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Stop Wasting Money on Electricity! Your Guide to Identifying & Unplugging Standby Power Appliances
Thu, 07/1/10 | 11 Comments
Stop Wasting Money on Electricity! Your Guide to Identifying & Unplugging Standby Power Appliances

Roughly 10% or more of your electrical bill comes from appliances that you have ‘turned off’. Not pissed yet? Try this – according to the U.S. Department of Energy, 75% of appliance energy use comes …

2010 IRS Federal Home Energy Tax Credit Guide
Tue, 03/23/10 | 40 Comments
2010 IRS Federal Home Energy Tax Credit Guide

Energy Tax Credit Update: The 2011, 2012, and 2013 energy tax credits have been reduced.
A few weeks ago, my wife and I woke up one morning and the temperature in the house seemed a little …

The Story of Stuff & its Impact on your Personal Finances
Wed, 12/9/09 | No Comment
The Story of Stuff & its Impact on your Personal Finances

The Story of Stuff
I just watched “The Story of Stuff” for the first time on YouTube. I have always been very motivated to reduce my energy usage, minimize my consumption, and live a life that …

The Economics of Owning a Motor Scooter Vs. a Car
Sun, 05/3/09 | 60 Comments
The Economics of Owning a Motor Scooter Vs. a Car

How Much Does it Cost to Own a Motor Scooter (Moped)?
Back in the fall, I sold one of our two cars. My wife and I were both riding the bus to and from work, and …

How to Use Wattzon.com to Cut Energy Use & Expenses
Thu, 01/15/09 | 7 Comments
How to Use Wattzon.com to Cut Energy Use & Expenses

Followers of this site know that I’m a pretty big supporter of energy efficient cost savings. I’ve written a series of posts under the name ‘green matters‘ on the topic. That being said, I was …

5 Easy Steps to Eliminate your Junk Mail
Sun, 12/14/08 | 11 Comments
5 Easy Steps to Eliminate your Junk Mail

In a recent post, I covered how to organize mail and paperwork. What I didn’t highlight was how to eliminate all of that annoying junk mail from even arriving in your mailbox. Getting rid of …


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