5 Ways to be Frugal While Saving the Environment

  • Post author:Bob Haegele
  • Post last modified:June 18, 2023

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 it, the…

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

  • Post author:Bob Haegele
  • Post last modified:March 16, 2021

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…

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Marie Kondo Method: What’s the Deal?

  • Post author:Bob Haegele
  • 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…

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The Finance of Giving: No Money = No Progress

  • Post author:Bob Haegele
  • Post last modified:March 14, 2024

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…

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ESG Investing: A Better Future Through Investing?

  • Post author:Bob Haegele
  • 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…

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