Are Energy Resellers a Scam?

Energy resellers claim they can save customers money on thier utility bills, but customers are saying otherwise. Are Energy Resellers a Scam? - My Life, I Guess...

A few years ago, shortly after my now-husband and I first moved in together, we had a representative from Summitt Energy come knocking on our door one evening. Since we had brand new utility accounts, we both assumed that this rep was there to do some sort of verification. But that wasn’t the case. The rep quickly introduced himself as an employee of so-and-so energy. He showed me an official-looking...

Why We’re Not Moving …Yet

As of yesterday, R and I have lived in our rental townhouse for a exactly one year. That means that the lease we signed is now over, and we are free to move out whenever we want to. (After giving the required 2 months notice, that is.) It’s no secret that I don’t like living here, and that I kind of desperately want to move. We’ve had nothing but problems...

Tales from a Tenant: “Hello, Police?” Rounds 2 & 3

Tales from a Tenant is a series featured here on My Life, I Guess… that chronicles the ups and downs of being a tenant. If you are interested in contributing your tenant (or landlord) tales, please contact me. I’d love to feature your post! Today’s post is a tale by yours truly about how we had to call the police again early Saturday morning. And how they spent the better...

Tales from a Tenant: “Hello, Police?”

Tales from a Tenant is a series featured here on My Life, I Guess… that chronicles the ups and downs of being a tenant. If you are interested in contributing your tenant (or landlord) tales, please contact me. I’d love to share! Today’s post is a tale by yours truly about the time we called 911 – twice – on our neighbours, but the police never came.     If...

Tales from a Tenant: The 2nd Mold Edition

Tales from a Tenant is a series featured here on My Life, I Guess… that chronicles the ups and downs of being a tenant. If you are interested in contributing your tenant (or landlord) tales, please contact me. I’d love to share! Today’s post is yet another tale by yours truly about how our “professionally managed” townhouse landlords left us, once again, with half a living room when the mold...