10 Things You Should Do Now to Save Money This Winter

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Who doesn't love saving money? With winter on its way, what if there were some things you could do right now to keep that cash in your wallet inside of spending it on those ever-mounting electric and heating costs? 

If you feel like your expenses skyrocket as temperatures drop, you're not alone. The average family spends more than $2,200 a year on energy bills, according to Energy Star. 

The good news is there are some simple changes you can initiate right now to make your home more energy efficient. Not only are you doing something good for the planet, you'll save a few bucks along the way! 

And over time, who knows, maybe you could even stash away enough to escape winter for a few days by visiting a place where you (and your hot water heater) won't need a blanket! 

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Have you made any changes that have saved your big money? 

 

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