Money Saving Tip of the Day: Turn Off the Lights

by James Hendrickson on July 31, 2013 · 2 comments

Here is one for all you frugal people: don’t forget to turn off the lights when you leave the house.   The savings are marginal at first, but if you get in the habit the savings will eventually add up.

 

 

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1 TheStockJock August 9, 2013 at 4:02 pm

Conversion to LED bulbs, up front costs more but the consumption is so small on a relative basis that over the life of the bulb you do end up ahead. Plus when you do inevitably forget the light on in your closet while gone away for the entire weekend the amount wasted is tiny by comparison. ;)

2 James August 9, 2013 at 11:07 pm

StockJock,

Great point. I think the long run idea is to develop the habit of keeping your lights off – thats where the savings should eventually come in.

James

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