My husband and I decided early in our marriage that we were going to have two children. Regardless if we had boys, girls or one of each, we were going to be done at two. Fate had other plans for us though, as we are now parents to seven children. Raising a family this big means having to be smart about money matters. My husband has a great job, but we still have to be frugal with nine mouths to feed. One of the ways that we did that was by looking at CPL rates when I saw an advertisement about some of the benefits that they offer.
Having seven kids means that we use a lot of electricity. The laundry and meal preps uses up a lot, but I am talking about computers, video games, and streaming movies. I heard that CPL has a mobile app where customers can actually monitor their usage of electricity, and this really appealed to me. (more…)