How to buy a carbon-conscious fund in wake of Supreme Court EPA ruling

The Supreme Court last week limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change – and that may leave eco-conscious investors wondering what they can do. Certain investment managers offer funds meant to promote values ​​such as environmental preservation and social good, and those funds have become more popular … Read more

Picking a socially responsible fund can be confusing. Here’s what to know

Tetra Images – Erik Isakson | Brand X Pictures | Getty Images Investment funds that promote values ​​like the environment and social good have become more popular. But trying to pick a so-called ESG fund – especially one that aligns well with your interests – may seem about as easy as drying a towel in … Read more

These key steps can help women close the retirement savings gap

moodboard | Image Source | Getty Images Women face a unique set of challenges when it comes to retirement planning. Unfortunately, research shows female workers are coming up short compared to their male counterparts. The good news is there is room for women workers to take steps now to improve their prospects for better-quality retirement, … Read more

How to solve the issue of women doing more ‘dead-end’ work tasks

Morsa Images | Stone | Getty Images Lise Vesterlund felt she was “spread too thin” at work, but it was only when the economist started discussing it with friends that she realized the source of the problem – “non-promotable tasks.” Vesterlund, the Andrew W. Mellon professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh, coined the … Read more

By the numbers, corporate progress on gender diversity is a failure

Klaus Vedfelt | DigitalVision | Getty Images When Anat Ashkenazi became CFO of Eli Lilly in 2021, she noticed a data point that was frustrating: she was the only female CFO in the biopharma sector. Her path had been relatively easy, she says, moving to the US from Israel 21 years ago and coming from … Read more

Here’s what every woman needs to know about investing

Thomas Barwick | Getty Images Despite setbacks during the pandemic, the financial influence of women in the US only stands to grow in the coming years. To that point, as more and more women embrace their economic power, they’re increasingly tackling the fundamentals of personal finance. McKinsey projects that by 2030, American women will control … Read more

New guaranteed income experiments inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.

Muhammad Yungai’s mural ‘We Shall Always March Ahead’ is displayed next to the Privado Grooming Barbershop in Atlanta’s Vine City neighborhood. Raymond Boyd | Michael Ochs Archive | Getty Images The legendary civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., grew up preaching at Old Fourth Ward in Atlanta. Soon, that neighborhood will also be … Read more

65% of women would buy a home before marrying. These tips can help

Anna Mascall pictured in front of the house in Easton, Pa., She recently purchased. “To be able to say I own a home, I did like the American dream,” she said. Courtesy: Anna Lee Mascall After several years of renting, Anna Mascall, 30, decided she wanted to buy her own home. Then the Covid-19 pandemic … Read more