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An Intro to Urban Homesteading with the Dervaes Family
Wed, 07/21/10 | 9 Comments
An Intro to Urban Homesteading with the Dervaes Family

Urban Homesteading? What the Heck is that?
Ever wondered what it would be like to grow all of your own food at home, be completely independent from economic recession, gas prices, not knowing what kind of …

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, 2013, and 2014 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 …

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 …


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