by Emily Co
Going green can save you some green during tax time.
If you are attempting to improve the environment, or just cut the cost of your personal energy use, the tax law may provide a tax benefit for your good citizenship.
Kathy Pickering, executive director of The Tax Institute at H&R Block, shares some potential benefits for energy-savers.
There are many tax changes that have been implemented, so read on to find out what [...]
Personal energy cubes
by Tom Murphy
In this post, we’ll put a physical, comprehendible scale on the amount of energy typical Americans have used in their lifetimes. No judgment: just the numbers.
The task is to estimate our personal energy volume, so that we can mentally picture cubic tanks or bins corresponding to all the oil, coal, natural gas, etc. we have used in our lives—perhaps plunked down in our backyards to bring [...]
October 10, 2011
The proper way to begin this is to honor the sacrifice of time, energy, jail, and risk of physical harm that protesters on Wall Street have made. Their sacrifice and commitment has opened doors and been a catalyst to move people to action in this country and now all around the world. Successful financial and banking reform depends on those protests [...]