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Cheap Organizational Tips for Your Home

February 24, 2015 |

Small living spaces can be a real energy sapper when you have a lot of things you aren’t willing to get rid of. It doesn’t make you hoarder; some things are just useful and important to you.

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DIY Closet Organization Ideas

October 24, 2014 |

Not all of us are blessed with large closets. Even if we have decently sized closets, it can be a pain to organize and fit all of your shoes, clothes, accessories, and outerwear. Luckily, we have some easy solutions for creating a more fluid and organized space to plan your outfits and get dressed. Read More

Saving Money (And Time) With Task Rabbit

August 4, 2014 |

Benjamin Franklin sure knew what he was talking about when he said “time is money.” And today that is even more true as we hustle to get from one activity to the next. TaskRabbit has taken this idea to the next level by providing a forum where a person (called a TaskPoster) can post a job that she needs done and have it done at a price she picks. Read More

Don’t Get Shocked by your Electric Bill

July 25, 2014 |

Some household appliances and gadgets use electricity even when they are not on. Last month we talked about six ways to save money on your water bill. Another bill that comes rolling in every month is your electricity bill. Being aware of your energy consumption can save you money all through the year. Here are some tips to help you out. Read More

6 Ways to Stop Flushing Money Down the Drain

June 25, 2014 |

One of the best ways to save money is by cutting down on your monthly bills. One that you have a lot of control over is your water bill. Here are some quick tips and tricks to help you start saving on your water use. Read More

Save and Sparkle With DIY Cleaning Supplies

March 24, 2014 |

Spring is finally here, the season when many of us spend lots of time – and money – cleaning our homes. Why spend more on cleaning supplies than you should? All you really need are a few basic household products to help you stay “green” and keep your budget lean while you clean! Read More

When It's Better to Shop In-Store

January 27, 2014 |

Online shopping has its perks. Where else but the Internet can you shop at dozens of stores at 3 a.m. in your pajamas? Plus, there are so many great deals available. However, not everything is cheaper online. Once you pay for shipping or have to return a pair of pants several times because they’re the wrong size, you’ll often save more money shopping in-store. It’s cheaper to buy most things online, but here are five things that you should buy in person. Read More

Couponing with Amy: Spring Clean with Coupons!

April 16, 2012 |

I remember when Spring Break meant time off from college and a trip to Mexico (wow, those were the days!). These days, to plan for Spring Break, I skip the sunscreen aisle and head straight to the cleaning supplies. It ... Read More

Deals for Last Minute Taxpayers: Tax Season Sales Round Up

April 10, 2012 |

Still haven't filed your taxes? Never fear! I've assembled the current deals for popular online tax services. But if you filed your taxes nice and early (you Ned Flanders, you), I've also found some of the season's biggest sales if ... Read More

Black Friday Shopping: A Sneak Peek at Lowe's

November 8, 2011 |

Lowe's has unveiled some of their Black Friday deals via Facebook. While it's unclear whether these discount prices will be available online as well as in store, check them out to see if you can check any handy members of ... Read More

Clear Your Clutter: Change Your Life in 5 Minutes a Day

August 15, 2011 | 1

Roughly one in four people say they feel disorganized at work. And if we used the correct organizational tools we could improve our time management by 38 percent, according to Mobile Technology Products. There's no denying that clutter costs us big-- not only in lost productivity, but also by impacting our budgets. Don't worry-- there is good news hiding under those massive piles of papers. Experts say you can completely clear your clutter in just five minutes a day.

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