Readers share their ‘what it costs’ stories on social media

There can be sticker shock when relocating from one city to another. When I tried to sublet an apartment in New York City for a summer internship, that shock left me a little worse for wear.

Monthly rent in St. Petersburg was running me $700 a month. Monthly rent in Manhattan was going to cost me $2,500 a month. Thank goodness it was only two months!

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About a week ago, we asked readers to share their own “what it costs” stories on social media.

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