If new kitchen cabinets are out of your budget, don't assume you're stuck with cramped cabinets that just don't work with your space. A few inexpensive tweaks can make your cabinets work -- and look -- like brand new.
If your bathroom's such a disaster that you're tempted to hang an "out-of-order" sign on your bathroom door when company comes over, don't get out the markers just yet. If you've got 15 minutes, you've got time to get your bathroom sparkling.
Part of the fun of watching awards shows is playing arm-chair fashion expert, deciding who looks great and who should fire her stylist. This year's Emmy red carpet's worst looks featured stars whose award show style could use some work.
The uptick in TV shows and articles about extreme couponing has many consumers scrambling for scissors. But the truth is, most of us will not be getting groceries for pennies on the dollar anytime soon.
Steep college loans and a poor job market means many college grads are returning to the nest after graduation. If you're back to living in your parents' home, here's how to survive what's bound to be a trying time.
If you're unlucky enough to have to purchase your own health insurance, get ready for major sticker shock - individual health insurance plans don't come cheap. However, you can make your plan more affordable by making policy and lifestyle changes.
You want your first apartment or home to be cool, but all-new furniture and decorative items may not be in the budget. Knowing where to shop can help you to furnish your place without spending the rent money.
When interest rates and home prices are low, consumers are often advised to take advantage of these great deals. But when the real costs of home ownership are figured in, buying a house may not be the best deal.
The economic downturn has made jobs hard to come by, and for college students, this means competing with much more qualified and experienced candidates for jobs. However, finding a job while you're in college isn't impossible, but it does take finesse.
Your honeymoon is no time to discover that your new spouse is deep in debt. Being honest about your financial history can help you and your potential mate build a strong foundation for a better marriage.
Before you fall prey to a company that claims to be able to fix your credit score, know that there is no legal way to fix your credit score in one fell swoop. Fixing your credit score means making changes to your financial habits, for good.
Debt settlement companies promise to settle your debt for much less than you owe, but the truth is rarely so rosy. When you factor in upfront costs and the damage to your credit score, debt settlement is an expensive option.