Hawaii named ‘worst state to make a living’ … again

HONOLULU (Hawaii News Now) -At least we’re consistent: For a seventh straight year, Hawaii has been named the worst state to make a living thanks to its astronomical cost of living.

Hawaii News Now takes a closer look at the high cost of living and the challenges people face living in paradise.

The ranking put together annually by MoneyRates.com, says while Hawaii has the 10th-highest median wage nationwide, that’s not enough to make up for living expenses that are two-thirds higher than in the rest of the nation. The high cost of living is compounded by one of the highest state tax income burdens in the nation. | More…

| Hawaii News Now

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