and I am currently a Product Growth Manager @ Facebook. I have lived in San Francisco for nearly 8 years. I always knew one day I would leave San Francisco eventually. My original plan was to work until I was financially independent and ready to retire early (FIRE) and then move to a lower cost of living city. The pandemic completely added a new option for me and many other tech workers.
I am now able to work remotely anywhere in the United States! While there are still
, the fact I am now able to relocate to where I eventually want to live long term while still keeping my FAANG job is a game changer. That is why I created this tool.
The first version of this tool was a janky Google Spreadsheet that I originally made just for me. I showed a few friends and then people kept asking me for a link. That led me to write up one of my first posts on my