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Beat the Night Heat

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Studies have shown that it's healthier to sleep in a cool space, but when summer rolls around, it can be hard to stay cold and still afford the electric bill. Luckily, there are some ways to beat the heat at night without turning the AC down so low that you can't afford it. Here at CreditBox, we've put together a list of our best ideas.  
 

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Budget Bash: Graduation Edition

  • Graduation
  • Educational

Students work hard to reach graduation and deserve to enjoy a great party. Are you throwing a graduation bash? Take advantage of these money-saving tips to get the things you need while sticking to your budget.
Money-saving tips for planning your graduation party include making your own decorations, keeping the food you serve simple or hosting a potluck, and making a soundtrack of your favorite music to play at the party. You may also want to save cash by hosting the party at a budget-friendly location. At CreditBox, we've put together this list of money-saving tips to help you with everything from speaker rental to ideas for easy appetizers.

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Affordable Furniture Hunting 101

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Moving into a new place is so exciting. You get to decorate and show off your style, and you may even find yourself buying new furniture. The problem is that furniture can be expensive these days — that is, it can be if you don't know the right place to look. At CreditBox, we've put together a list of places where you can almost always find affordable furniture for your new home or apartment.
 

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Mastering Spring Cleaning

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Spring cleaning is a great way to get your home ready for warm weather and say goodbye to gray winter days. If you're new to spring cleaning, you might be wondering where to start. Fortunately, here are some tips and tricks from us at CreditBox that make it easy to get your tasks done quickly. You may even find you have fun with the process because getting it all done leaves you with a feeling of satisfaction and a relaxing, clutter-free home to enjoy.

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Best Plants to Grow in Spring

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Whether you're looking to get healthy, get back to nature, or just get outside, growing a garden is one of the best spring activities to help cross all of those goals off your list at once. From yard cleanup to spring planting, March, April, and May are the perfect times for turning your outdoor space into an oasis. Here at CreditBox, we've put together a list of the best plants to grow in the spring, including what you need to do to get started.

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How to Prepare for Freezing Temperatures

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • Educational

Winter is upon us, which means the weather is getting colder fast and freezing temperatures are approaching. Unfortunately, if you aren't prepared, these conditions can cause everything from frozen pipes to problems with your HVAC system. Find out how to properly prepare your home for winter — it'll save you time and money.   

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Home Tools Everyone Should Have

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • Educational

You may not think you're very handy, but you'd be surprised at what you can fix on your own at home without calling a repairman. You can find guides and how-to videos for just about everything online, from how to fix a hole in the wall to how to unclog the toilet and everything in between. To become a home improvement hero all you need are a few tools and a little know-how. Just don't get caught unprepared. These are the basic tools everyone should have around the house.

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Easy-to-Cook Meals on a Budget

  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

You don't have to break your budget to make delicious meals when you're learning to cook, especially when you have the right easy recipes on your side. Cheap food doesn't have to be bland or boring. In fact, simple, inexpensive meals and easy dinner recipes can be just as tasty as those that take hours to prepare with expensive ingredients. Whether you're learning how to prepare salmon or assembling a casserole – all it takes is a little bit of creativity, the right ingredients, and some easy dinner recipes to get started. 

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Basic Adulting: What You Should Have Known Last Year

  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Whether you’ve just graduated college or have already entered the “real world” you start to wonder why no one ever told you how to manage finances, shop for groceries, or separate the light laundry from the dark. The sooner you learn these basic adulting skills, the better you'll feel — and the better off you'll be! That’s why we’ve came up with some tips to get you going in the right direction when beginning adulthood.

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Best Food Ordering Apps

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Having hot food delivered to your door is one of the finer things in life. And these days you're no longer limited to pizza or Chinese food. With the boom in food ordering apps, you can get just about any type of cuisine delivered in an hour or less. There's no need to phone — simply download one of these apps and place an order. 

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