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Austin Ranks 9th Best City for Veterans

Once again, Austin has proven itself a worthy contender for the title “one of the best places to live in the U.S.”. Using 18 key metrics to find the best cities for veterans within the nation’s 100 largest metros, Wallethub ranks Austin, Texas as the 9th Best City for Veterans.

RealtorMAG reports that factors such as income growth, veteran unemployment rates, housing affordability, veteran population, educational opportunities, number of VA health facilities, and the number of veterans living below the poverty line, among others, were considered in the rankings.

Irvine, Calif. tops the list with having the nation’s highest veteran income growth and lowest...

Austin-Round Rock makes Top 5 in List of Best Places for Millennials

Austin-Round Rock is one of the best places for Millennials. A recent study by Payscale, an online compensation analysis service, assessed which cities were the best for millennials just starting out in the workforce. The Austin-Round Rock metro made number four on the list, beating out other high-profile real estate areas like the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA area and Boston-Quincy, Mass. metro.

A report by the National Association of Realtors, or NAR, explained that PayScale analyzed data from 650,000 surveys filled out over the last two years by millennials, and weighed factors like compensation, benefits, length of commute, overall job satisfaction, job stress, and opportunities to...