Archive for the ‘Saving Money’ Category

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...

The Absolute Minimalist’s List of What You Need to Move Into a New Place

Yes, You Really Do NEED The Tweezers. When you move into a new place on your own for the first time, getting everything you actually need to get through a month of independent living can be quite a...

Lower Your Food Bill and Eat Healthier: Join a CSA

Lots of our tenants have trouble paying their monthly bills, and unfortunately food costs are revving up to jump again this summer. We’re always interested in lowering our own costs, so we...

5 Unique Ways to Keep Cool As The City Heats Up

ProTip: Blasting the AC full-bore all summer long isn’t the right answer. The best way to get the chills this summer is to leave your air conditioning on all day and all night — the...

How to Manage on a ‘Strapped’ Budget — with Your Landlord’s Help

If you’re reading this, You’re half-way there. We’ve all been there — when ‘two paychecks away from living out on the street’ turns into ‘unemployed and...

How To Reduce Your Heating Bill This Winter

No, the Answer Isn’t ‘Move South.’ If you’re concerned cold weather this winter is going to drive your heating bill up to terrifying heights, you’re not alone....

Renting a Property — How Much Rental Can You Afford?

Don’t aim for Park Place if your budget is more Atlantic Avenue. Renting a property may be a shorter-term commitment than taking out a mortgage and purchasing a home, but you should still make...

Smile Your Way to Some Savings

Many of our tenants don’t have medical insurance, much less dental insurance.  There is an affordable way to protect your smile. We’re always trying to find ways to help out our tenants...