Fight The Cold Without Draining Your Budget

In the area of family finance, saving money can be just as important as earning money. For homeowners, one major consideration is how much it costs to heat (or cool) their homes. You can spend hundreds or even thousands of extra dollars to heat your house during the winter months, depending on how cold it […]

Simple Ways to Save Electricity Even a Child Can Understand

When it comes to reducing electricity use at home, most people think of buying energy efficient washing machines and refrigerators. While this is not a bad approach, it does not encompass all energy saving aspects. One way of keeping energy costs at home down is by teaching your children the importance of saving electricity. Some […]

Money Saving Tips for Labor Day Weekend

The following suggestions were contributed by the Plainfield Police as a public service. ~ Tim McMahon, editor Don’t Overspend This Labor Day Weekend After months of heat, during which Illinois and Missouri were some of the hottest states on record, we’re finally coming down on the last big weekend of the season. Labor Day weekend is traditionally […]

7 Fuel Efficient Cars Under $20,000

Shopping for a new car these days can leave you gasping, wondering what’s happened to make them cost so much. Adding to the dilemma is the price of fuel–it is a major consideration for some people when they go shopping for a new car. Fortunately there are still a few cars that are relatively inexpensive, […]