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A shocked woman reviewing a utility bill.

Troubleshooting the Cause of a Large Electric Bill?Receiving a utility bill that is unexplainably high is initially a shock. Then the question is what is wrong. With a high electric bill, sometimes the culprit is a malfunctioning appliance. This is a page about troubleshooting the cause of a large electric bill.

 

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Contact Your Internet Provider About OutagesThis morning, my internet suddenly stopped working. I restarted my router and nothing was working. I searched online "Is Cox down in my area" and there were many reports. I decided to log onto my Cox Internet account and it said there are outages in your neighborhood and to text a number to stay informed when it'll be back up. My internet ended up being down for 5 hours.

 

Woman looking at a bill.

Changing the Name on a Utility BillI decided to change the name on the phone bill from my husband's name (since he has been deceased for over a year) to my name. However, it turns out they cancel everything in the old account, including the old email, and start over with a new account!

 

A man watching a video through a streaming service.

Using Video Streaming Services Instead of Cable TVThis is a page about using video streaming services instead of cable tv. Cable is expensive, but there are some ways you can save money. One option is to switch to a streaming service to watch your favorite shows. Netflix and Hulu are just some of the services out there. Here is some advice if you are thinking about cancelling cable.

 

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Using Facebook to Make Phone CallsYou can use Facebook's messenger service to call people. This is a page about making free phone calls through facebook.

 

Replacing a lightbulb in a lamp.

Slash Your Electric Bill in HalfUtility bills can be very expensive, but there are some easy cost effective ways to reduce them. This page contains ideas to slash your electric bill in half.

 

Satellite Services

Choosing Between Cable and Satellite...This is a page about choosing between cable and satellite bundled services. It can be confusing when trying to choose the best service provider for bundled TV and internet services.

 

A man looking at his cell phone.

Blocking Calls on a Cell PhoneThis is a page about blocking calls on a cell phone. Getting unwanted or repeat wrong numbers on your cell phone can be very annoying, especially if you don't have unlimited minutes on your plan.

 

Coaxial Cable TV

Getting Rid of Cable TVThis is a page about getting rid of cable TV. Fed up with the rising cost of cable, but reluctant to have no easy access to your shows can create a quandary.

 

Photo of a TV remote control.

Saving Money on Your Cable BillThis is a page about saving money on your cable bill. Cable TV service is a commonplace, but expensive part of many household budgets.

 

Thermostat

Saving Money on Heating CostsThis is a page about saving money on heating costs. Heating our homes can be very expensive.

 

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Saving Money on Cell PhonesThis is a page about saving money on your sell phone plan. Trying to save money on your cell phone plan can be a confusing and exhausting process. Don't give up, there are ways to cost cut.

 

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Saving Money on Your Sewer BillThis is a page about saving money on your sewer bill. An unavoidable bill for many of us is the sewer bill. Finding ways to save money on this utility expense will help your family stay on budget.

 

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Saving Money on Your Internet BillInternet is a necessity in many homes. While faster internet can be nice, it can cost a lot. This is a page about saving money on your internet bill.

 

Saving Money on Utilities, Energy Savings Piggy Bank

Saving Money on UtilitiesThis is a page about saving money on utilities. Utility costs just seem to keep on rising. Finding ways to pay a little less to the utility companies each month puts more dollars in your pocket.

 

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Saving Money on Phone CardsThis is a page to saving money on phone cards. Phone cards can be a great way to save money on long distance phone calling, especially international calls. They can also very helpful in maintaining your budget for long distance calls.

 

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