With Veterans Day around the corner, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst Places for Veterans to Live (as well as accompanying videos). The report compares the 100 largest U.S. cities across 20 key metrics, ranging from share of military skill-related jobs to housing affordability to the availability of VA health facilities.
WalletHub also released its money-saving selection of 2019’s Best Military Credit Cards, along with the results of its 2019 Military Money Survey, which revealed that almost 200 million Americans agree that military families experience more financial stress than the average family, in addition to everything else they have to worry about when serving our country.
|Best Cities for Veterans||Worst Cities for Veterans|
|1. Tampa, FL||91. North Las Vegas, NV|
|2. Austin, TX||92. New Orleans, LA|
|3. Orlando, FL||93. Chicago, IL|
|4. Raleigh, NC||94. Toledo, OH|
|5. Scottsdale, AZ||95. Philadelphia, PA|
|6. Colorado Springs, CO||96. Indianapolis, IN|
|7. Virginia Beach, VA||97. Memphis, TN|
|8. Gilbert, AZ||98. Jersey City, NJ|
|9. St. Petersburg, FL||99. Newark, NJ|
|10. Jacksonville, FL||100. Detroit, MI|
To view the full report and your city’s rank, please visit:
Military Money Survey
- Nearly 1 in 2 people think that poor financial literacy among military personnel is a threat to national security.
- 190 million Americans don’t think that the military does enough to teach financial literacy.
- 79% of military members don’t think they should have to pay interest on debt when deployed to a war zone.
- Best Military Credit Card for Everyday Rewards: Navy Federal Credit Union Visa Signature® Flagship Rewards Credit Card – 2 points per $1 spent on all purchases and 3 points per $1 spent on travel purchases, the equivalent of 2-3% cash back when you redeem for travel expenses; no annual fee first year, $49 after.
To view the full survey, please visit:
(Visited 42 times, 13 visits today)