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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

School Time Once Again

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School Year 2011-2012 has just begun. The long summer vacation has ended and it’s about time to get ready to go to school again. Yahmir is already on his sixth grade and graduating the elementary course this school-year.  He is so excited to see his classmates again on his first day of classes on June 15, 2011, Wednesday. It’s a good thing that I checked on his school uniforms two weeks ago.  He got taller by two inches so, I had his school pants repaired by a tailor.  We also had finished covering his 15 books.   Imagine 15 books? Thus,he still need to use a stroller bag this year, for his school bag is too heavy, having 15 books, 10 notebooks, 10 quiz notebooks, a diary, paper, pens, plus the school’s daily requirements like the health kit, a dictionary, a bible, a rosary, and many more.  Aside from the school bag he is also bringing along his lunch bag daily - the reason why we opted again to avail of the school service.  He cannot carry all his things if he will commute everyda