Question by Corey: How to go about moving across the country?
So I am 19 now and im planning on saving all my money for a year of so. I would like to move from Pennsylvania to Arizona . I have a cousin who lives in Arizona that I could stay with for awhile, but how would I go about finding a job and an apartment to rent and everything? Also how much money would you recommend i have before i leave? This is such a big decision in my life and everything seems so overwhelming that i don’t even know where to start.
Answer by Catherine
Make sure you have about $ 3000 dollars after expenses (food, etc). I would start applying for jobs about 2 months before you leave. This way you will get a feel for the job market. I would get settled for a week or so with your cousin then start looking for housing. Prior to that, I would look at housing just to get a feel for the costs. I’m sure your cousin can help with good, safe and affordable areas to start looking at in terms of house. Best of luck with your move.
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