Moving out and Moving on Up

Posted on 4 February 2017 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

I wasn’t able to start looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Forestville MD until I was almost thirty. It’s a bit embarrassing to admit that I lived in my parents’ basement long past the time I should have been an independent adult. I made some early mistakes such as not starting college until I was 25 and compounded the error by majoring in a social sciences degree that didn’t translate over into a good job. Now that I’ve finally moved up into management, however, I’m finally ready to get out of her and move on with my life. I’m ecstatic about it.

But the most important thing was finding a one bedroom place with rent that was not going to consume my entire paycheck. I needed plenty of money left over for groceries and the other things people living on their own need to survive. Too, I wanted to make sure I could save at least ten percent of my check for unexpected emergencies. Read the rest of this entry…

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