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How I Learned to Stop Wasting Energy and Love My Utility

If you haven’t nosed around on your utility’s website recently, you’re likely missing a break on your bills. Read More

Friday Five: Home Ownership, Still the American Dream

Home ownership dream still alive and well despite some regulatory uncertainty in Congress, including the fate of a short sale tax break. Read More

Hurry Up on Short Sale if You Don’t Want to be Slapped with Tax Next Year

Congress needs to act, or forgiven mortgage debt won’t be forgiven next year. Read More

Father’s Day Gift Match Guide: Great Tools for 5 Dad Types

Before you buy your dad another power drill for Father’s Day, decide what type of DIYer he is. Then let that — and our gift suggestions — be your guide. Read More

Building Codes Getting Tougher in Effort to Save Energy

Adding insulation to a home's ceiling

In Ohio, the standard for basement insulation has been raised from R-10 to R-5. Image: Katie & Ian/Flickr

New building codes promise energy savings for home owners, which offset the homes’ often higher price tag. Would you buy a new or existing home? Read More