Posts Tagged ‘utility bills’

  Owning a home can be a rewarding experience, but it’s also important to remember the additional expenses that go along with homeownership, which go beyond the initial purchase of the home. While some of these costs can be the result of an isolated incident or one-time project (which can still be very expensive, and […]

Are you shocked every time you look at your electric bill lately? If the monthly charges are much higher than you’re used to paying, or you moved to a new home and you’ve significantly underestimated how much your monthly electric bill would be, it can be very frustrating. After all, if you have a specific […]

There are so many different things that will affect your credit score, that it can be difficult to know what factors actually don’t have an impact on credit rating. In fact, many consumers are often surprised—whether it’s a huge relief or a bit of disappointment—to learn that some of the following actually have no effect […]

Your electric bills can vary from month to month, and certain times of the year (like during the winter or summer) they can almost double—or even triple. Although certain seasons will inevitably bring higher utility bills, there are some simple ways you can lower these expenses: Carefully look through your monthly statements for errors If […]

Winter is approaching and will be here before you know it. For many folks throughout the country, this means freezing temperatures and higher utility bills. Although heating your home during those winter months can cause your electric bill to go up, there are some ways you can cut down on those costs. To lower your […]

Many different credit decisions, accounts, payment histories, and other items will show up on a consumer’s credit report and influence their credit score. However, there are also a lot of financial details that don’t have any effect on credit and won’t show up on a credit report. Some of these include: Timely utility bills Although […]

  All those different household bills that come in the mail each month can quickly add up, and sometimes, it can be overwhelming. Lower your monthly expenses and save money on your monthly household bills with some of the following tips: Opt for energy efficiency There’s a good chance that one of your highest household […]

Making eco-friendly choices can be a great way to help out the planet. After all, every little bit helps. But did you know that going green can save you some green, too? Most eco-friendly lifestyle choices go hand-in-hand with saving money, so not only can you feel good about doing your part to pitch in, […]