Save that leaky garden hose! Punch holes in it and use it as a drip hose to water your plants, lawn or foundation. Sprinklers will require 50-60% more water than a drip hose because of the loss of water to sun and wind as the spray goes into the air.
Haven’t saved for a down payment for a car and you need to purchase one right away, or not enough time to save additional money? Here are a couple of tips: know how much is reasonable for you to pay for a car and STICK to it; already have the features that are important to you selected; check your FICO score, the lower the number the higher the interest rate could be; call six different lenders, including your bank or credit union. Get a pre-approved loan, dealers will… Read More →
Have you checked the air in your tires lately? Best time to check the air in your tires is when they are cold, either before you drive or after the car has been stopped for 30 minutes. For every 3psi (pounds per square inch) your tires are under inflated they use 3% more fuel and increase the tire wear by 45%.
Time to do a check on your insurance discounts, which could mean huge savings for you and your family. Check your insurance for discounts: had no at-fault accidents or moving violations in the past 3-5 years; drive less than 7,500 miles a year; take a defensive driving course if you’re 55+ or a driver’s education class if you’re under 25; use the same insurer to insure your car, home, boat, motorcycle, life, etc.