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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

Local Languages as medium of instruction from Kinder to Grade 3

The Department of Education, Philippines announced on a press release that starting this June, school year 2012-2013, 12 major local languages will be implemented to be used as medium of instructions for pupils in Kinder up to Grade 3. According to  Education Secretary Br. Armin Luistro FSC, the Mother Tongue-Based  Multi-Lingual Education (MTB-MLE) will help develop a well-rounded and life-long learners under the K to 12 basic education reform program.