Spanish families can save up to 3,000 euros per year on their bills (250 euros per month) by the choice of the best suppliers in their contracts of energy, phone and insurance, the modification of the terms of the mortgages, using energy efficient appliances or making the purchase in the supermarkets with better prices, among other measures. This is the conclusion to be drawn from an analysis prepared by Rastreator.com on the potential of savings of Spanish households on full cost of September.
"September is the second time of the year, after January, in the l os Spanish households have difficulties with economic after the excesses of the holidays and some extra expenses such as back to school. For this reason, it is important to remember the importance of saving and as a gesture as simple as reviewing our bills, and analyze whether there are offers more interesting in the market can make us to save more than € 1,600," says the responsalbe finance Rastreator.com.
To exemplify the potential savings of the different types of households, Rastreator.com been studied how much they could reduce their bills, the following three profiles : a family of four, a couple and a bachelor who lives alone.
Savings of 1,671 euros in a family of four
A family of four living in an apartment of three rooms and has two cars on the property can save an average of 900 euros a year for all their insurance. The reduction in spending would rise by 216 euros if they change to cheaper rates for telephony, internet and television. Added to this are the 243 euros that could be saved when searching for a fare of light and gas cheaper. In addition, the potential savings of a mortgage stood at an average of 312 euros a year in interest alone.
A couple can reduce their costs 1100 €
For a couple that resides in a floor of average size, the potential savings reach the 1,100 euros per year, a figure that represents 21.5% of their bills. This home has the possibility to pay 234 euros less than in the interest of your mortgage each year and add 160 euros savings on your rate of telephony and the internet. In addition, it could decrease the costs 170 euros of your gas and electric bills on average consumption over other 533 euros in their health insurance, life, car, motorcycle and home.
About 478 euros of savings for a single
A bachelor who lives alone has a potential savings of 478 euros per year. In particular, these households can be spent 264 euros less in insurance (car, health, motorcycle and life), 121 euros less than in the receipts of electricity and gas, and 94 euros less than at the rate of telephony and the internet.
Savings of 1,400 euros extra
in Addition to choosing the best suppliers, from Rastreator.com listed a series of measures to save another 1,400 euros extra a year:
Choose efficient appliances . Opt for energy efficient appliances can lead to a saving of 100 euros per year on the electricity bill.
turn Off the pilot devices . Leaving appliances on "stand by" may incur an extra cost 60 to 100 euros per year.
Set power . Down only a section of the light output contracted is equivalent to a saving of up to 50 euros a year.
Use a thermostat . The adjustment of the temperature of the heating and air-conditioning may involve an adjustment of 8% on the receipt, it equates to between 60 and 100 euros per year.
Opt for LED light bulbs . The use of ten LED bulbs lit for seven hours a day you can assume a cost of 156 euros a year, nearly 88 per cent less than in the case of incandescent bulbs.
Save water . Change the faucets for systems mixer implies a saving of 170 liters of media per month and in addition, to install saving devices in faucets and duichas reduces power consumption by almost 50%.
Buy super cheapest . Savings annual average for a basket standard would be more 950 euros per year if you choose the cheapest supermarket and you buy brands.
Drive efficiently . In addition to filling tank at gas station more economic, conducie in an efficient way can lead to a saving of up to 15% on fuel. The good maintenance of the vehicle also amounts to a saving of 80 to 100 euros per each 20,000 kilometers.Updated Date: 24 September 2019, 07:01