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Need Help Getting Inspired for 2011? Learn From These Great Green Role Models.

What environmental lifestyle shifts are you planning for 2011? If you still haven't been able to make up your mind, take a minute to read about the folks below. In the last couple of weeks in December 2010, they all answered the question, "What's Been Your Biggest, Coolest, Eco-Friendliest Change This Year?" Some people switched to […]

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Buy This Book Before Black Friday

Black Friday – the big shopping day right after Thanksgiving – is building up a big head of steam. But before you give in to advertisers' entreaties to spend, spend, spend, STOP – and read Generation Earn: The Young Professional's Guide to Spending, Investing, and Giving Back, by Kimberly Palmer. Palmer, the personal finance columnist for […]

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Energy Tax Credits Expire 12/31 – Act Now to Save $$$ on Efficient Windows, Doors

Energy-efficient doors and windows save money by keeping cold air out in winter and warm air out in summer. The federal government and many states are encouraging homeowners to replace drafty old windows and doors with new, energy-saving models by offering tax credits that allow you to deduct a percentage of the replacement cost from […]

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Green Tax Credits Can Help You Save Money

Buying energy-efficient home energy systems, appliances, and cars can save you loads of money by reducing your energy consumption.  But the upfront cost of investing in efficient technologies can make ditching your old energy guzzlers for new energy sippers seem prohibitive. Federal and state tax credits help defray your purchase costs. Here’s how: Federal Energy Efficiency […]

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