Columbia, SC (WLTX)- As the temperature heats up, your energy bill grows. Here are three things to cut from your budget and save on your monthly household expenses, no matter what weather is outside:

  • Dining Out: Eating more meals at home rather than dining out can save your budget 10 - 25%. Decide that dining out is a reward, not an everyday meal and limit yourself to how many times you'll dine out.
  • Cable/Internet plan: Many tv service providers get new customers during promotional, introductory sale prices and bank on you forgetting With a-la-carte channel services like Sling and Hulu, your monthly budget could see over $100 in monthly savings.
  • Entertainment: Coupon sites like Groupon and LivingSocial make it more cost effective to explore your city. Even with staycations, there's still savings that you can cash in on.

What are your favorite ways to save on your current budget? Tweet us @wltx or @KnowMoneyInc