Alden Wicker


Alden Wicker is the founder and editor in chief of, a blog devoted to all things sustainable in New York City. Her work has appeared on Huffington Post, Refinery29, EcoSalon, Greatist,, xo Jane, Forbes and Elephant Journal. Follow Alden Wicker on Twitter and Google+

Posts by Alden Wicker

Couple’s Money Clinic: ‘My Boyfriend and I Are Paying Off $200K of Debt—Together’

Amanda and Josh have epic debt—along with perseverance and ingenuity. That’s how they paid off $6K of credit card debt in 6 weeks. More

Infographic: Score! 8 Perks of a Stellar Credit Score

Don’t settle for 700. Here’s how ramping up your credit score could nab you a cheaper home, a better job—and a better love life. More

What Do You Do? A Test Run With a Strengths Coach

Forget your average career coach. This pro can help you climb the career ladder by unlocking—and maximizing—your innate talents. More

24 Hours in an Earth Lover’s Day: 18 Ways to Save Green—Every Hour

Think you’re eco-conscious? We put together an hour-by-hour look at an ideal day in the life of a financially savvy tree hugger. More

Ready, Set, Taxes! Your Ultimate 24-Hour Tax Countdown

Tax Day is tomorrow—and you’re so not ready. Rather than panic, follow our hour-by-hour game plan for the next 24 (taxing!) hours. More

Tales of a Backyard Gardener: ‘How I Save $24K a Year Growing My Own Food’

One couple has turned their yard into a garden that yields thousands of pounds of food—for an outlay of just $300 a year. More

Net Worth for 20-Somethings: 6 Moves That Could Help Boost Your Bottom Line

Tackle these to-dos in your 20s—like funneling 10% of each paycheck toward retirement—and your future self will thank you. More

Quiz: What’s Your Personal Finance IQ?

Fancy yourself to be fairly savvy when it comes to your finances? Take our quiz to test your money mettle. More

Checklist: I’m Ready for a Home! 9 Steps to Stress-Free Home-Buying

Homeownership tops many a lifetime to-do list—and many a financial fear list. Prime yourself for the big purchase with this guide. More

24 Hours in an Overspender’s Day: 9 Common Money Traps—and How to Subvert Them

Every hour of the day presents a spending temptation. So we’ve mapped out a 24/7 guide to common pitfalls to watch for—and banish. More