Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic Bottles

Infographic: Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic Bottles

Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic Bottles So you want to ditch your single-use plastic bottles, but you’re not sure which option is right for you? Here are the pros and cons of six alternatives — one is sure to fit with your lifestyle. Click here to view original web page at earth911.com

Dirty Insurance Secret #3: You Pay Through The Nose When You’re Under 25

Youth has its advantages. But not with car insurance. Why? You lack driving experience (duh?). But with that comes bad habits like texting or other forms of “distracted driving” and more costly accidents! How much more will you pay? If you are an 18-year-old single male (the top yellow line on the chart below), you […]

5 Eco-Friendly Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

5 Eco-Friendly Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

5 Eco-Friendly Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend Memorial Day in the United States is right around the corner. It is a day to honor the men and women who’ve died while serving in our U.S. military. A long weekend for many of us, Memorial Day is frequently filled with solemn ceremonies of remembrance and participation […]

5 Ways to Go Zero Waste

Infographic: 5 Ways to Go Zero Waste

5 Ways to Go Zero Waste Every day, the average American creates about 4.4 pounds of waste — adding up to 258 million tons in landfills yearly. Check out Kathryn Kellogg, the founder of Going Zero Waste, tips for reducing personal waste. Click here to view original web page at earth911.com

Dirty Insurance Secret #1: The 6x Price Difference

Dirty Insurance Secret #1: The 6x Price Difference Imagine shopping for a car — same year, make and model, same options, even same color — from 3 different car dealers. One quotes you a price of $20,000, another $40,000 and a third $120,000. Crazy, right? Well, that’s exactly what happens with auto insurance. I call it Dirty Insurance Secret […]

The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for Your Home

The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for Your Home [Infographic]

The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for Your Home Improving the energy efficiency of your home is one of the most effective ways to help reduce your footprint on the planet. By making some modest investments and minor changes around your home, you can both save money and the planet at the same time. Looking […]

Meet Uncle Jon, Insurance Hacker

Hi. I’m Jon Ansell. I’ve started and run national insurance companies for more than 20 years. That’s why I offered to help my 21 year old nephew buy auto insurance for his first car, a used Honda Accord. I haven’t shopped for car insurance in 20 years. Like most “Boomers”, I have an agent down the […]

Recycling Mystery: Silicone Bracelets

Recycling Mystery: Silicone Bracelets

Recycling Mystery: Silicone Bracelets The colored wristband, the go-to fashion accessory of the 2000s. Whether you wore one to support a cause, you received it as a club VIP (or proof that you could legally drink) or it’s the last remnant of your Fitbit, you likely have some of these that you no longer wear. […]

What To Do With Graduation Gowns After Graduation?

What to Do with Graduation Gowns After Graduation?

What To Do With Graduation Gowns After Graduation? So… what are you going to do with your graduation gowns now that they’ve had their time? Most graduates keep only the tassel from their hat, tossing the cap and gown as soon as the ceremony ends. More than 5 million gowns wind up in landfills every […]