Citizens Utility Board http://peoriapublicradio.org en CUB offers energy/money savings tips http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/cub-offers-energymoney-savings-tips <div>The federal Energy Information Administration is projecting a 13-percent increase in natural gas bills this winter compared to last.</div><div> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 18:29:29 +0000 Denise Molina 13365 at http://peoriapublicradio.org CUB offers energy/money savings tips Area seniors learn how to avoid scams http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/area-seniors-learn-how-avoid-scams <div>A Peoria lawmaker is making sure area seniors are prepared to avoid common scams. Republican State Senator Darin LaHood&nbsp;held a clinic for the elderly on fraud prevention strategies and ways to save money on utility bills.</div><div> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:15:14 +0000 Denise Molina 11428 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Area seniors learn how to avoid scams Cell phone users spending too much on data plans http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/cell-phone-users-spending-too-much-data-plans <div>A state consumer advocacy group is offering a new tool to help people determine whether they are overpaying for cell phone data plans. The Citizens Utility Board released an analysis Tuesday&nbsp;that shows Illinois residents are overpaying on data plans by more than one-billion dollars. Peoria residents are estimated to be paying nearly 13 million more each year than needed.</div><div> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:35:37 +0000 Denise Molina 7547 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Cell phone users spending too much on data plans