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How Can I Lower My Xfinity Cable Bill?

I thought we would republish this post from several years ago, as it still has good information about how to lower your cable bill with Xfinity (formerly Comcast). I hope it helps! A couple of weeks ago we got a

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How Much Does Your House Cost You?

In recent years I’ve been following a number of vlogs about living in an RV. This type of lifestyle really intrigues me, and most especially with how housing cost so much in California and New York. For a lot of

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10 Ways to Save Money on Your Electric Bill

Two weeks ago my sister and brother-in-law moved into an apartment, and were concerned about the cost of rent and the electricity bills. When they called the electric company they quoted them $150/month, but after they signed the lease the

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Cutting Cable – We Did It! (Part 2)

There were 16 people in front of me at the “King of Cable” (also known as Xfinity and before that, the beloved Comcast). I knew it would be a long wait, so I hunkered down along the wall with many of

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Contemplating Cutting Cable (Part 1)

For years I’ve been one to voice how quickly I would “cut the cord” when given the chance. I figured my wife was holding “the keys” – and until she said the word – cable was here to stay. So when

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How to Tell if Your Attic is Properly Insulated

I’ve discussed our prior experiences with attic issues here at the site more than I’d like to. But, after all our troubles with ice dams in the winter and poorly insulated and vented attics – I thought it could prove

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