This is the second installment in our “Save Money at Home” Series. Please refer back to the other posts for more ways to save money at home:
Save Money on General Utilities
In our previous post, we highlighted 5 ways you could save on your electronic bills and came up with an average savings of almost $150 a month. In this article, I will show you how to save money on your general utility bills.
Save Money at Home Series: Introduction
After several investing topics, I have decided to return to writing about saving money with a series about “Saving Money at Home.” As many of you know, I have been writing about saving money for over a year now, and believe this would be a great way to give great tips on building smarter spending habits where the most money is spent- at home.
The series will consist of 4 posts:
Many people do not know that the base plans cell phone companies offer are just enough to cover their costs. The multibillion dollar conglomerates such as Verizon and Sprint make their money by selling you the add-ons. Those extras each month can easily double your bill and over the course of a year cost you hundreds of dollars. That is why it makes sense to pay attention to this as a cost cutting exercise. Here are some cell phone bill charges that you can and should look at in order to see if you can cut and save money.
A lot of people don’t know that there are many electricity bill aid programs available for low income residents in their respective states. For example, the state of California offers Low-Income Energy Efficiency (LIEE)
This service includes attic insulation, energy efficient furnaces, energy efficient refrigerators, weatherstripping, caulking, water heater blankets, low-flow shower heads, as well as door and building envelope repairs which reduce air infiltration. These services can help customers in California save on electric and heating bills. Remember, a few dollars of savings can add up big over the long run!
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