4 Quick Ways to Save Money on Your Utilities

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This is the time of year when your heating bills are likely soaring as are your electricity bills thanks to much colder and shorter days.  Rather than being a victim to these costly bills, why not be proactive and take steps to slash your utility bills?  Your wallet will thank you, and maybe with all the money you save, you’ll be able to take a trip to a warm destination! Luckily, slashing...

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Cutting down your hydro or electrical bill

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When I received our hydro bill last month, I nearly had a heart attack.  $160+ for two freaking months!?  In all my apartment and condo-dwelling days, my bill has rarely exceeded $40 for two months.  I called the hydro company to check in case there was a mistake but no… it was indeed $160 and change.  Sigh.   Photograph by jonlk, used under Creative Commons (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonk/14002934/) There’s...

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