Monthly Archives: February 2015

How to Maximize Your Space

When you are at university, you do not always have the luxury of ample living space, especially if you have a roommate. Sometimes you have to squeeze all your clothes into one dresser, leave some of your shoes at your parents’ home or store some of your belongings in places you normally would not. Having a small space is not necessarily a disadvantage; it just means you have to be more economical. Here are some tips on how to maximize your space so you can be comfortable and cozy without sacrificing your favorite items.

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The Benefits of Having a Roommate

Having a roommate goes hand in hand with college life. You may love your privacy and hate their annoying habits, but somehow they make life easier. From reducing your monthly expenses, to offering an extra helping hand, there are some awesome benefits that make having a roommate worth the cons. You may have been lucky enough to get a home with your best friend, or you might have been forced to take the cleanest looking person who responded to your ad, but whoever you find, these are the reasons why you should keep your roommate through your college years.

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5 Tips for Creating Your First Budget

Moving to a university and continuing your education is extremely exciting, and maybe a bit nerve wracking. Even if you have lived on your own for a while, you may find yourself crunching numbers in your mind as you seek a place to live and start a new life. Creating a budget is an excellent way to be financially responsible while continuing to be a successful student. If you have never created a budget before, do not worry, it is not quantum mechanics. These 5 steps for creating your first budget will set you up for a lifetime of success.

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