Posts Tagged ‘roommates’

  For many young adults moving out on their own for the first time to attend college, living on campus isn’t their first choice. And depending on the area and the specific college, it’s not unusual for dorm room expenses to be costlier than off-campus housing options. But as a student venturing into the real […]

Moving out on your own and renting your first apartment can be an exciting time, but it can also be stressful. After all, moving is almost always a major life transition, but it can be especially overwhelming when it’s the first time you’ll be out on your own. The following tips can help anyone who […]

Moving out on your own and renting your first apartment can be an exciting time, but it can also be stressful. After all, moving is almost always a major life transition, but it can be especially overwhelming when it’s the first time you’ll be out on your own. The following tips can help anyone who […]

If the first of the month is coming up and you know you won’t have the money to pay for the rent anytime soon, here’s what you can do: Ask about getting out of your lease early If you feel that your situation is more long-term and you know it’s going to be a while […]

If something unexpected happens—for instance, you lose your job—you may quickly fall behind on monthly expenses, especially if you don’t have an emergency fund. Because rent is often one of the bigger monthly expenses, it can be difficult to come up with this type of money during a financial crisis. Falling behind on rent can […]

  Whether you decide to stay or go, the following are some ways you could possibly save on your monthly rent: Other tips Whether you’re staying in your current place or you’re moving, one way you can help lower your monthly rent is to sign a longer lease. Traditional leases are usually for 12 months, […]

Your apartment lease is almost up, and you’re trying to decide what to do. Perhaps the rent has been too much the last few months and you’ve struggled to make timely payments, or maybe your landlord is actually increasing the rent. Whether you decide to stay or go, the following are some ways you could […]