At the heart and soul of it, the social(k) retirement plan is a 401(k) plan with a social conscious. Businesses and employees alike are looking for ways to make their investments matter. What better way to do that than by using your retirement investments to invest in socially conscious endeavors?
In an effort to do their part to encourage citizens to live greener, more energy efficient lives, state and federal governments have taken to offering tax credits to homeowners who invest in greater energy efficiencies.
As an eco-friendly pet owner, you already know a thing or two about reducing your own carbon footprint. But did you know there are moves you can make that will reduce the paw print your precious pet leaves behind too?
These small moves you can make will help you create a more earth-friendly pet experience for your entire family – including your pet.
From a Kickstarter campaign to backyards across the country, Seedles is doing its part to save the bee population in the U.S. The original Kickstarter campaign offered the catchy slogan: “Grow the Rainbow.” That’s just what Seedles allow consumers to do. By creating a fun way for people to plant colorful wildflowers practically anywhere.
It isn’t always easy finding the right answer to meet your needs as a modern family, following local ordinances, and doing the right thing for the planet. Many families, especially those living in areas where heavy snowfall is frequent, and where ordinances require prompt attention to and removal of said snow, feel their only option is to turn to choices for removal that aren’t exactly planet friendly.
Whether traveling for the holidays, business, or simply a week-long getaway, jet lag can happen to the best of us when traveling across time zones.
Starting When They’re Young
Adopting a greener philosophy and teaching kids the importance of reducing in a world that’s constantly clamoring for more can be quite the challenge.
Kermit the Frog once lamented, “It’s not easy bein’ green.” It’s not always easy to go against the grain and be truly green, but following these tips will help you teach your children the lessons that are so important to us all while raising them to be good stewards for the Earth.
At one point or another, most people have awakened from a deep sleep so quickly, that they become confused about where they are or what they have been doing. This is normal when you wake up so quickly before your brain can register the information.
According to a new study, quality is more important than quantity when it comes to restful sleep. The study, exploring the relationship between insomnia and “objective assessments of sleep in the general population of older adults, reveals that seniors should focus more on quality of sleep than quantity of sleep in order to feel better rested.