REPORT: Worcester Residents are Responsible Spenders and Savers

by | Dec 6, 2017 | Worcester Ranks | 0 comments

A new report from the data experts at Wallethub praises Worcester’s residents for their responsible spending and ability to save their hard earned money.

The report – 2017’s Best & Worst Cities for Wallet Fitness – compared more than 180 U.S. cities based on 29 key indicators including Credit Standing,  Responsible Spending, Savings, Risk Exposure and Earning Power.

Of the 180 cities measured, Worcester ranked #60. Among New England cities, Worcester was well behind Warwick, (#10), Boston (#14), Nashua (#30), but ahead of Manchester (#61) and Providence (#114).

To see how Worcester compared to other cities in New England and across the country, scroll the map below.

Source: WalletHub

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Patrick Sargent is the founder and lead reporter for ThisWeekinWorcester.com. He was born and raised on Grafton Hill and is a graduate of Holy Name high school and Worcester State University. Previous to starting TWIW, he worked as a contributing reporter for the Worcester Sun. Before that, over the course of several years, he had stints with GoLocalWorcester, Worcester Magazine, the Leominster Champion and Fitchburg Pride. He can be contacted at [email protected]