Browsing the "investing" Tag

string(0) "" Loading...

Sustainable Investment is Better for the Planet– and Your Portfolio!

As it becomes increasingly clear that traditional investments and holdings in fossil fuel companies are going nowhere fast, smart investors and companies are divesting from fossil fuels and putting their money into more sustainable investments. In a recent post on Grist, author Ben Adler explains that while divestment is often thought of in feel-good, sustainability […]

October 29th

New Solar Investing Platform Connects Investors to Vetted Commercial Solar Projects

The launch of a new financing marketplace for commercial solar projects could make solar investing as easy as investing in the public markets, and give investors the healthy returns from renewable energy investments that many large institutional investors currently enjoy. Wunder Capital, a graduate of Techstar’s tech accelerator program, is essentially reimagining commercial solar finance […]

October 8th

Guide to Investing Free From Rich Dad Until Father’s Day

Pick up a free copy of this investing guide, courtesy of the author, anytime up through Father’s Day (June 15th), and start learning how you can best put your money to work for you. Free Guide to Investing Available for Father’s Day (via The Inspired Economist) Robert Kiyosaki, the author of the well-known personal finance […]

June 10th

Retail Bonds – The Risk and the Rewards

Retail Bonds seem to be one of the most popular investment opportunities available in the UK Financial Services market right now, with small investors flocking to hop on the band wagon and earn themselves some ‘easy’ money. The London Stock Exchange (LSE) launched its Order Book for Retail Bonds (ORB) in February 2010, offering continuous […]

April 18th

New Year’s Resolution: Personal Divestment of Savings and Investments

This year, my New Year’s resolution is to divest my savings and investments from fossil fuels. Will you join me? Do the math: Climate change is a problem and it is still unclear whether we will adequately mitigate changes to prevent significant human suffering. Last summer, Bill McKibben, environmental activist and founder of 350.org, wrote a piece for Rolling Stone called “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math” that became one of Rolling Stone’s most read pieces in their online history.

January 1st

100 More Colleges Join the Fossil Fuel Free Campaign

College students are notorious for their anti-war sensibilities. But that hasn’t stopped several institutions of higher learning from declaring war on fossil fuels. The Fossil Free campaign was started by 350.org, a group dedicated to spreading awareness of climate change in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and support the growth of clean […]

December 4th