ValuePenguin's research offers advice about the typical costs where you live, which cities are the safest, and how your family can save money.

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... Read More

Safest Cities for Women

One out of every six American women will be the victim of rape or attempted rape at some point in her lifetime, according to RAINN, and... Read More

2016 Safest Places in Illinois

Cities in Illinois vary dramatically with regards to safety. Here are the safest cities for people thinking of moving to Illinois. Read More

2016 Safest Places in New York

The ValuePenguin team analyzed 210 places with populations of more than 5,000. The crime scores ranged from 16 to 5,266. Small towns and... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Best Cities for Music Fans in 2016

Music is something that almost everyone can enjoy. We researched 200 cities in America and ranked them according to several factors to find... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More