9 Ways to Turn Your New Apartment into a Health-Promoting Sanctuary

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Starting over — whether you’re just moving to a new apartment or embarking on a new adventure in a new city — is a great opportunity to reflect on your lifestyle and make some positive, healthy changes. If you’re ready for a fresh start, use these nine strategies and fitness wiki to turn your new apartment […]

How Much is a Security Deposit on an Apartment?

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When you consider moving to an apartment, you have to factor in all the costs. One of them is the security deposit. You probably know you need to budget for it, but how much is a security deposit on an apartment? And why isn’t the amount the same at every community? There are a few […]

15 Books to Read (or Re-read) During Quarantine

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Quarantine is a great time to start a new book. With everyone social distancing and staying at home, it can be difficult to come up with things to do day after day. If you’re sick of watching TV, doing puzzles or spending time with your family, fear not for we’ve got a great list of books for […]

15 Tips for Unpacking Moving Boxes

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When that last box is unloaded off the truck, it’s often paired with a sigh of relief, and for good reason. After all, it’s a sign that you’re on the home stretch of your moving journey! But you aren’t quite done yet. While you may have checked most items off your moving checklist, there’s still one […]

7 Ways to Relax and Reduce Coronavirus Stress

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Stress relief … social distancing style. As the coronavirus lockdown drags on, everyone is managing as best they can. We’re all muddling along, trying to keep upbeat and informed and safe. So, this week, we’re going to change things up. We’re going to make some small changes to our routine to help us manage our new […]

How to Find an Apartment During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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A coronavirus apartment hunt may sound like the last thing anyone would do right now, as the virus continues to spread and shelter in place rules have been extended. The majority of states in the U.S. have told its residents to stay home and practice social distancing. As of this writing, there are about 750,000 […]

How to Fix Slow Internet Speed When Working from Home

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We’ve got the need. The need for speed. Since you’ve already cleaned the guest bathroom and alphabetized the spice rack during the coronavirus pandemic, it might be time to get some real work done. But nothing kills productivity faster than slow internet speed. You and your spouse are trying to stay focused on separate Zoom conference calls for […]

3 Things to Know About Renters Insurance

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Renters insurance is a special kind of insurance coverage that protects your residence even if you don’t own the building. Unlike homeowners insurance, renters insurance is primarily concerned with the contents of a rented unit, and not the structure of the building itself. Renters insurance policies often protect against loss of personal property, costs incurred by forced […]

6 Coronavirus Gym Alternatives for You to Stay Active

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The novel Coronavirus has swept across the world and shut almost everything down — including our gyms. Furthermore, most of us are sheltering in place and have been asked to follow social distancing practices by staying away from others and, preferably, staying home and not leaving the house. But mental and physical health is important, and both […]