This is the biggest money worry in your state…

first_imgThe financial worries that keep Americans up at night differ depending on where they live (and sleep).More than 10,000 Americans were asked to choose their “biggest financial challenge” from seven options: Planning for retirement, saving for a home, saving up an emergency fund, sticking to a budget, building an investment portfolio, paying for higher education, and paying off credit cards. Residents of more than half of all states named retirement planning as the biggest challenge, while one-third of respondents said they struggle most with sticking to a budget, the survey found — but there was sharp contrast between both coasts, and the Midwest. It was conducted by personal finance site the findings: Only six places named paying for higher education their No. 1 challenge, including California, Hawaii and Washington, D.C. Also notable: Around 60% of those surveyed in Western states said they were most concerned with sticking to a budget, while two-thirds of Midwest states said retirement planning is their biggest challenge. Despite multiple reports that housing is becoming more unaffordable due to a double-edged sword of rising home prices and flat wages, saving for a home and building an investment portfolio were not among the biggest concerns for residents of any state. continue reading » 18SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more


No. 6 McNeese Upsets Defending Champion, No. 3 Abilene Christian

first_imgIn the 74th minute, Ruelas scored one on her own after winning the ball from the defender and lofting one past Johnson’s left side for a 2-1 advantage. Box Score | Photo Gallery Just five minutes later, the Cowboys leveled the score as Mariah Ruelas found Rachel Young on a cross, and Young drilled one past Rachel Johnson. [email protected] goes up 2-1 thanks to this Mariah Ruelas goal!— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 6, 2019 McNeese will face No. 2 Northwestern State in the semifinal round at 4 p.m. Friday. The Wildcats got on the board in the 59th minute after Christina Arteaga dropped a corner kick right in front of freshman Caylen Wright, who finished it off to make it 1-0. CONWAY, Ark. – No. 6 McNeese confirmed that there will be no repeat champion at the Southland Conference Soccer Tournament, knocking out defending tournament titlist and third-seeded Abilene Christian on Wednesday afternoon. It was a quiet first half as both squads tallied just four shots each, but ACU managed to put three of theirs on goal. McNeese net-minder Gabrielle Christy got her hands on all three to keep the match scoreless through the first 45 minutes.last_img read more