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Gas Prices Haven’t Been This Expensive in 6 Years

Getting to your town's fireworks display will cost you a little more than it has in years past: As of yesterday, a gallon of unleaded gas clocked in at an average $3.67. That's the highest it's been o…

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How Much Does It Really Cost to Eat Healthy?

How much more does it really cost to eat healthy? $10 extra a day? $5 extra? Guess what -- it costs the same as a medium cup of coffee. Reuters released a study which concluded that eating healthy …

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Skeptical of Walmart’s New Organic Line?

If you've not yet heard, Walmart has announced plans to release an affordable line of organic goods in partnership with Wild Oats. It sounds like every organic-lover's dream -- affordable organic food…

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The True Impact of Hamburgers (Video)

By Brian Merchant, TreeHugger On average, Americans eat three burgers a week. That may sound surprising in statistic form, but it squares pretty evenly with our nation's fast food infatuation…

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How Much For the Kid?

When I was first wrestling with the concept behind this blog (several years back), I kept coming back to the idea of what the real costs were in raising a child. Not so much the bottom line cash amoun…

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What If Supermarkets Fail Us?

If you’ve read the news closely these past couple of weeks, you may have found a very interesting item buried somewhere in between headlines: food prices in America grew by more than 1.5 times the…

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Going Solar or Going for Broke?

Some girls dream of diamonds. I have always dreamt of solar panels. When I was a child in the '70s, I remember hearing about solar energy and thinking that someday it would be everywhere---a solar ene…

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