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Vacant Cities, Packed Suburbs: Rent in America Is Changing

Vacant Cities, Packed Suburbs: Rent in America Is Changing

Americans are moving, and it’s changing the price of rent nationwide. Our team of analysts found that this reshuffling has dramatically changed the number of available apartments in almost every state, creating a significant issue of supply and demand that has reversed long-standing trends in the price of rent.

The Safest States for Summer Travel

The Safest States for Summer Travel

Looking for the best vacation spot? Our analysts go beyond the travel deals to make sure that cheap vacation doesn't turn into an all-inclusive nightmare. We look at everything from driving dangers and crime rates to health statistics to find the safest states to travel to on your next vacation.

States with Biggest Improvement in Uninsured Rates

States with Biggest Improvement in Uninsured Rates

Since 2010 every state has seen an improvement in uninsured people. But which states have seen the biggest improvement?

The Rising Fear of Eviction or Foreclosure

The Rising Fear of Eviction or Foreclosure

High housing costs, a potential end to a moratorium on evictions and prolonged unemployment have many Americans worried about keeping a roof over their heads. We found that nationwide, nearly 20% of people (1 in 5) are worried they will face foreclosure or eviction in the next two months.

A Growing Crisis: Drug Overdose Deaths in America

A Growing Crisis: Drug Overdose Deaths in America

Our team of analysts found that drug overdose deaths have risen by nearly 27% in the last year. Nationwide, more than 87,000 people died of an overdose in 2020, nearly 20,000 more than in 2019.

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Fueled Fraud Crimes in the U.S.

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Fueled Fraud Crimes in the U.S.

In every state, in almost every category, fraud is on the rise — and it’s costing people billions of dollars. Our team of analysts found that since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, fraud reports have increased by more than 30%, ultimately costing Americans more than $2.3 billion dollars in 2020.

States With the Most Medical Debt and Greatest Disparities Between Health Care Costs and Middle-Class Income

States With the Most Medical Debt and Greatest Disparities Between Health Care Costs and Middle-Class Income

Recent trends in health care costs, health care coverage, medical debt and household income have contributed to growing disparities between different income groups in the United States.

Top States for Administering the COVID-19 Vaccine

Top States for Administering the COVID-19 Vaccine

Best and worst states at vaccinating their residents against COVID-19. State and national governments are carrying out their vaccination plans in order to distribute the vaccines effectively and efficiently.