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

40 Financial Things You Should Know by 40

From the three basics of a solid financial foundation to the ins and outs of interest, are you on track for financial success? More

Are You Ready to ‘Tap’ Your Way Out of Debt?

Could solving your money problems be as easy as tapping your forehead? We ask an expert to explain this new craze. More

Saver vs. Spender: I Shadowed a Supersaver for a Week

One woman in need of a budget overhaul spends seven days with the most frugal person she knows. This is what she learned. More

5 Surprising Reasons You Might Want Life Insurance

Life insurance isn’t just for parents. Find out why even if you’re single, or sure you don’t need it, you may want to think again. More

How to Talk to Kids About the Cost of College: 7 Steps

How do you talk to your kid about the colleges you can afford? We talked to a financial expert to get the scoop. More

Checklist: I Lost My Job

Have you had a career hiccup? First of all, don’t panic. Then, follow these steps to get back on track. More

9 20-Something Myths That Will Stall Your Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay explains why your 20s are more important to your career than you might think. More

9 Things You’re Embarrassed to Ask About Prenups

“Does getting a prenup mean that my fiancé doesn’t trust me?” and eight other revealing questions about a sensitive topic. More

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Wide Achiever?

An expert argues that we don’t need a career path … we need paths. Here’s how to find yours. More

Confessions of an Over-Saver: Why I Hate Spending Money

I like saving. A lot. Maybe a little too much. I hate to spend, and this is what it’s like to be me. More