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SURVEY: Iowans Good When it Comes to Budgeting

Updated: Monday, October 27 2014, 06:35 AM CDT
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) - Some new numbers are showing that when it comes the balancing the checkbook, Iowans are doing a pretty good job.

Three Iowa cities cracked the top ten for balancing and budgeting personal finances. ranked 150 metropolitan area throughout the US.
Cedar Rapids came in at number 6, Des Moines followed at number 7, and the Siouxland area rounded out the top ten.

For the rankings, the site counted in 16 factors, including average credit score, bankruptcies, and how much folks keep in savings.

The nation foundation for credit counseling says three in five American say they dont keep a balanced budget, while 13-percent of Americans say they couldnt tell you what they spend on everyday expenses such as food and gas.
SURVEY: Iowans Good When it Comes to Budgeting