New Hampshire tops the list for financial literacy among states, according to a survey from WalletHub, a personal finance web site.
It measured financial literacy using 10 different metrics, five related to knowledge and education, and five related to planning and daily habits.
New Hampshire was followed by Utah, Virginia, New Jersey and Minnesota. The bottom of the list was headed up by Mississippi. It was followed by Arkansas, Nevada, Louisiana and New Mexico.
New Hampshire placed first for lowest high-school dropout rate (1.2 percent), Arizona took first for most people with a rainy day fund (53 percent) and New Hampshire ranked first for least unbanked households (1.9 percent).
Maryland placed first for most sustainable spending habits and New Jersey took first for lowest non-bank borrowing rate (16 percent).