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From an article in CBS MarketWatch.
Fred Foster bought a beautiful home in Utica, N.Y., where
he thought he and his wife would spend the rest of their lives. Then his job went south -- to South Carolina.
It was a good career move that turned into a terrible financial burden.
Foster's $325,000 house in Utica sat on the market for two years.
The closure of a large military base and shutdown of an aeronautical manufacturing company devastated the local
economy. There were no offers. When one finally came along, Foster accepted it gratefully even though it was almost
$50,000 less than he originally paid.
Read the complete article on
the CBS MarketWatch web site.