Cost of Living

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It Costs More to Live in Honolulu Than San Francisco or New York

Paradise really doesn't come cheap. 

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'Young People in Omaha Are Able to Take Bigger Risks'

In the Midwest's "sweet spot," it's easier to stand out.

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The Grim Math of the Working-Class Housing Crisis

What happens when skyrocketing rents meet stagnating wages among low-income workers? U.S. cities are finding out.

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Expensive Cities Are Even Worse for the Poor Than You Think

How high-income cities make groceries for the low-income more expensive, too.

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Mapping the Cheapest Cities for Living the Expat Life

A user-generated global city comparator.

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In Search of the Cheapest American Cities for Beer Drinkers

A new cost-of-living calculator lets you plan your next move based on a city's bar density and price of a six-pack.

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Would You Be Better Off in a Different City?

A new tool from the Sunlight Foundation aims to quantify real-world differences in quality of life across the country.