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    Just what I need to hear. They already had a rate increase less than a year ago. Now they want another 15% increase!

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    Well that just stinks. 15% is quite a jump. The cost of energy is outrageous.

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    Can you buy power from another supplier?? Look into it. You might save back that 15%
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    I feel for you. We only have 1 choice here and they have went for raises at least every year. Sometimes only 6 months apart. Nothing we can do bout it.

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    This so saddens me. If your state is doing it then it makes me nervous that other states will follow.

    Having a hard time not becoming overwhelmed with all the increases. Food, gas, electric, natural gas.
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    we had a 22% increase this summer they asked 4 a 30% angd got 22..we wil get to the 30 in 2% increments every6 months.no pther carrier..it is like being held hostage

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    What's killing me is that when we put in new windows about 3 years ago our usage dropped 30% .... and the rates have risen so much since then we are paying more now than we did before the windows were installed!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Contrary Housewife View Post
    What's killing me is that when we put in new windows about 3 years ago our usage dropped 30% .... and the rates have risen so much since then we are paying more now than we did before the windows were installed!
    Boy do I understand this! Same boat here. It makes me wonder where will it stop!

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    EERE: Energy Savers Home Page has a lot of energy saving tips.
    BEF fully funded
    Debt Reduction
    heloc - $3,299 - 0 yes, yes, yes!
    mortgage - $62,382
    van payoff = <$9,500

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