyzes over 400,000 responses from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (the worldâ€™s largest telephone survey, conducted annually by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and also considers factors contributing to poor sleep,
such as joblessness, divorce, and lengthy commuting.
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