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The millennial generation is now America’s largest, numbering 72.1 million according to 2019 Census Bureau data. Between the ages of  26 to 41,  millennials’ tendencies have changed from those of earlier generations. Self.inc states only 44% of millennials are married and millennials have continued a trend of delaying marriage. The median age of a first […]

“Oh, I wish I has an Oscar Mayer wiener…” The first Wienermobile was created by Oscar Mayer’s nephew, Carl G. Mayer, in 1936. Over the years, The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile has evolved from Carl Mayer’s original 1936 vehicle to the vehicles seen on the road today. Although that first Wienermobile was scrapped for metal in the […]

President Biden is canceling some student debt for millions of Americans. Biden’s plan calls for thousands of dollars in loan cancellations for those who earn less than $125,000 a year. The move will be the largest forgiveness for individual student debt ever. Currently, about 44 million borrowers owe a collective $1.7 trillion in federal student loan […]

As interest rates have gone up, the housing market is starting to cool. However, if you are patient or have a dollar you can get into an affordable home right now. Keep in mind that you might need to invest in some sweat equity. Where are the Central Indiana Homes Listed For $1? Markleville: House […]

U.S. News and World Report asked top college officials to identify institutions in their “Best Colleges” category that are making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities. One Indiana school made the top 10 list. Purdue University ranked at #8 for most innovative universities in the country. […]

Sure…you can enjoy Indy, Fort Wayne, South Bend and Evansville. Many people would consider spending the day in the bigger cities for a fun time. However, Indiana is littered with smaller, quaint towns that also have a lot to offer. One Indiana city was recently named as the most underrated in the state. What Is […]

The goal of sister cities is to create cultural exchange between cities. Mayors of two cities sign a memorandum of understanding thus creating sister cities. Sister Cities were created in 1956 at a White House Summit initiated by President Eisenhower. Did you know Indianapolis has nine sister cities? These are also known as town twins. […]

A corn maze or maize maze is a maze cut out of a corn field. Originally, the first full-size corn maze was believed to be created in Annville, Pennsylvania in 1993; however, similar corn mazes were highlighted in newspapers as early as 1982. Corn mazes have become popular tourist attractions and are a way for farms to generate tourist income. There are more than 500 of […]

You’re driving on US 31 and there it is…a sign directing you to Mexico. Have you left the country? Nope, you’re still in Indiana. There are quite a few cities throughout our great state that may sound as if you’re in another state or even another country. Let’s review… Brazil, IN In the 1840s, the […]

Food, education, quality health care and a secure home are some basic needs that most children don’t have to worry about. However,  not every child is so privileged. August is Child Support Awareness Month and nearly 1 in 7 children in the U.S. are living in poverty. This comes from a report on 2022’s States […]