Money 2020 and the new Cyber Regulations

21 Oct
money 2020 cyber regulations

One of the big topics at Money 2020 will be the new cyber regulations announced by the Fed and FDIC. They believe hacking could lead to a national financial crash. Christopher Pierson, EVP, General Counsel & Chief Security Officer, of FinTech company Viewpost has analyzed the proposal and says this “really places a chair at […]

The Renegade Capitalist Says Make Yourself Unemployable!

20 Oct
Renegade Capitalist

Houston, TX, October 20, 2016 – This may be the best time in history to start a business. Best-selling author David Thomas Roberts, Renegade Capitalist and serial entrepreneur since age twenty-one, has created a guide for those who are no longer content to have someone else dictating their daily commute, their income, schedules and vacations. […]

Skipton International is investing for the future

18 Oct
Corbiere Lighthouse, Channel Islands, Skipton International

Skipton International is to implement a new banking service and replace its core banking system for offshore savings customers. Skipton International will be making a significant investment in the new system and portal, provided by Temenos, a global leader in banking software, and implemented by their partner, Syncordis, a Luxembourg IT Consultancy. Jim Coupe, Managing […]

Who Are Wall Street’s Biggest ‘Carbon Offenders’?

17 Oct
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Analysis: Top 10 Mutual Fund, ETF Managers All Have Above-Average Carbon Footprints New Web Tool Shows Unexpectedly High Carbon Exposure of Funds As You Sow, team up to carbon footprint $11 trillion in funds utilizing data from South Pole Group and exposing carbon risk – available now at OAKLAND, CA, ZURICH & VADUZ, […]

U.S. PIRG Statement on Treasury Rule to Limit Corporate Tax Avoidance

15 Oct
Tax avoidance

Statement from U.S. PIRG advocate Michelle Surka on new Treasury Department rule to limit multinational corporate tax avoidance: “We applaud the step the Treasury Department has taken to curb the epidemic of corporate tax avoidance. Based on early analysis, the new rule introduced by the Treasury could recover close to $600 million worth of federal […]

What’s Next for Investing?

12 Oct
Close-up of plant with raindrops - Investing future

What’s Next for Investing? SRI Conference Kicks-Off the Morning After Presidential Election; Among Key Topics: Post-Vote Analysis, Clean Energy, LGBTQ Rights, Shareowner Advocacy. DENVER (October 12, 2016) — In about a month, the largest and longest-running annual conference for responsible investors will convene in Denver. The annual SRI Conference – on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing […]

Critical investment planning decisions

08 Oct
Investment planning

Emotions, not logic and reason, are what typically drive investors in making critical investment planning decisions. That’s according to seasoned wealth advisor Chris White, CFA, author of the new book, Working with the Emotional Advisor: Financial Psychology for Wealth Managers (Praeger, 2016). A wealth counselor with over 25 years of experience working with affluent and […]

Not Your Parents’ ESG Strategy

07 Oct
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Restricting and Screening are a Thing of the Past – ESG Now about Integration Historically, impact investing has been associated with a much longer time period, lower liquidity, and potentially lower market returns. Mary Jane McQuillen, Portfolio Manager at ClearBridge Investments, recently participated in an AssetTV Master Class countering those outdated beliefs. This is a […]

The Sustainable Infrastructure Imperative

06 Oct
Paris Business District - Sustainable infrastructure

Washington, D.C., October 6, 2016: A major new report from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate calls on governments and finance institutions to scale up and shift investment for sustainable infrastructure as a fundamental strategy to spur growth. “Investing in sustainable infrastructure is essential to solve all the world’s most pressing problems,” said […]

StartEngine Put’s the Pedal to the Metal

05 Oct
Jet Engine

StarEngine Launches Innovative “Refer and Earn” Contest: Winner Earns Up to $40,000 Cash and an Elio Car LOS ANGELES – StartEngine, the leader in Online Public Offerings, today announced the launch of its innovative investor referral competition. Starting September 27th, the first person to refer the most investors who join StartEngine by December 31st, 2016 will win a […]

Study: 73% of Fortune 500 Companies Used Tax Havens in 2015

04 Oct
Fortune 500 Shell Game

$2.5 Trillion in Offshore Profits, Worth $717.8 Billion in Federal Taxes WASHINGTON – In 2015, more than 73 percent of Fortune 500 companies maintained subsidiaries in offshore tax havens, according to “Offshore Shell Games,” released today by the U.S. PIRG Education Fund, Citizens for Tax Justice and the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. Collectively, […]