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6 Ways to Reduce Your Company's Electric Bill This Winter

Brian Ainsley Horn | Posted 02.23.2015 | Small Business
Brian Ainsley Horn

Although the majesty of a pristine white winter landscape is beautiful to behold, it can do some serious damage to a budget, due to the increase in energy costs.

You Won't Believe What She Was Billed For

Posted 12.07.2012 | Money

Outraged Richmond, Va., resident Dana Bagby said she doesn't understand how she could possibly owe the city more than $15,000 in unpaid utility bills,...

Charging iPhone Costs How Much Per Year?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.15.2012 | Technology

Spare change, anyone? That's all it costs to charge your smartphone for a year. The iPhone 5 requires a mere 41 cents annually to juice up once a d...

I Live in a Refrigerator

Myra Demeter | Posted 12.10.2012 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

I live in a refrigerator. Actually, I live in a house with five men -- four of them are my grown sons and one is my husband. They are hot. They are big, strapping men. They need air conditioning -- and they need it blowing hard.

Will Daylight Savings Cost You Money?

Posted 03.09.2012 | Money

This weekend, most Americans will lose an hour of sleep as the nation shifts to daylight saving time, which starts Sunday morning at 2 a.m. But it...

Ways You're Losing Money Right Now [PHOTOS]

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.01.2012 | Money

There are the obvious ways to save, such as carpooling, bringing your lunch from home or cutting back on entertainment costs. But as you are going thr...

What Obama Didn't Tell Us About Energy

Ernest Istook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ernest Istook

"According to the U.S. Department of Energy, when subsidies are measured according to how much electricity is generated, it's $.44 per megawatt for co...

Soaring Heat Costs Leave Record Number Facing Potential Energy Shut-Offs

New York Times | ERIK ECKHOLM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After struggling with soaring heating costs through the winter, millions of Americans are behind on electric and gas bills, and a record number of fam...