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.

Posts by Alden Wicker

5 Often-Overlooked Company Benefits That Can Help Boost Your Bottom Line

Don’t make your next career move solely for the base salary. These 5 corporate perks can add to your comp package in a major way. More

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