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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  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

Cuba Holidays – Clearing Up what Not to Take

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There is a list as long as your arm when it comes to the no-brainers of what you should and should not take with you on any holiday, exotic or otherwise. However, what you’re probably unaware of is the fact that there’s also a comparably long list of things you’re pretty much banned from taking into any given country which are completely unbeknownst to you and your travel companions.  One of the very best ways of sucking all the fun out of a good holiday is to study the ins and out right down to the finest detail and end up spending the whole trip paranoid. On the other hand however, an even worse scenario is to find yourself kicking off the trip with a heated and fruitless argument with customs as to why you’ve contravened their laws, or worse still being barred entry altogether.  Cuba is one of the most accommodating and relaxed environments imaginable for the tourist, but like anywhere else the country has its own unique list of items you can forget about taking along on your ho