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Comparing cost of living in the region

Wider Opportunities for Women's Basic Economic Security Tables Index (BEST) is a best-practices guide for workers seeking financial stability. There are BEST tables for more than 400 family types, including one- or two-worker families with up to six children, and those households with or without health insurance.


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Report breaks down costs of basic needs for families across D.C. region
Article | A family of four needs an income of $108,000 to be financially secure in Fairfax County, the most expensive area to live in the Washington region. An individual without kids or a car can get by on about $32,000 in the District, the cheapest jurisdiction for singles. And a single parent with one c...
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Price tag for 'basic economic security' rising, report says
Article | A family of four needs an income of $108,000 to be financially secure in Fairfax County, the most expensive area to live in the Washington region. An individual without kids or a car can get by on about $32,000 in the District, the cheapest jurisdiction for singles. And a single parent with one c...

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