Today I got an email from Amazon asking me to sign up for AmazonSmile. This new program donates 0.5% (one half of one percent) of my Amazon purchase to a charity of my choice—as long as I remember to log into AmazonSmile. The default charity for AmazonSmile is the American Red Cross, but I chose another charity that I like and I can change my charity at any time. Amazon S … [Read more...] about Be Part of Giving Tuesday
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I saw an ad last night for Black Friday shopping that starts on Thursday—at 8:00 PM on Thanksgiving night. According to a recent poll, 62% of Americans think stores should stay closed on Thanksgiving so workers can have the day off. In fact, only 16% of those polled intend to shop on Black Friday. If you're like me, and wondering how to escape the consumerism of Black Friday an … [Read more...] about What is Ethical Shopping?