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What is SRI? An Intro to Socially Responsible Investing
Mon, 04/30/12 | 11 Comments
What is SRI? An Intro to Socially Responsible Investing

We recently discussed how impact reduction has a direct correlation to personal wealth.
The discussion prompted reader, Bill, to write in with a great question,
“I assume that you invest a lot of that savings, but isn’t …

Is Craigslist the #1 Money & Planet Saving Invention EVER?
Thu, 04/19/12 | 11 Comments
Is Craigslist the #1 Money & Planet Saving Invention EVER?

Limiting your environmental impact while still being frugal is becoming increasingly easy these days with technology. There are a lot of those great little energy savings inventions that fill a niche and do their part …

The Marriage of Impact Reduction & Personal Wealth
Mon, 04/16/12 | 7 Comments
The Marriage of Impact Reduction & Personal Wealth

Earth Day is coming up this coming Sunday, so I wanted to contribute by sharing my personal story, thoughts, and beliefs on impact reduction, ethical responsibility, and personal finance and distill it all down into …

How I Cut my Electric Bill by 22% with a $30 Device. PLUS: Take the Electricity Use Challenge!
Wed, 04/4/12 | 13 Comments
How I Cut my Electric Bill by 22% with a $30 Device. PLUS: Take the Electricity Use Challenge!

In late January, I ran an electricity cost experiment where I tested every plugged-in appliance in my home to see what kind of standby power they were using.
The obvious goal was to raise self awareness …

12 Utility Company Rebates & Freebies to Grab at the Beginning of the Year
Mon, 03/12/12 | 4 Comments
12 Utility Company Rebates & Freebies to Grab at the Beginning of the Year

I was exploring an energy use analysis on my utility company’s website when I noticed a link that led me to a rebate section on their website.
The rebate program section was not easy to find …

How Much Electricity Costs to Power Household Devices & How to Cut your Usage
Mon, 01/30/12 | 18 Comments
How Much Electricity Costs to Power Household Devices & How to Cut your Usage

“Micromanaging” has a certain negative connotation due to its application in a work environment.
When it comes to budgeting, however, micromanagement should be embraced (don’t let anyone tell you otherwise).
Any time you are able to not …


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