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Don’t Pay for your Utility Company’s Green Energy Program (or Trust Super PACs)
Wed, 09/19/12 | 11 Comments
Don’t Pay for your Utility Company’s Green Energy Program (or Trust Super PACs)

Here’s a fun little story, regardless of what state you reside in. Corporate greed and manipulation seem to be somewhat universal themes. This one will actually save you some money, if you’ve been suckered by …

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 …


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