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One of the best ways to be frugal is to be prepared for anything ahead of time. Be prepared for winter and the cold weather. Get your house and car ready for the cold weather. If you do not get each thing ready for the winter then their may be break downs and repairs are costly. Some people living short on money do not have the extra money when a break down happens.
**Do you have a water faucet on the outside of your house? Look into turning the water off to the faucet so the pipes do not freeze.
** Programmable thermostat — One can use a thermostat to program it to lower temperatures when you are out of the house. Set the heat to come about 20-30 minutes before you come home. Depending on your family, it could be turned down when you sleep and put on extra blankets.
** Seal the windows — Cover the windows with plastic to stop any cold air from coming in from gaps that you may have. Or fill with caulking or insulation in the gaps at the doors and windows.
** Keep your car filled with emergency essentials– a warm blanket, jumper cables
** Dress for the winter– make sure your kids are dressed for the winter as well.
Are you prepared for possible snow? Getting snowed in or broke down on the side of the road. Some people will see their power bill go because of using electricity and heating due to not using the air conditioner. Think about what you could be doing in your house to lower the heating bills.
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