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ESG Investing:  Do Well While Doing Good

ESG Investing: Do Well While Doing Good

Whether you are brand new to the stock market or are an experienced investor, you may feel you have to choose between making the world better or being financially prosperous. We are here to tell you that is not correct. You really can have it all.

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Why McDonald’s Stopped Using Styrofoam

Why McDonald’s Stopped Using Styrofoam

 Indviduals have an impact! On November 1, 1990, McDonald's announced that it was replacing foam food packaging with paper packaging. And it stopped using foam packaging for hot beverages in 2012 after receiving pressure from As You Sow,...

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How Increasing Pay Can Increase Company Success

How Increasing Pay Can Increase Company Success

 ESG Investing More and more, investors are looking at ESG factors (Environmental, Social, and Governance) to determine which companies are poised for success.  Social factors include customer satisfaction and employee engagement/labor...

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Save the Planet While You Shop!

Save the Planet While You Shop!

Stock prices go up or down based upon supply and demand. You see, a company has only a certain number of shares of stock outstanding at a point in time. These shares are owned by investors and sometimes people will sell the stock they have. That helps to create the current supply of the stock.

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The Stock Market / Toilet Paper Index

The Stock Market / Toilet Paper Index

Stock prices go up or down based upon supply and demand. You see, a company has only a certain number of shares of stock outstanding at a point in time. These shares are owned by investors and sometimes people will sell the stock they have. That helps to create the current supply of the stock.

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Its a Miracle!

Its a Miracle!

Here are some investment lessons from a surprisingly successful group of investors – and they are in the seventh grade!

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Values-Based investing – It’s a Thing!

Values-Based investing – It’s a Thing!

Just this past week, several socially conscious individuals are calling for a boycott of companies who are not providing safe working conditions for their employees during the Covid-19 crisis. You could consider this “values-based shopping”. What you may not realize is that you can also participate in “values-based investing” – in other words, investing in companies that you feel are socially responsible. This strategy of investing has become so significant, it has a name! It is called ESG investing.

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Woo-hoo, $1,200! Now What?

Woo-hoo, $1,200! Now What?

Millions of Americans will soon have the joy of depositing an extra $1,200 into their bank account. This is part of the financial relief package provided by the federal government to help individuals during this difficult time.

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Can You Predict the Stock Market?

Can You Predict the Stock Market?

How can you grow and save your money? In the bank? Under your mattress? In the stock market? Here is the surprising fact: Over any long period of time, the stock market actually does better than any other way you might choose to save and grow your money.

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We’re all in this together

We’re all in this together

In these trying times we see the true character of human beings. Ultimately the human race is a global community, all of us sharing this planet called earth. Now is the time for all of us to be better people, …

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