Money Mondays: How to save money on your utility bills

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THE EVER POPULAR TUNE TALKS ABOUT THE LOVE OF COLD HARD CASH...

BUT WHEN IT COMES TO ONE OF THE HOTTEST WAYS YOU CAN SAVE MONEY AT HOME...ONE GREAT WAY IS RIGHT AT YOUR FINGERTIPS ...

Turn the heat down. You`ll typically save 1 to 3-percent on your heating costs for every degree that you dial down.

... FRANK VETRI OF PSE&G.
Frank Vetri, PSEG Energy Specialist:
Set your thermostat at 68 degrees when you`re home and at 65 degrees when you`re away for a short time. If you`re used to a higher setting, go down a degree at a dial until you feel comfortable; use one that`s programmable.

Money Monday: Hot Energy Tips for Cold Weather     Lower Thermostat, Seal & Insulate, Reduce Water Heater Temperature, Source PSE&G)
...BESIDES LOWERING THAT THERMOSTAT ... MAKE SURE YOU SEAL AND INSULATE AS WELL AS REDUCE THE TEMPERATURE ON YOUR WATER HEATER.
ANOTHER WAY TO SLASH YOUR ENERGY BILLS ....' UN'-PLUG GADGETS AND APPLIANCES THAT ARE 'UN'- NECESSARY ...

Frank Vetri/PSE&G Energy Specialist:
They call that phantom energy, lights, cords and appliances that you aren't using or don`t need...Absolutely ...
AND IF WHAT YOU PAY FOR HEATING BILLS IS STILL BUGGING YOU ... KEEP YOUR COOL... WITH THE BIG DROP IN OIL AND NATURAL GAS PRICES YOU MAY END UP WITH SOME EXTRA CHANGE IN YOUR POCKET.
...NOW THAT MAKES A LOT OF DOLLARS AND SENSE.