Cost of Living

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How to Bargain in Japanese

Useful Japanese for negotiating a discount in different situations from shopping to signing an apartment contract.

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Unexpected Fees to Expect in Japan

And how to cut down on some of the surprise costs.

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What Is the Average Cost of Living in Japan in 2019?

It's not as expensive as you might think.

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How Much Is the Average Rent in Tokyo in 2019?

Learn why rent in Adachi Ward is half of that in Chiyoda Ward, why the size of your apartment might matter more than the location, and who's driving up rent prices in the capital.

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What Is the Average Salary in Japan in 2019?

Which jobs in Japan offer the best salaries and what the future holds beyond the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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