Coming from a large family, vacation budgeting is something I learned young. Vacationing is about spending time with the people we appreciate, not about blowing all your cash in just a few short days. There’s no reason to break the bank over your summer vacation. If you’re traveling with people you enjoy, there’s a cost saver right there. A lot of your entertainment will simply involve playing games, laughing, and unwinding with good company…that’s all FREE!... [More]
Gas prices are on the rise yet again, though you probably don’t need us to tell you that because you probably already felt the pain the last time you were at the pump. Since there doesn’t seem to be any end in sight and buying a new electric car might not be in the picture, we thought we would share some tips to help you conserve gas and save a little extra money.
♦ Plan trips. It might seem simple, but by combining errands you can save ... [More]
Saving energy was one of the original purposes of Daylight Savings Time. With the days being longer, it’s thought that you use less energy to light your home. Well, that’s one way to save energy in your home, but according to Energy Star, lighting generally only accounts for about 12% of your energy bill. I don’t know about you, but I could use some other ideas! With my spring project list expanding, I would really love it if my BGE bill would lighten up ($50 off my BGE b... [More]