Programmable thermostat question?

I have a programmable thermostat that I set to turn on at 6:30 am and it’s set to turn down 6 degrees at 11:00pm.i am retired and home most of the time.would it be better and would it save money to slowly turn the furnace down starting at lets say 9:00 pm then down Again at 11:00 then turn it slowly back up at lets... show more I have a programmable thermostat that I set to turn on at 6:30 am and it’s set to turn down 6 degrees at 11:00pm.i am retired and home most of the time.would it be better and would it save money to slowly turn the furnace down starting at lets say 9:00 pm then down Again at 11:00 then turn it slowly back up at lets say 5:30 am then back up again at 6:30?or would it be better and save more money leaving it the way it is.?
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