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Don’t Have a Home Inventory List for Apartment Insurance? Don’t Worry, Here’s How

Posted September 25, 2017 at 10:00 am

When it comes to apartment insurance, second in importance to your home possessions is a record of your home possessions. You can do this easily with a home survey. Here’s how: 1. A comprehensive home inventory should include a spreadsheet with the item description (make, model, serial number, value, and purchase date). Even more important for […]

Things You Didn’t Know About Summer Storms and Your Apartment

Posted July 11, 2017 at 10:01 am

A recent survey from a national insurance provider found that 59 percent of adults ages 23 to 29 do not have renter’s insurance. And last time we checked, 100 percent of renters are susceptible to damages from summer storms. How so? Glad you asked. Don’t get caught in the dark. Did you know that during […]

Make Corlears Hook Park Your Park this Summer [SPONSORED]

Posted May 10, 2017 at 10:15 am

Friends of Corlears Hook Park, our non-profit group that works to maintain and revitalize Corlears Hook Park for the benefit of the general public and residents of the Lower East Side, released the schedule of events in the park, and there is something for everyone to enjoy! From planting and pruning to a free dance […]

This Isn’t the Suburbs: Why to Go with a Local Insurance Broker

Posted March 22, 2016 at 10:15 am

Gotham Brokerage has over 50 years of experience working with New Yorkers, and they can set you up with the right policy in just 20 minutes.

Why Freelancers Need Apartment Insurance

Posted March 8, 2016 at 10:15 am

Being a freelancer is tough enough. If something happens to your laptop — basically your whole office in one delicate package — it can be a catastrophe for someone with a dozen deadlines, living paycheck to paycheck. So what happens if a pipe bursts in your walls? Or someone breaks into your apartment? Or a small electrical fire two floors down results in firefighters breaking in […]

Save Time and Money on Your Next Move With Furnishare [SPONSOR]

Posted March 3, 2016 at 10:15 am

When did moving get so expensive? On top of all the cash you spend on Uber fares and the subway scoping out new neighborhoods, there’s also the skyrocketing price of rent. Even if you’re lucky enough to find a place you can afford, you still have to scrape together a security deposit and first- and […]

One Simple Step to Protect Your Hard-Earned Money

Last modified February 29, 2016 at 7:14 pm

Photo by 401K Calculator via Flickr You work hard, spend long hours commuting, and spend your precious free time thinking about ways to make your life more fulfilling. Eat healthier. Go to the gym. Make smarter decisions with your money. For that last one, there’s one simple thing you can do right away. In a […]

Furniture Subscriptions are Changing the Way New Yorkers Decorate [SPONSOR]

Posted February 18, 2016 at 10:20 am

The sharing economy is everywhere, and it’s making life easier for smart city-dwellers. No car? Zipcar, Uber and Lyft are just a few of your options when you only need a ride. Your landlord won’t let you keep a bike in the hallway? Use Citi Bike instead. No room for a garden? A CSA box […]

Happn is the Swipe-Right of Dating Apps

Last modified February 11, 2016 at 8:32 am

You took the F train to 2nd Avenue and came across the match of your dreams. For a fleeting moment you considered saying something, but couldn’t choose the words. Later that evening, you’re kicking yourself for doing nothing. Now Happn is there to help. Rather than swiping forever on Tinder or perusing your local Craigslist […]

When It Comes to Pizza and Apartment Insurance, Keep It Local

Posted February 3, 2016 at 10:15 am

New York City isn’t like the rest of the country. Don’t believe us? Look at what national chains call pizza. Stuffed crusts? HOT DOG CRUSTS? Yeesh. This may pass for pizza in parts of the country that don’t know any better, but here in New York, good sauce and a perfect crust are more important […]