Want to know if your area stacks up? It’s about jobs!  For those of you comfortable investing in multiple states like we do for Property Tax Strategies, you’ll find some good inspiration here!

Corey@ iWealth


The job market is complicated these days. Nationwide, unemployment has fallen to levels not seen since the turn of the millennium.

In some states the rate is even lower. Yet more than 1.5 million Americans have been out of work for half a year or more, and skilled positions across the country are going unfilled.

Even so, some states are deftly navigating it all, adding jobs and growing their economies.

Among the 66 metrics in our America’s Top States for Business study is year-over-year job growth, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

These are the top states for jobs for the 12 months ending in May 2017.

10. TENNESSEE

  • Powered by a construction hiring spree in one of the hottest real estate markets in the country, the Volunteer State has been adding jobs — real jobs — at a record clip. In May, unemployment dipped below the national average, leading to talk of labor shortages and upward pressure on wages. Is the job growth sustainable? Overall, economic growth in Tennessee is also outpacing the rest of the country, but not by as much as the job market is…

    Check out the full article here:  https://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/11/top-states-to-find-a-job-in-america-in-2017.html

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