So you bring your own bag to the grocery store, you carpool to work and are cutting down on your meat consumption. Looking for something more to shrink your personal carbon footprint? Changing the way you manage your money can actually help make your lifestyle more sustainable. … [Read more...] about Money talks: what’s yours saying about the environment?
The Standing Rock movement in 2016 brought together Indigenous activists from across the nation to fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. One of the demands of this movement included divestment from Wells Fargo, a bank that was funding the development of the pipeline. This … [Read more...] about California just legalized public banks. That’s amazing for communities
The first results from a Universal Basic Income (UBI) experiment in Stockton, California are in—and guess what? They’re already disproving one of the most popular arguments levied against UBI, which is that recipients will use the money on frivolous purchases. In Stockton, the … [Read more...] about Stockton UBI experiment: recipients are spending money only to cover basic needs
For some, cryptocurrencies are just an investment opportunity filled with speculation. For others, it’s a means of surviving. The latter is the case in Venezuela where hyperinflation has completely decimated the value of the national currency, the Bolivar. Trust in the Bolivar … [Read more...] about How cryptocurrencies are helping people in distressed countries
Buying your first home is an exciting time, but mortgages can be complex and confusing. How do you know if you’re getting the best deal? This week, we bring you eight tips from NPR to help you save money on a mortgage and make the process of buying a house as stress-free as … [Read more...] about Here’s 8 tips for saving money on your mortgage