Is it more expensive to live in Canada or the US?

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Is it more expensive to live in Canada or the US?

Rounding it up

  • Overall, Canada is more affordable than the US, but the US has a higher median income.

  • Comparing the cost of living in both countries is tricky because living costs vary dramatically within each city.

  • It’s important to consider the hidden costs and savings of public goods and services when comparing costs of living.

  • If you want a more accurate cost of living comparison, it’s better to compare two cities or towns in the US and Canada.

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Gaby Pilson
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Gaby Pilson

Gaby Pilson is a writer, educator, travel guide, and lover of all things personal finance. She’s passionate about helping people feel empowered to take control of their financial lives by making investing, budgeting, and money-saving resources accessible to everyone.

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