Entries by Max Mintz

Common Interests has been awarded the 2019 Flourish Prize for Global Goal #8: Decent Work and Economic Growth!

It is our great honor to share that Common Interests has been awarded the 2019 Flourish Prize for Global Goal #8: Decent Work and Economic Growth! We were selected based on the AIM2Flourish story written about our organization: Investing for a Reason Beyond Money. Our firm is one of 17 Flourish Prize Honorees for 2019. This […]

Impact with Purpose

How you invest your money makes a difference. This documentary was created to inspire investors to consider impact investing – investments that generate a measurable positive impact alongside a traditional financial return. The latest cut of this film features a variety of experts, including: • Peter Turkson, Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church • Jon […]

Common Interests Model Portfolio Featured in Citywire RIA Magazine

As a part of our commitment to expanding the reach of sustainable investing, I sat down with Citywire RIA Magazine to talk about how we approach the design and implementation of our portfolios. We talked about our Investment Philosophy, the investment models we offer to clients, and how we add new investments to our portfolios. […]

Our Chief Morale Officer in the news!

In honor of National Pet Day 2019, our Chief Morale Officer was featured in RIA Magazine! He gave a great interview, and we invite you to check him out! He’s a VERY good boy, and you can meet him any time by booking an appointment using the “Schedule an Appointment” link in the bottom right […]

If it is to be, it’s up to us.

The Federal Reserve bank of San Francisco recently published an extraordinary research paper acknowledging the impact of climate change. I encourage you to read the entire thing, but I’ve extracted a few points here for discussion. Take this statement from the preamble to the paper: “In coming decades, climate change—and efforts to limit that change […]

It’s B Corp Month #VoteEveryDay

In celebration of B Corp Month, we want to explain why we became a Certified B Corp and what the certification means to us. We began our journey to certification in 2014, when we were looking for a way to show that we’re serious about sustainability. As financial advisors, we don’t produce a product that […]

Highlights from the ANJEE Conference

I serve as the Treasurer of the Alliance for NJ Environmental Education, which recently completed its’ annual winter conference. Here are some highlights, which speak to the reasons I’m involved with this fantastic organization. This year’s keynote speakers were students from around the state who inspired us with their passion for Environmental and Social justice. […]

Effective Impact Investing

I’m excited to announce a blog post written in collaboration with Gabe Rissman of Stake and the Real Impact Tracker, on the Effective Altruism forum, entitled Effective Impact Investing. A little background, as this links to a fairly obscure corner of the internet: in the distant past, I was a Philosophy major at Rutgers University […]