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Simple fixes that will make your kitchen feel brand new

June 2, 2010

(ARA) - When it comes to your kitchen, details make all the difference. It's often the most used and best-loved room in the house, so having a room that meets your needs and expresses your personality is key. If your kitchen's de...

Choosing a bank that’s right for you

May 31, 2010

(ARA) - The banking landscape has changed dramatically over the past year and a half. And whether you've been a banking customer for 30 years or are just looking to open your first account, you may find that choosing a bank - ...

Layaway: It’s back and easier than ever to use

May 27, 2010

(ARA) - In decades gone by, layaway was a staple for budget-conscious customers in retail stores across the country, but its popularity waned as credit cards became more available and consumers sought alternate finance methods to...

Cut college costs with 2010 tax breaks

May 26, 2010

(ARA) - Financing a college education in the 21st century is no small feat. According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees at a four-year private college for the 2009-2010 academic year was $26,273 and $7...

Smart online shopping tips to save Moms time and money

May 26, 2010

(ARA) - Time is money - even if you're not a skilled worker on the clock or a corporate mogul who makes thousands of dollars an hour. These days, no one can afford to waste either time or money, especially busy mothers trying to...

Women’s finances: Embrace the power of the purse

May 26, 2010

(ARA) - Every woman should have a healthy relationship with money, but the reality is that many women still heavily rely on men to handle their finances. Now is the time for women to break out of the traditional role and take ac...

The environmental benefits of soft water

May 23, 2010

(ARA) - When you think of soft water, the first thing that probably comes to mind is lustrous, easy-to-manage hair. Another benefit is washing clothes in soft water leaves them softer and saves a significant amount of detergent. Be...

‘Social savings’ – Shoppers unite to find great deals

May 19, 2010

While the negative effects of the economic downturn continue to dominate the headlines, a silver lining has appeared in the midst of monetary misery - lower taxes, a decrease in personal spending and a slight increase in individual sa...

Savings heat up with solar-powered water heaters

May 19, 2010

(ARA) - More homeowners are deciding solar power is the right thing to do - for the sake of the environment and their wallets. New technologies make it easier than ever to use the sun to heat water in our homes. And Congress is...

What you should know about credit before you go car shopping

May 19, 2010

(ARA) - Whether you've decided you've gone through your last winter without four-wheel drive, or you're rewarding yourself for making it through the recession with your financial health intact, summer is a great time to begin sh...

Low water flow leads to high satisfaction and savings

May 19, 2010

(ARA) - In the United States, Americans consume 3.7 billion gallons of water every year that are not replaced, leaving a huge water deficit - a result of growing demand on finite water supplies. In fact, at least 36 states ar...

A sustainable bathroom saves water and money

May 18, 2010

(ARA) - With so many products claiming to be green these days, it's hard to know which ones are the real deal. A great indicator for certified sustainability in the bathroom is the WaterSense label, which is granted by the En...

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