Where you live can have a big impact on whether you’re able to amass a security nest egg. Experts generally recommend you have at least six months’ cash on hand in case you lose your job or have a medical or other emergency. However, data from personal finance website Bankrate show that there are cities where […]
Among the 257 urban areas that participated in the first quarter 2019 Cost of Living Index, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living ranged from more than twice the national average in New York (Manhattan) NY to more than 20 percent below the national average in Harlingen, TX. The Cost of Living Index […]
The most expensive U.S. cities are usually expensive for a reason. Residents pay higher living costs in exchange for favorable geography, climate, culture or economic prosperity — or all of the above. In some cases, however, simple remoteness plays a role. Longer supply lines often translate into higher prices for goods. To determine just how […]
Mississippi teachers make less than their counterparts nationally in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, but when Mississippi’s low cost of living is taken into account, the state’s rank jumps to 35th nationally.