Managing the Cost of Living (in San Fran)

To live in a city or not live in a city? That is the question. While the cost of living in all cities is categorically higher than suburban or rural areas, San Francisco is notoriously high. 

-Content Level: Beginner-

In this episode, Dallas discusses the cost of living in San Francisco and other major cities with Stephen Ngao. Stephen is a Fund Manager who moved to San Francisco for work after having lived in L.A., New York, Atlanta, and Boston. Stephen shares his breadth of urban living experience and considers the pros and cons of various geographical choices. 

In the episode, we discuss:

-Stephen’s personal experience across various American cities

-What makes up the major components of cost of living

-Cost of living statistics in America and specifically San Francisco

-Reasons for high costs in metropolitan areas

-Details about costs in San Francisco