Average debt in collections: $6,767 in South Florida

Aug.14, 2014

Many South Floridians also run up bills trying to project a “successful lifestyle” amid the glitz here, said Howard Dvorkin, chairman of the Fort Lauderdale-based website Debt.com that advises people on getting out of debt.

“Many tend to finance a lifestyle they can’t afford in South Florida,” Dvorkin said.

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