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Eau Claire named as 4th city for best work-life balance

Posted August 6th, 2014

Check out this article by Forbes for top ten best and worst cities for work-life balance. Eau Claire made #4!

In addition to a workweek with fewer hours, Eau Claire residents spend less time commuting and also enjoy a relatively low cost of living — the median monthly rent in the city is just $704. Major employers include the headquarters of the home improvement chain Menards, along with the local school district, regional hospitals and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. In this area, residents spend their free time at places like the Chippewa River State Trail and several large parks.