How Much Should I Spend on Rent?

Before you start scanning Craigslist and Zillow for rental options, determine how much you can truly afford. Here are a few ways to figure that out. The 30% rule One popular rule of thumb is to spend around 30% of your gross income on rent. So if you earn $2,800 per month before taxes, you…

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