Invest in Mother Earth
Dolores Kong

To celebrate the 34th annual Earth Day today, April
22, why not consider doing something good for your
pocketbook and the environment at the same time?

-There are mutual funds that invest in companies
considered to be environmentally and otherwise
socially responsible. You can find out more at this
handy online chart:<BR>chart.cgisfChartId=Social+Issues

-There's a federal tax deduction for the purchase of
gas-efficient hybrid vehicles:,,id=107766,00.html

-Or you can make a charitable contribution to an
environmental organization, deductible on your
federal income taxes if you itemize. Find a
top-rated environmental non-profit at the American
Institute of Philanthropy's Web site: