Heating Costs to Rise this Winter

We can add another item to the list of rising expenses right now. The energy department is predicting home heating costs will rise dramatically this winter families that use fuel oil will be hardest hit during the October to April heating season, they're expected to spend more than 23-hundred dollars on average.. that's 4-50 more than last year. Households that heat with natural gas will probably spend 155 dollars more than last year.. Up to a thousand dollars for the season. The cost of electricity and propane is also expected to rise ten to eleven percent.


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  • by connie Location: rockford on Oct 8, 2008 at 05:57 AM
    Its a same gas keeps going up,up,up and how families have to decide to eat or have heat.i had to move out and get a place with steam heat so we could eat.
  • by Toni Location: Rockford on Oct 7, 2008 at 06:30 PM
    I am charging my nicor bill right now, since SS is taking my SS for the next year starting in Dec due to an over payment, according to them. I will be living in my car after working all my life.
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