For Black Friday, outdoor retailer and environmental steward REI encourages you to #optoutside and enjoy nature rather than participate in the faux holiday’s tradition of spending. Here’s a list of their favorite places to enjoy the last remnants of autumn and walk off that turkey (including our own New York-New Jersey Trail Conference): ow.ly/vDGM30gy51M... See MoreSee Less
Don’t let 2018 catch you off guard! Here’s a list of ten things you can consider as you weigh potential tax moves between now and the end of the year. #taxes #beprepared ow.ly/E3he30gy4EH... See MoreSee Less
Huge congratulations to our very own Financial Advisor Max Mintz and his beautiful bride Kendra for tying the knot over the weekend! Our little Common Interests family is very proud. ... See MoreSee Less
A friendly reminder: 2018 Open Enrollment is here! If you need to purchase health insurance via the marketplace, don’t wait. Applications close on December 15th. #ACA #healthinsurance ow.ly/mFYb30gsY0i... See MoreSee Less
At Common Interests, we start our investment process in the same place as the rest of the industry: with the fundamentals of the companies we invest in. We look at balance sheets, P/E ratios, and the rest of each company’s financial statistics. The difference comes when we overlay our values system…
Solving the challenges around climate change won’t happen on an individual level. That means we as individuals need to organize and use our purchasing power and investments to direct those that are in power to make the changes needed. #Bethechange #climatechange Fast Companyow.ly/7wcL30gg0M9... See MoreSee Less
Impact investing had its early start with religious groups combating apartheid in South Africa. Folks wanted to incorporate their values throughout the entirety of their lives, including how their investments were used. It’s no surprise that this progressive Pope Francis is following suit. ow.ly/qwvb30g5RLa... See MoreSee Less
Amazing day at the NYC Sustainable Investment Conference cosponsored by Gitterman Wealth Management yesterday! Had an inspiring Panel from amazing ESG Focused individuals like Randy Kaufman, Senior Vice President at EMM Wealth Management. Jina Penn-Tracy, Impact Investment Advisor at Centered Wealth, Max Mintz, Financial Advisor at Common Interests, and Donna Clifford, Founder of Rainbow Investment Solutions. The Panel was moderated by our very own Steve Distante.
“It's obvious to anyone who pays any attention at all to himself or his fellow human beings that we are not maximizers, or optimizers, or logical, or even all that sensible.” Bloomberg covers how the economist Richard Thaler won the Nobel Prize for his work in behavioral economics, exposing how crazy we all are in our decision-making.
Join us this Thursday 10/19 at the NYC Sustainable Investment Conference for Financial Advisors hosted by Gitterman Wealth Management . Our own Max Mintz will be a guest speaker alongside folks from Vanderbilt Financial Group, Arabesque Asset Management, Centered Wealth and many more! A full day of information on SMART investing for a better world.
Art and science intersected at last month’s GreenBiz.com 's VERGE clean economy conference as DJ Spooky discussed his journey to Antarctica, weaving data, images and sound taken from the continent with captivating live music.
Watch as he dives into the history of how art has reframed science, and can now uplift the narrative around environmental problems. #art #science #sustainability #environment ow.ly/5vSt30fPFZs... See MoreSee Less
Vote to Fund a $100,000 Dream!
Empower teacher Laura Holborow, who is trying to get a grant award to power a greenhouse with solar power. Farmers will make this big dream come true when we vote for Laura Holborow each day now through October 30th. It’s up to us! Based on total votes numbers, Farmers will award Laura's visionary proposal $100,000. www.farmers.com/thank-americas-teachers/vote-for-a-teacher/vote-100k-proposal/ 732-548-4444 #ThankATeacher — at Edward van Eckert Farmers Insurance Agency.
How do we approach sustainability on an individual basis? We often start conversations by using the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework to assess the areas in which you would personally like to inspire change.
Are you PASSIONATE about a particular issue? #SDGs #impactinvesting #socialimpact #sustainability ow.ly/3PXo30fByWj