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4 Lazy Ways to Save Electricity with Technology

I freely admit to being lazy sometimes and finding easy ways to save electricity makes me feel a little better about it. In the past 5 years, there have been so many cool advances in technology plus prices have come down on the gadgets. Here are my favorite 4 and a bonus lazy life hack that has nothing to do with saving electricity.   Smart

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4 Ways to Save Money on Electricity

Electricity is one of the most expensive monthly bills for Americans. If you’re in a de-regulated market you can shop around for the best rates, but if your electricity is regulated by a local government, you still have options for lowering your electricity bill. Here are 3 ways to save money on electricity by making changes around your home.

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Is Daylight Saving Time Making You Crazy?

Is Saving Time Still Relevant? Not only is this Sunday the day we spring forward and lose an hour of sleep, it’s the 100th anniversary of Daylight Saving Time. It hasn’t been 100 continuous years though; DST officially became a real thing in 1966. Let’s talk a little bit about DST…   What Is the Reason for It? The original rationale was to have more

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Memorial Day Ideas

If you don’t already have plans for Memorial Day weekend, it isn’t too late to make them. It’s the first three-day weekend of summer! Here are some frugal tips to help you enjoy the weekend ahead. Local Events Check your local newspaper for any events this weekend. Most cities also have websites dedicated to promoting local events and activities. If you’re close to Washington D.C., there

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Beating the Heat to Save Money

Summer is already starting and you are probably dreading dealing with the heat. Not only can it feel miserable, but your wallet suffers when you aren’t prepared. I’ve done some research for you so you can beat the heat this summer and save some money too!   Around the House One of the best ways to deal with the heat at home is to keep

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Power Plays to Save You Money

As the weather cools off, your electric bill is hopefully going down since cooling needs are dropping. But that doesn’t mean that the season for saving on your electricity is over. Here are some easy and inexpensive tips to help save some power. Change the Thermostat The idea of reducing your thermostat setting during the day to save money is a popular one. However, you

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Maintenance Tips For Year-Round Savings

Not only will maintaining your home keep it in tip-top shape, it will save you money in the long run. While this isn’t as fun as decorating, it is satisfying to know that you have done all you can to keep your home safe and running efficiently. Since not everyone is a homeowner, there is a brief list of things to do in a rental

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11 Tips to Lower your A/C Bill this Summer

Summer is here, which means that dreaded A/C bill is about to increase. The summer months tend to be the most expensive during the entire year, especially if you live in the southern states. The A/C is a wonderful invention, but it comes with a price. Follow these clever tips so you can stop stressing and lower your A/C bill today! Raise the Thermostat On average,

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Saving Money on Household Items

Before we start let’s make an honest assumption, your average household expenses are too expensive. Would you agree? From expensive household cleaners to rising electricity costs, most of us find ourselves asking, “where can I save more money?” The answer is honestly everywhere. Here to help you is our how-to guide for saving money on household items.

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Mint.com Expert Interview About Saving on Bills

This post originally appeared on Mint.com’s Blog. Bills are one part of life that almost everyone has to accept. What individuals don’t have to accept is how much they pay for those bills. Josh Sheehan of BillCutterz says that saving money on bills is something everyone should look into, and it’s what BillCutterz does all day, every day. The company helps clients reduce how much they spend

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