When temperatures drop, your electric bill is bound to be higher. You can try bundling up in extra layers, swaddling yourself in blankets, and building a fire, but if you want to be cozy and warm, cranking up the thermostat is sometimes the easiest option. But imagine opening up your winter or early spring electric bill when temperatures haven't been freezing and finding that you owe much more than you were anticipating. What gives?! Chances are, one of the following causes below can explain your sky-high electric bill.Read More
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Summer’s here, and with it will come rising electric bills as you fight to keep your home cool and take refuge from the sweltering heat. Luckily, there are many ways to fight astronomical air conditioning costs — here are 11.Read More
Saving money feels good. And shopping around when you’re looking for insurance coverage is a great way to do it. However, simply reducing your coverage or dropping important coverages altogether is like diet without exercise—focused only on numbers, not on results. Don’t risk ending up dangerously underinsured and on the hook for much bigger bills in the event of a disaster.Read More
If you feel like you’re being soaked by utility bills, you may be looking for ways to cut your monthly costs. While utilities like internet and cable TV may seem like obvious targets, your water bill can also run much higher than necessary.Read More
Pretty much everyone has accidentally gone overboard on energy use, but there’s a lot you can do to keep your expenses in check. These eight easy, expert-approved tips promise to curb your usage and prevent the power-bill blues.Read More
Some of your energy use may be hard or even impossible to curb, but there are plenty of things you can do now to prepare your home for the cold weather.Read More