Are you reassessing your career and lifestyle in major ways right now? Is it in response to the pandemic, politics, climate change, a newfound understanding of yourself, or more?
These are some of the top concerns I’ve seen voiced by readers — what would your concerns be? Readers, what are your best tips on what to consider moving to a lower cost of living area?
Is your job very location-specific — and have you ever wondered what would happen to your career if you picked up and moved away from the “company town,” embarking on a long distance job search in the process?
I’ve moved far too many times, particularly in my early 20s when I was interning a lot. (My record is 8 different addresses between April 1997 and April 1999, not even counting 2-week “pitstops” at my parents’ house to unpack everything I needed while interning and repack everything I needed for college.) Things have settled … Read More about The Type A Guide to Moving (Our Best Moving Tips!)
You may not realize it, but where you live is one of the biggest money decisions you make — it can impact YEARS of savings because it’s such a pain to move. So it’s worth asking yourself — can I have a roommate? Do I really need a 1-bedroom or is a studio OK? Do I need to live in the trendy part of town or should I live somewhere cheaper?