Can Electric Cars Really Save You Money?

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Guest Post Author Bio: Miles Walker is a freelance blogger who usually writes about car insurance over at Car Insurance His recent review looked at where to get North Carolina car insurance. As gasoline prices quickly approach an average of $4 a gallon across the country, many people are looking once again at hybrid cars as a way to cut expenditures from their budget and save money. Related posts: 10 Ways to Slash Your Electric Bill.

10 Ways to Reduce Utility Bills

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Reducing utility bills is an easy and effective way of savings money around the house. Reducing your water not only helps with your bills, it also helps with making sure you’re not wasting water for no reason! While the upfront cost tends to be higher, these can save you so much on your power bills. We have an electric car and need to plug it in every night. What are some of your tips to save money on utility bills?

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Fossil Fuel Alternatives: Biofuel vs. Electric

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Alternatives to fossil fuel are becoming more popular not only because of their “green” benefits, but also because of concerns about relying on limited, imported resources to fuel cars – and economies. Biofuel and electricity, including hybrid-electric cars, have emerged as top alternatives to fossil fuel. Electric Cars. From an environmental perspective, electric cars are ideal because they do not contribute to fossil fuel pollution.

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Will a “Green” Car Really Save You Money?

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Having a green car can really help you feel better about how your driving habits impact the environment. Plus, green cars tend to help you save money on gas, right? After all, if you have a greener car that gets better gas mileage , you don’t have to fill up as often. However, sometimes a green car won’t save you as much as you thought. Could You Save More In The Long Run With a Non-Green Car? What About Other Types of Green Cars?

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11 Ways To Make Personal Travel More Sustainable And Less Polluting

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Unless you live, work, and play in your own neighborhood and never venture outside of it, chances are you own a car or a truck. Most major cities now have bike rentals available by the hour, which sure beats renting a car for the day. Commuting to work not only saves wear and tear on your car (and wallet) but also reduces pollution – it means there is one less car on the road. Doing so eliminates car payments, insurance bills, and maintenance costs.

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Minimize Your Impact on the Environment with Your Finances

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I became a vegetarian 3 years ago, and noticed my grocery bills reduced immensely. I find that running outside instead of the gym or on my treadmill not only helps the environment, but also helps my pocket book, I save on my gym membership, electricity and get fresh air. The challenge that I, along with most people, face is the amount of effort involved in car-pooling and the challenges that come with that.

How to Save Money on Transport Costs

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Ditching your car in favour of using public transport more often is great for the environment and by not having your car on the road as much, you can do your bit for the planet. Using the Car Less. Beyond using public transport more, you can also save money and be more green by cutting down on how much you use your car: Don’t use the car for short trips. Related posts: Can Electric Cars Really Save You Money?