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PECO extending customer support to ensure all residents have safe and reliable service during this critical time

March 27, 2020

Company to provide electric service to previously disconnected customers PECO is taking several steps to help ensure all customers have access to electric service during this critical time. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, PA Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses to close physical locations to slow coronavirus spread.  With more people, including children,…

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Seven steps to prepare for a home remodel

March 19, 2020

FAMILY FEATURES A homeowner’s motivation for taking on a remodeling project can vary greatly, but there’s one universal rule of thumb: home upgrades should add value, function or both. This step-by-step guide can help ensure you get the maximum return on your investment and make the most of your remodel. Step 1: Identify reasons for…

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Important message for PECO customers regarding COVID-19

March 18, 2020

At PECO, the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and communities is our top priority. As you know, COVID-19 is spreading across the United States, and the president has declared a national emergency. We recognize the role we play is foundational to how our country responds to this challenge. We provide the critical infrastructure…

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Trump wants checks sent to the public within two weeks

March 18, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a massive federal effort, President Donald Trump asked Congress to speed emergency checks to Americans, enlisted the military for MASH-like hospitals and implored ordinary people — particularly socially active millennials — to do their part by staying home to stop the spread of the coronavirus. His proposed economic package alone could…

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Welcome a four-legged family member with care

March 12, 2020

Tips for a successful, lifelong pet adoption FAMILY FEATURES Bringing home a new pet can be exciting and heartwarming. Before you get caught up in the excitement of adopting a pet, however, it’s important to do a bit of homework and have conversations to ensure you’re choosing a lifelong fit for your family. When considering…

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Save smarter: Tips to get your 20/20 financial vision in 2020

March 6, 2020

BPT When you made your resolutions at the start of the year, was saving money one of them? How’s that going? According to the third annual “State of Savings in America” survey by PurePoint Financial, a digital bank and division of MUFG Union Bank, half of Americans believe creating a savings plan is an important…

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Ease into cord cutting with four easy steps

February 24, 2020

BPT Ditching cable for what are known as “streaming” services like Netflix, Hulu, Philo and more is all the rage these days. Despite what one may think, it’s easy to make the move from traditional cable or satellite TV to a robust, highly affordable and customized TV-watching experience.  Cutting cable not only gives you access…

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City of Philadelphia launches annual “You Earned it Philly” campaign to mobilize thousands of residents in claiming their money

February 6, 2020

The City of Philadelphia launched its annual awareness and support campaign to help tens of thousands of Philadelphia residents apply for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The initiative aims to increase EITC awareness for those who are eligible and dispel the misconception that filing is complex and costly. Though more than 188,000 Philadelphians…

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How small businesses can boost sales

January 31, 2020

BPT With over 30 million small businesses in the U.S., it’s tough to stand out from the crowd. Successful small businesses turn first-time customers into repeat business, building momentum and growing sales. How can you achieve this? Marketing. Finding effective, easy-to-execute marketing strategies can boost your business by helping you engage your customers while attracting…

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