utility bills

New York's Tallest Building Is Now One of Its Greenest

The Empire State Building is perhaps best remembered as the site of King Kong's last stand, but in real life, the monkey on the building's back wasn't a giant gorilla -- it was a giant electricity bill. But that was before one of the most remarkable green renovations ever undertaken.

A Bad Credit Score's Nasty Surprises

Regular WalletPop readers know by now how important their credit score is when it comes to taking out a loan for a house, car or home-improvement...

Save money in every room of your house

As fall creeps in and a chill takes over my house at night, I've been contemplating turning the gas furnace on for the first time. But oh, how I've...

California's Revolt Against Smart Electric Meters

Despite promises of environmental benefits and lower costs to consumers, smart meters are running into stiff resistance in some areas where you'd least expect it. Among the concerns: More electromagnetic radiation and loss of privacy.

Savings Experiment: Go Unplugged

In this Savings Experiment, we look at how much electricity we really save when we unplug all our electric appliances from the socket.