personal finance

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NC is the state with the 8th most financial distress

July 17. According to a nationwide WalletHub survey, North Carolina is the eighth most financially distressed state, with more personal financial troubles than 42 other states. North Carolina’s Financial Distress (1=Most Distressed; 25=Average.): 15th – Average Credit Score (March 2024) 27th – Change in the Average Number of Accounts in Distress – Q1 2024 vs. […]

Mortgage delinquencies are increasing

May 23. With the rate of mortgage delinquency rising in all 50 states, a new WalletHub study says North Carolina ranks sixth among the states where mortgage delinquency is increasing the most. From the fourth quarter of 2023 to the first quarter of 2024, delinquencies in North Carolina rose 18.49 percent. The smallest increase was […]

NC among best for number of accounts in collection

April 16. Good news for creditors: North Carolina ranks 46th among all 50 states by number of accounts in collection. This, according to a new WalletHub study. —Average number of collection accounts per resident in collections: 2.53 —Average balance per collection account: $1,261.77 Wyoming is the state with the most collection accounts, with an average […]


Personal finance: The cost of smoking

Jan. 18. Smoking can burn a nasty hole through your wallet. With the economic and societal costs of smoking totaling more than $600 billion per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on The Real Cost of Smoking by State. To encourage the estimated 34.2 million tobacco users in the U.S. to kick the […]