|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.
|Jill Gonzales, WalletHub, stress, Shreveport, New Orleans, Baton Rouge|
|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.
|wallethub, Jill Gonzales, working moms|
|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.
|WalletHub, Jill Gonzales, police officer|
|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.
|Jill Gonzales, WalletHub, financial literacy|
|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.
|Jill Gonzales, WalletHub, Mardi Gras, Carnival season|
|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.
|race relations, progress, wallethub, jill gonzales|
|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.
|Jill Gonzales, WalletHub, sinful cities|
|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.
|Jill Gonzales, WalletHub, Black Friday|
|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.
|bullying, jill gonzales, louisiana, wallet hub|
|Posted on 8/12/2016 3:39:00 AM.|
A new study from WalletHub finds that Louisiana is the third worst state for underprivileged children. Jill Gonzales with WalletHub says about 11% of Louisiana teens aged 16 to 19 are not in school or working, which can contribute to the crime rate. She says the state’s graduation rate is also much lower than other states.
|WalletHub, Jill Gonzales, poverty, children|
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