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Behavioral, Impact investing, Investing Basics

Giving Tuesday and investing: effects of the new tax bill (TCJA)

Investing can lead to giving, believe it or not. Having expressed thankfulness last week, it’s time for giving this week in honor of Giving Tuesday. “My parents came from little, so they made a choice to give a lot: buying turkeys for homeless shelters at Thanksgiving, delivering meals to people in hospices, giving spare change …

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Investing Basics

What women need to know about Social Security

For many of us women, Social Security will be an important part of retirement. It’s important to know how it works so you can maximize it. Let’s get to it! “The information encoded in your DNA determines your unique biological characteristics, such as sex, eye color, age, and Social Security number.” – Dave Barry   …

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Investing Basics

Investing for Veterans: take advantage of your options

In honor of Veteran’s Day next week, we’re discussing investing for veterans. While they have access to the same stock markets as non-veterans, they also have the advantage of some other benefits due to their veteran status. “Veterans have the skills employers want – discipline, motivation, leadership, and the ability to work on a team.” …