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Will I save money living in Italy?

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We asked expats if they save money living in Italy. They said...

"Living in Italy can be significantly more cost effective than in the United States. The cost of living in Italy is generally lower than in the United States, with consumer goods and groceries costing much less. Housing can be cheaper in certain areas, such as rural villages and small towns, while in the larger cities rental rates may be comparatively similar. In addition, transportation costs tend to be lower, both for public and private vehicles, and there is usually no need to pay for costly health insurance," said another expat in Italy.

"Cost of living has increased dramatically in the past 2 years, but petrol prices have dropped. Internet service is cheaper but phones are more expensive. Everything is a trade off. Italy is still a good value for our money," wrote a member who made the move to Minturno, Italy.

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