renting

The 3 Best Cities With Rent Control

Is rent control your secret weapon to a coveted, affordable apartment in the country’s most expensive cities? The rules are tricky, but maybe!

7 Smart Ways to Get Your Apartment Deposit Back

A security deposit is a big chunk of change. These cheap and easy clean-up tips will help you re-pocket that cash.

Should You Sell Your Home to Pay Down Debt?

You may have to live in a van down by the river, but if you have equity, you can erase a lot of consumer debt by selling your home.

What You Need to Know Before Leasing a Car

We're generally in favor of buying versus leasing. If you decide to lease, make sure you understand what you're paying for.

Here's Why Your Parents Could Buy a Home While You Still Rent

Your Baby Boomer parents could afford to buy their homes. Why can't you?

5 Reasons You Definitely Need Renters' Insurance

Yes, renters, you totally need to insure your stuff — and yourself — from mishaps big and small. Don't economize here!

The 11 Best Websites for Renting Your Extra Space

Turn to the Internet for fast, simple, and safe ways to get your rental property in front of the right audience.

13 Surprising Things You Can Rent for Extra Cash

From the everyday to the oddball, you can rent just about everything in your house for cash — including the house.

7 Ways to Rent An Apartment With Bad Credit

Bad or low credit makes everything hard — even renting an apartment. Here's how you can still find a place when your credit is weak.

The Simple Way to Decide How Much Rent You Can Really Afford

Before you set out to find your next great rental apartment or home, take a good look at your income. What can you afford?

9 Common Apartment Hunting Mistakes to Avoid

Summer is moving season for lots of us. Make sure you land in the right place by avoiding some common rental miscues.

Don't Forget to Budget for These Unexpected Moving Expenses

Whether across the town or across the country, moving has tons of expenses. Don't get blindsided by these surprise costs.

4 Reasons Your Credit Score May Improve Soon

To help those with little credit history, the bureaus now use more kinds of payments in their profiles. How much will your credit improve?

6 Ways to Apartment Hunt on Craigslist Without Getting Scammed

Craigslist is a leading apartment rental marketplace, with plenty of listings — and scammers. Protect yourself by recognizing the warning signs.

Self-Employed? Here's How to Get Your Apartment Application Approved

Being self-employed has its perks — and its challenges. Finding a new apartment can be tricky, but it's not impossible if you can sell your story.

5 Fun Money Boosts That Grow Your Savings

Adding some extra income will help you reach a savings goal that much sooner. Make it fun and you'll have a great time getting there, too.

7 Ways to Boost Your Finances While You Sleep

Making a little extra money isn't too hard. In fact, you may not even need to get out of bed.

Best Money Tips: The Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks

Today we found some stellar articles on the best sites for renting and buying textbooks, steps to financial prosperity, and things you should know about the U.S. economy.

Got Extra Space? Make Money and Meet Travelers With Short-Term Rentals

If you like meeting new people and playing host, offering short-term rentals of your extra space might be an easy and fun source of extra income.

7 Reasons Why Self-Storage Is a Really Bad Idea

Self-storage makes it easy to save stuff when you're moving or simply out of space. But just because you can use it doesn't mean you should. Learn why.