Posts Tagged: Budget

How to Make Your First Apartment Look Expensive
How to Make Your First Apartment Look Expensive

How to Make Your First Apartment Look Expensive

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re in your first apartment, odds are you’re living on a budget and trying to make your money stretch as far as possible. But your slim budget doesn’t have to mean you can’t have the stylish apartment of your dreams! With careful planning and tasteful decorating, you can make your first apartment look much…
How Much Does It Cost to Move?
How Much Does It Cost to Move?

How Much Does It Cost to Move?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into a new apartment can be expensive, so it’s important to be prepared. Read on below to learn all the costs you’ll need to consider when planning your move and find some helpful tips and tricks to save money where you can. Basic supplies Your first expense when moving will be basic moving supplies…
How to Find the Right Apartment for Your Budget
How to Find the Right Apartment for Your Budget

How to Find the Right Apartment for Your Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Amid COVID-19 rental market fluctuations, it’s almost as if the housing market benefits the buyer one day and the seller the next. As such, finding an apartment that you can afford can be quite an arduous task.  Are you looking for a new place and having no luck? Here’s how to find the perfect apartment…
Pros and Cons: Assembling Furniture Yourself vs. Paying For Assembly
Pros and Cons: Assembling Furniture Yourself vs. Paying For Assembly

Pros and Cons: Assembling Furniture Yourself vs. Paying For Assembly

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In our Pros and Cons series, we weigh the advantages and disadvantages of important decisions that apartment dwellers are making every day. Whether you’re moving into a new apartment or simply redecorating, finding the perfect bed frame or couch for your space can be exciting. However, assembling furniture can be a tedious or challenging process,…
4 Reasons You Should Be Thrift Store Shopping When Decorating Your First Apartment
4 Reasons You Should Be Thrift Store Shopping When Decorating Your First Apartment

4 Reasons You Should Be Thrift Store Shopping When Decorating Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re looking to move into your first apartment or already have your move planned, you know that the experience, while exciting, can be costly. From the actual expense of moving to decorating your place, there’s a lot to budget for. That’s why you should give thrift store shopping some thought, especially when decorating and…
Are Meal Subscription Services Worth It?
Are Meal Subscription Services Worth It?

Are Meal Subscription Services Worth It?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sometimes, you just don’t want to plan a menu, figure out what you need, and go to the grocery. That’s when meal subscription services come in. From Blue Apron to Hello Fresh, there are more than enough of these meal kit plans on the market for you to choose from, but given their price tags,…
Start Prepping Your Budget for Holidays
Start Prepping Your Budget for Holidays

Start Prepping Your Budget for Holidays

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holidays are just around the corner, and now that you’re an established adult in your own first apartment, it’s time to start responsibly planning your budget! The holiday season can be stressful in terms of budgeting, but it doesn’t have to be! Take time to plan for the holidays by following these tips and…
Let’s Talk Utility Bills
Let’s Talk Utility Bills

Let’s Talk Utility Bills

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Alright- we can all agree that saving the earth is good thing, right? Exactly. None of us are out there trying to sabotage the planet. So what if you could save the planet AND save your monthly bills at the same time? I’m here with some utility hacks to help aid in the never ending…
Moving Expenses I Didn’t Budget For
Moving Expenses I Didn’t Budget For

Moving Expenses I Didn’t Budget For

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So, you’re about to move to your first apartment. I’m sure you’ve already planned out your moving budget, but there may be some expenses you didn’t plan for yet. I know I certainly hadn’t figured these things into my move. Startup/Connection Fees Did you know that for things like utilities, internet, etc., they don’t just…
Here’s Which Streaming Services To Consider When Cutting The Cord
Here’s Which Streaming Services To Consider When Cutting The Cord

Here’s Which Streaming Services To Consider When Cutting The Cord

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Everyone loves saving cash. Whether it’s going out to eat less often or something more drastic like finding a roommate, having a bit more money in your pocket never hurt. One popular way to save on your monthly expenses is cutting the cord. What does that mean? Eliminating your cable services and opting for “Netflix…