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5 Best Money-Saving Strategies Proven to Work for Anyone

In a survey, 2,000 people named the five money-saving strategies that actually worked for them. Here's how to make them work for you too.

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4 Worst Financial Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Bad financial decisions can cost you thousands of dollars and years of your life. Here's how to avoid poor money choices based on data from 2,000 people.

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10 Ways to Save Money on Affordable Car Insurance

Drivers pay more each year for insurance than they do for maintenance, tires, or even gas. But with these tips, you can lower your premiums by hundreds of dollars a year.

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12+ Free Government and Charity Resources for Emergency Financial Assistance

You can't always avoid a financial crisis, but you can keep it from crushing you. There are plenty of programs out there – some run by the government, some by charities – that can help keep the bills paid until you get back on your feet.

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Wet/Dry Vacuum Reviews

For home or on the worksite, Ridgid wet-dry vacuums make quick work of messy cleanups. For workshop use, we found a great performing Makita tool-activated shop vacuum. Need to go cordless? Check out this DeWalt model.

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Read More While Spending Less

If you love new books but hate the price tags, here are the best sources of cheap books - and better yet, free books - for the bookworm on a budget.

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7 Stores With Price Match Guarantees

Today, comparison shopping can showing a price from one store and asking another store to match it. Here's how to use price matching at Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and more.

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Best Scanners - Top 5 Scanner Reviews

For most homes and small offices, reviewers say Canon flatbed scanners are your best bet. Choose Epson for the best image quality and Fujitsu for sheet-fed scanners.

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Portable Generator Reviews

Live through a hurricane like Sandy and you'll quickly learn the value of a reliable back-up generator. These are the models that experts and users say will see you through to safety.

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Should I Repair or Replace a Broken Appliance? – Here’s How to Decide

Broken appliances can be a real drag. If you’ve got one sitting around, there are a few simple rules that can help you figure out whether to repair it or replace it.

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Best Miter Saw - Miter Saw Reviews - 2017

It's a year later, but experts and owners agree that last year's Best Reviewed compound miter saws are this year's too, and they are all from DeWalt.

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Best Steam Iron - Steam Iron Reviews

Ironing's a pain, but our research found some great corded, cordless and travel irons that that can make the task at least a little less painful.

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How to Stop Wasting Money

Americans waste a lot of money – and we know it. Yet often the things we know are a waste are the very things we're least willing to cut back on.

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How to Buy Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Clothing on a Budget

If you know where to look, you can find clothing that’s good for the planet and for your wallet.

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Best Chainsaws - Top 6 Chainsaw Reviews

Once again, Husqvarna is the top name among gas-powered homeowner chainsaws, though we also found a Stihl saw that's nearly every bit as good. WORX makes the best corded electric alternatives, while Ego makes a powerful cordless model that can go for a surprisingly long time between trips to the charger.