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02/25/2014 05:05 pm ET Updated Feb 28, 2014

The Money-Saving Trick The Power Company Doesn't Want You To Know (VIDEO)

With several more weeks of winter and a couple polar vortices probably still to come this winter, it's no wonder you've found yourself frequently reaching for the thermostat in the hopes of finding some warmth. But that small move could be seriously burning you if you're not aware of some major expense-saving secrets. Check out the video above, then call your power company to check the peak energy hour schedule (and make sure you're on fixed rate plan, while you're at it).

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