Report: Providence not the best city for a family

WALLETHUB said Providence ranked a dismal 130 in its list of the 150 best and worst cities for families. / COURTESY WALLETHUB
WALLETHUB said Providence ranked a dismal 130 in its list of the 150 best and worst cities for families. / COURTESY WALLETHUB
PROVIDENCE – Providence ended up on the wrong end of WalletHub’s latest listing of the best and worst cities for families. Rhode Island’s capital city ranked 130th out of 150 cities around the country on WalletHub’s list released Wednesday. The financial services website said it compared the 150 largest cities in the nation across 36…

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  1. Hasn’t it become obvious to PBN that Wallet Hub literally NEVER uses a methodology that values what Providence has to offer? Continuing to report their “low costs are everything” mantra only reinforces an undeserved perception of failure. Providence is a fantastic city on many levels and certainly GE certainly wasn’t following Wallet Hub ratings in selecting Boston for its new headquarters. Please stop reporting on this useless source of ratings. Much of your other reporting is so much more nuanced.