Apartment Hunting Tips: How to Find a Rental You’ll Actually Love

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If you're currently apartment hunting, you're not alone. Over 36% of Americans rent their homes, and in these summer months, that means a good portion of renters are closing out old leases and moving to new places. Whether you're a new renter, or you've signed a few leases in your day, the whole process of apartment hunting can be overwhelming. There are so many options to sift through, scams to avoid, and factors to consider when figuring out how to find an apartment. Continue Reading

Going on a Road Trip? Don’t Forget to Grab This from the Drug Store

Going on a road trip? Don't forget to grab this from the drug store

There's a (younger) part of me that loves going on long road trips. I get excited about seeing new places, listening to hours of podcasts, drinking Red Bull – it's a freeing experience like none other. Then there's the (older) side of me that can only handle the open road for so long. Sore back, moody in traffic, yells at slower drivers, and seriously bummed out about how sticky everything feels after being in the car all day. Continue Reading

Curbly Recession Busters: What your Grandparents knew.

Leafing through a copy of The Home Front  – The Best of Good Housekeeping 1939-1945 is something of a revelation. The British magazine’s wartime editions reminded
me that our grandparents, especially those who lived in Europe during
that time, knew a few things about privation, making do and surviving
an unimaginably difficult time.

Advice like ‘Don’t forget your gas mask’ and ‘Save your coupons’
inspire pride that our little island and the people on it survived
horrors with determination and spirit; but they’re
not terribly useful these days (thank goodness). Continue Reading