Analysts at SmartAsset ranked U.S. metro areas based on how well residents are taking control of their personal finances. They looked at the percent change in credit scores, credit card debt, credit utilization ratio, late credit card payment rate, non-mortgage debt and mortgage delinquency rate to make their conclusions.
Rising housing prices and a lack of median- and low- income developments have driven up the number of homeless people in the state of California. The state holds 12 percent of the country’s population, but 22 percent of its homeless population.
According to a Pew Research Study, 15 percent of 25- to 35-year-olds were still living with their parents in 2016. Realtor.com conducted a study to compare the areas where millennials live alone to where they are likely to fly back to—or never leave—their parents’ nest.
A new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) found that workers who work 40 hours a week at a federal or state minimum wage can only afford a one-bedroom rental in 12 U.S. counties. HousingWire reports that the study also found that 76.4 percent of renter households would need to work more […]