Green Jobs Bring Both Benefits and Costs

As part of the Reinvestment and Recovery Act passed earlier this spring, President Obama announced plans to create green jobs. “A green, renewable-energy economy isn’t some pie-in-the-sky, far-off future. It is now. It is creating jobs now,” he said. The new law provides money and development programs for adopting environmental technologies and helping to expand […]

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Ask the Readers: Does Going Green Affect Your Financial Choices?

This is a little late for Earth Day, but one of the arguments always made for banking online and going paperless is that it’s environmentally-friendly. The fewer checks you write, the fewer paper statements you get, the more you use a debit card instead of cash, the fewer trees get cut down. For me, it’s […]

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