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    32 Cheapskate Handy Hints For the Outdoors

    Save those milk jugs, soda cans, pool noodles and other things around your house you thought were useless...

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    Tips for Saving Money When Building a New Home

    Labor costs eat up a significant chunk of your home build budget. Opting for a DIY solution when possible and...


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    Tips for Staying on Budget When Building a Home

    Sticking to your budget is one of the biggest challenges in a new house build. Here's how to keep your...


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    How Much Does It Cost to Build a House?

    From the initial building permits to breaking ground to final site cleanup, here's how much you can expect to spend...


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    Budgeting Tips for Building Your Own House

    Budget overruns can turn building your dream home into a nightmare. These tips will help keep costs in check without...

    10 Things to Consider Before Building a Second Home or Cabin

    Maybe you've dreamed of owning a vacation home or weekend retreat. Before you build or buy, ask yourself these questions...


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    Should I Paint My House to Increase Its Resale Value?

    If your home is about to hit the real estate market, a fresh coat of paint could be the ticket...

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    8 Ways To Conserve Water in Your Home

    Water is a precious — and costly — commodity. Fixing those pesky leaks and drips and making some slight changes...


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    Common Home Repairs You Put Off

    Is the kitchen sink leaking or did someone just drop an ice cube on the floor? Spoiler: It's almost never...


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    Most Common Homeowners Insurance Claims

    Break-ins and theft account for six percent of insurance claims for Travelers Insurance. Find out the most common homeowners insurance...


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    Should You Buy or Rent a Tiller for Your Garden?

    Tillers are tremendously useful tools for home gardeners. But tilling is not an everyday task. So is it better to...

    10 Smart Ways to Save on Homeowners Insurance

    Cut down your home owners insurance expense by learning some easy ways to reduce the bill. Check out some quick...


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    Home Warranty Coverage for New Homeowners

    Owning a home is the American dream. Consider protecting your investment with a home warranty. Here's what you need to...


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    Risks of Skipping a Home Inspection

    Thinking of skipping a home inspection? You may have a better chance of sealing the deal, but there are significant...


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    Deals We Love: Cordless Leaf Blowers

    Two great leaf blowers from reputable manufacturers offered at reduced prices just in time for fall. What could be better?


    Target Is Pausing In-Store Returns for Three Weeks

    Before you hop in the car, keep this in mind — Target is not accepting in-store returns right now.

    Things You Have Around Your Home That Could be Worth A Lot of Money

    Declutter all you want, but be sure to double-check these things before you toss them.


    Deals We Love: Miter Saws

    Whether you're a weekend woodworker or a professional contractor, you know the value of a quality miter saw.


    Don’t Toss These Things, Repurpose Them Instead

    You'll be amazed at what these repurposed items can do.



    15 Tools You Didn’t Know You Can Buy at Costco

    You may head to Costco to stock up on pantry staples and other supplies, but did you know they carry...


    How You Can Send Mail Without a Stamp

    A letter without a stamp probably won't end up at its destination, but there are a few instances where you...


    The 10 Biggest Project Mistakes New Homeowners Make

    It's completely natural for new homeowners, confronted with an entire house full of possibilities, to dive into projects with the...


    13 Tricks to Cut Your Summer Utility Bills

    Our money experts share their favorite summer-bill secrets.

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    21 Things Not to Say While DIYing

    DIY work doesn't always go according to plan, but these are some words you definitely don't want to hear during...



    12 Fabulous DIY Projects Costing Less Than $50

    When you're feeling a little strapped for cash, there's no need to completely hold back on your DIY projects. Check...


    15 Cheapest States to Live in the United States

    Want to get more bang for every buck? Consider moving to one of these states, where you'll find bargain prices...


    32 Things You Should Never Buy at a Garage Sale

    Garage sales are great, but you should definitely steer clear of these items.


    America Just Named Its Cheapest Grocery Store. Do You Shop There?

    So, what's the cheapest grocery store? Aldi tops the list for low prices.