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Month: March 2016

Doctors Earn the 3rd Least in Michigan

Medical doctors consistently rank among the highest compensated professions in the country. In every state, an average primary care physician earns at least $166,000 more than the average salary across all occupations. However, how much doctors earn varies greatly depending on location and specialty. The average primary care physician’s annual salary ranges from roughly $205,000 […]

Saginaw is Michigan’s Most Obese County

The United States is infamous for its obesity problem, and with good cause. The national obesity rate across the country spiked from 23% to 35% between the late 1980s and the early 2000s. There are a multitude of social and economic factors that predispose certain populations to obesity. High obesity rates can in return detrimentally […]

Michigan has the 12th Lowest Sales Tax

The deadline for filing income tax returns is less than a few weeks away. In addition to income taxes, Americans pay property and general sales taxes as well, which also account for a significant share of taxes paid each year. State and local governments collect more than $1,000 per person each year through sales taxes. […]

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