3 Reasons Renting Can Be Better than Buying

The housing crash permanently altered the perception of homeownership. Renting is now, if not vogue, a socially acceptable alternative to homeownership. And here are a few reasons why renting can be even better than owning a home. Liquidity First of all, renters have a greater liquidity than homeowners, a financial flexibility that cannot be understated…

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South Carolina is Popular with Boomers

South Carolina has experienced rapid growth in the last 30 years, much of it from retirees seeking a warmer climate and lower cost of living. As more and more baby boomers begin to retire that trend is certain to continue. Retirees have been moving into all parts of the state, the area in the southwest…

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How Much More it Costs to Own Than Rent In Your State

Owning a home is often considered the American dream — and it’s an expensive one. Homeowners in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., pay from 33% to 93% more for housing each month than do renters living in the same state, according to a new NerdWallet analysis. But many homeowners reap benefits that you can’t…

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Retire in Greenville, SC

Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville has transformed from a blip on the national map to a bustling metropolis. The former textile powerhouse now has companies like GE and Michelin moving in and infusing the town with new energy. The reinvigorated downtown serves as the focal point of the region, attracting…

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Best States to Find a Job

Some states are adding jobs much faster than others. CNBC knows, because we've been measuring job creation in all 50 states for 10 years in our annual America's Top States for Business study. Job growth is a key metric in our Economy category, measuring employment increases over the previous 12 months based on seasonally adjusted…

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