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The number of adults in the U.S. aged 65 and older is expected to more than double by the year 2060 and experts say that group is often overlooked when it comes cases of abuse.

Best Black Friday Deals for 2017

Nov 22, 2017
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The day after Thanksgiving is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Black Friday is traditionally associated with the best bargains of the season, but a recent holiday shopping survey by the personal finance website WalletHub shows 53 percent of consumers think they can beat those deals. Analysts have come up with a list of 2017's Best Things to buy on Black Friday.  Jill Gonzalez says there are some offers that are worth the hassle of hitting the stores.

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and obesity is often a contributing factor in the disease. And Georgia comes in as one of the fattest states in the nation.

Americans spend about $200 billion dollars a year on obesity-related health costs.

 

The personal-finance website, WalletHub, released its report on 2017’s Fattest States in America. Georgia was number 17 on the list. Analyst Jill Gonzalez says they studied all 50 states plus the District of Columbia.

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Another list and another high ranking for the University of Georgia. This time it’s WalletHub’s list of 2018’s Best Universities in America. The personal finance website ranked over 1,000 institutions of higher learning across the country. UGA was in the top 100 nationally and in the top 20 regionally.

Analyst Jill Gonzalez says they considered almost 30 different factors.

Georgia Among 2017's Least Financially Savvy States

Oct 9, 2017
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October is National Financial Planning Month and about two in five U.S. adults grade their knowledge of personal finance a “C” or worse. Georgia is among the worst states when it comes to financial know-how.

The personal-finance website WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia in more than 20 areas including annual savings account average, personal bankruptcy rate, and total debt as percentage of median income . Analyst Jill Gonzalez says Georgia ranked near the bottom of its list of "2017’s Most & Least Financially Savvy States."

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