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cost of living

Nearly half of Canadians would consider relocating, but not if they have to take a pay cut.
Overwhelming debt and a rising cost of living are the leading causes.
Debt is high, savings are low, and Canadians are on edge.
Gas prices are still higher than a year ago, but not by as much as earlier this summer.
Gasoline is up by more than 25 per cent in a year.
Accelerating inflation makes another interest rate hike likelier.
But Vancouver is still Canada's priciest city, for now.
People have been asking me what it costs to live in Bali, so I put together this post to breakdown the numbers for inquiring minds that want to know. Because Bali was home, not a place I toured, I can give you a legitimate breakdown. A one month breakdown that is.