• I moved to South Korea to teach English and travel - and in the process, I paid off about $16,000 of debt and saved nearly as much

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    The author, Sarah Li Cain, decided to move from Canada to South Korea in 2007 to pay down about $16,000 of credit-card and student-loan debt and still be able to travel.
    Her salary was about $35,000 a year, and her employer paid for housing, so she was able to drastically reduce her cost of living and put money toward her debt.
    Even though it wasn't without its hiccups, she ended up loving her experience so much - and saving so much money - that she moved to China afterward to teach for another eight years.
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