Betting, hats, juleps – it’s Derby weekend! The Kentucky Derby is an annual horse race that takes place in Louisville, Kentucky. The Derby attracts approximately 155,000 people each year, and has even claimed the title, “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.” Even though the Kentucky Derby has made Louisville an exciting place for tourism, it has also become a great place to live all year round! Other than the Derby, Louisville is home to many delectable restaurants, amusement parks, and historical museums that have a one-of-a-kind southern charm. There’s no place like home… and there’s no place like Louisville, Kentucky. Here are some of [...]
Safety plays a major role when deciding where you want to reside. Not only does it affect you and your family’s quality of life, it also affects those who visit you. With a national violent crime rate of 373 per 100,000 residents and a property crime rate of 2487, a high crime rate within a particular state can impact the buying decision of potential homebuyers. According to US News, these are the top 10 safest states in America with low rates in violence and property crimes:
**Rates are per 100,000 residents.1. Vermont Violent Crime Rate: 118 Property Crime Rate: 1407
Vermont is mostly known for its cold temperatures and pure maple syrup, but as of [...]
According to ABC News, New York is the first state to make tuition free at community colleges and public four-year universities. Finally, debt-free college education! But with every good thing, there are some conditions. In order to receive the benefit of free tuition, there are some requirements that must be met, or else your benefits will cease and you may have to pay the state back. Here are the requirements:The college/university must be public (state funded). The family of the student must earn $125,000 or less. The student must maintain a certain GPA. Students that receive free tuition must stay in New York after graduation for as many years as they received it.