Tag Archives: Cost of Living

Another Top-10 List (a Metric Baker’s Dozen) — Cites With High Salaries and a Low Cost of Living 2018

For workers, (not considering subjective factors such as weather) factors such as health services and related amenities impact overall livability.   The best places to call home from a financial perspective are likely those that have a low cost of living and higher salaries.   These may indeed be or become the magnets to where Millennials are …Read more

Another Top-10 List — America’s Best Big Cities in Which to Live

Big cities are becoming bigger in the U.S. at a quicker pace as they hit a 21st Century growth spurt.  Not surprising, given the vast array of opportunities, entertainment, activities, economic growth, economies of scale and infrastructure possible with larger populations.   At the same time, however, larger cities bring with them some negatives including higher …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best Cities for 1st-Time Homebuyers

Buying the first home, other than perhaps marriage, is one of the top decisions that many people make in their life up to that point.  A mountain of factors contribute to the decision including economic, financial, personal taste and alternatives.  Almost all first-time buyers have to buy within a reasonable distance of their job(s).  But …Read more