Believe me, I was stunned when I heard this: victims of Hurricane Irma and Harvey are paying to support dirty energy; you might be as well. Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is a lobbying group that partners with power companies nationwide. EEI doesn’t lobby for renewables, which—if fully implemented—could power the grid. EEI lobbies for fracking, […]
This post is from guest author Melissa Davidson. You can find her on Twitter @madtris. Not everyone is good at managing their money. It’s a skill we aren’t necessarily taught in school, yet it’s something that has a big impact on our lives as we become adults. Financial freedom is about making good choices and being […]
When well-known financial commentator Ben Stein was asked whether he worries about having enough money in the future, he confidently replied that he does not. That’s because he asserted that his “young self” made sure to take good financial care of his “old self.” His celebrity notwithstanding, Stein isn’t burdened by his financial future because […]
Trying to get out of debt could cause many people to avoid adding any fun money to their home budgets. However, totally eliminating the ability to let off some steam could end up adding even more stress to an already difficult situation. In a recent piece for Tennessee’s Knoxville News Sentinel, personal finance advisor Dave […]
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