Want An Extra 1000 dollars? See Link Below

18 ways you can make an extra $1000—fast (msn.com)

Slide 1 of 19: Making important financial decisions is heavily influenced by how much money is in your bank account. When you have $1,000 in the bank, you’re likely to have more leeway with your choices than if you had only $100. However, the common issue is identifying ways to tweak your budget to build the savings you need.It’s not always easy to find money in the budget to save up for your financial goals. Expenses like groceries and utilities are necessary and can’t be cut out, so you have to get creative with how to raise your needed funds. If you want to thrive in an uncertain economy, consider these 18 ways to find an extra $1K in your budget.

Ways To Save Some Money


According to the National Cancer Institute, the average cost of a pack of cigarettes is $6.28, which means a pack-a-day habit sets you back $188 per month or $2,292 per year.1 Ten years of smoking comes with a $22,920 price tag.


Traditional Lighting~

Comparisons between Traditional Incandescents, Halogen Incandescents, CFLs, and LEDs
 60W Traditional Incandescent43W
Energy-Saving Incandescent
60W Traditional 43W Halogen60W Traditional43W Halogen
Energy $ Saved (%)~25%~75%~65%~75%-80%~72%
Annual Energy Cost*$4.80$3.50$1.20$1.00
Bulb Life1000 hours1000 to 3000 hours10,000 hours25,000 hours

*Based on 2 hrs/day of usage, and electricity rate of 11 cents per kilowatt-hour, shown in U.S. dollars.


Power Bills~

Apply to get solar panels and watch your electric bill lower. This is a brilliant way for a homeowner to save some money. Most co-ops and energy places can hook you up.


Solar panels can create big savings

Ultimately, regardless of whether you’re looking at finances or carbon emissions, a solar panel system will generate big savings for homeowners. As the first data table illustrates, 20-year electricity savings from solar can be significant, ranging from the low end of $10k to almost $30k. The deciding factor will primarily be the cost of electricity, which varies significantly depending on where you live. Nonetheless, a good rule of thumb is if you live in a state with middle- to upper-level utility rates, solar will be a risk-free investment with major returns. On the emissions side, as panel system size increases, so do the CO2 reductions in the surrounding environment, making solar an eco-conscious investment. If you’re looking for customized estimates not only around potential solar savings but also around the cost of a solar panel system, try our Solar Calculator. If you’re ready to start looking at quotes from pre-screened solar contractors in your area.


Grill instead of cook using electricity.

Consider Costs

Calculating the cost of grilling can be difficult—and it depends on several things: the type of food you’re grilling, how much food you’re grilling, and how long you’re grilling The cost to refill a 20-gallon propane tank will be between $15-$20. An eight-pound bag of charcoal is about $10. But the real question is how much these two energy sources cost. A good estimate is about $1 an hour for gas. An eight-pound bag of charcoal can be used for about 5 grilling sessions of two hours each—also coming out to about a dollar an hour. So the two energy sources cost about the same amount