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New Year's Resolutions for Your Home

Give your house extra attention in the coming year by setting reachable goals that can save money and get you organized.…

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Medicare Advantage Vs. Medicare Supplement (Medigap)

Weighing the pros and cons of two popular plans that complement Original Medicare, the federal health insurance for people over 65.…

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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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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 Teach Teens About Budgeting

It’s the perfect time to adopt smart money habits encouraging teens to work toward their financial goals.…

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7 Ways to Winterize Your Car and Save Money

A well-functioning car will easily navigate icy roads and help you avoid expensive repairs.…

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7 Steps to Organize Your Closet in One Afternoon

Go from cluttered to clean in just a few hours using supplies you have around the house. …

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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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Holiday Meal Planning Tips

Save time, stick to your budget and worry less with our handy meal prep guide. …

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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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