As the weather starts cooling this time of year, space heaters start getting popular again. You'll start seeing more ads for them and they'll start filling up store displays. Space heaters come with some pretty hefty money saving claims. Your actual savings depend a lot on how you use them, however. Heating with a Space Heater is Less Efficient than You Think If you live in town and your . . .
I've been tossing around the idea of installing solar panels for several years. Just the idea of harnessing natural resources has an appeal to it. But it's a huge investment, and I was doubtful that the payoff would really match a payoff in traditional investments, so I kept kicking the can down the road. Finally, this past year I got serious about scratching my itch. I figured I had to weigh the . . .
I've written before that your utility bills can be one of the easiest places in your budget to find savings. This is especially true with winter right around the corner. I know, I know, the last thing you want to think about at the end of September is winter. But if you spend a little bit of time sealing up your home now, you'll be glad when your heat bill comes in a little bit . . .