Ideas, resources, and advice in various posts.
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Make biking a money-saver, not just a recreation.
Dig up your lawn.
Use an Energy Efficient Mortgage for self-financing energy improvements.
Reduce the number of cars in your family.
Do a financial plan for the seniors in your family.
Get frugal personalized gifts from fiverr.com.
Get grocery specials without couponing.
Reduce your taxes
Stop building roads; they don’t reduce congestion.
Help debunk the myth that the rich are the “job-creators” and should pay less taxes.
Recognize that federal taxes can effectively vary from city to city.
Think about uncertain forecasts.
Understand that the Fiscal Cliff is the Austerity Crisis.
Be more comfortable during a power outage.
Live away from likely natural disasters.
Know where your nearest nuclear power plants are.
Find other people who are redesigning their lives for the next ten years. (Transition)
Find other people who can teach you or learn with you. (Meetup)
Improve the energy self-sufficiency of your town.
Help reduce your town’s property taxes.
Strengthen your neighborhood and its social capital (whatever that is).
Counter environmental risk
Get good jobs
Help debunk the myth that the rich are the “job-creators.”
Choose where to live
Find a neighborhood with low transportation costs.
Find a neighborhood where you can save money biking or walking.
Choose a foreign country where climate change may be less of a threat.
Find locations friendly to renewable energy.
Live where you can get to work in 25 minutes on public transportation. (Tool)
Assess the walkability of a neighborhood.
Don’t live where drought is predicted.
For a better job, rent, don’t buy.
For financial rewards, rent, don’ buy.
Buying a home, use a new affordability calculation.
Avoid sinking cities.
Avoid high-allergen cities.
Eat better, and more securely
Join a box scheme (CSA) for some of your food.
Improve what the kids eat at school lunch.
Raise chickens as a surprisingly easy to get started producing some of your own food.
Keep healthcare costs down
Improve emissions while you improve your family’s health.
Save the planet; lose weight.
Save carbon and reduce Alzheimer’s risk by walking more.
Give up smoking. The dollar savings are huge.
Spend less on healthcare to get better treatment.
Have more water.
Start municipal desalination.