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How to Split Rent

Posted by on Sep 30, 2011 in Renting Hacks | 0 comments

Most people keep track of monthly group expenses on paper or Excel spreadsheet, but if you’d rather make better use of your time you’ll want to consider an online solution.Whether you’re in school or working full time, spending hours each month calculating everyone’s share and keeping tabs on who has paid and who owes is probably the last thing you want to add to your to-do list. Using an app like RentShare that provides all of the...

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Is Paying Rent Online With a Credit Card a Good Idea?

Posted by on Sep 27, 2011 in Renting Hacks | 0 comments

Because accumulating credit card debt is a terrible idea and there are fees associated with using a credit card to pay rent, it is not a good option for many people. Although paying rent with a credit card is not for everyone, here are a few reasons that using a credit card to make rent payments might make sense for those of you who pay off their card each month: 1. Pay Later Let’s face it: paychecks never arrive when we want them to....

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Paying Rent Sucks – Learn from my mistakes…

Posted by on Sep 23, 2011 in Renting Hacks | 0 comments

During my senior year of college, I lived with seven friends. Having eight in our house was great from a cost perspective – our TV and electricity cost next to nothing once split eight ways. However, having only lived on campus previously, we didn’t really know how to pay rent, and splitting those costs was a huge pain. A few of my roommates were living paycheck to paycheck, some had money saved up, and others called mom or dad and had...

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