For years, I went through more struggles to keep all my bills paid in the first place, compared to having the ability to save any money. Because of this, when even a small emergency bill came up, I was mostly unprepared. But I recently moved to a state where deregulation has taken place with energy companies offering prices that are competitive, and it really is a nice resource that helps me put some cash away these days.
When I lived up near the top of the company, we had long, cold winters. For many months of the year, I was paying a lot of money to try to keep my house warm. Continue reading