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Which Bills You Should (and Shouldn’t) Put on Credit

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Using credit cards can be a controversial topic depending on who you ask, but there’s no denying their ability to provide both convenience and opportunities for financial rewards. read more

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4 Golden Rules for Quarantining With Roommates

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Quarantining isn’t easy, especially if you have roommates. You might have already discovered some of the challenges of the situation over the last several months — for instance, how to agree on read more

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10 Most Common Apartment Complaints Among Tenants

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Tenants have grumbled about their rented homes since the first ‘For Rent’ sign was posted. Complaints have changed over time, but the relationships between landlords, property managers and residents of rentals have always been fraught with difficulties. The Rental Protection Agency (RPA), a national reporting organization that monitors complaints about property managers and landlords in […] read more

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Noisy Neighbors: What to Do After Multiple Complaints

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People are more likely to have disputes with their neighbors than anyone else, and the most common cause of those disputes is noise. read more

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Beginner’s Guide to Apartment Composting

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Americans generate approximately 40 million tons of food waste each year — most of which gets thrown into landfills. And since there are about 2600 of those already the country, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden estimates that the average household throws away two pounds of organic waste each day. read more

A woman's hands hold a delicately wrapped Christmas gift, complete with lush green holly on top.

2020 Holiday Trends to Help You Get a Jump on Gift Giving

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Shopping for holiday gifts will be a little different this year than it has in the past, with the impact of the novel coronavirus still yet to be fully determined. read more

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Everything You Need to Know About Personal Liability Insurance for Renters

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So, you’ve finally decided on an apartment to rent and are beginning the process of getting all of your ducks in a row. One commonly overlooked thing to consider is personal liability insurance. read more

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What Not to Do in an Apartment Fire

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Public fire departments responded to 1,318,500 fires in 2018, which was almost the same number as the year before. According to the National Fire Protection Association, a fire department in the United States responds to a fire somewhere in the nation once every 24 seconds. read more

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Preparing For a Hurricane When You Live in an Apartment

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Many annual events are anticipated with joy and plans for celebration, but hurricane season definitely isn’t one of them. read more