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How To Upgrade Your College Apartment For Cheap
How To Upgrade Your College Apartment For Cheap

How To Upgrade Your College Apartment For Cheap

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
  If there’s any stereotype that holds true, it’s that most college students don’t have much money. Between taking out large student loans, struggling to make time for paid work against the burden of schoolwork and classes, and going out with friends, students often need to save money however they can. At the same time,…
How You Should Budget When Your Significant Other Is Moving In
How You Should Budget When Your Significant Other Is Moving In

How You Should Budget When Your Significant Other Is Moving In

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This is a huge moment in your life: You’ve found that special someone, you’ve been with them for quite some time, and you’re planning the next significant step: to share a home with them. Although the notion of your significant other moving in may be a storied, romantic one, it comes with no shortage of…
Creative Ways To Save Space In A Studio Apartment
Creative Ways To Save Space In A Studio Apartment

Creative Ways To Save Space In A Studio Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You’ve made the big leap. After years of sharing homes with roommates, you’ve signed a lease and put down a deposit on your first apartment alone, a studio that you’ll have entirely to yourself. The only downside is adjusting to life in a smaller space. Most studios are just several hundred square feet in size,…
Should You Give Up Cable? Pros and Cons to Cutting the Cord
Should You Give Up Cable? Pros and Cons to Cutting the Cord

Should You Give Up Cable? Pros and Cons to Cutting the Cord

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
All your bills come under greater scrutiny once a good chunk of your budget begins to go toward the rent. If you’re new to renting, it’s only natural to examine your other bills to see where you can reduce your costs. There are plenty of small things you can do to reduce that monthly burden,…
Your First Kitchen: The Ultimate Checklist
Your First Kitchen: The Ultimate Checklist

Your First Kitchen: The Ultimate Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After a long hunt, you’ve finally done what might’ve once felt impossible: You’ve found an apartment you love, you’ve signed a lease, and you’ve put down a deposit. Congrats on landing your new place to live! Now that you’re living in your own place, it’s time to give your cooking game some serious upgrade, too.…
Home Delivery Birth Control Perfect For Renters
Home Delivery Birth Control Perfect For Renters

Home Delivery Birth Control Perfect For Renters

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With a move across town often comes finding everyday goods and services closer to your home, such as grocery stores and dry cleaners. For people with prescriptions, there’s also the burden of finding a new doctor and pharmacy — making the trek all the way back to the old neighborhood for prescriptions is a time-waster…
5 Tricks To Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger
5 Tricks To Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger

5 Tricks To Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re moving into your first apartment, it unlikely that you’re going to be blessed with a two bedroom, two bath townhouse. If you were so lucky, congratulations. However, for those in larger (and more expensive) cities, square footage is money, but don’t worry, there are ways to make your small space feel bigger. Whether…
How to Build a Security System for Your First Apartment
How to Build a Security System for Your First Apartment

How to Build a Security System for Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored Post By Christopher Carney Before you start organizing your housewarming party, one of the first things you should do in your new apartment is get a smart security system. An apartment that’s truly secure, modern, and feels like your own needs smart security. The good news is that despite their impressive capabilities, smart security…
Foolproof Ways to Beat the Sunday Scaries
Foolproof Ways to Beat the Sunday Scaries

Foolproof Ways to Beat the Sunday Scaries

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
For many of us, Sundays can be a day to dread! Our last day of weekend bliss before heading back to the grind early Monday morning. But the Sunday Scaries don’t have to take hold and ruin a full day of your weekend! Check out these foolproof ways to beat the Sunday Scaries for good.…
Watch Out for These Common Apartment Community Rules
Watch Out for These Common Apartment Community Rules

Watch Out for These Common Apartment Community Rules

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’ve found the perfect apartment for YOU within an apartment community, congratulations! Living in an apartment community provides some unique benefits, from building up a sense of belonging to fun amenities. While these amenities are great, they often come with a set of rules that you should be aware of. Check out these common…