Anyone with a mortgage or rent to pay can tell you that the Boston area is very, very expensive. While local rents have taken a perhaps-overdue dive during the pandemic — down 16.8 percent in February compared with a year earlier, according to rental website Apartment List — the $1,741 it costs to rent a median-priced two-bedroom […]
Sometimes, the grass is actually greener on the other side (or rather, it’ll leave you with more green in your wallet). At least according to the Council for Community and Economic Research’s Cost of Living Index. The name alone may sound complicated, but thankfully Christy Bieber, a personal finance and legal writer, broke down the data—in addition to […]
SALISBURY — The cost to live in Rowan County in the fourth quarter of 2020 was 7.6% lower than the national average, according to the Council for Community and Economic Research.
he cost of living varies wildly across the United States. Average expenses in Brownsville-Harlington, Texas are almost $110,000 less than those in the New York and Jersey City metro area. But the most affordable places to live aren’t just cheap — they also provide residents the opportunity to earn enough money to live. The Ascent […]
While taxes spur relocations by the rich, lower costs, bigger living spaces and better quality of life are driving other Americans during the pandemic.
Using the COLI Adjusted OES Wage Data Tool, Tech Beacon compares four occupations around the country and the places the salaries stretch the most.
Cities have an undeniable magnetism that draws us to their bustling streets. They promise better job opportunities and more convenient transportation, but what really gets us off our couches is the feeling of possibility that they spark in us. As we stroll down the sidewalk, we find that the people who surround us are just […]
The cities and towns that are the most — and least — expensive for the over-65 set, according to a new study.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Kalamazoo is the third least expensive urban area in which to live in America, according to the Council for Community and Economic Research, or C2ER. The Virginia-based organization compiled a list of the 10 most and least expensive urban areas around the United State in the Cost of Living Index (COLI). The COLI “is based […]