There are lots of eco-friendly ways to save money if you just figure out how to start….
A review of The Man Who Quit Money by Mark Sundeen
Slow Money is dedicated to connecting investors to their local economies by marshaling financial resources to invest in small, local food enterprises…
Financial advisors recommend that to protect ourselves from diverse economic disturbances, we must allocate assets across cash, bonds & stocks…
A few easy ways to lighten the energy load and lower your bills this summer.
Microfinance — offering loans, savings accounts and other basic financial services to the poor — gives investors the opportunity to make a difference, one small loan at a time.
In the wake of corporate scandals at Enron and elsewhere, stock market investors are becoming increasingly aware of the power of voting their "proxies." Anyone who owns a single share of stock in a publicly traded company can weigh in on a variety of resolutions on corporate governance and social and environmental issues. Proxy voting is an increasingly important tool to nudge companies toward cleaner and greener behavior.
If you have some money to invest, you may want to put it to work doing double duty, both promoting a healthier environment and incubating your nest egg. Some carefully selected stocks will yield immediate results for the environment; others require more patience.
Consumers and the environment will both lose if Congress doesn’t pass new tax breaks for investing in renewable forms of energy…