Finance Friday

Finance Fridays

Do you know what phantom energy is? It's when electricity is being used from appliances that are turned off. Although this type of electric consumption can be overlooked. Summer is approaching, we plan to enjoy our time outdoors, so why not take the steps to save energy and cost this season? So how can we scare off phantom energy? Simply turn off and unplug any unused appliances while you're out of the house. While you're enjoying your time at the beach, make sure to unplug your coffee maker or tv that isn't being used. Although it is turned off, the standby mode can slowly increase your electric bill.

Following some of these tips can help you save a few dollars on your electric bill and protect the environment at the same time!