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  • APARTMENT HUNTING

    College Students Quest to Find an Apartment

    Renting a home is a big decision that will greatly affect the lifestyle of a college student. College students must contemplate factors such as their budget, commute to work and school, community safety, and much more. Deciding on a place to live can be a difficult task. However, with the proper tools and research, the […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    Thanksgiving on a Budget- Potluck the Party

    Potlucks have been around forever, but they are still an effective way to feed a large number of people on a budget. You can be the host and offer your house as the gathering place, but ultimately you want to delegate responsibilities to the attendees. The potluck theme can extend beyond food, if you plan […]

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  • APARTMENT LIVING

    Laundry Washing on a Budget

    If you are lucky, you have an apartment with free laundry facilities or a doting mother who comes over and does your loads for you. If you are like the majority of renters, however, you have to go to Laundromats or have coin-operated machines at your community. Check out our money saving tips for laundry […]

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  • APARTMENT LIVING

    Bargain Shopping: Yard Sales

    The arrival of summer evokes a lot of things – from hot summer days to holiday sales. But it’s also great time to browse and bargain shop at yard sales. Sellers have the opportunity to offload items they no longer want or need, and buyers can take advantage of the great deals available. If are […]

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  • APARTMENT LIVING

    Saving for Emergencies

    No matter how well you plan, things happen and unexpected expenses occur. Saving money for emergencies is an important part of your budget. It can be difficult to set aside funds, but you’ll need to pay rent and bills should an unplanned event occur. Here are a few ideas to get you saving: You’ve heard […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    How to Get Your Small Apartment Ready to Party

    Entertaining guests is a difficult task, regardless of the size of your home. But it takes that much more work when you don’t have much space available. Preparing your small apartment for a party can still be done, however – you’re just going to need a little help. Whether you’re trying to throw the biggest […]

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  • APARTMENT LIVING

    Making Budget Season Stress Free

    Budget Season.  The words alone instill panic in the hearts and minds of many.  Is there anyone out there who actually enjoys this process?  To help you not only survive the budget season but perhaps even prosper, we’d like to offer a few tips that will hopefully make this year a little more stress-free. 1. […]

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  • HOME DÉCOR

    Apartment Decorating With Slipcovers

    By Simon Phillips  If you live in a furnished apartment, a great way to add your personal touch to the décor is to use furniture slipcovers on the couch and chairs.  Not only can slipcovers hide unattractive or unfashionable upholstery, they have the added bonus of protecting your landlord’s furniture from wear and tear.  If […]

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  • APARTMENT LIVING

    Make Your Apartment Energy-Efficient this Winter

    I just read this fantastic article called ‘Tips for an Energy-Efficient Apartment’ located at Healthgoods.com and let me just say ‘wow!’ There are some really great tips for making your apartment more energy efficient that I had never even heard of or considered. Especially given the time of year and the fact that the cooler […]

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  • HOME DÉCOR

    Decorating Tips for Small Spaces

    Are you experiencing some difficulty decorating your apartment? As I’m sure you already know, decorating a small space so that it looks good and works well can be a challenge. There are several factors to take into consideration when you’re trying to figure out the style, space limitations, paint restrictions, budget, etc. So I’ve compiled […]

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