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

Simple Ways to Embrace Green Living (That Can Save You Money, Too)

These ideas are simple — and effective — enough to incorporate into your day. 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

This Scrappy Couple Saves $24K a Year by Growing Their Own Food

Aaron and Susan turned their yard into a garden that yields thousands of pounds of food — for just $300 a year. More

6 Moves to Make in Your 20s That Can Help Boost Your Future Net Worth

Adopt these money-savvy habits now 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