Anyone who is debt-free, has no debt. Zero debt. Nada debt. Right? So if ten people have no debt, is one more debt-free than any others? And is one the most debt-free? No. That would be like someone with no debt having more no debt than someone else with no debt.
According to the brainiacs who write for the Yahoo! front page, it is possible for states where people have no debt to be the most debt-free. That’s like being the most nothingness:
What the writer really meant is: The 10 states where residents have the lowest debt.