Wednesday, October 26, 2011

On Socially Responsible Investing

Turns out, Boomers are very interested in this sort of investing. On Financial Impact Factor Radio we had Ron Robins, an MBA, founder and analyst for Investing for the Soul to discuss socially responsible investing. Dave K, Dave Ng and myself were curious about what even after decades continues to be a niche investment for many people. The main problem as Mr. Robins pointed out was the lack of recommendation by the financial services industry, even as the need and ultimately the performance of these investments has grown, and the low exposure in 401(k) plans (about 30% of the plans offer them).

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