Now that the taxes are finished, I’m back to figuring out how to save some more money by increasing energy efficiency. Let’s start by looking where we are. I mentioned in my New Year’s Resolution post that I wanted to see a 10% reduction in energy costs for both our gas bill and our home. The …
Author: Jon Jividen
With a few minor changes to our habits, we changed our power usage so much that our gas and electrical companies both changed out the meters.
Back in late December, on my birthday in fact, I opened the mailbox to discover a post card from Duke Energy Progress, our power company. The card read Stop rinsing money down the drain! Get a FREE Save Energy and Water Kit delivered to your door, Save up to $120 each year. Okay, this seemed too …
Emily and I are taking two approaches to our financial resolutions for 2016. Here's Jon's goals for 2016.
Can driving slowly really save you that much money? Jon shows how he consistently beat the EPA estimates for his car by backing off the gas pedal.
Would you be willing to change your life just a little if you could save a bunch of money on your utility bills? That’s what we’re doing, by enrolling in a Time of Use program with our power company. What do you have to do? How do you prepare? And how do you shift your usage …
What's the guy's take on #31DaysLWSZ? Here's what one husband thought about his wife's decision to go on the challenge and how it helped further their financial goals.
Sometimes the best financial advice comes from unlikely places and sources. Some of the best advice I ever got about investing in a market pullback came from a beaver.
Jon's rule: Make sure you are participating in your company's retirement plan. Get that 401K match!