‘Tis the season for spending time with loved ones, getting stuffed on delicious food, and quite possibly, doling out more cash than anticipated. As joyous as those holiday bells can be, the attached holiday expenses can take a toll on your wallet.
Hosting guests can be stressful when you have a spare room, but it can feel straight-up impossible when you live in a studio or a small flat. In reality, you don’t need to turn away your friends and family because of a lack of space.
It’s a problem no one wishes to face: a roommate suddenly unable to pay rent due to a job loss, health matter, or another unfortunate, unforeseen circumstance.
When one door closes, another one opens — and it may just be to your childhood home. When you’re closing off a chapter in your life, moving into your parents’ always-open house may just make good financial sense.