Everyone's trying to stretch a dollar and sometimes it seems impossible. But don't forget the free help available with the click of a mouse. Here are 5 websites that can save you some serious money.
This is PECO's site on saving money on your energy bills. It's freezing right now, and we still have a few more months of cold. You might be surprised at the little things you can do around your home to reduce your energy usage. And there are calculators to compare the efficiency of your appliances. They also have a link to loans that could help you with energy efficient heating, windows, insulation and more.
Billshrink is a website that lets you compare prices of phone services and credit card fees. You put in some information about your current phone service and your usage, along with your zip code. The site tells you if there may be a better plan for you that could save you some money.
Bankrate has great information and a number of calculators, but one you should really check out, especially with mortgage rates where they are is the refinancing calculator. You plug in your information and it'll make it easy for you to see if refinancing is worth it for you. In the long run, refinancing could save you thousands.
More and more people are blogging about great weekly deals at stores. So if you're going for ultimate savings, compare the weekly deals with the coupons you have in hand and you could save a bundle. One of these blogs is The Centsible Sawyer. She lists deals at CVS, Walgreens, Wal-Mart and others.
There are plenty of websites listing great deals at all kinds of stores from electronics to shoes. Dealcatcher is just one of them, but one that includes the "Catch of the Day," deals and top online coupons.
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