How to save money (and water) in your home

Water bills can really add up month after month, so why not invest in water-saving appliances in your home and rental properties? From toilets to faucets to shower heads, Finance Collective blogger REtipster walks us through a few tips and tricks on how to save on both money and water by making just a few small changes to your home. Click play on the video above to learn how much you could be saving!

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"Satellite radio. A great item for that long commute or long car ride, commercial free music, sport, talk, comedy etc. Much better than your FM/Am sections." -Debt Discipline
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"I gotta shout out the Roost Stand, this thing is a total game changer to improve the personal health of anyone who spends a lot of time on a laptop!" -InvestmentZen
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"Invest in yourself this holiday season. Signup for Skillshare classes and vow to turn your lunchtime into a learning session. You'll be able to add more items to your resume and become more marketable." -Jill Jacinto
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"Playbulb. What is it? An LED lightbulb that is also a bluetooth speaker. Why I Love It? Combines two necessary devices in one, reduces clutter on the counter and gives me something to show off to my friends when they come over (CHECK THIS OUT!)" -Marriage, Kids and Money
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"Instant Pot Pressure Cooker. This 7 in 1 unit can do so many things for you from cooking a roast to making yogurt. The best part about it, is it's so quick! No excuses for being too tired to cook anymore. This little unit can have dinner on the table in no time!" -The Jenny Pincher
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"Nest Learning Thermostat. This device programs itself automatically to learn your schedule and temperature preferences to save energy. How cool is that? I'm dying to try this when we get a house." -Saving with Spunk
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"This is the best candle ever, and at $28 a pop, it is an investment. But, it will fill your entire home with the most amazing scent, and it’s long-lasting. The mini versions make great stocking stuffers or office gifts." -Hope + Cents
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"Mia Fit. If you know someone who struggles with sensitive skin, and irritating breakouts, this mini-me version of original Clarisonic facial cleaner is a must. It's light-weight, waterproof, and this compact version makes it easy to travel with." -The Budget Mom 
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Why I love it?  Easy way for me to make healthy green smoothies for our family breakfast." -Marriage, Kids and Money  
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