What are the 25 places in America where $100k goes the farthest? The folks over at SmartAsset remind us that a $100k salary just isn’t what it used to be. With factors such as inflation and varying cost of living in different parts of the country, there are places that give you more bang for your buck and some that will cost you more. That’s why they put pen to paper by comparing after-tax income in 76 of the largest U.S. cities to come up with theeir top 25 cities where $100k goes the farthest. Which city tops the list? Memphis… Be sure to check out the interactive map below.
“Seen as a sign of success and financial comfort, a six-figure salary has long been an important milestone for American workers. But the times have changed and $100,000 isn’t quite what it used to be, especially as rampant inflation continues to sap the purchasing power of money and push the cost of living higher.”