Even though it’s about 13 years ago, I remember being stressed at times when planning our wedding. Just like we heard at the top of the show, as soon as you announce your engagement it can feel like you’re being swarmed with questions about the big day. But as much as your loved ones mean […]
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Mike and Lauren show how DIY home and car repairs can save you a ton of money. Learn what tools you need and which projects to start out with, no matter your skills.
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Welcome to the second season of the Couple Money Podcast!
We have more experts, more stories, and more tips on how the two of you can build up your marriage and finances. And sometimes the building part is literal.
For a lot of couples their homes and cars are some of their biggest expenses. While you may not be able to eliminate them overnight, you two can save a ton of money by picking up some new and handy skills.
Now if you have a major problem, by all means call a professional. That said, you may be surprised at how much you can do on your own.
There are plenty of basic and necessary skills and jobs you can do yourself. A good plumber can be pricey, so don’t waste your time calling them for small projects like unclogging your toilet.
Even though we’ve picked up here & there what we needed to keep things running smoothly around our place, I don’t think you’d like to get Do It Yourself ideas from us.
Thankfully we have Mike and Lauren (here’s their story) as guests who make DIY not only fun, but romantic.
Resources Mentioned on the Show
I highly recommend you go to their channel – Mike & Lauren – and subscribe. It’s more than just DIY – it’s a little bit of everything which is why I love it.
A few of my favorites videos are:
- Ways We Save Money For Early Retirement
- How to Buy a Used Car (Without Getting Ripped Off)
- Does Homesteading Save Money? feat. BABY GOATS!!!
Mike and Lauren also had few picks you may love:
If you want to get started, here’s a Big List of DIY Home Repairs and Maintenance.
Let me know if you have any tips on fixing stuff around the house.