Monday Shout Outs: Doing Nice Things, Negotiating Rent and More

It’s the end of January and we hope you’re still going strong on your New Year’s resolution. It’s also Superbowl week and while we’re still a little sad that our San Francisco 49ers fumbled on this opportunity (pun definitely intended), we’re looking forward to watching the game this weekend.

Here are some of our favorite articles from last week

10 Nice Things To Do For People That Won’t Cost Much [Savvy Sugar]
Sometimes, the tiniest of gestures go a long way in building goodwill and getting a little ‘pick me up’. Try doing these simple things to help boost your own happiness while making others feel good at the same time.

How to Negotiate Lower Rent in Your Current Apartment  [Free From Broke]
Love your current apartment or house but wish you were paying a little less rent? If the rental market in your area is luke warm, utilize these tactics to negotiate a lower rent price.

What a Walk in Spain Taught Me About Money [Credit Karma]
A fun little read written by Bethy of Credit Karma that outlines lessons learned about money and life in general.

Is Gradschool Worth it? 6 Things to Consider Before Taking the Plunge [Girls Just Wanna Have Funds]
If you’re considering grad school but aren’t sure if it’s worth the cost and effort, read this article for some perspective from someone who’s been in your shoes before.

Want To Be Your Own Boss? Steps To Take Before Going it Alone [The Digerati Life]
A healthy dose of practical advise for those who are looking to make the transition from being a 9-5er to being an entrepreneur.

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