Lifestyle

There’s a simple maths rule that can determine if you should rent or buy a home, according to 2 early retirees who think buying a house to live in is a ‘terrible’ idea

Deciding to rent or buy a home comes down to the “Rule of 150,” according to early retirees Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung, who wrote the book “Quit Like a Millionaire.” Multiplying your monthly mortgage payment by 150% will show you how much your house will actually cost per month […]
There’s a simple maths rule that can determine if you should rent or buy a home, according to 2 early retirees who think buying a house to live in is a ‘terrible’ idea
Markets

What is renter’s insurance and why do you need it?

Renter’s insurance is a type of coverage that offers peace of mind to renters in the event of theft, fire, or other damage. It covers your personal property whether it’s in your home, car, a moving truck, or a storage locker. Smoke, falling objects, and windstorms are all perils covered […]
What is renter’s insurance and why do you need it?
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How to rent an apartment with not-so-great credit

If you have bad or poor credit, i.e. a score somewhere between 300 and 579, you may have trouble renting an apartment if you live in a city where credit checks are a part of the rental process. There are a few things you can do to rent an apartment […]
How to rent an apartment with not-so-great credit
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Here’s exactly what it costs me to live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

I live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where the median rent for a three-bedroom house is $US2,250. But, because I rent a room instead of owning a house, I pay much less: about $US600 per month. The two-bedroom, 1,300-square-foot house costs my landlord and roommate about $US1,700 a month, including her […]
Here’s exactly what it costs me to live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida