If you’re struggling to make ends meet, you may be wondering if your address has anything to do with it. Let’s face it: There are some cities and locales where a dollar stretches further.
When it comes to affordable cities, there is research that says that $50,000 a year is the tipping point between feeling financially content and not.
And so the question you may ask yourself is “Where are the cities where I can live comfortably?”
Paycheck friendly places: Live comfortably off $50,000 in these affordable cities
To come up with the numbers, the site used such benchmarks such as the cost of groceries, taxes, rent, utilities and transportation. Let’s have a look:
You may be thinking that living in these cities is not in your future — and that’s OK. The key to having more money at the end of the month is to start saving (now).
And if you want to know how other consumers are getting out of debt, look no further!
Money expert Clark Howard and team have come up with a way to help you get out of debt by applying some positive peer pressure: We’ve set up a new Facebook group called Ditch Your Debt to give you the support you need to tackle those high balances.