Saving Money

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

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    7 Repairs Your Home Emergency Fund Should Cover

    You can't control when your home will need a costly fix, but you can control whether you have enough cash...


    45 Weird Home Improvement Terms All DIYers Should Know

    What the heck are space balls? If you’re updating your kitchen soon, you best find out! Learn about this and...


    Don’t Do These 35 Things If You Want to Sell Your House

    No one wants to make costly mistakes when selling a home. Check out these "don'ts" when it comes to putting...


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    How To Find a Mechanic You Can Trust

    Experienced, trustworthy automotive technicians are out there! You just need to know where to find them.


    How Zillow Is Changing The Housing Market

    Is Zillow becoming a one-stop shop in the housing market? That appears to be its goal.


    Surprising Items You Can Get for Free on Facebook Marketplace

    If you search for free stuff on Facebook Marketplace, you'll find a treasure trove that's absolutely worth checking out.


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    If You DIY, You Need These 10 Items in Amazon’s Secret Section

    Have you discovered Amazon's Bargain Finds section yet? It's filled with products and materials to help get the job done,...


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    What You Need To Know About Internet Data Throttling

    Internet providers are bringing back data caps at a time when more people than ever are using their home internet....

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    Here’s Why Amazon Doesn’t Sell These 13 Things

    Amazon has changed the way we shop, but you still can't buy quite everything on the site. Here are some...


    12 Things Ace Hardware Employees Won’t Tell You

    Ace Hardware delivers quality materials in convenient locations. But savvy shoppers know there are always tricks to get a little...


    Fed Chair: Housing Market Boom A “Passing Phenomenon”

    Housing prices have soared due to increased demand, which Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell believes is unsustainable. Here's why.


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    65 Incredible Uses for Things You Normally Toss

    Cut down on your trash and salvage some of these items.


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    Costco vs. Sam’s Club: Which Is More Expensive?

    These bulk warehouse stores might look similar when you walk into them, but when you break it down to the...


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    21 Genius Uses for Hand Sanitizer You’ll Wish You Knew Before

    You won't believe how many ways you can put that bottle of hand sanitizer gel to use. Here's what the...


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    When Is the Best Time To Buy a Car?

    It’s probably not the most convenient, but it will get you the best deal.


    13 Things to Stop Buying That’ll Save You Tons of Cash

    Cut these routine purchases out of your life and you'll be amazed at how much money you can save.

    30 Products Under $30 That Will Make Living in Your Home So Much Better

    You never knew you needed these products, but they're about to make life at home incredibly efficient.


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    5 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Be Buying From Costco

    Bigger isn't always better, and some items sell for way cheaper at the supermarket than the warehouse.


    11 Money-Saving Secrets Target Employees Won’t Tell You

    You're probably losing out on deals every time you shop there.


    10 Kirkland Items You Should Always Buy at Costco

    These high-quality, low-priced picks give you the most bang for your buck.


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    What to Know About Caring for Jewelry: Expert Advice

    Daily wear and improper storage take a toll on your prized pieces. See what industry experts have to say about...

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    What You Need to Know About Building Permits

    Whether your next home improvement project is big or small, you might need a building permit. Read this before you...


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    What to Know About Shipping Container Homes

    Whether as a tiny home or an ambitious multi-story project, shipping container homes offer an affordable, versatile way to build...



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    Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1987: Landline Phone Installation

    The first issue of Family Handyman was published in 1951, so this year marks our 70th anniversary. To celebrate we're...


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    7 Ways Snow and Ice Can Damage Your Home

    Here are seven common winter headaches faced by homeowners in snowy climates, as well as expert opinions on how to...


    DIY Holiday Gift-Wrapping Tips

    Spread some holiday cheer with these DIY gift wrap ideas – ribbon you can make in your shop, ingenious wrapping...