Personal money management is a subject that many people struggle with – even in a robust economy. A 2019 Harris Poll for the nonprofit National Foundation for Credit Counseling found that 1 in 4 Americans report that they are not paying their bills on time.
Wallethub.com compared 2,572 different cities in the United States and found that eight of the worst twenty cities are in Georgia – including the four worst.READ MORE: Wife Of Fallen Deputy Magli: "I’m Not Ready. Eleven Years Was Not Long Enough."
The four worst are Fairburn, Lithonia, Hampton and Hinesville. Jonesboro and Union City were also in the bottom ten.READ MORE: Third Stimulus Check: When Could You Get Another Economic Relief Payment?
The comparison included the key metrics of debt level and financial behavior including credit scores, number of late payments, delinquencies, foreclosures and bankruptcies.MORE NEWS: 8 Georgia Cities Among The Worst At Money Management