Archive for the ‘Saving Money’ Category

Things You Can Do Your Own To Reduce Heating Bills

No, ‘stop paying your heating bills’ is not the correct answer. Keeping your home warm during winter can be a struggle if not correctly done which can lead to a very high electricity...

Renter’s Fundamentals: Eating Well on the Cheap

Turns out, you can’t learn everything you need to know from Cookie Monster. Eating well isn’t difficult — but eating well without blowing a load of money can be. To help our renters...

Seven Things You Don’t Have to Pay For (But Probably Are)

Have you ever spent too long reading Buzzfeed and gotten their title-writing style stuck in your head? “There’s a lot of benefits to renting — the wonderfully funny Adam Conover...

Real Self-Defense: How to Live Alone and Be Safe in Detroit

ProTip: The answer isn’t to arm yourself — literally or metaphorically — it’s to learn how to avoid being a victim in the first place. Royal Rose Properties has homes in a...

Tenant Life: Coping with a Small Closet

Nevermind coming out of the closet — some are too small to get into in the first place!   The house is almost perfect. There’s a dishwasher and a garbage disposal, one of your...

The Best Way to Decimate Your Entertainment Budget: A MAP

Seriously, who doesn’t love LEGOLAND? (Barefoot people don’t count.) We understand that life without entertainment sucks. We get it! We all occasionally spend money we shouldn’t on...

The Unforeseen Challenges of Renting Solo

Living alone doesn’t have to crimp your style — just know what your problems are going to be, and get them before they get you. It doesn’t matter if you’re moving out of your...

Furnishing Your New Home Without Breaking the Bank

If you can afford rent, you can afford furniture — as long as you’re willing to take it one piece at a time. Moving into your new rental home can be quite exciting, but it can also be...

How to Budget For Life in a Rental Home

Step One: Make Some Money If you’re moving into a rental for the first time, you might be surprised and how complicated it can be to keep track of your money, even when it comes to something as...

5 Things You Should Know About Renter’s Insurance

Renter’s Insurance is a vital part of being a tenant, whether your landlord actually requires it or not. Man, I hate Murphy. Whoever he is, that guy’s Laws have really been the bane of so...