Tax Credits Can Help You Save Money and Shift Green by Diane MacEachern, www.biggreenpurse.com, and author, Big Green Purse: Use Your Spending Power to Create a Cleaner, Greener World. Buying energy-efficient home energy systems, appliances, and cars can save you loads of money by reducing your energy consumption.  But the upfront cost of investing in efficient technologies can make ditching your old energy guzzlers for new energy sippers seem prohibitive. Federal and state tax credits help defray your purchase costs. Here’s how: Federal Energy Efficiency Tax Credits Home Renovations:... (Read More ...)