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Painting Hacks for Beginners

Use our quick tips for a DIY paint job that looks like it was done by a professional. …

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How to Save Money on Holiday Travel

Looking to save money for the holidays? Cut costs with these 7 ideas, including using travel insurance and maxing out your credit card rewards.…

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The Best Vegetables to Grow in Winter

Plant hardy lettuce, carrots, broccoli and more during cold weather and save money while gaining nutritious produce. …

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DIY Thanksgiving Decorations

Thanksgiving offers almost endless options for decorating, whether you’re hosting 25 people for Thanksgiving dinner or having a small but festive feast. Luckily, many of the best decorations are also…

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How to Save up for a Vacation Home

By saving gradually, affording a vacation home—such as a beach or lake house—is possible.…

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Should I Use a Certificate for a Savings Goal?

Certificates let you save toward a significant, long-term goal.…

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How to Do a Month Long No-Spend Challenge

With prices of necessities rising, traditional budgeting may not be as helpful as it used to be.…

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DIY & Cheap Outdoor Halloween Décor Ideas

This year, save money on outdoor Halloween decorations with our budget-friendly DIY ideas for pumpkins, spiders and other spooky stuff.…

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5 Things To Know About Certificates

Inflation is rising, and now is the time to secure and save your money for the future.…

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Back to School Kids Lunch Hacks

Back to school means back to early mornings, rushed school drop offs, plenty of homework, and not as much free time.…

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