While its true that working at home has its perks, like most things, there are some pitfalls as well.
An average Australian home contains 67 household appliances, — for storing food, straightening your hair, checking emails, playing your favourite music, washing clothes, cleaning dishes and the list continues.
“Spend less than what you earn.” You’ve probably heard or read this money-saving advice a gazillion times. It’s better said than done especially if you have an unstable job, are saving for something big, or you just have a penchant for spending money.
There will come a point where you’re going to try a frugal strategy or even read an article about frugality that just doesn’t make sense for you.
Improper protection of your home’s thermal envelope, — includes the roof, walls, windows and doors, directly affects not just your house’s heating and cooling loads but your energy costs as well.
Whether you want to ease your impact on the environment or just wish to save a few bucks, reducing your energy use can get you there.
The world is filled with temptations of short-term material wealth and ineffective money management habits. Our financial stability, no matter how solid, can turn rocky at any time by our own behaviour.
There’s no doubt that energy prices are too damn high and continue to climb up, which means that you’ll have to spend more on your monthly electricity bills.