Douglas Burger

Douglas is a contributor to ValuePenguin.

Safest Cities for Kids in 2017

It's a perennial priority to protect our children from the worst aspects of urban life, such as crime, while exposing them to the best,...

Best Cities for Small Business

There are more than five million companies in the U.S. And more than 76% of them have less than 10 employees, according to the U.S. Census...

Best Cities for Homeowners in Illinois

A home is the largest single purchase that most people make in the course of their lifetimes. This is no different for current and future...

Best Cities for Tourists

One of the biggest decisions a person has to make each year is how to spend his or her paid time off. Each person wants to get something...

Best Cities for Singles

Settling down isn’t a priority anymore. According to the U.S Census Bureau, the median age for first marriage has been on the rise since...

Best Cities to Be a Healthcare Professional

Healthcare in the U.S. is a multi-trillion dollar industry. It’s also a growing field for many lucrative careers.

Most Environmentally Friendly Cities

Cities across the U.S. are learning what Kermit the Frog sang about long ago: It’s not easy being green. Taking care of our environment is...

Best Cities to Retire

Life is full of achievements, from graduations to promotions and buying a house, all the way to retirement. It’s important for us to...

Best Cities for Music Fans in 2016

by Douglas Burger Select a category: Overall rank Number of music stores Performing arts degree holders         When it comes to...

Best Cities for Biking

From 2000 to 2014, bicycle commuting in the U.S. grew by 62%, according to the League of American Bicyclists. And with personal health and...

Best Places for Tech Careers

Thick glasses, high-waisted pants and bad haircuts. The awkward computer nerd is becoming a thing of the past as technology has rapidly...

2016 Safest Cities to Drive in the U.S.

If you were to ask 10 people about what makes a good driver, you would probably come away with 10 different answers. We went a different...