In this episode of The MoneySaver Podcast, Ellen Roseman chats with Tim Nash from www.sustainableeconomist.com about sustainable investing for those investors who want to align their investing style with their values.
And NEW!!! Ellen and I chat about our first exposure to investing! We want you to join in the discussion. Drop us a note with your story of your first exposure to investing and what works for you! We may read them on a future podcast episode!
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Tim Nash Questions
1:39 Tell us about your background as an economist and how you became much more involved with investing vehicles.
3:19 Tell us a little bit about how you teach people about sustainable investing.
9:09 As an investor, how can you learn about companies that align with your values?
12:50 One of the companies that used to be admired wildly was Johnson & Johnson. Is J&J being dropped from some of these sustainable portfolios since the talcum powder scandal?
14:55 Do you use webinars or face-to-face meetings to meet with your clients? And what are the costs associated with your service?
18:49 Do you have an opinion on any of the ETFs that are designed for people looking for certain criteria, like the women in leadership ETFs who look for companies with women on the board of directors of companies.
20:43 What about the whole value of the capitalist system? Can you invest in something that isn’t oriented to growth?
24:41 Can you explain what social impact bonds are?
27:53 How do you find out about these social impact bonds?
32:18 What are your three best tips on investing and even life?
Ellen's Tips and Tricks: Ellen and Lana talk about their first exposure to investing and how they increased their knowledge as Do It Yourself Investors.