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Clean Desk, Clean Finances -- 5 Steps to Streamline Your Money Management

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.27.2016 | Money
Jason Alderman

Why do so many of us cling to paper-based systems to keep track of our money? In truth, some paper is necessary, but the most common response may be habit. As you're reassessing those habits, keep these five steps in mind.

4 Ways Smart Utility Companies Can Join the Renewable Revolution (Rather than Opposing it and Ending Up as Road Kill)

R.F. Hemphill | Posted 05.07.2016 | Green
R.F. Hemphill

Today's utility doesn't have to fail, and can even lower the long run costs to its customers. But if the leadership doesn't move quickly and aggressively to meet the challenges of the Renewable Revolution, the next CEO will, and he or she will be there soon.

5 Reasons Utility Companies Hate Renewables

R.F. Hemphill | Posted 05.06.2016 | Green
R.F. Hemphill

Utilities have thrived over the last sixty five years by building bigger and bigger power plants, based on the reasonable principle that there are economies of scale in bigness, and fuel costs were trivial.

Call to Action: Make Clothes Dryers More Energy-Efficient to Save Consumers Up to $4 Billion

Noah Horowitz | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green
Noah Horowitz

While the exterior of clothes dryers have become more attractive, the insides are very much in need of a makeover.

Energy Efficiency in the New Economy

Alliance to Develop Power | Posted 04.21.2013 | Impact
Alliance to Develop Power

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif At Clean Water Action, we believe strength is built on grassroots power. Together with our friends at ADP and the Green Justice Coalition, we have this to say: Power on. Power Forward.

How Will Your Utility Bill Be Affected?

Christian Science Monitor | David J. Unger | Posted 12.31.2012 | Money

Hurricane Sandy may cost the US economy anywhere from $30 billion to $50 billion, according to preliminary assessments. A big portion of that bill wil...

Woman Receives Outlandish Electric Bill

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.22.2012 | Money

Pauline Danton normally spends around $130 each month on her electric bill. But the British retiree's latest bill weighed in at a whopping $23,000 ...

This Is Getting More Expensive

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2012 | Money

* Water utilities' $330 billion in debt likely to rise * Water shortages to become more common, even in the East By Tizi...

Hopkins, MN: An Empty Shoebox, A Bare Christmas | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home

"I felt ignorant. There's a lot of things I didn't know."...

Why Committing to Green Energy Matters

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The amount of green energy being supplied to consumers in New York now stands at just over 1 percent. Either people don't know their options, don't understand them, or don't want to spend the extra money.