3 easy ways to save money this fall

first_img 105SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,John Pettit John Pettit is the Managing Editor for CUInsight.com. John manages the content on the site, including current news, editorial, press releases, jobs and events. He keeps the credit union … Web: www.cuinsight.com Details You probably spent a decent amount of money this summer on vacations and just having fun in general. Then you had to spend money on all kinds of things so your kids were ready to go back to school. The sad part? The holidays aren’t too far off. If you need a few easy ways to save money this fall, here’s 3 ideas for you.Keep your systems off: If you’re anything like me, you’ve been keeping your house frosty during these hot summer months. Now that it’s starting to cool down slightly it’s a good time to think about shutting it off before the cold weather arrives. If you can wait until closer to November to turn your heater on, you can probably save a few hundred bucks. That’ll come in handy on Black Friday.Stop going out so much: In the summer, it’s fun to spend time and money doing fun things around town. Now that it’s cooling off, take advantage. Instead of dining out, break out that Crock-Pot, make a big batch of chili, and enjoy a hot bowl on a cool evening on your back porch. Haven’t been using that gym membership you bought back in January? Cancel it, and go for a run or a bike ride in the great outdoors. It’s finally cool enough that you won’t melt.Unsubscribe: Is your inbox full of promotional emails? I know mine is chocked full of emails from Amazon, Academy Sports, and tons of other retailers. As Christmas is right around the corner, it may be a good idea to unsubscribe to some of those. Sure, you might need some gift ideas for family, but you also may be tempted to buy a few discounted items for yourself. If you need help with unsubscribes, check out Unroll.Me.last_img read more

MLB hot stove: Phillies reportedly having ‘ongoing’ discussions with J.A. Happ

first_img Related News MLB free agency rumors: Yankees, Blue Jays both interested in bringing back starter J.A. Happ The #Phillies have had ongoing dialogue with LHP J.A. Happ over the last several days, according to sources. The Phillies have a long shopping list. But Happ appears to be their best fit, as a LH with experience in Philadelphia who won’t require a long deal. Still seeking 3 years— Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) December 10, 2018A Tuesday report stated that Happ has somewhat named his price. He reportedly will sign with the first team that guarantees him a third year in his contract, according to Yahoo Sports.Sources: Where J.A. Happ winds up could come down to the team that guarantees him a third year. Right now, none has, and he has indicated he’ll sign with the first one that does. If none steps up, he’s got a number of two-year offers to consider, most from contending teams.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 11, 2018Happ began last season with the Blue Jays but was sent to the Yankees before the trade deadline. He tallied a 17-6 overall record with 3.65 ERA and made his first All-Star team in 2018. The Phillies still appear to be interested in signing J.A. Happ.Philadelphia and the 36-year-old free agent starter continue to have “ongoing dialogue” about a potential deal, according to a report from The Athletic, which cites unidentified league sources. Happ is seeking a three-year contract, the report says. The veteran has pitched for six teams over his 12 MLB seasons. He has registered a 109-82 career record and a 3.90 ERA.The Blue Jays and Yankees have both also reportedly inquired about bringing back Happ.The Phillies finished 2018 with an 80-82 record and missed the playoffs for a seventh straight season.last_img read more