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7 Easy Ways to Lower Winter Energy Costs

Rising home heating costs are a sure sign winter's almost here. Keep utility costs manageable with these easy home energy efficiency boosts.

How to Stay Warm This Winter Without Turning Up the Heat

Cranking up the heat in winter sure feels nice...until you get the bill. Here are five ways to stay warm and stay on a budget.

7 Ways To Lower Water Heater Costs

Your water heater can account for 13% of home energy costs. The good news is that there are small, easy tweaks you can make to lower those costs and conserve energy at the same ti

Hold Off On Heating with These 10 Warming Ways

It’s October. In Nebraska. We will see Halloween before we smell the crackling logs on our wood stove. Because it is such a big deal for many to finally crank on the heat, we’ve

What if energy costs keep rising?

Recession or not, I think the medium-term trend in energy costs is up.  Just in case I'm right, you ought to have plan for that.

Six Ways to Stay Warm and Reduce the Heating Bill

Are you paying through your nose  to heat your home this winter? Is your heater broken? Read on for some practical tips to reduce your energy bill and stay warm at the same time.

Plan for expensive fuel

Does your budget include a contingency for fuel to get much more expensive? Because it ought to. I learned about the need for contingencies early. [more]

Stay warm without burning a hole in your pocket

As the days get shorter and the wind colder, the heating bill has a way of creeping up. CNN Money offers Six ways to shrink that heating bill. [more]