Living in the Wage Gap: A Look at Gender, Wages, and Housing Affordability

Living in the Gap

Posted · Add Comment

Despite its prevalence in both culture and legislation dating back to the late 1800s, the wage gap between men and women remains a contentious issue. The first legislation aimed at abolishing gender-based earnings discrepancies in the private workforce was the Equal Pay Act of 1963 — 93 years after Congress passed a bill to prohibit […]

Best Watering Holes for YPs in Milwaukee

Posted · Add Comment

What made Milwaukee famous, as the song goes, is beer, and even though Schlitz is no longer the most popular brewery in America, Milwaukee is still one of the best cities in the country for drinkers. The city is filled with popular breweries both macro (MillerCoors, Pabst, Schlitz) and micro- (Mobcraft, Black Husky, Brenner), as […]

10 Interior Design Blogs Perfect for Apartment-Dwellers

Posted · Add Comment

When you live in an apartment, every square foot counts. When the square footage is low and major alterations are prevented by a lease, it can be hard to design your space in a way that’s both aesthetically pleasing and pragmatic — not to mention possible. Luckily, the internet abounds in creative apartment dwellers and […]

Cost & Opportunity: Education

Posted · Add Comment

ABODO’s Cost and Opportunity series has so far helped you weigh the best cities for jobs in tech, health care, and PR. This month, we’ll turn to one of the nation’s most important jobs: education. The American Community Survey’s education occupational category includes all teachers, regardless of level, as well as teaching assistants, museum curators, […]

Is Madison, Wisconsin, a Tech Hub?

Posted · Add Comment

All Signs Point to Yes We often think of the tech industry as being confined to the coasts — and specifically, the West Coast, where thousands of eager programmers and developers flock every year to work at giants like Google and Facebook. But increasingly, with rents and cost-of-living skyrocketing in San Francisco and its environs, […]