Category Archives: Finance

6 Myths About Renewable Energy, Busted!

Renewable energy is viable, reliable, and ready to go – all that’s missing is the political will to kick start an energy revolution. Myths: 1. Renewable energy is too expensive 2. Renewable energy is still science-fiction 3. Renewable energy can’t … Continue reading

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Sustainable Finance’s time is now

There are three possible scenarios for climate change: 1. 97% of climate scientists are wrong. 2. We’re doomed, we steam onwards because we can’t do anything to change course, or 3. Economics and the flow of money solves the crisis … Continue reading

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The master who teaches the herd to graze on wheatgrass and chia

“We care that our advisers are taking care of themselves so they have the energy and capacity to best serve their clients and be present for their families. Any company that is not focused on wellness is behind. All of … Continue reading

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Doing the Right Thing – even if it’s harder

“It’s a basic form of storytelling, used in countless books and movies: Two people, in similar circumstances, confronted by difficult choices. One does what is right, even if it seems like the harder choice. He fights through the many challenges, … Continue reading

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How Your Brain Tricks You Into Making Bad Investment Decisions

Studies abound showing how our mental biases thwart sound investing decisions, the 5 common ways your brain screws you up are: You do what everyone else is doing because of herd behavior. You confuse “cheap” with “value.” You throw good … Continue reading

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Zen and the art of poverty reduction

“The World Bank may need a period of quiet reflection, but this was ridiculous. On September 10th 300 bankers joined Thich Nhat Hanh, an 87-year-old Vietnamese monk and founder of the Order of Interbeing, for a day of “mindful meditation” … Continue reading

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Time is not money

‘Thinking about it (time) makes you a better person, not a worse one. “The love of money”, St Paul memorably wrote to his protégé Timothy, “is the root of all evil.” “All” may be putting it a bit strongly, but … Continue reading

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