Getting Financially Squeezed

The story that heating prices this winter are going to be skyrocketing over those paid last year is becoming a common story in the news these days. While reports that energy bills may increase by 90% this winter, what caught my eye in the article was something else that is going on for many households:

Surging energy prices, which have been climbing since spring, come at a time when many households are contending with higher mortgage-finance costs, higher taxes that accompany increased real estate assessments and property-insurance price increases the past two years.

One of the downsides of increasing real estate values is increased property taxes, especially if you are on a fix


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