When you’re a renter, managing your home security can be a little trickier than it is for homeowners. You can’t install security cameras outside your home, install newer windows, or add a stronger lock to your front door. But just because you can’t go all out with your home security doesn’t mean you can’t make your apartment a safer space.
Most Americans are dependent on their cars in this day and age. This is due to several different factors, including the issue of commuting. While some people are lucky enough to live within walking or bicycling distance of their workplaces, most are far enough from them that they need to drive. While public transportation is an option in some cases, it is inaccessible for many who live in rural areas.
Flipping houses can be a lucrative business if you do it right. But even the most successful flippers can sometimes end up eating into their own budget. The trick is not to go overboard and never to assume buyers will be willing to pay more for certain features.
In 2019, the amount of collective student loan debt in the U.S. climbed to a record high of $1.4 trillion. According to Experian, that’s a 116% increase over the last 10 years. Needless to say, the last thing you want to do when you realize you need a career change is to go back to school and fall even deeper into debt.
Recent statistics showed that 58% of homeowners planned to spend money on home improvements this year. And with more people staying home during the ongoing pandemic, it’s pretty likely to say that you might end up working on some property renovation projects in the near future.
“You need to spend money to make money,” is a common phrase. But it’s not actually true. Unless you’re investing in a major project, spending money is just that — spending money. In truth, you don’t need to make any major investments or make major changes to save money every month. Using a few nifty tricks, you can actually cut costs using things you already own.