Suite Life: Financial Districts

Living downtown isn't as pricey as you might think, especially when you factor in how much you will save on items such as gas and taxes.

 EXPENSE

 DOWNTOWN  

  INNER-RING SUBURB   

  OUTER-RING SUBURB   

 RENT (TWO-BEDROOM)  

 $1,235

 $1,060

 $886

 PARKING (APARTMENT)  

 $111

 $41

 $0

 RENTER'S INSURANCE

 $15

 $18

 $15

 AUTO INSURANCE

 $52

 $44

 $39

 GASOLINE

 $0

 $41

 $102

 PARKING (WORK)

 $0

 $169

 $169

 INCOME TAXES

 $83

 $125

 $115

 MONTHLY TOTALS

 $1,496

 $1,498

 $1,326

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