When I was growing up, my mom was, for the most part, a stay at home mom. She had a part time job doing upholstery, but it was really only out of a passion for redoing antique furniture than for extra income. My dad was the one that worked full time. While he made a… Read More Why My Closet is Only Consignment
As you review your daily habits to help thicken your wallet and decrease your environmental impact, there are a few golden changes that an immediate huge payoff. Using a reusable water bottle and ditching the single use plastic is one of those. Even though the large majority of Americans have easy access to clean drinking… Read More Save Over $1,000 a Year with One Easy Change
In 1992, the Union of Concerned Scientists and over 1,700 other independent scientists published the World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity. On the 25th anniversary, a second warning has now been published. In the original warning, scientists noted concern about damage on planet Earth such as ozone depletion, freshwater availability, marine life depletion, ocean dead zones,… Read More A Second Warning to Humanity
How much did Americans spend in overdraft fees in 2016? A jaw dropping $15 billion, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Let that sink in. $15 billion in fees for spending more than you have. While we certainly already know that saving and budgeting is a problem, these fees are quite literally money… Read More Are Overdraft Fees Holding You Back?
As I have touched on before, to make a true impact on the world you need to change your mentality. Yes, recycling is important but reducing your consumption upfront is crucial. At the end of the day you can try to reduce as much as you possibly can but realistically the world we live in… Read More What are B Corps?