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3 Top First Apartment Money Traps and How to Avoid Them
3 Top First Apartment Money Traps and How to Avoid Them

3 Top First Apartment Money Traps and How to Avoid Them

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This post is aimed at all you new grads starting to plan for your first apartment. Watch out for these three money traps that can foil your plans for getting your dream apartment or bust your budget once you get one. Trap #1. Your Car Your car? What does your car have to do with…
BLOGGER OPPORTUNITIES!
BLOGGER OPPORTUNITIES!

BLOGGER OPPORTUNITIES!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As the graduation season approaches, we are again looking to add new writers to our team. Apartment Hunter Blogger: You are just starting to look for your first apartment and want to share the experience with our 250,000 monthly readers.  You may be a 2018 new graduate about to move into your first place, or you may have…
Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Happy Holidays! Whatever you celebrate, may your holiday be full of family, friends, love and laughter. And presents, of course!    
Is This Still Safe to Eat? Basic Rules for Storing Leftovers
Is This Still Safe to Eat? Basic Rules for Storing Leftovers

Is This Still Safe to Eat? Basic Rules for Storing Leftovers

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s that time of the year again when you’ll be looking in your fridge and debating if you should risk one more turkey/stuffing/cranberry sauce sandwich. Before you take a bite, check out these general rules about storing perishables. (There are no leftover rules for pie because we all know that the last piece was your…
Our Best First Apartment Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving Party Tips
Our Best First Apartment Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving Party Tips

Our Best First Apartment Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving Party Tips

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s not too late to plan your first Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving Party! Here are some great party ideas from our bloggers. Decorating Tips from Audra Inevitably, not being able to head home for Thanksgiving leaves many feeling blue and wondering how to get that holiday feeling without family around. The truth is, staying local and bringing the…
BLOGGERS WANTED!
BLOGGERS WANTED!

BLOGGERS WANTED!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Some of our blogger team members are heading off to big new jobs, so we are again looking to add new writers to our team. Apartment Hunter Blogger: You are just starting to look for your first apartment and want to share the experience with our 250,000 monthly readers.  You may be a 2017 new graduate about to…
From the MFA Mailbag: Can We Overcharge New Roommates for Rent?
From the MFA Mailbag: Can We Overcharge New Roommates for Rent?

From the MFA Mailbag: Can We Overcharge New Roommates for Rent?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Eve asks: “Hello, my friend and I are thinking of renting out our spare bedrooms in our apartment. We live in an area were rent easily goes for $2,500+ for a two bedroom. We got an amazing deal with only paying $800, as the landlord has known us for quite a while. We were thinking…
Budgeting Boot Camp: Printable Apartment Budgeting Worksheet
Budgeting Boot Camp: Printable Apartment Budgeting Worksheet

Budgeting Boot Camp: Printable Apartment Budgeting Worksheet

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our Budgeting Boot Camp continues. We are getting a high volume of comments from our readers to our budgeting-related posts Rent Calculator, How Much Rent Can I Afford on My Hourly Pay, How Much Money Do You Need to Save to Move Out, and others, asking for help with estimating first apartment living expenses. In…