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Find Out How Utility Rates Are Set And How You Can Save Money And Energy

AARP Kansas is fighting to save you money on your utility bills and wants you to be an informed and engaged consumer.

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In order to be informed, you should be sure to examine your monthly utility bills. Comparing them with the previous month’s bill helps you to know what charges went up and in what areas. If there is a spike in the amount charged in a certain area with no explanation, contact the company to find out why. Understanding what to look for on your bill can help you identify errors and allow you to monitor your energy usage. Utility bills differ by energy type (electricity, natural gas, etc.), however there is some key information you should look for when reading your bill.

Some major categories on your bill include:
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