When Rental Rates Go Through the Roof, Consider Storing Your Stuff

I don’t even know where to begin. I feel like I’ve been house hunting for months. Within the last two years, rental rates in my area have spiked due to a massive housing shortage (thanks to increased job opportunities). When my year lease came up for renewal in June, why the heck did we think…

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How to Find a House to Rent

Published on ToughNickel on January 17. 2017 “You just found more places to rent in five minutes than I have all week,” said my coworker. Shrugging my shoulders, I reminded her how I’ve become an expert on how to find a house to rent. And I’m not exaggerating. I’ve found seven places for us to…

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5 Things to Consider Before a Big Family Move

Several months back, my husband completed work on a construction project that had him living away from home for over a year (on top of another year away on a different project). When he first started working there, we didn’t expect the project to last that long. Had we known, the kids and I would…

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