Thirteen cities have increased hiring; Texas and Florida lead the way, while the coasts are dwindling

Now hiring sign at McDonald’s location in Sunny Isles Beach, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock by Kristi Blokhin The economy is trending downward in the most advantageous manner. The coastal Southeast and the Rockies are seeing significant economic growth, with an increase in the availability of well-paying jobs and reasonably priced homes. And with a burgeoning

Preventing playground burns in your children on sunny Florida days

Playground set — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Trong Nguyen Families are getting ready for more beach days, pool outings, and, of course, playground adventures as temps climb around Central Florida. But parents should be aware of a hidden risk that comes along with the warmer weather: playground equipment can burn children’s sensitive skin in a matter

According to U-Haul, Florida and four other states saw the most moves in 2023 

U-Haul truck – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Around the World Photos New data from equipment rental giant U-Haul shows that 2023 was another year where thousands of people moved across state lines. U-Haul publishes its Growth Index report for the preceding year every year. The business compares the net gain of U-Haul trucks leaving

Who is surpassing Florida cities for apartment rent growth?

Miami Beach, Florida: Colorful pastel green house apartment building for rent – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kristi Blokhin The majority of rent price increases last month were in college towns, energy industry towns, Midwest and Northeast cities, while rent growth in the Sunbelt, which skyrocketed during the epidemic, fell further victim to a large

There have been reports of damage caused by recent tornadoes in Florida

Tornadoes touch down in Florida – Pictured: Waterspout Water Tornado – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by aramiu After damage in the Tampa Bay area, Florida faces a second day of tornado risk. The Southeast U.S., which is suffering from a severe drought, has benefited from rain brought by a tropical disturbance, but Florida is seeing

Florida surpasses New York to take second place for most valuable housing market

New York City Housing Market – NYC Skyline with Statue of Liberty In View – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by shutterupeire According to a poll, Florida has surpassed New York to become the second-most valued property market in the country. Beginning in June 2022, residential property values in the Sunshine State increased by $160 billion,

Miami’s playground surface reaches 177.9 degrees in Florida’s scorching heat

Extreme heat; Florida not pictured – Playground set — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Trong Nguyen Many people consider this summer to be the hottest they can recall, and Florida has recently been the subject of numerous excessive heat warnings. However, it’s not simply the scorching sun and oppressive humidity that make outdoor play hazardous. The risk

Ways extreme heat impacts houses, cars in the Sunshine State

Extreme heat; Florida not pictured – Thick orange smoke haze over homes — Courtesy: Shutterstock — SvetlanaSF It is obvious that this intense heat can be harmful to our health, but it is less clear how much of a financial toll it might have on our homes and vehicles. Our houses struggle in the heat,

A study says that four cities in Florida are the “best” places to live in the U.S.

St. Petersburg, Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Matthew Yoder Four cities in Florida, including one in the Tampa Bay area, were recently named some of the best places to live in the United States. Livability said that it looked at cities with 75,000 to 500,000 people and a typical home value of $500,000

Looking for a job in the Florida Keys with a salary between $61,000 and $97,000?

Beautiful living area in the Florida Keys – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By travelview In order to recruit teachers in time for the new school year, Florida Keys schools are using a tried-and-true pitch: “Come work in paradise.” “Picture yourself enjoying the best sunsets in the world every night and using your weekends to finally