Betting, hats, juleps – it’s Derby weekend! The Kentucky Derby is an annual horse race that takes place in Louisville, Kentucky. The Derby attracts approximately 155,000 people each year, and has even claimed the title, “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.” Even though the Kentucky Derby has made Louisville an exciting place for tourism, it has also become a great place to live all year round! Other than the Derby, Louisville is home to many delectable restaurants, amusement parks, and historical museums that have a one-of-a-kind southern charm. There’s no place like home… and there’s no place like Louisville, Kentucky. Here are some of [...]
As America continues to shift into an economy that better favors freelancers, remote workers have more options and resources available to them than ever before. From a greater variety of jobs, to more choices in transportation, the U.S. is becoming an easier place to live for workers who only commute from their bed to their living room. Still, some places stand out for work-from-home employees and subscribers to the gig economy.
There are a few factors that affect quality of life for remote workers. Home prices are very important, as they often work from a home office. Public transportation can also be a concern for people who work from home and therefore may not need to own a [...]
While California and other western states may get the most media coverage for their wildfires, it’s actually the southern United States that led the country in homes destroyed by wildfires in 2016.
According to the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) there were more than 67,000 wildfires in the US last year. Those fires destroyed over 5.5 million acres, with nearly 1.6 of those lost acres in the south. Tennessee led the nation in wildfires, and the highest number of structures lost in one state – 2,000 plus residences and 53 commercial buildings. California ranked second with 754 residences and 12 commercial structures.
In spite of the catastrophic [...]