12 May 2015

Ask A Grown Up: Fuck, I Have to Find a New Roommate!

Broke-Asses: As I have mentioned before, one of the really unusual aspects of living in an expensive city like San Francisco, New York or London (often reputed to be the most expensive cities in the world*) is that well after college and the young professional years, denizens of said cities

Kate Rice - Supposed Grown Up 0
09 Apr 2015

Rent Is Too Damn High in New York City…even for Toys “R” Us

For most New Yorkers rental payments come too soon and the cost cannot make up for what their paychecks can account for. City life has always been about connections, culture, and easy access to transportation and health care. But few people thought that this would come at the great cost of unbearable living spaces. Apartment sharing, unsafe

Jennifer Nilenie - The Destitute-Social Critic 0
only child
05 Nov 2012

Woes of an Only Child

I’m a big believer there is a lot to be said about personality types and birth order.  If you’re the rare breed that is “The Only Child,” hello!  I am glad I’m in good company.  It’s possible we have both spent years being a little different from those around us,

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 1

I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
12 Apr 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Smelly Friends

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: One of my best friends smells hella bad, almost all the time.  Can I say something or help in some way that won’t be flat

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
15 Mar 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Stopping Your Roommate from Eating Your Food

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: My roommate keeps eating my food.  How can I tell him to stop without being a total ass? A: Unfortunately, to solve this issue, you

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 1
24 Jul 2010

Extremely Helpful Ways to Solve Your Housing Cost Woes

In this economy, we are sick of hearing “in this economy” but that doesn’t take away from the fact that a very large portion of us have no money and if we do have money we are doing everything we can to keep it. Like going for the cut-rate escorts

Jessica Longo - Two-Bit Reporter 0
23 Apr 2010

4 Unspoken Rules of The Roommate Situation

Oftentimes, in the midst of broke-assitude, we find ourselves in a living situation that involves more than one person per bathroom and sinkfuls of dishes that “someone else” used but no one will fess up to. Most normal and reasonable human beings will have no problem adjusting to life under

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 2