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How Long Does It Take to Break Even With Solar Panels?

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If you're worried about the cost of installing solar panels, know that'll you'll break even … and maybe sooner than you think.

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Ask the Readers: How Will You Prep Your Home for Winter?

Tell us how you'll prep your home for winter and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

5 Home Investments to Make Your Summer Cooler

You won't have to sweat summer heat waves if you make these easy home investments and upgrades.

The 5 Best Oven Mitts and Pot Holders

Protect your hands from needless burns when cooking up a storm in the kitchen. Use any of these oven mitts and pot holders and your hands will stay burn free.

7 Ways to Make Owning a Pool Less of a Nightmare

They say owning a pool is not worth the headache, but you can make pool ownership easier — without spending a lot of money.

14 Ways to Allergy-Proof Your Home

Allergy season has arrived. Is your home ready?

Best Money Tips: Laundry Tips That Will Simplify Your Life

Today we found articles on ingenious laundry tips to simplify your life, how knowing the stages of sleep can help you rest better, and things that organized people do.

6 Ways New Grads Can Save on Moving Costs

Forget bribing your friends with pizza. These apps and services take a bite out of the cost and hassle of moving.

5 Things to Do Now to Prepare Your Home for Summer

Before you know it, summer heat will be here. Is your home ready?

The 5 Best Smart Thermostats

Your average thermostat can't be controlled from anywhere or learn your temperature preferences. That's why it's time to upgrade to one of these smart thermostats.

Best Money Tips: How to Avoid the Worst Kitchen-Cleaning Mistakes

Today we found articles on the worst kitchen-cleaning mistakes you can make, student loan mistakes that cost you huge money, and what you can do today to help yourself tomorrow.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Best Spring Cleaning Tip?

Tell us your best spring cleaning tip and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How New Homeowners Can Furnish Their Place on a Budget

You're finally a homeowner! Now you feel the need to fill up all that space. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to kick up your feet for cheap.

12 Easy Ways to Win Over Your Neighbors

You don't get to pick your neighbors, so you might as well try to get along with them.

How to Save Big on Indoor and Outdoor Greenery

Plants bring the beauty of nature into your home, but costs can add up. Here's how to keep your budget in the black when planting more green.

The 5 Best Night Lights

Unless you have superpowers or night vision goggles, you can't see in the dark. Luckily, any of these quality night lights solve that problem.

8 Things That Are Cheaper to Replace Than to Fix

Cheap modern manufacturing means that for a lot of the stuff in our lives, buying new is often cheaper than fixing old.

The 5 Best Memory Foam Mattress Toppers

Getting a good night's sleep isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these memory foam mattress toppers and you'll be able to catch all the z's.

The 5 Best Blackout Curtains

Sleeping when the sun is up isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these blackout curtains and the sun will never disturb your snooze again.

6 Ways You're Wearing Out Your Furnace Too Soon

You don't want your furnace to break down in the dead of winter. Here's how you might be wearing it out too soon.

How to Successfully Negotiate Everything With Your Kid

Negotiation is a key financial skill many of us don't learn until we're adults. Here's how to teach your kids the basics.