This month, we travel to the Southern part of New England, Connecticut. The “Constitution State” is the third smallest state according to land size, but its population is actually bigger than 20 other states. The has a mix of coastal cities and rural areas dotted with small towns. Mystic is famed for its Seaport Museum filled with centuries-old ships, and the beluga whale exhibits at Mystic Aquarium. On Long Island Sound, the city of New Haven is known as the home of Yale University and its acclaimed Peabody Museum of Natural History.
The state’s key industries include finance, insurance and real estate. Major financial industry employers include The Hartford, Travelers, Cigna, Aetna, Mass Mutual, People’s United Financial, Bank of America, Realogy, Bridgewater Associates, GE Capital, William Raveis Real Estate and Berkshire Hathaway.