Is your relationship with sleep feeling the heat this summer? Do you find yourself waking up sweaty and frustrated in the middle of the night? You’re not alone. Many people suffer from heat-induced insomnia. The good news is, if you’re a hot sleeper, we’ve got you covered with seven bed-cooling tips that’ll help you get the sleep of your daydreams without sending your A/C bill through the roof. Read the rest of this entry »
Every room in your apartment is thoughtfully decorated—except for one. The bathroom! However, you shouldn’t let overcomplicated craft projects and DIY paint jobs keep you from sprucing up your WC. Instead, turn to these easy tips for decorating a small apartment bathroom—including some cheap and simple decor ideas. Read the rest of this entry »
Planning a move to Atlanta, GA? You won’t be disappointed when you step foot in this city’s bustling streets! There are plenty of reasons why Business Insider named Georgia’s capital one of the Top 50 Best Places to Live in The United States in 2018.
Atlanta offers a great mix of city and country life that attracts thousands of transplants every year. It is home to several Fortune 500 companies, award-winning restaurants, a growing job market, and much more. But before you pack your bags and head south, read up on the best neighborhoods in Hotlanta! Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you’re hoping to move out of your dorm, upgrade your current space, or finally live roommate-free for the first time—the financial logistics of renting an apartment can be overwhelming. The good news is, you probably can afford an apartment as long as you know how to save. When you budget efficiently, the cost of an apartment becomes much more manageable. Read this step-by-step guide to saving up for apartment rent, and start your search today. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s a match made in heaven. You and your best friend binge-watch the same shows, order the same thing at Chipotle, and even use the same type of laundry detergent. So, what could possibly go wrong if you two tried to live together?
Before you sign a lease with your best friend, weigh the pros and cons to make an informed decision. Living with your best friend can be an incredibly rewarding experience…or it can leave you spelling B-Y-E to your B-F-F. Read the rest of this entry »
Your roommate cooked salmon—again—and the lingering smell is driving you nuts. Or, maybe your coconut curry’s to blame this time around, and you want to clear out the scent before your roommate gets home. Don’t suffer through the stench. Find out how to quickly and easily get rid of cooking smells in a small apartment kitchen. Read the rest of this entry »
Are you relocating to Dallas, TX? If so, you’re in for a treat! Dallas is a city buzzing with activity; it has over 12,000 delicious places to eat, a population of 4.6 million, and plenty of attractions to keep you busy. Before you sign your lease, read up on the top neighborhoods in Dallas and find the perfect area to live your best life. Read the rest of this entry »
Can you do the splits? No, not that kind! Not banana splits, either. We’re talking about splitting the rent fairly with your roommates. Don’t let this issue ruin what could be an extremely rewarding (and cost-effective) living experience. Here are some fair ideas for splitting apartment rent between you and your roommates. Read the rest of this entry »
Plans can change unexpectedly. Changes in employment, relationship status, or finances may prompt you to rethink your living situation. Some changes may even lead you to move out of your apartment without paying rent for the final month or two on the lease.
And just like that, apartment debt is created.
Like all forms of debt, apartment debt doesn’t go away on its own. Regardless of how long ago that debt was accrued, it will stick around and may hurt your credit score. These tips can help you start to repair your damaged credit and resolve apartment debt on your credit report. Read the rest of this entry »