If you’re a creative person, looking for a city that ignites your creative flair, where should you live? Perhaps you dream of becoming a writer – which city will provide the muses and inspiration you need? Maybe you want to go to an art school in a city where you’re surrounded by artists in your community and not just your classes. We set ourselves the challenge of finding out what cities creatives flock to, or should flock to live.
But first, how do we define creativity? The term has been used to describe personality types, professions, fields of study, and hobbies, but it’s also used when creating something, problem-solving, and reaching that “eureka” moment. For [...]
For many professors, teaching college is the realization of a lifelong goal. Days filled with reading, researching, and sharing that knowledge with thirsty minds is the dream of the most studious among us. Many professors arrive at their school chasing a number of things – research, grants, or funding. But for those with the luxury to choose where they live and teach, several cities offer a plethora of benefits for college professors.
While many college towns host schools with great work environments, larger metros offer increased school choice and therefore more competitive salaries, not to mention additional big city amenities. Here are five cities college professors would [...]
If you want to live in a city known for its great credit scores, you better bundle up.
This past winter, credit bureau Experian released their 2016 State of Credit report. The study listed the 10 cities with the best average credit scores in the country. Some were small towns and others were big cities—most were in Minnesota or Wisconsin.
The scores of the top 10 cities started at Madison, Wisconsin’s 702 and topped out at Mankato, Minnesota’s 708.
A little extra research into these scores revealed incomes tended to be higher in these cities, but, based on the research we’ve done, we know that credit scores have a lot to do with on-time payments [...]
Indianapolis is the largest city and capital of the fine state of Indiana. The city is a sprawling metropolis, internationally recognized as a top Food City, an exciting destination for family adventures, and a dynamic opportunity for business growth across a wide range of industries. From the dizzying speed of the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway to a quiet, thoughtful stroll down Massachusetts Avenue Arts District, Indianapolis truly has something to offer everyone, whether visiting for the weekend, buying a home and setting down roots, or opening a new business in the area. Currently, the housing market of Indianapolis is generally considered to be strong, driven in part by [...]
Greetings from the City by the Bay! I just finished a whirlwind visit to San Francisco, the 14th largest city in the U.S. and one of the most exciting.
San Francisco is home to some of the nation’s most inspired landmarks and districts like the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, and Fisherman’s Wharf. It’s also the center of a diverse and sophisticated culinary scene. Finally, it’s also headquarters for several banking institutions as well as several major companies like Pacific Gas and Electric, Craigslist, Wikipedia, Uber, Twitter, and Mozilla to name a few. For these reasons I found San Francisco to be a fantastic, diverse place to live.