Here is how you can save hundreds of dollars on a rental car

If you're planning a trip out of town that includes a flight, chances are you'll need a rental car where ever you're going. We know rental cars are in high demand right now. Many rental car companies are running out in popular destination cities across the country. Even with the high demand, there are still a lot of ways to score big discounts on a rental car.

Plan to travel soon? Here are 3 ways to save on airfare

After more than a year of being cooped up and quarantined, travel is making a comeback. But if you have checked airfare prices lately, you probably noticed prices are higher than they were pre-pandemic. If you are just itching to get in the air, try these three tricks to save some money.

Here is how you can score penny deals while shopping at Dollar General

Dollar stores are among the fastest growing segment of retail right now. It's not just shoppers trying to save money. Hoards of people are headed to Dollar General every week to hunt for items that cost just one penny. It's a movement getting a lot of traction on social media. People are posting and sharing items they have found for one cent.

Keep it simple: Here are the only 4 skincare products you need for healthy skin

It seems the older we get, the more we buy to counter the signs of aging. Beauty and skincare is a multibillion-dollar business. It is easy to get sucked into day creams, night creams, eye creams and serums and peels. But Houston dermatologist Dr. Viraat Patel of Nigro Dermatology says you only four items you need in your arsenal.

Test it Tuesday: Do popular nail strips work better than polish?

The pandemic has done a number on our finances and our fingernails. Now some women are looking for cheaper alternatives to the nail salon and polish that chips and peels days after you apply it.Nail strips are growing in popularlity. They are essentially fingernail polish on a sticker that you apply to your nail. There is no mess and no dry time. We asked viewer Liz Deering to try 2 different brands to tell us which works best and lasts the longest.

How to save money on meat despite rising prices

Dining out or eating at home, no one can escape the higher price of meat these days. It’s not just beef, chicken and pork also costs significantly more now than they did this same time last year.

Lumber prices drive up new home prices

Homebuyers, builders, and even DIYers are shocked and stuck with crazy-high lumber prices. The price of lumber has increased about 180% since last year.

How to protest your property appraisal and lower your taxes

By now, most homeowners have received property tax appraisals in the mail. If your jaw hit the floor when you opened yours, you should protest your home’s market value with your county appraisal district. Here are some ideas to get your appraisal and your property taxes lowered.

Here are some plumbing secrets from the pros

As long as there’s running water, we usually don’t give our bathroom and kitchen faucets much thought. But the next time you need to replace yours, you do need to think about where to buy them.

Consumer advocates say this one change could help electric customers

Deregulating the electric market in Texas gave consumers the choice of which power company they want to pay for their electricity, but weeding through the providers and plans is not easy. It takes time and focus. Even when you think you’ve read everything, there are “gotchas” and fine print that can stick you with a higher bill than you thought you’d be paying. It’s why some consumer advocates want state lawmakers to refine the system.

State lawmakers looking to rein in abusive HOAs

From overreaching homeowner’s association boards that try to control what you can do with your property to corrupt directors, KPRC 2 News has shown you the stories right here in Houston and across Texas that are frustrating hardworking homeowners.