Avoiding A Service Shut Down: Three Ways To Keep Your Utilities On

When you live paycheck to paycheck, there may come a time when you get behind on your utility bills. If the utility company is threatening to shut off your service, here are three things you can do to stop them and keep your utilities on. Negotiate with the Utility Company With 46.5 million Americans living in poverty, the utility companies are cognizant of the fact that people can't always pay their bills and, thus, have developed a variety of programs to help past due customers get caught up.