The Bureau Of Economic Analysis

July 16, 2015

In New York City Your $100 Is Really Worth Just $81.77

Saying "NYC is expensive" is a pretty obvious statement, but have you considered what the spending power of your cash really is? The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently enlisted the help of economists at the Tax Foundation to create two maps that examine how much $100 can actually buy you in each state and various metro areas across the U.S. Unsurprisingly, your Benjamins wane in value significantly once you step into the NYC metro area.
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