Debt Delinquency in Louisiana Highest in Country

When it comes to debt delinquency, Louisiana leads the nation.

A recent study by Urban Institute gave Louisiana a debt delinquency score of 8.7. This number represents a percentage of how many more Louisiana residents have past-due debt on their credit reports than people across the country. Baton Rouge and New Orleans are listed as two of the top 100 cities in the nation with past-due debts. Read more