Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others. or start your own and
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This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
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AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
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Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
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Finally something to live in Wisconsin for... as reported by Mortgage News Daily...
Four cities in Wisconsin were among the locales with the highest credit scores. Texas, on the other hand, had four of the worst-ranking cities.
In Wausau, Wis., the average credit score is 789. That was the highest score of any city.
Wausau's standing was based on an analysis of a statistically relevant sampling of consumer credit data by Experian, which announced the report Tuesday.
Other Wisconsin cities to make the top-10 list were Madison, with a score of 785; Green Bay's 780 score; and La Crosse's score of 777.
Experian called Wisconsin residents "the nation's most fiscally responsible."
Consumers in No. 2 Minneapolis had an average score of 787. Minneapolis had the highest score of any city a year ago.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, secured the fourth position on the list of cities that have the best credit, with a score of 781.
On the other side of the spectrum was Harlingen, Texas, where the score was 686 -- lower than any other city. Additional Texas cities to make the 10-worst scores were Corpus Christi, with a 702 score; Tyler, where the score was 710; and El Paso, which had a score of 710.
Jackson, Miss., had a score of 701, the second-worst of any city.
Louisiana sported two cities on the lowest-scoring list. Monroe and Shreveport tied for the No. 4 spot with scores of 706.
No. 8 on the worst list, Las Vegas, was highlighted for ranking among the bottom 10 regional credit scores for the past three years.
"Five out of 10 of the bottom markets have increased their credit scores and decreased debt since 2010," the report said. "However, average debt nationwide has only decreased by about 1 percent -- it is down about $200 to $24,542 -- indicating that those working to improve their debt-to-credit ratio are having difficulty making progress. A low debt-to-credit ratio is an important element of a high credit score."
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