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why is rent so high

Rental rates have hit an all-time high over the last year, taking up a massive 3.86% of the gross domestic product in the first quarter of 2017. With increased demand for apartments and a lean supply in most rental markets, being a landlord might be great -- but being a renter might be tough.

Qualify for Low Income Housing

In tough economic times, paying rent can be a struggle. However, did you know that there are government programs designed to help those who need low-income housing? People with lower incomes, senior citizens and people with disabilities may qualify for…

One Chicken Equals Four Meals

If you’re looking to stretch your grocery budget, the idea of buying an entire chicken for one or two people might seem extremely out of budget. However, roasting up a larger cut of meat on the weekend can actually ensure…

national-soup-month-january

January: a month where nearly everyone is paying off post-holiday bills and are feeling the pinch on their bank account. Additionally, new year’s resolutions mean you’re probably tightening your belt for reasons other than your empty wallet. So what should…

pantry 06272016

It’s happened to everybody. You come home from work with a rumble in your stomach only to find that the fridge is bare and the cupboards aren’t offering much either. Sure, you could let your fingers do the walking and…

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