[A015] Your First Place: Survive With Just a Floor-Mattress

You aren’t really adulting until you have your own place. Here’s how to make it work.

Are you ready to move into your own place? Chances are that your first place will be a little on the shabby side — at least it should be if you want to say that you really did it right.

Before you move out, make sure you have an idea of what you’re getting into. In this episode we talk about what you need to know when you get into your first place, from how to choose a location, how to make sure you have enough money, and what you need to look for in your lease. We’ll even tackle the thorny issues related to roommates.

Concepts

  • Can you afford to get your own place?
  • Tips to make your first place more affordable.
  • Reasons to consider something cheap to start.
  • What you need to know about signing your first lease.
  • How to look for a good roommate.

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Resources

U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsA look at millennials and moving out.

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[A015] Your First Place: Survive With Just a Floor-Mattress was last modified: March 3rd, 2017 by Harlan and Miranda

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