Mass was a bit of a failure to launch on my part. My fiancee and I had little time to prepare: we flew off to MA because we had few other options. Once we got there, we realized that the amount of money we had saved was worth a lot less in that state.
Until moving up to Mass, I had no idea that different states had such overall price differences. Everything that we would buy at a store was twice the price that it would have been in PA. Which meant that, while we thought we weren't exactly prepared when we left, we found ourselves vastly under-prepared when we arrived.