What does finance look like in the U.S. today? These maps show you the state of finance throughout the U.S. and how residents in each state are fairing when it comes to their debt, credit, and budgetary stability. You can see who’s doing well and who’s falling behind, while comparing your financial situation to your neighbors to see how you stack up. Find the latest financial maps here so you can make smart choices for your money.
Jan 27, 2017 | Meghan Alard
Where you live can have a serious impact on your ability to repay debt. Is cost of living a factor that’s keeping you from achieving freedom from debt?
Jan 06, 2017 | Meghan Alard
A new study by CreditCards.com finds most Americans are living in an unsustainable state of debt when it comes to high interest rate credit card debt.
Debt Advice, Debt Relief
Oct 13, 2016 | Meghan Alard
In some states, nearly one out of five borrowers who graduated during the 2012-2013 schoolyear have defaulted on their student loan debt payments.
Sep 22, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Achieving the American Dream is getting tougher and tougher as home prices continue to rise, but some key areas still offer affordability to new buyers.
Sep 15, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
This interactive map shows you the best and worst states for financial stability in the nation. Does where you live determine your ability to succeed?
Aug 11, 2016 | Meghan Alard
View this interactive map to compare income to home affordability in 27 U.S. cities – and learn what to do if you live in a place with a large budget gap.
Mar 02, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Homeowners break even in two years with the affordability of buying a home versus renting, but how do you overcome obstacles to secure a good mortgage?
Feb 24, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Paying child support by credit card may be convenient, but added convenience fees and high interest charges for cash advances could hurt your budget.
Credit Cards, Family
Jan 29, 2016 | Meghan Alard
We look at credit card use by state throughout the U.S. to see which consumers are using credit the right way and who is headed for financial distress.
Credit Cards, Credit Score, Debt Advice
Jan 20, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
High income doesn’t always equate to financial stability, particularly if you live in a state with a high cost of living. We break stability down by state.