Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: How Financially Literate Is Your State?

Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: How Financially Literate Is Your State?

We’ve scoured the web to bring you our favorite and most useful money-related articles of the week. We read everything, so you don’t have to!

Do you know where your state ranks when it comes to being financially savvy? Thanks to WalletHub's latest analysis, you can find out how regions around the country compare when it comes to financial education, spending habits, emergency funds and more. This Is the Most Financially Literate State in the Country — Time

If you're selling your home this season, check out this quick guide of must-dos to help make the process as seamless as possible, whether you're using a real estate agent or going it alone. A Guide to Selling Your House — SmartAsset

Recent research estimates that nearly 70% of companies plan to hire more "contingent workers" over the next year—think freelancers, contractors and temps. Here's how colleges and companies are adjusting to this shift in America's workforce. In Search of Job Security, Millions Turn to Freelancing — CNBC

Retail therapy, anyone? According to a new CreditCards.com survey, five out of six Americans say they've made impulse purchases. Here's how to identify your triggers and keep those splurges in check. Are Spontaneous Buys Ruining Your Credit? — The Street

Football season may be months away, but these NFL players are in training mode ... to tackle money management. A glimpse at the league's efforts to help pro athletes strengthen their long-term financial pictures. Three Bears Heading to Florida for Personal Finance Camp — Chicago Tribune

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