Cost & Opportunity: Education

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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, […]

National Apartment Report: April 2017

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Rent prices nationwide rose throughout March — but only by about $2, or .2%, up to a median price of $1,005 for a one-bedroom apartment. The slight increase adds a hiccup to the overall year-to-date change, which was trending downward by 1.28% as of March. For April, national rents are down just 1.08% since January. […]

ABODO’s Tournament of Rents

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Now that your bracket is in shambles, it’s time for ABODO’s Tournament of Rents, everyone’s favorite corollary to the NCAA Tournament. Or, as we like to call it to avoid the NCAA’s lawyers: BASKETBALL LUNACY: THE REMAINING QUARTET. This week, we’ll be pitting the four remaining teams — Gonzaga, South Carolina, Oregon, and UNC — […]

Swipe Right for Love?

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For nearly as long as humans have used computers, they’ve used them to find love — or at least some… *ahem*… physical connection. As early as 1965, Harvard undergraduates were using nascent punch card technology to match date-seeking students with each other. By 1993, when Gary Kremen founded Match.com, the internet had made matchmaking quicker, […]

Not-So-Empty Nests

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Millennials are breaking a lot of records: According a report from the Council of Economic Advisers, Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S., comprising about one-third of the population; the most diverse generation; and the most educated generation, with more than 60% of adult Millennials having attended college. But Millennials are also setting a […]