How to avoid home-buying heartache
Our partners at Angie's List warn, buying a home is an exciting adventure, but it can quickly turn to heartache.
Painting your home? Here's what you should know
Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews, asked highly-rated painting contractors for tips.
Car not starting? How to prevent a dead battery
With frigid temperatures sticking around for a while, experts at AAA have tips to make sure you’re more confident when starting your car.
What to do if you hired a bad contractor
No one sets out to hire a bad contractor. So what can you do if a contractor takes your money and runs or just fails to show up? In this…
Angie's List: Wallpaper is making a comeback
After fading from popularity decades ago, wallpaper is making a comeback. In this Angie’s List report, how wallpaper can change the…
Angie's List: Joining a gym
In this Angie’s List report, questions you should ask yourself before signing the dotted line.
Clever tax break if you do this before Dec. 31
If you make your home more energy efficient before December 31st, you could be eligible for a federal tax credit. In this Angie’s List…
Getting a puppy at Xmas? How to hire a trainer
Is a new puppy on your wish list this Christmas? In this Angie’s List report, how hiring a dog trainer can help.
Angie's List: Holiday tipping guidelines
Trying to figure out who to tip and how much can be confusing. Angie’s List asked some highly rated service providers to weigh in.
Products your family needs are getting smaller
We're all familiar with products shrinking in the grocery store. But for 2014, the trend is accelerating.
Tax Time: Avoid these dangerous deductions
John Matarese warns of some tax deductions that could lead to an audit
Fifth Third Bank oops: You filed bankruptcy!
John Matarese investigates Fifth Third Bank's credit bureau reporting error.
How to get HD channels with $2 homemade antenna
Forget paying for cable, people are now picking up dozens of TV stations, in crystal clear HD, with items in their pantry.
Water damage: Should you call insurance?
John Matarese has a warning before you call your insurance agent.
Danger of using personal phone for work
John Matarese has a warning for anyone using their personal cell for work calls