With So Many Americans Struggling with Debt During The Holidays, National Debt Relief Program Offers Tips To Reduce The Cost of Living
Online PR News – 01-December-2010 – – Many consumers today find themselves shocked when seeing their household expenditures each month. While debt relief programs can help a person to reduce and better manage credit card debt and medical bills, there are many simple yet effective measures which a person can do at home to reduce their expenses. With inflation edging up in recent weeks, things could get difficult for many households in the coming months. For those who find themselves in this situation, National Debt Relief Program offers the following 5 tips to save money and get ahead during this time of economic uncertainty.
1. Recycle Those Junk Letters.
Each month, most consumers receive dozens or more letters from direct mailing companies in their mailboxes. Some of these letters are printed on one side only. These letters can be collected and combined into a writing pad. Consumers can also use them to print draft documents. Besides saving money, consumers would also be saving trees in the process.
2. Install Water Saving Kit.
When flushing a toilet, the amount of water used is usually more than is required. By installing a water saving kit in the cistern, the amount of water saved can be as much as three gallons per month. The savings can add up for those who pay their own water bills, and this is another money savings tip that is good for the environment as well.
3. Use The Fan.
Whenever possible, use the fan. The air conditioner is a major contributor to utility bills in summer months and in areas where warm winter days are common. By using the fan, not only will consumers save on their utility bills, but a person also builds up their body's tolerance to heat. A person's chances of getting heat exhaustion or heat stroke during the hot summer season are then greatly reduced.
4. Don't Throw Away That Old Bar Of Soap Just Yet.
As a person washes their hands with soap on a daily basis, the bar will become smaller and smaller until it is almost unusable. Instead of throwing it away, a person can simply stick the old bar of soap onto the new one and making sure that both bars of soap are wet when sticking them together.
5. Cut The Tube Of Toothpaste In Half.
When a person can no longer squeeze out any toothpaste from the tube, a simple trick is to cut it in half. There is always a significant amount of toothpaste left that can last you for a few days even if one has a large family. If a person lives alone or with their spouse only, the extra toothpaste can last up to five days or more.
Consumers can start cultivating these useful habits today and make them a part of their daily lives. A person will be pleasantly pleased when they notice their household expense start to decline bit by bit as time goes on.
National Debt Relief offers a free debt evaluation which can be taken advantage of at their website: