Say the phrase "owning vs. renting," and you're likely to find yourself in a debate between the merits of a mortgage and a landlord. But that's thinking small -- these days, almost anything you can buy, you can also rent. This particularly makes sense when you're talking big-ticket party or home-improvement equipment, whether it's a big-screen TV, a steam carpet cleaner or a rototiller for your garden.
The holidays are a time for giving, sharing and spending time with your loved ones. Preparing festive dishes for your holiday table is not an easy task. But doing so on a small budget is a greater undertaking. So is creating a three-course holiday meal for four people on a $20 budget possible? Absolutely! And we share our tips and recipes with you in this week's Savings Experiment.
AOL Food editor Sarah De Heer puts tacos to the test: Can she make them at home cheaper than she can buy them from a fast-food joint? Find out in this Savings Experiment.