Investing

5 Facts for Finding the Right Financial Advisor

5 Facts for Finding the Right Financial Advisor

Does your current financial advisor treat you like a number? Do you feel like you can’t trust your advisor to work with your best interests in mind?

According to business strategy advisors The Boston Consulting Group, more than…

Invest in Women’s Human Rights

Invest in Women’s Human Rights

Let’s talk about urgent human rights issues for women and girls — violence against women, slavery and trafficking, and more. Trafficking isn’t just an issue far away: 50,000 people are trafficked into the United States…

How Happy Hour Can Make You a Smarter Investor

How Happy Hour Can Make You a Smarter Investor

One evening last week, I had after-work cocktails with some of the women from our TD Ameritrade marketing department. The Sauvignon blanc was flowing and the conversation turned to investing. “I really want to learn how to invest…

Are Women More Risk-Averse Investors?

Are Women More Risk-Averse Investors?

A lot of what I know about investing I learned from women: my mother, personal finance pioneers Sylvia Porter and Jane Bryant Quinn, and a host of smart Certified Financial Planners.

They weren’t timid. They took risks. They made…

Diversity in Angel Investing Groups

Diversity in Angel Investing Groups

Joining an angel investor group provides a host of benefits to members. Angels can share deal flow and due diligence with a group of people, and can talk about companies, the market, industries, and more with interesting people of varied…

What Are Robo-Advisors?

What Are Robo-Advisors?

Robo-advisors: They sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but really they’re the latest — techiest — trend in investing. And they’re seriously shaking up the financial industry.

A robo-advisor is a digital platform that automates…

The ABC’s of Portfolio Investing

The ABC’s of Portfolio Investing

You’re looking at last year’s holdings in your investment portfolio and wondering if the returns you earned justified the fees you paid. While many investors rely on third party rating services such as Morningstar’s…

3 Reasons to Become an Angel Investor in the New Year

3 Reasons to Become an Angel Investor in the New Year

As the new year approaches, we all make resolutions to improve ourselves in some way or another. When making your list of resolutions this year, go beyond treadmills and inbox organization, and include angel investing. Here are three reasons becoming…

Investing in What You Know

Investing in What You Know

It is not uncommon for people who are new to investing to feel overwhelmed at the thought of deciphering financial statements. Another common obstacle is deciding where you should invest your money. Is it OK to invest in a company…

Fossil Free Fuel – Divestment – Bond Fund

Fossil Free Fuel – Divestment – Bond Fund

This article was written by David Sand, Chief Investment Strategist at Community Capital Management.

Divestment from fossil fuel companies is a hot topic and may be a good long-term investment strategy.  Many initially think of equities and fossil…