7 Tips for Managing Money with Your Roommate

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Living with a roommate certainly has its perks, such as having someone to split the bills with. But like with any relationship, financial conflicts, if not handled proactively, can make your life miserable. Whether you’ve been living with your roomie for some time or are about to move in with a new one, use these... read

2016 grads could be paying 79% of their income on rent

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Graduating from college and entering the job market is an exciting time – you’ll be given opportunities that you hadn’t had previously, like moving to a new city and figuring out how many times you can eat cereal for dinner in one month. So what do the 1.85 million students projected to earn a bachelor’s degree in... read

(Official) Sunday brunch hours for 10 U.S. cities

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A recent Thrillist article announced that New York City may start allowing restaurants and bars to sell alcohol before noon on Sunday. Nestled in our Los Angeles cocoon – which allows alcohol sales at 6 a.m. any day of the week – we realized that across the country there may be an epidemic – cities that do not... read

The 50 Most Expensive Colleges to Rent Off Campus

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As college students prepare for the end of the academic calendar and head out of their college towns for the summer, many are thinking about where they will be resting their heads next year. For upperclassmen this often means deciding between living on campus or renting off campus. With room and board for college dorms... read

11 small apartment design and organization hacks

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Apartment living can mean sacrificing space for an ideal location, cheap rent or other amenities. With one bedroom apartments averaging 721 square feet in Los Angeles, 768 in Chicago and 654 in Austin, even the smallest of organizing efforts can make a big difference. To make the most of your small space, we scoured... read

Security deposit: What it is and how to get most of it back

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A security deposit is the money a landlord will take when you move into a new place. Some may break the deposit down into labels like “cleaning deposit,” “pet deposit,” “key deposit,” etc., but it’s all the same – you have to hand over a certain amount of cash in case you (or your pet) totally trash the... read

8 studio apartments that will make you forget you even want a bedroom

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Usually touted as “cozy” or “quaint,” the studio apartment has long been the go-to place for those looking for minimalist living, or a lower-cost space in a higher-cost rental market (we’re looking at you, San Francisco). For its notorious lack of space, the studio has its benefits: it’s cheaper to decorate... read

RadPad makes renting a social experience

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RadPad has long been a more friendly, social way to hunt for apartments. Connect your Facebook or LinkedIn and easily see who in your network is also looking for new digs. Today, we're taking that a step further with two new introductions to RadPad: Use your connections to get a recommendation with the... read