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Whether you’re heading off to your freshman year of college or getting your first apartment, preparing to be out on your own can be fun and exciting. It also means taking on new financial responsibilities. The decisions you make now about how you...

Searching for a hot holiday gift? In the market for the perfect pump to wear to a special party? Scouring sites and blogs to find a deal? Online shopping is convenient, but how do you know which reviews to trust?

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Newer light bulbs use lumens to measure the bulb's brightness — not watts. The next time you shop for a light bulb, look for the amount of lumens and the new Lighting Facts label. Learn more about energy efficiency at ftc.gov/green.

Did you know that more than half of our household energy costs go to heating and cooling? Energy efficiency isn’t just good for the environment, it means lower utility bills, too. Learn how to save money and reduce energy waste.

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The latest "gas-saving" gizmos don't deliver as promised, and may lead you to spend more than save. But there are easy steps you can take to increase your gas mileage and stretch your gas dollars.

When you think about heating and cooling your home, do your thoughts turn to money and engery efficiency? The more efficient heating and cooling systems are, the less they cost to run. That means your utility bills can be lower. Energy...

Shopping online? A little research can save you a lot of money. Even when you know what you want, it can be overwhelming to choose among dozens of products, brands, and websites. Use these tips to help get the best deal – and to avoid a bogus...

Whether driving cross-town or cross-country, everybody wants to save money at the pump. Regardless of the make and model, your car's estimated gas mileage is just that — an estimate. An important variable is how you fuel, drive, and maintain your...

Light bulbs are getting better. Newer bulbs — like halogen incandescents, CFLs and LEDs — last longer and use less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs, saving you money on your energy bills. In fact, beginning in 2012, everyday light bulbs...

Who doesn’t want to get the best deal for their dollar — especially during these tough economic times? There’s no shortage of sale ads from merchants who want your business: they’re using preferred customer specials, early bird sales, midnight...

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