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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

Grandma’s Golden Rule

“Do not do unto others what you do not want others to do unto you” is one of the codes of ethics that we should teach our children as they grow. It is commonly known as the Grandma’s golden rule as it is a principle that has been passed on through generations religiously and morally speaking. It is a moral value that children should learn to apply while they are still young, to let them understand more the difference between the right and wrong behavior. The best way to teach them the golden rule is simply by giving them a circumstance and imagine themselves on the receiving end of the action in the exact place of the other person. From there, simply ask “How would you like to be treated in similar situations?" Then treat the other person that way. To instill in our young ones that one should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself, for violating the golden rule, we violate the spirit of fairness and concern.