Housing

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What is the Cheapest State to Live In?

A dollar you spend in one state may have more purchasing power in another. That begs the question: where is the cheapest state to live in America? To find out, we compared the states where the overall cost of living is lowest. We found the states with: the lowest-priced grocery …

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Gross rent multiplier

What is a Gross Rent Multiplier, and How Do I Use It?

The world of real estate can be very complicated to navigate through for a first-time investor. However, by using the right resources and tools, you can take a well-informed approach to your investment research and eventually purchase the property that is right for you. When looking for a property, one …

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Home decorating ideas on a budget

Home Decorating Ideas on a Budget

Is it time to spruce up your home? Are you looking for some modern ideas for decorating on a budget? Not everyone is looking to spend a significant amount of money on their decor. And if you are renting an apartment or are planning to move, it might not make …

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Renting an apartment

Renting an Apartment: Budgeting Tips

Are you looking to rent somewhere new or rent on your own instead of living with others? You will probably have a lot of extra questions about renting. How much does it cost to rent an apartment? How often are payments required? What do I need to budget for within …

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Home improvement

How to Set a Home Improvement Budget

Home is where the heart is. And for many, home can be a sanctuary from the outside world. To this end, it is no surprise that a large number of homeowners chose to give parts (if not all) of their entire homes a bit of a facelift each year. For …

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