How to Keep the Polar Vortex From Blasting Your Bank Account
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With temperatures sliding below 10 degrees in large portions of the U.S. thanks to the now infamous polar vortex, Americans are doing their best to grin and bear it.
That's going to be harder when those home heating bills start showing up.
Heavy demand for heat has especially driven natural gas prices up, doubling them in New England and tripling them in states including New York.
The first wave from the polar vortex, which occurred earlier in January, was expected to cost the economy $5 billion -- and that was before the second wave hit this week.
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