Posts Tagged: budgeting for first apartment

The 3 Secrets to Creating (and Sticking to) a New Apartment Budget
The 3 Secrets to Creating (and Sticking to) a New Apartment Budget

The 3 Secrets to Creating (and Sticking to) a New Apartment Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Unlike riding a bicycle, going to the mall alone, or receiving your first college acceptance, no one informs you when you’re ready to move out. Wouldn’t that be so much easier though? A major decider (besides your parent’s not so subtle hints) is when you’re are able to afford paying your own rent, utilities, groceries…
Getting My First Apartment:  Another Lesson in How to Be an Adult
Getting My First Apartment:  Another Lesson in How to Be an Adult

Getting My First Apartment: Another Lesson in How to Be an Adult

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
By Jackie Thomas In three short weeks, I’ll be taking on what might be my favorite yet most challenging adventure of my twenty-three-year existence. This big decision follows one year and five months after college graduation (RU Rah Rah!), a year after my first car purchase (and two accidents) and four months after an (almost)…
2015 Graduate’s Guide to Budgeting for Your First Apartment
2015 Graduate’s Guide to Budgeting for Your First Apartment

2015 Graduate’s Guide to Budgeting for Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s almost time to bid goodbye to the dorms and start planning your next move.  If you already have a job lined up, you are ready to start looking for your first apartment. But even if you don’t, you can use the chart below to get a rough idea of what types of expenses you…
Rent is HOW MUCH? – Apartment Hunt Starts in DC
Rent is HOW MUCH? – Apartment Hunt Starts in DC

Rent is HOW MUCH? – Apartment Hunt Starts in DC

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Living in one of the richest counties in America seems great…until you begin to search for your own place. I’m currently at home with my parents as I finish up law school because, you know, it’s smart and frugal and a little crazy. It is time to fly away from the coop now that I…
What You Need to Do Before You Start Looking for Your First Apartment
What You Need to Do Before You Start Looking for Your First Apartment

What You Need to Do Before You Start Looking for Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In apartment-hunting, as with so much else in life, sometimes the most daunting thing is just figuring out where to start, how to wrap your mind around the task at hand. So let’s begin at the beginning–not moving in, not looking at apartments, not even searching listings. Before any of that, before you take any…