Category Archives: Household

Save on Expensive Refrigerator Filters

Save on Expensive Refrigerator Filters

Most refrigerators have water filters to make sure that the water and ice they dispense is clean.  These filters can be expensive–costing anywhere from $40 to nearly $100. Here’s an easy way to install a bypass filter that will cost just over $10. If you replace the filter every 6 months, this trick could saveRead article

Save Money on Cable TV

Save Money on Cable TV

If you pay for cable or satellite television, then chances are pretty good that you can save money if you prioritize the services that you really want and compare providers. Take advantage of introductory rates. Many companies offer deep discounts for the first 6 or 12 months of service. At the end of the period,Read article

Cancel Cable TV and Save $1,000 a Year

Cancel Cable TV and Save $1,000 a Year

How much do you spend on cable TV? According to Yahoo! Finance, the average cable bill is about $99 per month. That’s $1,188 per year. Some families find they can cancel their cable and are satisfied with other much less expensive options. For example, a $60 Roku Box gives you access to unlimited television with Hulu andRead article

Cut Your Cell Phone Bill in Half

Cut Your Cell Phone Bill in Half

Many people nowadays are paying nearly $700 for the newest phone—and some people are even renting phones for a monthly fee as well. If your phone is so expensive that you have to lease it, you can’t really afford it. Phones are are much less expensive work just fine. What’s worse,American consumers are paying way too much forRead article

Renting vs. Buying a House

Renting vs. Buying a House

It is now cheaper to buy homes than to rent them in 98 of the top 100 metropolitan areas.  And most markets are expected to appreciate in the next few years. If you have good credit, this is the best time in 40 years to buy. Want to trade up? Even though the buyer ofRead article

6 Sneaky Charges That May Drain Your Wallet

6 Sneaky Charges That May Drain Your Wallet

Taking a look at the charges on your monthly bills can often reveal not just errors, but ongoing costs that you might not be aware of. Here are 6 sneaky charges to watch for: Check your cable bill for a modem fee, Modems used to be included in the service, but in this day ofRead article

Transfer & Share Old Movies

Transfer & Share Old Movies

At YesVideo, get 20% Off with this coupon to transfer and share your home movies! Access your videos from anywhere. Create and order custom DVDs. Share your moments online.

Get Kindle Books for Free

Get Kindle Books for Free

This article shows 3 ways to get free Kindle books. If you don’t have a Kindle, you can get a Kindle for only $69. Amazon Prime You can get Amazon Prime for $79/year, which lets you borrow more than 350,000 books for free with no due dates. With Amazon Prime, you also get unlimited instant videos and TV episodes and free 2-dayRead article

Traditional Incandescent Light Bulbs Phased Out

Traditional Incandescent Light Bulbs Phased Out

Beginning January 1, 2014, traditional 40- and 60-watt incandescent light bulbs may no longer be manufactured or imported. However, stores may continue to sell them until the supply runs out. The 75- and 100-watt bulbs have already been phased out. Traditional incandescent light bulbs are being phased out for more energy-efficient bulbs, such as compactRead article

Internet TV

Internet TV

More and more people are streaming Internet television into their homes. With little effort and little money, you can get services like Netflix, Hulu, and even YouTube from the comfort of your living room through simple navigation on your remote control. Get current and classic TV shows and movies in addition to or in place ofRead article

Google Chromecast: Online Content on Your TV

Google Chromecast: Online Content on Your TV

Update: Newer, better options include the Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote | Streaming Media Player and the Roku Streaming Stick. The Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player is a $35 digital media player that plugs directly into the HDMI port on your TV, tablet, laptop, or phone to stream online content from Netflix, YouTube, HuluRead article

Save Money on Heating & Air Conditioning: Infographic

Save Money on Heating & Air Conditioning: Infographic

Redo Your Roof the Right Way

Redo Your Roof the Right Way

No other project is as crucial for protecting your home’s value as having a leak-proof roof. Yet a re-roofing job can be a nightmare, with your yard saturated with shingle bits and nails (probably leading to a flat tire), and dealing with unreliable roofers. Money magazine provides the following tips for hiring an ace crew:Read article

How to Buy Appliances

How to Buy Appliances

There are a lot of options today beyond buying appliances at retail stores. Surveys show that people are the most satisfied buying appliances at online stores such as Amazon, independent local retailers, and the QVC Shopping Network. And be sure to negotiate the price. More than two thirds of those who negotiate get a betterRead article

Coupon Network

Coupon Network

There are several ways to save with the Coupon Network: Printable Coupons are grocery manufacturer coupons that you can print right away and use at any store. YourBucks® Offers are dollars-off rewards on future purchases. You can print YourBucks® reminders so you remember what to buy when you go to a store. When you buyRead article