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Maryland ranked as 5th-worst state for wealthy people from tax perspective, WalletHub study

BALTIMORE, MD—With the tax deadline for most Americans fast approaching and low- and middle-income families expected to pay higher effective tax rates than the wealthy, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its report on the Best States to Be Rich or Poor from a Tax Perspective to help people find the states that will save them the most money …


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Maryland town named among happiest cities in America

BALTIMORE, MD—With the International Day of Happiness coming up on March 20, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its report on 2024’s Happiest Cities in America in an effort to find out which cities provide the best conditions for Americans’ mental and physical well being. Columbia, MD came in at No. 10.  Fremont, CA topped the list with Overland …


Maryland is 2024’s 6th-best state for women, WalletHub study

BALTIMORE, MD—With Women’s History Month coming up in March, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its report on the Best & Worst States for Women in 2024, to highlight the areas that provide an ideal living environment for women and the places that are in need of improvement. Maryland came in at No. 6 on this year’s list.  Massachusetts …

Baltimore contributes the most annual volunteer hours per resident, WalletHub study

BALTIMORE, MD—With March 1 being Employee Appreciation Day and Americans working an average of 1,811 hours per year, more than people in most other industrialized countries, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its report on 2024’s Hardest-Working Cities in America to celebrate those who contribute the most to our economy. In order to determine where Americans work the hardest, …

Maryland is 2024’s 3rd-most educated state in America, WalletHub study

BALTIMORE, MD—With people who have college degrees earning around $600 to $1,200 more per week than people with just a high school diploma, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its report on 2024’s Most & Least Educated States in America. Maryland came in at No. 3, while Massachusetts topped the list. In order to determine the most educated states, …

Maryland is 2024’s 4th-worst state in which to start a business, WalletHub study

BALTIMORE, MD—Being an entrepreneur is hard, as around one in five new businesses fail within the first year. Being in the right state can make the process a lot easier, though, and Utah is the best state for starting a business, according to a new report by the personal-finance website WalletHub. It’s followed by Georgia, Florida, Idaho and Nevada. The …

Maryland named 2023’s 7th most vulnerable state to identity theft, WalletHub study

BALTIMORE, MD—Identity theft and fraud cost Americans billions of their hard-earned dollars each year, and new dangers such as the recent MOVEit data breach are popping up all the time. Some places are more susceptible to this issue than others, though. For example, the District of Columbia tops the list of the places most vulnerable to identity theft and fraud, …

Maryland town named 2024’s worst city for singles, WalletHub report

BALTIMORE, MD—Finding love can be difficult and expensive, but living in the right place can make things easier due to a high population of singles, lots of activities, low dating costs and more. For example, Seattle is the best city for singles in the country, according to a new report by the personal-finance website WalletHub, which analyzed 35 key indicators …