Where can you live for $50,000? Your paycheck goes a long way in these cities

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

New figures from financial site GoBankingRates show
the top 10 cities
where your paycheck would stretch the
furthest.

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:

Rank   City  State Affordability Index
10 Conley Georgia 67.82
9 Cusetta Georgia 68.07
8 Alexandria Indiana 68.68
7 Blackwell Oklahoma 69.83
6 Progreso Texas 70.63
5 Shamokin Pennsylvania 71.39
4 Holbrook Arizona 73.82
3 Federal Heights Colorado 90.40
2 Kermit Texas 98.23
1 Pecos Texas 100.00

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).

Check
out Clark’s Money Challenge: Here’s how to save $3,000 this
year

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.

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