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‘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...

Smart ways to save money on summer home improvement projects

May 16, 2010

(ARA) - With summer in the air, you're just itching to get that home improvement project going. It's a great time to install a rain garden, improve storm-water runoff in your yard, redo your windows or siding, or even change th...

Build up your savings account for the future

May 16, 2010

As the manager of your household's money, you're always trying to find the best ways to save for your family's future - maybe for retirement, college tuition, home remodeling, medical expenses or just a few fun trips you'd li...

Teach your children about good money management

May 16, 2010

(ARA) - Children learn the basics - math, English and science - at school. But when it comes to learning about saving and spending money wisely, the lessons begin at home. "Helping children understand finances is very importan...

Rising gold prices make protecting your gold essential

May 13, 2010

(ARA) - Has your jewelry box become a treasure chest? People collect silver, gold, platinum, and other precious metals for several reasons. For many, a jewelry collection of any kind has enormous sentimental value, having been passed down from generation to generation, wit...

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