Saving Money

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    10 Brilliant Ways to Reuse All Those Cardboard Tubes

    Before you toss all of those empty toilet paper and paper towel tubes, check out these genius ways to reuse...


    The Real Numbers To Look at When Grocery Shopping

    Using unit price numbers when grocery shopping


    12 Things at Costco You Shouldn’t Be Without

    On your next trip to Costco, take some time to venture out of your regular aisles. There are lots of...


    9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

    No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold. Learn what other AC myths you can stop...


    The Real Difference Between Dollar Tree and Dollar General

    Despite their names being so similar, these stores actually have one huge difference when it comes to your shopping experience.


    11 Brilliant Things You Can Create With Dollar Store Items

    Whether you're on a budget or not, you'll be amazed at what you can make with these items from your...


    Spaghetti Noodle Lighter

    If your candles are burning too low to reach the wick, there’s no reason to go without your favorite scent....


    9 Things Seniors Didn’t Know They Could Get for Free (or Discounted)

    There’s no better time than the present for seniors to find ways to stretch their retirement dollars. Here are some...

    Why Fall is the Best Time to Have Garage Sales

    Here's why fall is the best time for a garage sale


    The Best Day of the Week to Go Grocery Shopping

    To save money on groceries, start shopping on Wednesdays.



    8 Home Improvement Deals You Can Snatch Up Before Memorial Day

    If you’re champing at the bit to get your outdoor projects started, now is the time! And your favorite home...


    10 Secrets for Saving Money on Tools

    Don't break the bank, just be smart! Here are 10 insider secrets for stretching your dollar when it comes to...


    Best Home Improvement Stores in Every Region

    Which one of these home improvement stores is your favorite?


    10 Surprising Things You Can Do with Concrete Blocks

    From a succulent wall to an attractive sofa, these are some seriously creative ways to use concrete blocks.


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    How to Create Cheap DIY Artwork in Minutes

    Here is a quick and easy way to create your own artwork on a budget.

    Reader Project: Trash to Treasure Beach Cart

    After many years of going to the beach, Brian Seccurro realized that all of the beach trappings that you drag back...


    Reader Project: Trash to Treasure Sewing Station

    Cathy Abene and her kids have gotten very good at keeping an eye out for trash. It also helps that...


    Reader Project: Trash to Treasure Desk

    One night while Katie Forbes was out walking her dog, she found this cream and gold desk, with two broken...


    Reader Project: Trash to Treasure, Lighted Guitar

    Andrew Wilson, being a family handyman and living outside of the city limits,  refused to hire a private trash hauling service....


    12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix

    Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...

    Saving Money: DIY Repair Tips

    Our pros share their favorite simple fixes for repairing common plumbing, electrical, heating, cooling and appliance problems.


    Save Money with a High-Tech Thermostat

    Use a two-stage thermostat with a two-stage furnace to save on your heating bill


    Rent Outdoor Power Equipment and Save Money

    Rental tools that save time and toil


    Affordable Car Insurance: How to Lower Your Bill

    Follow these tips from an insurance expert and save up to $300


    Frugal Living Tips for Homeowners

    Spend smart, spend less, save more


    Get Yourself out of Prickly Plumbing Predicaments

    Even pro plumbers run into unforeseen problems on the job. Veteran plumber Les Zell shares the cool tools and tips...