7 Best Energy Saving Products To Immediately Reduce Your Everyday Energy Costs

  • Post Author:
  • Post last modified:May 26, 2020

Here at TFF, I have for a long while had a mission of creating more content focused on a very specific mission: helping readers save money while also being more environmentally conscious. I did so in my five ways to be frugal post and I wanted to expand on that concept here. Regardless of your political beliefs (and that is something I generally avoid here), I feel just about anyone can get on board with…

Continue Reading 7 Best Energy Saving Products To Immediately Reduce Your Everyday Energy Costs

Like it Or Not, We Need a Federal Gas Tax Increase

  • Post Author:
  • Post last modified:May 27, 2020

The federal gas tax is a divisive issue. Some are staunch critics of it. But can a federal gas tax increase actually help? That's what we'll discuss here. On Friday, June 28th, 2019, the south of France witnessed record-breaking heat. Temperatures surpassed a smoldering 110 °F (43.33 °C). And yet, just a few months before, French people were demonstrating in yellow vest protests. They had several concerns, but the first was a gas tax increase.…

Continue Reading Like it Or Not, We Need a Federal Gas Tax Increase

5 Ways to be Frugal While Saving the Environment

  • Post Author:
  • Post last modified:January 9, 2020

Recently I read a post very similar to this one. I always try to be frugal and help the environment, so I was compelled to present some ideas of my own. At the same time, I know I need to be better about some of these things. So, this is also a way to hold myself accountable in the areas in which I am slacking. It's really quite interesting because the more you think about…

Continue Reading 5 Ways to be Frugal While Saving the Environment

Marie Kondo Method: What’s the Deal?

  • Post Author:
  • Post last modified:July 19, 2019

Lately, I've been hearing a lot about the Marie Kondo Method. Marie Kondo is an organizing consultant who invented the method. It's also sometimes known as the KonMari Method. This new trend, plus growing environmental concerns, have really had me thinking. The thing is, so much of what we do comes down to conditioning. We've been conditioned to think that if we've had something for a while, it needs replacing. Whether that item is actually…

Continue Reading Marie Kondo Method: What’s the Deal?

The Finance of Giving: No Money = No Progress

  • Post Author:
  • Post last modified:May 27, 2020

If you follow me on Twitter or have been following my blog for a while, you may know that sustainability is important to me. Recently, I semi-binged on the Our Planet series on Netflix. This series is very well done. It’s similar to what you typically see on National Geographic, but the visuals are amazing, even by today’s standards. In addition, some of the footage shown is unlike anything ever seen before. This includes rare…

Continue Reading The Finance of Giving: No Money = No Progress

ESG Investing: A Better Future Through Investing?

  • Post Author:
  • Post last modified:May 27, 2020

What is ESG investing? ESG investing stands for Environment, Social, and Governance investing. Traditionally, investing would focus merely on the financial part. ESG investing, on the other hand, is more of a value-based approach. Nowadays, there are whole funds nowadays dedicated to sustainable investing. But is sustainable finance a good idea, especially when there are much more diverse funds out there? That is the important question. But first, let's look at what ESG investing actually…

Continue Reading ESG Investing: A Better Future Through Investing?

Achieving Intentional and Sustainable Living

  • Post Author:
  • Post last modified:May 26, 2020

Back in September 2018, there was an event held here in the US called the Global Climate Action Summit. This summit was all about sustainable living. Technically the GCAS is more of an organization than a single event, but they organized a huge gathering in San Francisco. The event spanned three days and featured some of the biggest names in business. Those included Michael Bloomberg, Starbucks, Blackrock, AFL-CIO, Salesforce, and many more. In addition, several…

Continue Reading Achieving Intentional and Sustainable Living