WalletHub identifies Louisiana as most stressed state in the country
Posted on 4/3/2018 4:00:00 PM.
The personal-finance website Wallethub names Louisiana as the most stressed state. Spokesperson Jill Gonzales says they looked at a variety of factors and Louisiana has among the highest work and money related stresses than any other state.

"Even though Louisianians are working some of the most hours per week, they are making very little money for it compared to other states," Gonzales said. 
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Three Louisiana cities top list of most stressed
Posted on 7/19/2017 4:14:00 AM.

Three Louisiana cities are among the most stressed in the country, according to a new study from the personal finance website WalletHub. Shreveport came in at number ten on the list. Jill Gonzales with WalletHub says Shreveport did particularly badly in the health category.

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Report finds Louisiana 2nd worst state for working moms
Posted on 5/12/2017 4:34:00 AM.

A report by the personal finance website, WalletHub, finds Louisiana is the second worst state for working moms. Analyst Jill Gonzales says they measured the quality of child care and professional opportunities, which really brought Louisiana down. She says although the costs of day-care is relatively low.

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Study finds Louisiana is the worst state to be a police officer
Posted on 5/10/2017 3:50:00 AM.

A study from WalletHub finds Louisiana is the worst state to be a police officer. Website analyst Jill Gonzales says they measured the quality of life and job hazards, which really brought Louisiana down in the ratings.

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WalletHub: Louisiana is least financially literate state
Posted on 3/30/2017 12:55:00 PM.

Louisiana has the worst financial literacy in the nation, according to the personal finance website WalletHub. Analyst Jill Gonzales says the median credit score in the state is 654, which is verging on bad credit. She says only 28 percent of residents are setting aside money for their children’s education, and less half have a rainy day fund.

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Mardi Gras means big bucks for the Big Easy
Posted on 2/28/2017 5:53:00 AM.

It’s Fat Tuesday, and a report by WalletHub finds more and more people are letting the good times roll in the Bayou State. WalletHub analyst Jill Gonzales says Mardi Gras has an economic impact of $465 million for New Orleans alone. She adds that it’s growing every year as more and more people save up to visit the Big Easy for the Carnival season.

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WalletHub MLK Jr. report: Louisiana ranks 10th in nation for improvements in race relations
Posted on 1/16/2017 11:45:00 AM.
Today is Martin Luther King Jr Day, and WalletHub has issued a report on race relations which indicates Louisiana is among the top 10 for making the most progress. Spokesperson Jill Gonzales says the report measured the gaps between blacks and whites in 16 key indicators that put the state right at number 10.
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Louisiana home to three of the nation's most sinful cities
Posted on 12/14/2016 3:05:00 AM.

Louisiana is home to three of the most sinful cities in the country, according to WalletHub. Baton Rouge came in at number 8 on the list, New Orleans is number 10, and Shreveport cracked the top 20. Jill Gonzales with WalletHub says they looked at a variety of metrics to determine which cities were the most sinful.

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WalletHub: Shoppers will save more than 60% this Black Friday
Posted on 11/24/2016 5:05:00 AM.

Millions of Americans are expected to shop tomorrow, and WalletHub has released their report of the best stores for Black Friday. Jill Gonzales with WalletHub says Macy’s will have the best discounts, as their average discount is about 64% off. But she says shoppers will find good deals just about everywhere.

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Louisiana ranks high for bullying
Posted on 10/31/2016 12:39:00 PM.
According to a pair of recent studies, Louisiana holds some of the top spots in the nation when it comes to bullying problems in schools. WalletHub says the state ranks 6th for the percentage high school students who are heckled on campus, and Louisiana leads in the amount of older kids who attempted suicide.
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