Tag: save money

Reduce Your Use Today and Watch the Rewards Roll In

Reduce Your Use Today and Watch the Rewards Roll In

Always on a mission to find ways to conserve and help our customers save, we developed the Reduce Your Use Rewards program (RYUR). And today is the best day to join, as ERCOT has asked Texas electric customers to lower their energy usage from 3pm-7pm this afternoon, July 30th, 2015. Energy conservation is important in […]

Life Hacks

Life Hacks: What NOT to Buy in July

People enjoy life hacks for several reasons, but we especially like ones that help us save money. Sites like DealNews and Lifehacker provide great money-saving tips on a regular basis, including specific items you shouldn’t purchase in a given month. Thus, here’s the July installment of our monthly series on what NOT to buy! When […]

6 Spring Break Crafts for Families on a Budget

6 Spring Break Crafts for Families on a Budget

For many families, Spring Break is a big time for travel. However, between the cost of airfare, hotel accommodations, activities, and other travel expenses, traveling is not always an option for families on a budget. Rather than your kids hanging around the house all Spring Break zoning out watching television, check out these six spring break crafts! […]

EnergyStar appliances

Shopping and Saving with Energy Star Appliances for Your Home

After reading plenty of articles with headlines like “Energy Star Homes Pay for Themselves,” I learned that many of them (like this one) forget to tell you exactly how that happens. Instead, you get some info-fluff making empty claims about a mere $7 in yearly energy savings from using an EnergyStar computer monitor – which is barely enough to buy […]