After your wedding, you and your spouse will live happily ever after under the same roof. You’re looking forward to sunrise breakfasts together and movie nights on the couch, but you’re also wondering how your future lifestyle can become more sustainable.
If you have money set aside in a savings account, check out a few green ways to invest your nest egg so you can look forward to an eco-friendly future.
1. Look Into Sustainable Stocks
Investing most often leads people to the stock market. Browse sustainable options like wind power or water conservation stocks.
Every dime you put into your holdings will fund efforts that save the planet and you’ll likely watch your profits grow into an even larger fund for emergencies or travel plans.
2. Install Solar Panels
Whether you already bought a home together or plan to move into one right after your ceremony, installing solar panels is an excellent way to invest your nest egg.
The panels will generate green energy for all of your needs and last at least 25-30 years before they need repairs or replacements.
3. Improve Your New Home
If you’d rather plan a simple renovation that makes your home more eco-friendly, look into replacing your garage door. Older models lack the necessary insulation that reduces your monthly electricity bill by retaining your heating and air conditioning.
Install a new door with a small part of your savings and you’ll even enjoy a sizable return on your investment when it’s time to move.
4. Try New Sustainable Hobbies
Why not use your savings to have some fun? Consider eco-friendly hobbies and pay for a few lessons. With the right instructor, you’ll become passionate about rock climbing or beekeeping.