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- DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
Residents knew that if Walmart was allowed to build its 120,000 sq. foot store in Saranac Lake, local businesses would be forced to close their doors forever.
The landmark bill will make it possible for companies to offer equity-based crowdfunding opportunities to investors and startups to spur capital formation without involving the Big Banks.
In honor of Bank Transfer Day, I decided to share my own story of dirty bank practices and how I moved my money to a credit union and never looked back!
From organic to fair trade, we’ve got lots of options when we shop. Each requires a different amount of money, time and effort. Here’s a handy visual for keeping it all straight.
Just days ago, President Obama unveiled the American Jobs Act. Here at Insteading, we’ve got a much cheaper plan: skip the big chain grocery store and shop at a farmers’ market instead.
“Money usually has three attributes. It is a medium of indirect barter. It is a store of value. It is a unit of account. However, money does not need to be all three at once.”
How can a community deal with food deserts, or urban areas without ready access to a variety of healthy, fresh foods?