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

50 Tips for Living Your Best Money Life

From saving to earning to staying motivated, here is some of the best advice we can give you to help you make progress every day. More

The Financial Food Pyramid: 4 Building Blocks to Healthy Finances

We can debate the best diets all day—paleo? vegan?—but our twist on the classic food pyramid focuses on lifelong financial health. More

9 Financial Easter Eggs to Hunt for This Spring

Wouldn’t it be great if Easter eggs were stuffed with money? They can be—if you know where to look. More

7 Sneaky Taxes That Could Blindside You This Season

From the “jock tax” to the AMT, you’ll want to be aware of these long before you file. More

9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About … Financial Aid for College

Financial aid pros set the record straight about college funding myths and misconceptions. Are you making these mistakes? More

Quiz: What’s Your Big Spending Trigger?

Managing spending triggers is simple … if you know what they are. Here are seven common ones—and how to nip yours in the bud. More

The Latest Charity (and Tax-Savings) Trend: Donor-Advised Funds

Ever heard of a donor-advised fund? Learn how it may be able to save you money on taxes, and help simplify giving to charity. More

Tax Time: Should a Married Couple Ever File Separately?

Most married couples file their taxes jointly—but could this uncommon option be a better fit for you? More

The Jackpot Problem: A Wise Guide to Windfalls

Got a bonus? An inheritance? A settlement? To figure out your next move, follow this step-by-step windfall guide from real CFP®s. More

Financial Procrastination: 4 Ways We Get in Our Own Way

We all know what we should do with our money. So we asked an expert to decode why we put things off. Prepare to be surprised! More