12 Easy Changes To Save $1,600 Per Year At Home

As Americans move from net spenders to net savers, it seems that we’re all looking for ways to save some extra cash.  As part of its ongoing “Save-a-Buck” series, NBC’s The Today Show offers some pointers.

Among the tips, there’s a split between common sense items and I-never-thought-of-that advice including:

  • Why you should cook with your microwave more often
  • Why you should keep closet doors closed
  • How your dryer’s positioning may impact your energy bill

In all, the tips from the 4-minute video can save $125 per month — $1,600 per year.  They’re not all practical, but they’re easy to implement.