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Living Cheap in a Big City: How to Keep Rent from Devouring your Life

Shannon McNay, the author of this post, is a transplanted Midwesterner living and writing in New York City.  You can follow her on Twitter at @shannonmcnay. “How can I live in a big city despite having a relatively low income?” I found myself asking that question when I was in my early 20’s and was trying to figure out how to…