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10 Helpful Tips for Avoiding Electricity Bill Shock this Winter

Winter is coming, and so are higher electric bills ... egads! Many have already noticed the increase in their electric bills, thanks to rate changes at electric companies. As they do every year, th…

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Décor ‘Knockoffs’ Are Nifty, Newsy and Eco-Friendly

For most homeowners, shopping for home decor is fun. However, do-it-yourself is even more fun … plus it's cheaper and greener! As the crafting movement grows increasingly popular, more and more hand…

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Solar Shingles or Solar Panels: Which is Best for Your Home?

Harnessing the sun's rays produces a renewable, clean power source that can be converted to electricity by means of solar panels or roof shingles. Here's a fact sheet on these two methods to help y…

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8 ‘Staple’ Foods to Avoid at the Grocery Store

A lot of so-called "staple" items that we buy at the grocery store are loaded with unnecessary and sometimes harmful ingredients. They are simply not as essential as we've been lead to believe, and ca…

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7 Clever Money-Saving Hacks For College Students

For those who choose to attend a traditional university, college is a time of mixed blessings. On one hand, you're young and aside from school, have the least amount of responsibility of your entire l…

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4 Ways to Save Money on Prescription Medications

Not paying attention to where you're buying your prescription drugs could cost you—to the tune of $100, or more, says a new Consumer Reports analysis. Secret shoppers posing as uninsured consumers …

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8 Ways Celebrating Earth Day Can Save You Money

April 22nd, is Earth Day. A day when the world takes just a few minutes out of its busy schedule to do something nice for Mother Earth. Although it's a great day for raising awareness about environmen…

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6 Tips for Starting Your Own Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Now's the perfect time to think about what seeds you'd like to start indoors for spring planting. Starting your own seeds can save you big bucks—plus, by doing so you won't be limited to the ho-hum va…

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You Can Grow $700 of Food in 100 Square Feet!

One way to save an enormous amount of money, engage in soul-enriching work that truly is fun and refreshing, and boost your health (both by being active and eating well) is to grow food in a home gard…

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10 Cheap Winter Tips To Stay Warm

Hot water bottle sales are up! This might seem like headline from a newspaper 50 years ago. Hot water bottles are enjoying a moment again, and not as a frumpy relic from a bygone era, but as a frugal …

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Fox News: Fair and balanced? I think not.

I bought a few strands of LEDs and they died the first year! I was SO disappointed! They were much …

The real sad irony is that Senator Warren supports policies that HELP most of the Faux News viewers …