What is a cost of living index?

Answer According to Economist Katharine Abraham from the University of Maryland, creating a reliable cost-of-living index may be impossible. Still, for years, economists have been trying to find ways to ... Read More »

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How much does tile and installation cost in a living room of a 1500 sq ft house cost?

Way to many variables to even try to answer with out knowing a few things. Are you asking about vinyl or ceramic tile. What type of sub floor is there now? Wood or slab cement? Both vastly effe... Read More »

What is a cost of living increase?

A cost of living increase, sometimes also called a cost of living adjustment, refers to an increase in how much you earn based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Because of inflation, what you earn... Read More »

What is the cost of living in San Francisco?

Answer If you have to's probably too much. I was there 2 years ago, and while a beautiful city, it is (in my opinion) incredibly inflated. At that time, the AVERAGE house cost approxim... Read More »

What is the cost of living in Switzerland?

Statistics released by the European Union in 2002 showed that Switzerland was the third most expensive country in Europe, after Norway and Iceland. The Swiss pay particularly high prices for meat, ... Read More »