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The Best Places to Rent in New York City

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They say that if you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere — but where should you choose to hang your hat while you’re trying to make it? read more

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6 Tips for Negotiating a Rent Reduction with Your Landlord

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With the COVID-19 pandemic on the rise again and a second wave rapidly approaching, many of us are out of work and running out of cash with no end in sight. read more

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Knockout Punches that Make Every Holiday Party a Winner

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Punch is the perfect party beverage. It frees the host up to mingle since everyone serves themselves, and the punch bowl table provides the perfect place to make new friends. read more

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2020 Holiday Rules to Avoid Being the Neighborhood Grinch

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It’s that time of year again. You know: the time of year when your neighbors host loud parties late at night, clutter your halls with tacky decorations, and play obnoxiously festive music. read more

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Apartment Security for Single Women

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Every year, more and more women choose to live alone. Seasoned single-dwellers enjoy privacy, independence, the freedom to decorate (or not) as they choose and entertain whom (and when) they like, and the luxury of eating and drinking as much they want sans comments or criticisms. It’s certainly a great lifestyle, but is it safe? […] read more

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20 Tips for Surviving Flu Season

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Flu season takes down lots of people every year. Even with vaccination, you can contract a unique strain of influenza and be out of commission for days or even weeks on end. read more

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Keep It Simple: 16 Essential Kitchen Pantry Items

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While your apartment may not have a spacious kitchen, you can still find room for a stash of essential pantry items. read more

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Perks of Bundling Your Car and Renters Insurance

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The insurance industry is evolving as its target market continues to become younger, less brand loyal, and more tech-savvy. The good news is that consumers are benefiting from more flexible plan offerings, and bundling is one option that’s worth checking out. read more

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Living Well and Stress-Free: Know Your Landlord-Tenant Rights

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Each state has a different Landlord-Tenant Act designed to protect the rights of both parties in a rental agreement. You'll have to check with the laws for your individual state to find out specifics, but this article covers some general rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants that are mostly consistent from state to state. read more