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Furnish Your Apartment – Expensive or Cheap?

Furnish Your Apartment – Expensive or Cheap?

A few weeks back I was at my friend’s wedding in Ohio. I was part of the wedding and got to spend a lot of time with one of my closest friends. There are very few things that are better in life than spending quality time with those closest to you. When we were talking about the upcoming changes for the married couple, I heard that they were investing in a nice bedroom set. They were well connected in the furniture business and were able to get a family discount on wholesale prices for a really nice set of matching dressers, but they still spent a good chunk of change. Continue Reading

Furnishing Your Apartment from Ikea?

Furnishing Your Apartment from Ikea?

If you are looking to furnish your first apartment, you may be wondering where the best place to buy your major items from. There are many great stores to choose from these days and it is hard to establish the best place. While I often suggest that craigslist is the best place to buy items because it ensures that you are not paying the mark-up price for a new item. There are many things that you can buy there that fit within a young person’s budget, but it does take time. If you are needing quality furniture in a pinch, Ikea might be a great alternative (and I’m not getting paid to say this). Continue Reading