# Electricity cost
Battle Inflation and Save on Energy Costs This Winter
Cold hands over a heaterPhoto by(Shutterstock/Jelena Stanojkovic) While winter is host to some of the most festive and magical moments of the year, it can also be a strain on the pocketbook. Holiday spending isn’t the only expense associated with the chilliest months of the year as thermostats climb and energy bills spike, particularly in colder regions. The good news is there are many ways that may help you save on energy costs, reduce the winter wallet crunch and keep more money for holiday parties and presents (or for a vacation to the tropics).