9 Brilliant & Cheap Ways to Stay Warm This Winter

Woman sitting by a fireplace with a cup of coffeeIt’s going to be a “teeth-chattering” cold winter with plenty of snow, according to The Farmer’s Almanac – even in the Southeast! If you think your only option for staying warm in winter is to crank the thermostat on your heating system, think again. We’re here to share the most creative ways to stay warm in the winter without feeling the heat on your electricity bill.Read Story

Best Black Friday Deals for the Whole Family

Family sitting on the floor opening presentsThe holiday season is full of many things: food, family, friends, fun, and sometimes fruitcake. But for many, the holidays mean one thing–shopping! As the weather cools down, the shopping deals heat up. And if you’re talking Black Friday deals, then you’re talking Rent-A-Center’s language! We prepare our inventory each year to be a deal-shopper’s paradise. Whether it’s the latest tech or new designer purses, Rent-A-Center is your one-stop-shop for deals.Read Story

How to Make a Sofa Bed More Comfortable

Dad and baby taking a nap on a couchAre you visiting grandma for the holidays? If so, you might be looking forward to some comfort food and memory-making. However, one thing you’re not so pumped about is the backache you’ll have after spending a couple of nights on the sleeper sofa! We’ve all been there. That’s why we’ve gathered tips on how you can make a sofa bed mattress more comfortable — whether you’re visiting family or hosting friends from out of town.Read Story

Everything You Need for the Best Video Game Room Setup

Man playing a video gameIf you’re passionate about gaming, you deserve a space to call your own—and not just the couch. With Rent-A-Center, you can set up the ultimate video game room fast (and at a low price).

Sourcing video game room ideas to design your perfect space is like building stuff in Minecraft or SimCity—super exciting! Here’s what you’ll need to create the best video game room setup.Read Story

How to Prevent Your Clothes from Shrinking in the Dryer

Daughter helping turn on the washing machineThey’re soft, stretchy, and heavenly. You love everything about your favorite pair of pants — except for that fresh ketchup stain. So, you throw your pants in the washer and dryer. A few hours later you come back to a tragic scene.

The dryer shrunk your precious pants! They’re small enough to fit a teddy bear. While the teddy bear can get away with not wearing pants, you can’t. Luckily, there are ways you can prevent your clothes from shrinking in the dryer.Read Story