Why It’s Frugal to Live in California
This is part of a series here at Ultimate Money Blog. I’m going to be featuring fun money facts about all 50 states in America and why it is frugal to live in that particular state. Here are the states we’ve covered so far:
Why is is frugal to live in California? It’s not! Just kidding- certainly there are reasons it is frugal to live in California. Let’s find out why.
-California has a range of vast outdoor activities; in fact you can swim, ski, and hike all in the same state! How cool is that?
-If you’re obsessed with celebrities and your favorite past time is stalking celebrity houses, you can drive around Los Angeles and have entertainment for just the cost of gas.
-The price of real estate in California has dropped significantly in the past couple years. It’s still not cheap by any means, but it’s much more affordable than it has been in the past.
-The weather in California is pretty mild all year round. In the lower part of the state, you probably won’t experience cold weather, so that means a lower electric bill!
-California is a tourist destination. If you’re a California resident, you can be a tourist in your own state. You could visit the Golden Gate bridge, Bubblegum alley, Lake Tahoe, or even Angora Lake. If you’re feeling less frugal, you could visit Knott’s Berry Farm, Disney Land, or Six Flags.
-If you’re into technology or acting, California would be the place to seek unemployment.
-Depending on where you live in California, public transportation may be a viable option. You can choose from light rail, subway, and intercity bus transportation.
-You have a higher chance at winning the lottery. In Baker, CA The Country Store has sold more winning California State Lottery tickets in the state than any other establishment.
-California is the most populous state. If you’re single, this would be a fabulous place to find a mate.
- If you like painting, you could be employed as a Golden Gate Bridge painter. The bridge is so big that painters paint the bridge year round. By the time they get finished, they have to start all over again at the other end.
Do you have any other ideas on why it’s frugal to live in California? Would you consider moving there?