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DIY Old-Fashioned Clothesline

Laundry is like the mail, in the sense that you can expect some every day.In the warmer months, rural folks often take advantage of the sun’s drying power by hanging their laundry on a clothesline. With minimal investment, you can create an easy and sustainable outdoor clothes drying option ...

Living Better For Less

A great many people, myself included, have overspent and under saved in their lives. Financial establishments make it very easy to have your wishes granted with the swipe of an easy to secure credit card. Things pop up. The kids have a birthday, your friends want to get together for a dinner ...

Road Trip Tips

With warm weather season in full swing, now is the time to start planning your fun family getaways. If you are concerned about affording it all, author and financial expert Farnoosh Torabi offers the following tips to help you have fun and save money on your next vacation.Bank on gas-saving ...

Save Money on Family Vacations

Families are always looking for ways to enjoy vacation time together that maximizes fun, while minimizing the budget. With focus on the costs of gas prices, a recent AAA report indicated that these days families are opting to take shorter distance road trips, or “nearcations,” as they make ...

Save Money on Cleaning Supplies

According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor, the average consumer spends about $630 each year on household supplies. In fact, a recent study reveals that many Americans are letting their money go down the drain – literally – by spending too much on items like laundry detergent. In these tough ...

Money Lessons for Children

From the time children drop their first few coins into a piggy bank, they are ready to learn about setting savings goals and making smart spending decisions. While children may struggle with giving up a candy bar today in order to save for a video game purchase next month, the lesson of saving ...

Save Money on Taxes

Who isn’t looking to save a few bucks these days? The Internal Revenue Service offers some easy ways you can save money on your taxes.IRS Free File. Fast and easy, IRS Free File allows everyone to prepare and e-file their federal tax returns for free. And, the step-by-step, brand-name ...

Winterize Your Deck

Cold temperatures, snow, and ice can do damage on the exterior of your home, especially to wooden decks. Harsh winter weather can deteriorate the wood, ruin the look, and depreciate the value of your deck. Take extra care of it now so that your deck is in tip-top shape for backyard barbecues in ...

Money: Organize coupons according to your lifestyle

Now that you have your Sunday coupons comes the hard part! Which organizing system will you use? The good thing is that there are so many great organizing options out there to match anyone’s busy lifestyle. Following are a couple of the most popular methods.Using an accordion file or a ...

Money: Thrifty ways to save money

Thermometers aren’t the only things rising this summer. With the ever-increasing cost of daily essentials like gas and dairy products, Americans across the nation are looking to cut their summer spending habits. Check out these tips to keeping cash in your wallet.Turn it up Investing in a ...

Money: Save money on your next vehicle loan

Don't get stuck with a bad car deal. Here are five ways to walk away from an auto dealership and save money on the vehicle loan.1. Research invoice and make offer Never pay sticker price for a new automobile. Before stepping foot on the showroom floor, research the vehicle. Several online ...