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Burglary

2022 Study: America’s Holiday Burglary Hotspots – Porch.com

[Editor’s Note: Prescott and Prescott Valley are mentioned in this report.] Key Findings 83,000 burglaries occurred during the holiday period last year Crimes during holidays account for 8.1% of all crimes committed throughout the year An estimated $130.5 million in value was lost to holiday burglaries in 2021 The average dollar amount for a holiday

Jobs

Arizona saw continued job growth in October – The Center Square

Arizona had a rise in both employment and unemployment last month. Arizona added 7,300 nonfarm jobs in October, a 0.24% increase in the state’s labor force participation. However, the state’s unemployment rate rose by 0.2% to 3.9%. It marked the fourth consecutive month where the state’s unemployment rate rose. Arizona’s rise in unemployment is due

Education

2023’s Best Colleges in Arizona – WalletHub Study

With the first “early decision” college-application deadline looming on Nov. 1, and tuition and room and board at a four-year college costing around $23,000 – $52,000 per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2023’s Best College & University Rankings report, as well as accompanying videos, in addition to separate rankings for colleges and for universities. To help college-bound seniors choose the

Inflation

2022’s Cities Where Inflation is Growing the Most – WalletHub Study

Photo courtesy of DepositPhotos  In 2022, Americans are dealing with the worst inflation in over 40 years, with the year-over-year inflation rate at 9.1% in June. Inflation is growing more quickly in some places than others, though. In order to determine the cities where inflation is growing the most – and thus is the biggest problem

Food

For some craft beer drinkers, less can mean more

For years, the market was inundated with heavy IPAs. Now drinkers are starting to push back. Bruce Milton Miller/Fairfax Media via Getty Images   Colleen C. Myles, Texas State University My prepandemic summers were always packed with travel – trips to Europe for work and play, and, most recently, a road trip across the American

Retirement

Cities Where Retirees are Moving – An AdvisorSmith Study

When many Americans reach retirement age, they often consider retiring from work and moving to a new city. Although many Americans move to new cities for a variety of reasons, retirees, in particular, may choose to downsize or seek sunshine or other amenities when they no longer need to be close to an employer or

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