Balancing a budget can be tough: you have to know how far each dollar can be stretched. However, that may be easier in some places than others.
A new study from New York financial technology company SmartAsset shows where people can get the most out of their money thanks to a favorable cost of living. The study compares median income and cost of living data nationwide to find the counties where people hold the most purchasing power.
For a look at how Los Alamos County stacked up against the leaders in New Mexico, check the table below:
Rank ― County, State ― Cost Of Living ― Median Income ― Purchasing Power Index