But if you’re not one of the lucky ones, consider hiring a gardener to come in and mow the lawn and maintain the garden every two weeks. A gardener usually charges around $40 or $50 to do that; it could be less if you have a small garden or if you hire a school kid [...]
Life would be a lot simpler—no more vacuuming, cleaning the bath- room, dusting, cleaning the kitchen, washing the floors. You might even negotiate to have the windows washed from time to time. All that is left is making sure that people clean up after themselves, wash up and empty the bin once in a while.
I know most people around our age don’t have much money to spare. But then again, who really has much time to spare, in between work, study and social activities? Jobs around the house may be where you have to make a trade-off between time and money. Some people will be prepared to use a [...]