COST-OF-LIVING

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Zeitgeist//Incendiary 

Living right under the crumbling empire
Death holds the world in chains, dragged in the dirt behind him.
Burning for change, earning nothing, learning to hate
Modern life is an itch that can’t be scratched
Suffer oppression from the politics of fear
The generation of hopelessness is here
In a race to the worst, we are finishing first
This existence is bleak and all our futures are cursed.

Moving out master post

If you have any other links tell me and I’ll update the list!

General

Things to know before moving (great list)
Budgeting calculators
Cost of living calculator (limited city selection)
Simple first look at how much it will cost to move (really great)
First apartment essentials checklist
How much will everything on the first apartment essentials cost new? 
Stuff nobody tells you about getting an apartment
20 tips for moving out 
How to impress your (potential) landlord

Cost of living comparisons

Cost of living comparison
How far will my salary go in another city (us only)  [1]  [2] 

How to find an apartment

How to find your first apartment
Beginners Guide to Online Apartment Searching
How to find an apartment in a new city
Tips for long-distance apartment searching

The move itself

33 tips on the move itself  
How to move long distances with plants

If anyone is interested in Regency Era finances here are some links I found helpful: 

Currency Converter: Will convert any amount in yeas between 1270-1970 to 2005 BPS. 

Pride and Prejudice Economics: Explains exactly how much Mr. Darcy and Mr. Bingley are worth, as well as provides a charge of Jane Austin’s (and some of her characters’) yearly expenses and incomes in 1810 BPS and 2008 Spending Power. 

Cost of Living: Similar to the above link, explains how much one would have to make yearly to live comfortably. 

Master Post

Sense and Sensibility pdf: Chapter 2 is where Fanny and John Dashwood talk about how much money they aren’t going to give his step-family. (Suggested by the wonderful notsomolly).

Metro Vancouver’s living wage rises to $20.68 per hour: report

A new report has found that the living wage in Metro Vancouver has risen by 58 cents over the past year to a new baseline of $20.68 per hour.

According to Working for a Living Wage 2015: Making Paid Work Meet Basic Family Needs in Vancouver, a report published in the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the findings are based on the hourly wage required for two working parents with two young children to meet essential expenses such as rent, child care, food and transportation. Government taxes, credits, deductions and subsidies are already accounted for.

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The increase from $20.10 per hour in 2014 to $20.68 per hour in 2015 marks a rate of increase of 2.9 per cent, more than double the 1.1 per cent general inflation rate in Vancouver.

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