Results for - Winter heating bills set to jump as much as 54% as inflation rises
With prices surging worldwide for heating oil, natural gas and other fuels, the U.S. government said Wednesday it expects households to see their heating bills jump as much as 54% compared to last winter. -USA Today
1. Are you concerned about your heating bill going up this winter?
2. Nearly half the homes in the U.S. use natural gas for heat, and they could pay 30% more than a year ago. The second-most used heating source for homes is electricity, making up 41% of the country, and those households could see a more modest 6% increase. Homes using heating oil, which make up 4% of the country, could see a 43% increase. The sharpest increases are likely for homes that use propane, which account for 5% of U.S. households. What kind of heat does your home use?
3. If you are worried about the increase, will you start saving more money now for the higher bills?