It is true what people said to me before I’m moving to US, they said “You’re going to enhance skills in many areas”; because everything related with service is so damn expensive, that way you want to do any possible thing by yourself – including to do a DIY haircut. I’m not talking about mine… Read More DIY Haircutting and Save Some Bucks!
During my college years, people knew me as “Chicalega”. The fact that almost all of my clothes were from Tegalega (Gedebage) – a flea market in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia- made people call me with that name, which also became a BRAND of my little side project shop of second-hand stuffs that I treasure from… Read More Reuse, Recycle, and Save Some Bucks
Continue from Part I…. Public Housing – Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH). For household with three family members, it is required for our family to live in a two-bedroom apartment. In New Bedford, for a two-bedroom apartment the average rent cost for a house-like apt is between $600-$750 based on the location, furnished-not furnished, utilities (electricity,… Read More The Low-Income Family (Part II)
I got some emails from friends that asked me how is it like to live in US… So this post is meant to give a brief condition of how a student family can live and survive to live in US – with a tight financial condition 🙂 I have a lot of friends that coming,… Read More The Low-Income Family (Part I)