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Preventative Health Care: A Matter of Choice
Wed, 07/3/13 | 5 Comments
Preventative Health Care: A Matter of Choice

Put good stuff in.
Keep bad stuff out.
I’m writing close to a dozen posts on preventing and containing health care costs over a two week period, but if you take nothing else away, let it be …

Health Care Costs: The Most Challenging of All Expense Categories?
Mon, 07/1/13 | 2 Comments
Health Care Costs: The Most Challenging of All Expense Categories?

It’s time to tackle a tough one: health care costs.
The mean annual health care related expenses, per 2-person household in the US, is $4,369.
That covers prescription drugs, health insurance premiums, medical services, and medical supplies.
That’s …

6 Cheap & Easy Ways to Cut your Heating & Cooling Bills
Fri, 06/28/13 | 15 Comments
6 Cheap & Easy Ways to Cut your Heating & Cooling Bills

Heating and cooling account for 56% of home energy use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Nationwide, the average annual heating bill for households using oil was $2,298, compared with $724 spent by gas users …

Saving on your Water Bill: 5 Quick, Easy, & Cheap Changes to Make
Thu, 06/27/13 | 6 Comments
Saving on your Water Bill: 5 Quick, Easy, & Cheap Changes to Make

Lets try this exercise again, but switch from electricity to a different utility. The mean spent on water in the U.S. per year, is $547 per 2-person household.
For as much water as Americans use – …

4 Things Everyone Should do to Save Electricity
Wed, 06/26/13 | 14 Comments
4 Things Everyone Should do to Save Electricity

The mean spent on electricity in the U.S. per year, is $1,426 per 2-person household.
I live in mid-Michigan – home of the muggy, swamp-ass summer (although nothing like the mid-south, I will admit). I still …

Get to Know an MVNO. It Could Save you Millions
Tue, 06/25/13 | 16 Comments
Get to Know an MVNO. It Could Save you Millions

As we just discovered, the lifetime cost of smartphones is enough to make you question the meaning of life.
But why are prices so high and seemingly on the rise when the cost of data transfer …


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