Posts Tagged ‘monthly bills’

Buying your very first home can be an exciting time, but it’s also important to be prepared for some of the costs that are often overlooked. Some of the following costs to consider and prepare for as a homeowner include: Maintenance You’ll be responsible for maintaining various aspects of your home—not just inside, but outside […]

The basic fundamentals of balancing a checkbook include: Find out which transactions have cleared In order to balance your account, you’ll need to figure out the status of all pending transactions, as not all payments will clear right away. Carefully read your statement line by line and mark which transactions are still pending, and which […]

These days, consumers no longer find it necessary to balance checkbooks, because they do most (or all) of their banking online. However, it can still be very helpful to keep physical records of all your transactions. Balancing your checkbook is also necessary to keep track of checks you might have written that haven’t cleared yet, […]

  Keeping your home at a comfortable temperature all winter long—although necessary—can also drive up the cost of your monthly utility bill. The following are some ways you can cut down on your heating costs this winter: Change your filter often A heater or air conditioning unit with a dirty filter will have to work […]

Whether you look forward to it, or dread it completely, winter is right around the corner, once again. Depending on the climate of the region you live in, you might depend on your heater throughout the season. But keeping your home at a comfortable temperature all winter long—although necessary—can also drive up the cost of […]

Although there are ways to lower your cable bill, why not cancel it completely if you’re looking to save money? This would mean one less bill to worry about and it’s an easy way to cut down on your monthly expenses. Many people are reluctant to completely cancel their cable because it’s a primary source […]

Whether your gym membership contract is almost up or you’re shopping for a gym membership for the first time, here’s how you can cut the costs on that monthly bill: Pick a location closer to home or work If your gym is located far away from home or the office, the time and money you’re […]

As of 2013, the average gym membership costs approximately $55.00 a month. While this tempts many to just cancel their membership altogether, others try to find ways they can still exercise for less. Whether your gym membership contract is almost up or you’re shopping for a gym membership for the first time, here’s how you […]

If you feel like you are drowning debt, you are not alone. Millions of people nationwide are thousands of dollars in debt. With some simple tips, however, you may be able to reduce—or completely eliminate all of your debt. Eliminate high interest debt first This is a credit card debt elimination tactic that helps you […]

Are you shocked by how high your last utility bill was? If you’re looking for ways to cut down on electricity costs, this article can help. Cut down on heating and cooling This is a big one—the energy it takes to cool down or heat up your home will make up a large portion of […]