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How I Moved Out | (College) Apartment Edition -
Are you apartment hunting because you’re “too old” to live with your parents? Sick of living on campus? Moving to a new state? We’re going to discuss 2 key elements of financial indepence | Credit & a solid Money Plan. Ensure you have great credit to reduce the likelihood of deposits on utilities, apartments, cable & phone bills, or car note… all of which applies to me because I followed 3 simple rules. Understanding your lease terms Taking pictures of the property before and after I was NOT WISE in that I used grant money to move-in and almost couldn’t pay it back in time to enroll for class. However, lesson bought and crisis averted. So, while my credit score was 781 (now 750) all those hard inquiries and a new credit card later, I’m now a proud apartment owner for the second time. If you don’t know how to build your credit score, read here. College Roommates Currently I live with youtuber and influencer #crownnation Royalty is like my brother; and we have an awesome time laughing and cooking all day. Our house is filled with laughter and singing. We also split the cost of bills down the middle and agree to keep our thermostat blowing snowballs, no matter the season. Looking for roommates? Start with sites like this one. My Tips to Moving Out Your Parent’s House Be 21 Years Old! Have an excellent credit history 700+ Save 1200+ for moving out and then six months worth of expenses for an Emergency Fund Pack a bag of essentials for the first 3 nights (You don’t want to realize all the basics of a good bubble bath are still packed up) electronics to A hot and ready to eat meal – College students should apply for SNAP (EBT) if…