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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

Measuring Productivity – Quality or Quantity?

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photo credits: freedigitalphotos.net How do we really measure the efficiency of being productive? Do we need to tire and exhaust ourselves by doing more – quantity? Or doing less yet quality work that produce more worthwhile results in our life? Being a work at home mom is not easy as most people think. Though I work in pajamas, it does not mean that I am luckier than those who work 8 hours straight in corporate jobs. On the contrary, work at home moms have more longer working hours and variety of things to attend to such as doing the laundry, ironing the clothes, preparing the family meals, cleaning the house, taking care of the kids and more, at the same time beating the deadline on doing online tasks to augment   the family finances   for a decent living.