Adventures in negotiating rent

Did you know you can negotiate rent? I didn’t until about a year ago when Mrs. FF and I sold our home in the burbs so we could downsize and move to downtown Philly. We were thrilled – we’ve always wanted to live downtown since we moved to Philly long ago. City wage taxes and having children got in the way.

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Are you an Oblivious Wage Slave?

A Wage Slave (WS) is someone who works for money but hates his job. He’d much rather do more personally fulfilling stuff. Maybe he’d like to read, play tennis, hang with friends, go for walks, run, work on a hobby, volunteer, or whatever. Maybe he’s just sick of the actual work, the jerks he works for and with, or the agonizing commute.

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