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Here's why you should consider a 15-year mortgage

If you're a long-term saver, then 15-year mortgages are extremely appealing.<p>While a 15-year mortgage seems a bit scary because you'll have higher monthly payments, the long-term interest savings make it a great deal if you can afford it. But it's important to make sure you're not overextending …

Personal Finance

Light Bulb Guide: How to Choose LED Bulbs

Shopped for light bulbs lately? If you have, you may have noticed that most bulbs sold now are LED (light emitting diode) bulbs. Old-fashioned …

Home Automation

15-Year vs. 30-Year Mortgages: A Comparison | Investopedia

Buying a home can be an intimidating process. Mortgages are fairly complicated, and there are a variety of different types to choose from. The most …

Personal Finance

Home Plumbing Projects You Can Totally Handle Yourself

Plumbing projects can seem a bit daunting at first, but they really don't have to be. Here are eight common plumbing repairs and replacements that …

Home Improvement

Top 15 DIY Kitchen Design Ideas and Costs

<i>Ready to create a kitchen that will really impress with its versatility, design and style? If so, our DIY home improvement guide to kitchen</i> …

Home Improvement

How to Install a Bathroom Faucet

Instal a bathroom faucet with these easy steps provided by the experts at Delta®. Your sink should be set up for a single-hole, a three-hole …

Home Improvement

How to create a magical miniature garden that will add a touch of coziness to any home

A terrarium is a miniature garden grown inside a covered glass or plastic container. It is extremely easy to take care of and is an ideal choice for …

19 Gorgeous Ways To Display Your Favorite Travel Photos

Besides your Instagram grid!

The Best Landscape Photography Tutorial Ever

I know it is a bold statement but Photographing the World by Elia Locardi is hands down the most in-depth, well produced and educational landscape …

New Car Seat Guidelines: Switch to Rear-Facing Convertible Seats Sooner

Consumer Reports urges parents to move children out of infant seats to rear-facing convertible car seats sooner.<p>Shutterstock<p>Consumer Reports has …

5 Friends All Kids Need

<b>WHERE TO FIND HER</b>: Look around. She's your neighbor's kid or the toddler with the friendly mom.<p><b>WHEN SHE'S GOLDEN</b>: Post-blob stage until around</b> …

Kids

5 Stocks Under $10 Actually Worth Buying

Even though these stocks are cheap, they could still make excellent long-term investments.<p>Many low-priced stocks are that way for a reason and should …

Investing
Personal Finance

Articles about how ikea kitchen cabinet on Dwell.com - Dwell

We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...<p>Joining the Grecian urn, the much-rhapsodized IKEA cabinet finally gets its poetic due as a heroic ode.<p>White has often been seen as a boring ‘non’ colour. It’s become a …

Kitchens

10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included)

When I became a mom, I got lots of advice on how to love my child. But not until a few years ago did someone actually point out that loving a child means wanting what's best for them <i>long-term.</i><p>When my four daughters were young, <i>long-term</i> didn't resonate with me. Back then it was about survival, …

Parenting

How Much Cash Should I Keep in the Bank? | Investopedia

Everybody has an opinion on how much money you should tuck away in your bank account. The truth is, it depends on your financial situation.<p>What you …

Retirement

$450 bonus for opening a new Chase Checking and Savings account- Not a targeted promotion

Its raining bonuses. Yesterday, we have seen a $300 bonus for opening a new checking account with Bank of America. Now it is <b>Chase offering $450 bonus</b> …

Personal Finance

Here's the Average American's Mortgage Payment, by Age and Income -- How Do You Compare?

There's a lot more to consider than just your monthly payment. Here's why.<p>There is, perhaps, no bigger expense you will ever have than the purchase …

Retirement

Google Contacts Gets A New Look

Google Contacts is getting an update. Contacts sits at the core of services like Gmail, Google+, Hangouts and others, but it never felt like Google was putting a lot of resources into this service. Now, it’s not only getting a new look, but also a couple of new features that will make using it a …

Apps

Microsoft Is Offering 100GB Of Free OneDrive Storage To Dropbox Users

Microsoft has been giving away a lot of freebies through their cloud computing storage service OneDrive lately. Last week, Microsoft gave away 100GB of free storage for two years to create a Bing Rewards account. And now Microsoft OneDrive is offering 100GB of free storage for one year to Dropbox …

Software

Google reportedly wants to sell wireless service through Sprint, T-Mobile

The move could be the next step in Google's ever-widening ambitions to conquer the mobile world.<p>Google makes the software running on most smartphones, and now may also want to manage your mobile data and voice calls.<p>The world's largest online search company is getting ready to sell mobile plans …

Telecoms

How to Waste as Little Produce as Possible

Here are few main guidelines Stone says you should also keep in mind:<p><b>Sugar.</b> "The sweeter the fruit or vegetable is, the shorter its lifespan."<p><b>Storage.</b> While some of your produce require some nifty tricks to keep them delicious (it's best to keep mushrooms in a paper bag, for exacmple, and asparagus …

7 Reasons to Eat Family Dinner Together

Research shows that sharing dinner as a family improves teenage behaviors, increases toddler vocabulary and teaches kids to eat healthier.<p>Shutterstock<p>…

Kids

The 6 Most Annoying Things Kids Say

How to respond when your child pushes your buttons. Plus, find out 8 discipline mistakes parents make!<p>Snuggling under her blankets at bedtime, Ella, …

Parenting

How Much House Can I Afford? 6 Ways to Find Out

If you want to purchase a home, you might wonder, “how much house can I afford to buy?” With the mortgage rates still close to its all-time lows and …

Selling

10 Things You Must Know About 401(k)s

Advertisement<p>Slide Show<p>10 Things You Must Know About 401(k)s<p>By , Editor | Updated January 2014<p>Thinkstock<p>When you start a new job, one of the first …