Environmentally and socially conscious consumers have taken the idea of “voting with their wallets” to heart and empowered themselves to make global changes one purchase at a time. Accounting for these choices is necessary to really keep track of where your money is going, though… and personal financial software can help on this front.
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In September 2009, I took on a little experiment: I wanted to go a whole month without spending any money. I would pay my bills as usual, but that’s it. For food, I was fortunate to live in a community where I exchanged a few hours of labor each week for my meals, so that […]
There’s more to buying that high-tech gizmo or fancy new clothes, especially if you put it on plastic. If you’re anything like the so-called average American with combined balances on your credit cards pushing upwards of $10,000 per household, then you’re paying a lot more than the purchase price after factoring in an exorbitant interest […]
Editor’s note: This week, Eco-Libris blogger Raz Goldenik talks with author Diane MacEachern about her new book Big Green Purse. This post was originally published on February 22, 2008. Can women make the world a greener and a better place with their purses? Diane MacEachern believes they do and she wrote a great book Big […]