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New Yorkers might get the least out of working hard for the money but we're not doing much better. Salary.com says that Los Angeles is the 8th worst city for trying to keep your money in your bank account. The basic idea is that while our salaries are generally higher than most other cities in the nation our cost of living outpaces that by far. So, the question is, when we could easily pack up and move 5 hours away and get a job at a casino/hotel in Vegas and probably buy a house quickly, why do we stay?

If the money ain't right, what's keeping all 8 million of us in LA?