You may not realize that most electric companies charge more for power during the day than at night. You can call and find out if that is the case in your area. If it is, make sure you do all your laundry, dishwashing, internet, and other power intensive tasks at night. You will notice the difference on your bill.
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When Making A Budget, Don't Forget Yearly Expenses!
We usually make monthly budgest, the mortgage/rent, phone, electricity, gasoline, etc. But, don't forget all those yearly bills--normally the ones that come due the first of the year. Not always the best timing with the hoidays and all!
We're now serious about not wasting electricity. We have convinced ourselves to look at each light bulb, radio, fan, etc. as water faucets for electricity. Would you wash your hands and walk away leaving the faucet to run all day? Of course not! Keep reading... there's more...189
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