Cities Where It Costs the Most to Run a Household
Earlier this week, Mint.com released an infographic that lays out some of the places where the American Dream is getting stretched the thinnest -- as well as some of the expenses that are increasingly crowding out our wallets. Some of their findings will surprise you: for example, when it comes to total household expenditures, the most expensive city isn't New York or San Francisco. It's Austin, Texas. And when it comes to the personal expenses that have gone up over the past three years, the biggest isn't housing or tuition: it's children's activities.
To see more about where household expenditures are highest, check out the infographic:
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