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10 Jun 2015

Why It Makes No Sense to Own a Car in SF…Unless you Share it!

This post is sponsored by the fine people at Getaround. If you’re interested in sponsoring some content holler at alex@BrokeAssStuart.com If you live in any city now a days, it makes absolutely no sense to own a car… Unless you share it! It costs an average of $7800 a year

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10 Jun 2015

The Guide To Avoiding Unnecessary Funeral Costs

At one point of the whole process, I found myself telling my family, “Funerals aren’t for the dead, they’re for the living.” — David Fisher (played by Michael C. Hall) From the ages of 1 to 14, I spent four days a week with my nana. She was my second

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28 May 2015

Can You Go Without Shopping For 30 Days?

Let’s face it, we probably all shop a little too much and it can cause all kinds of problems. It fills up our landfills, creates a huge carbon footprint, and don’t forget, it makes us perpetually broke. So, what about committing to not buying anything new for 30 days? Except of course food, beer, and…other ‘necessary perishables’,

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27 May 2015

15 Rental Rights Every San Franciscan Should Know

*This article was researched and written with help from tenant attorney and Broke-Ass Stuart columnist Daniel Wayne.  To learn more about your rights as a tenant check out out Daniel’s other articles here or his website.  Did you know that not all buildings in San Francisco are protected by rent control? Did

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07 May 2015

Cash For Keys – Tenant Buyouts Explained

Negotiating a Buyout of Your Rent Controlled Apartment QS: I live in a rent-controlled apartment in San Francisco. My landlord recently asked me if I would be interested in a buyout of my tenancy. What do I need to know about tenant buyouts? A:   What is a Buyout? Buyouts are

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06 May 2015

FREE Workshop For Renters, Know Your Rights!

  Tenant leaders hold bootcamps to crack down on “gotcha evictions” San Francisco — Following a report showing a disturbing new trend in evictions, the San Francisco Tenants Union and statewide tenant advocate Dean Preston are launching a new renters rights project to fight back. Known as Tenant Rights Bootcamps,

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23 Apr 2015

ASK A TENANTS RIGHT’S LAWYER: Protecting Your Rent Controlled Apartment

Ask a Tenants Right’s Lawyer is your chance to learn how to survive as a renter in San Francisco. Every few weeks attorney Daniel Wayne will answer a different question making it so that you have all the info you need to keep you in your home. Got a question? Send

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