Articles Tagged In Budget

12 Ways to Stop Home Buyers in Their Tracks

If you are selling your home, nothing matters more than making a good first impression. Get potential buyers to stop and notice your property by amping up its curb appeal. With a few inexpensive fixes, you can help your home stand out.

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4 Ways to Save on Family Vacations

You and your family deserve a fun vacation, but finding something within your budget takes time and good planning. With these practical tips and helpful ideas, you can enjoy a great family vacation that won’t break the bank.

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5 Ways to Cut Your Heating Costs

Winter doesn’t have to mean higher heating bills. Here are a few simple home improvement tips you can use to help keep your house warm and your bills under control.

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5 Ways to Get Out From Under Holiday Bills

Feeling that holiday bill hangover? You’re not alone—Americans planned to spend $861 on the 2014 holiday season. Whether you spent more or less, here are ideas to put that debt to bed.

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7 Tax Deductions That Can Save Homeowners Money

As a homeowner, you may be eligible for some federal tax deductions that can save you money. Always consult with your tax expert about your particular circumstances. be sure to ask if you are eligible for any of these deductions:

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8 Tips for Smart Back-to-School Shopping

It’s time for the kids to head back to school. If you’re overwhelmed by all you need to buy and organize, don’t hit the panic button just yet. These tips will help you save money and reduce stress, too.

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Best Kitchen Updates on a Budget

Updating your kitchen is one of the best ways to improve your home’s appearance and increase its value. Upgrade your kitchen without straining the family budget.

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Best Summer Sales

Summer is the time for R&R, but if you’re a value-conscious shopper, you never take a break from finding the best deal. With these tips, you can score some great items on the cheap. Check them out and enjoy the savings!

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Choosing a New Hot Water Heater

Save energy and avoid the risk of leaks by replacing your hot water heater.

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Clever Uses for Common Household Items

Save money and reduce waste with these handy ideas for using (and re-using) everyday items around your home.

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Energy Efficiency Tip of the Month: Lawn Mowers

Everyone thinks about fuel economy when it comes to cars. But what about your lawn mower? Follow these tips to help the environment, save money and make mowing your lawn easier this spring.

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Energy Tip: 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Water Bill

Summer’s heat means you’re bathing more, watering plants, filling swimming pools and making gallons of iced beverages. Despite all that extra water usage, you can help reduce your water bill by following these simple tips.

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Energy Tip: 7 Steps to a More Efficient Refrigerator

Your refrigerator is on 24 hours a day, making it the hardest-working appliance in your kitchen. Here are some smart ways you can help lower the cost of operating it while keeping your food fresher longer.

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Energy Tip: Light Your Home More Efficiently

Saving energy on lighting is good for your budget and the environment. Learn how you can easily reduce your energy use and your electric bill by following these tips.

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Energy Tip: Measuring Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

If your home is losing energy, you’re losing money. So, how can you know if your home is energy efficient? You can do a simple DIY energy assessment, or call an auditor or local utility for a professional assessment. Here are tips to get you started.

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Energy Tip: Quick and Easy Home Fixes to Save Money

Month after month you pay your energy bill and it seems like the cost goes up and up. Luckily, there are a few easy changes to make around the house to help lower your energy consumption, which will lower your bill and save money.

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Energy Tip: Saving Energy in Your Fridge and Freezer

When it comes to home appliances, few can drive up your energy costs like...

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Five Tips for a Great Staycation

Skip the hassle and expense of a “destination” vacation this year. Here’s how to make your summer break memorable without breaking your budget.

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High-Efficiency Appliances Equal Lower Bills

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How to Keep Cool Without Breaking the Bank

When the mercury creeps higher it's natural to want to ratchet up the air conditioner. But that's not always the most economic or eco-sensitive solution. Believe it or not, making a few simple changes can pay off with a cool house and a lower bill.

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How to Save on Big Ticket Items

Trying to get the best sale price on large-ticket items for your home can be quite time consuming. Here are some simple ways to shop smarter and save on everything from appliances to furniture to electronics.

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How to Stretch Your Grocery Budget

Food costs eat up a big part of your family’s budget each month. We have five easy ways to help stretch your dollar and take a bite out of that expense.

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How Water Conservation Can Save You Money

While everyone should do what they can to help conserve water for the community, learning how its use can affect your wallet can really make you pay attention. See what changes you can make to help keep both water supplies and bank account full.

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Making and Sticking to a Household Budget

One of the best ways to make your money go further every month is to examine your expenses and put together a budget you can live with. Here’s how you can help cut your household costs.

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Money-Saving Tips for Maintaining Your Pool

Spend less money on your pool and more money having fun by putting your pool on a budget. You live on a budget, why shouldn’t your pool?

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Need a New Grill? 4 Hot Tips on How To Buy

One of the best things about owning a home is that you can barbecue in your own backyard. With summer just around the bend, here are some things you should consider if you’re thinking about buying a new grill.

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Save Money With a Learning Thermostat

If you aren’t programming your home’s thermostat you could be wasting almost $200 a year. Fix that today with a learning thermostat.

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Smart Ways to Save Money During the Summer

It's belt-tightening time, America. Whether you're motivated by a less than robust economy or environmental concerns, now's the time to make reducing, reusing and recycling your summer priorities. Here are some easy and sensible ways to save.

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Top 5 Deals to Score in February

If the holidays drained your budget, this is the month to save on some things you’ve been longing for. Learn what goes on deep sale in February so you can get the best deals.

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