Posts Tagged: first apartment budget

Saving for First Apartment: How Much Money Do You Need to Move Out?
Saving for First Apartment: How Much Money Do You Need to Move Out?

Saving for First Apartment: How Much Money Do You Need to Move Out?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This post was originally published in September 2013 and has been updated here for 2016. Check out the comments to the original post for some detailed examples on how to calculate your savings target. For many of our readers, moving into their own apartment is the ultimate goal. You want a place of your own,…
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…
Dollar for Dollar: Furnishing Your Apartment at Ikea vs. Target vs. Pottery Barn
Dollar for Dollar: Furnishing Your Apartment at Ikea vs. Target vs. Pottery Barn

Dollar for Dollar: Furnishing Your Apartment at Ikea vs. Target vs. Pottery Barn

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When it comes to furnishing your first apartment, there is always a budget to consider.  What you can get with your money is vastly different from store to store. A while back, My First Apartment compiled an excellent list that compared the cost of buying your furniture essentials at several different stores.   As a self-professed bargain hunter…