Saving Money

Great ideas and tips on ways to save money around your home.

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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...

Be Prepared for Painting Projects—Stock Up on the Best Paint Rollers While They’re on Sale

If you love changing up the look of your home, these paint roller deals will save you tons of cash.


Finish Those Projects! Shop Deals on DIY Essentials

Put a nail in those 2022 projects and get cracking on new renovations for less. Shop these Sales Editor DIY...



The Best After-Christmas Sales—Save Up to 70% on Home Improvement, DIY and Workwear

These after-Christmas sales on everything from tools to workwear were worth the wait! Shop deep discounts on top brands like...

Clear a Path to the Holidays With These Snow Blower Deals

Even if it's a white Christmas in the driveway, there's no need to spend hours shoveling. Clear the way for...


Cyber Week Isn’t Over! Shop the Wayfair Deals You Missed

Shop Wayfair's extended Cyber Week sale for bargain prices on everything from kitchen sinks to hot tubs. Here are our...

7 Best Places To Find an Apartment Online

Looking for an apartment? These rental sites offer distinct features and search tools to help prospective renters locate the perfect...


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New 2023 Energy Tax Credits and Rebates You Can Use to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

How to finesse your home's energy efficiency by using the new rebates and tax incentives for HVAC, solar and more.


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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost?

This often-asked question doesn't have a simple answer, but our explanation of the factors that determine solar panel cost can...


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What To Know About Community Solar and Net Metering

Rooftop PV panels aren't the only way to take advantage of solar energy.

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States With the Highest and Lowest Homeowner’s Insurance Rates

Your homeowner's insurance rate largely depends on how disaster-prone your state is and how much it would cost to replace...


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States With the Highest and Lowest Property Taxes

Whether high or low, property taxes are just one factor that determines the affordability and livability of U.S. states.


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How Much Does Window Replacement Cost?

Window replacement makes your home more energy efficient, but you have to spend money now to save money down the...


6 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Bought My First Car

Don't let pushy salespeople and the pressure to add bells and whistles overwhelm you. Use these tips to buy your...


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What Are Peak Hours for Electricity?

Electricity peak hours, the times of day when electric consumption is highest, may affect your monthly power bill. Here's how...

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13 First-Time Home Buyer Programs You Should Know About

These grants and programs can help your homeownership dreams come true — whether you’re a first-time or repeat home buyer.


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How to Winterize a Sprinkler System

Sprinkler systems need to have all the water blown out of them before the winter freeze. If you have an...


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Average Costs of Building Permits

Pulling building permits can be confusing and intimidating. Here we'll demystify one element of the process: cost.


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What Is Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

If you are in the market for homeowners insurance, it helps to know exactly what it covers and what might...


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Tips for Saving Money on Vehicle Tires

Buying tires is no one's favorite reason to spend money. Investing a little time to find saving opportunities can save...


10 Things To Look for When Buying a Used Boat

A used boat can save you thousands, compared to the cost of a new boat. But, as with a used...


Winterize Your Irrigation System With This Handy $15 Device

Winterizing your irrigation system each fall can set you back some serious money if you pay a service to...


Best Places to Find Moving Boxes for Cheap (or Free)

Need some moving boxes? Here are some places you can get them for little or no money at all.


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Least Energy-Efficient Cycles for Your Appliances

From the washer and dryer to the dishwasher, energy-wasting cycles can drain your wallet.

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How to Budget Landscaping Costs for a New Home

It's easy to underestimate landscaping costs for your new home or cabin. It's a major expense that requires a well-planned,...


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How to Get Started With Solar Energy Panels in 2023

From initial cost to maintenance concerns, here's a primer on solar panels to help you decide if they're right for...


Car Part Shortage Continues to Bog Down the Auto Market

A computer chip shortage is complicating things for automobile dealers and buyers. Learn more here.


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23 Home Improvements You Should Never Pay For

These are easier to do yourself than to hire out.


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Tips for Saving Money When Framing a House

Save money up front and through the building process with these tips to frame a new house.


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How Much Does It Cost To Paint the Interior of a House?

The money spent to paint the interior of your house is well worth it. Whether you hire a pro or...