Rent Closer to Work, Save Your Job

perplexed nurse
perplexed nurse

Think twice about the rental savings associated with living far away from your job: a long commute could cost you in more ways than one.

Nearly a dozen nurses are learning this the hard way after a Washington, D.C. hospital fired them for not showing up for work during the recent, history-making snowstorms, reports The Washington Post.

City living may actually be cheaper even with the less expensive rents outside the city core, if you include calculations for your commuting time and transit costs, as revealed by the Bay Area Burden.

Sympathy for the fired? Not really...