Secrets to Fire Safety

These tips may help you prevent injuries and property damage. Click the blinking red lights on this house to find out how you can prevent and escape from fires.

Fabulous and Free Winter Activities

Try out these fun things to do while it’s cold outside. The holidays may have been brutal on your checkbook—now you’re looking for ways to keep busy without reaching for your wallet. Wherever you live, there is free fun available. … Continued

Remodel Your Kitchen Like the Amateurs

You read that right: DIY rookie Emilie Sommerhoff shares the lessons she and her husband have learned. As if we didn’t have enough going on (we’re recently married and new business owners), my husband and I decided to renovate our … Continued

6 Things You Should Know About Extended Warranties

Find out when these add-ons are worth the upfront price you’ll pay. After you’ve settled on a cell phone, refrigerator or plasma television, you’re inevitably faced with another option at the checkout: an extended warranty. Before you give in to … Continued

3 Ways to Travel for Less

Being on a budget doesn’t have to mean skimping on vacation. Getting away doesn’t require emptying your bank account. Try one of these wallet-friendly escapes—and make them even cheaper with our insider tips. Go for a Drive With airlines adding … Continued

Will It Last? Common Household Items Lifespan

Will It Last? Find out how long the pieces of your house will survive. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) rates the lifespan of typical building materials and appliances. Barring natural disasters like earthquakes or hurricanes, the pieces that … Continued

Stop the Door Draft

Learn a low-cost route to energy savings. Sometimes, a low-cost route to energy savings is through a low-tech solution. With winter comes the pesky issue of cold air invading your house or apartment via gaps under doors. To solve the … Continued

How Nationwide Saved a Home

Watch the video to see how Nancy Marucci’s life changed with a phone call. Nationwide customer Nancy Marucci gave up her career to care for her aging parents, and later for her ill husband. Then, when she’d lost her loved … Continued