During the course of the past dozen or so years, cell phones have transformed from a luxury to a necessity. As a society we’re ditching our immobile landlines and going with the portability of cell phones. In the past few years the trend has picked up more steam as consumers have increasingly chosen the mini computers known as smartphones. The result is rising costs of devices and monthly service plans.
As always, there are ways to cut down on the amount of budget you allocate to cell phone ownership. No matter how many of these items you follow you’ll still be spending more than ever before on cell phone service. But done properly you can spend less than the average person. Here’s how to save money on your cell phone bills. Continue reading
They can be the bane of your existence, but that doesn’t make them any less necessary. We all have little projects around the house that we must do — unless we want to pay someone else to do them. Considering the cost of hiring a plumber, and electrician, a carpenter, and other specialists, we know we’re better off doing them ourselves.
Would it help if you could use these projects to help reduce your power consumption?
Everything we consume has a price. Electricity comes to mind first, but there’s also gas or oil for heating, and even a charge for water. I remember an old Mr. Wizard episode (remember Mr. Wizard?) where he revealed that a drippy faucet can leak over 100 gallons of water per year. That’s going to cost you money, so it might be time to jump on some of those projects you’ve put on the back burner.
Just what projects can you perform to save some money? Here are five DIY projects to save on utilities, like electricity, gas and water. Continue reading
We live in an era of technological prosperity. Manufacturers are pumping out new gadgets seemingly every day, and we the consumers face numerous choices when buying new ones. Unfortunately, we don’t all have unlimited budgets so we have to pick and choose what items we really want. Here are a few ways to save money on electronics so you can buy more. Continue reading