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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

Get Prepped: 4 College Math Tips

It's really no secret that many people are averse to mathematics. "Believe it or not, lots of people change their majors and abandon their dreams just to avoid a couple of math classes in college," says math writer and former Wonder Years star Danica McKellar. While the hands-off approach of college professors can be daunting, you needn't take such drastic measures to get on top of your math studies. Just follow these four college math tips! 1. Avoid Solution Manuals Image via Flickr by Tim Geers Many math students mistakenly believe learning the solution is the most important goal when faced with any math problem. However, it's much more important to learn the concept. While solution manuals can sometimes help math students understand their coursework, all too often, they become crutches. It's far easier to abandon a problem when you already know the answer. The best college math students persevere when faced with challenging problems. They r