May Financial Newsletter

Relocating for your career

Moving for a new job is a significant and stressful life event.  There are many factors to consider when determining if the perks of moving outweigh the emotional and financial hardships that come with relocating. Review the following points to help determine whether moving for work is the best choice for you.

Steps of Consideration

Employment Situation: When evaluating whether or not  to move for a new job, start with your current situation.  Weigh how much you enjoy working for your current employer, the salary and benefits, as well as how your job helps grow your professional skills. Relocating for a new job may be vital to your career growth if  your current location may not have the
same opportunities. However, if the new job doesn’t offer a significant financial upgrade over your current job, then moving may not be a worthwhile trade-off.

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