How to Repair an Extension Cord That’s Been Cut

Damaged Extension CordDo you have a damaged extension cord or electrical cord from a mishap or normal wear and tear? Rather than throwing out the extension cord, appliance, or power tool, here is a simple DIY tutorial to repair that power cord so it is like new again.

Here’s how to save money and get more useful life out of your extension cord.

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Buy I Bonds and Earn Interest at 7.12%

United States Treasury BillI Bonds have suddenly gone from near obscurity to becoming a very popular savings option thanks to the U.S. Treasury paying 7.12% annual interest for the next six months for those owning these government savings bonds.

Here is what you need to know about investing in low-risk I Bonds.

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How to Repair a Mouse Button That Is Not Working

Fix Broken Mouse ButtonClick a mouse button enough times, and eventually, it will fail. It is not a matter of if it will fail, but when. Rather than throwing your mouse into the trash and buying a new one, you can repair the mouse button for a couple of dollars or less by replacing the faulty mouse microswitch.

Here is how I fixed the non-working middle button switch on my mouse for less than $1.

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10 Costly Crypto Mistakes Made by Investors

Bitcoin Investing MistakesInterested in investing in crypto, but don’t want to make any major mistakes with costly consequences?

Whether you are dipping your toe in as a beginner or you are a seasoned investor, here are some common crypto mistakes people make and what you can do to avoid them too.

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H11 to H9 Conversion for Much Brighter Headlights

H11 to H9 Headlight Bulb ModificationAre you looking to get more light from your car’s headlights without spending a fortune on expensive high-performance halogen bulbs that only last a short time?

With this simple and affordable H11 to H9 conversion, you can use brighter H9 high-beam bulbs in place of your stock H11 low-beam headlight bulbs.

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How to Save Money on Printing When Ink Costs a Fortune

Save Money Ink CartridgeDoes it seem like you are spending a fortune on ink for your printing needs? You are not imagining things. Consumer Reports found that ink for inkjet printers ranged from $13 to $95 per fluid ounce, or about $2,002 to $14,630 a gallon.

Luckily, there are many easy ways you can save money on printing and the cost of ink.

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States Where Lottery Winners Can Remain Anonymous

Lottery NumbersWe rarely think about needing to claim lottery winnings anonymously when the odds of hitting the Powerball or Mega Million jackpot are almost one in 300 million. Lottery winners really should consider remaining anonymous to avoid the many privacy and safety issues that come with the territory.

Luckily, more and more states are passing legislation allowing lottery winners to remain a secret.

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BPme Promo Code for 55¢ Off Per Gallon at BP Gas Stations

BPme Rewards Promo CodeGet the latest BPme promo code to supercharge your fuel savings when you get gas at participating BP and Amoco stations. This newest BPme Rewards discount offer gets you an extra 55¢ off per gallon of gas the next time you stop for gas.

Here is how you can instantly save money on every gallon of gas with the BPme Rewards program.

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How a Virtual Credit Card Can Protect You From Fraud

Virtual Credit Cards for Fraud PreventionA virtual credit card can reduce some of the worries about fraud and your credit card number being stolen in a data breach or used by an untrustworthy merchant when using your credit card online.

Here is why I generate a unique virtual credit card for every vendor I do business with on the internet and why you should do the same.

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