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Month: May 2019

3 Ethical Investment Options

3 Ethical Investment Options

Ethical investing isn’t as simple as it seems. But that doesn’t need to stop you from trying to do more good with your investment portfolio. Knowing your money could be working for good might be the nudge you need into investments if you’ve been to cautious to get started. (If that is you, you might find my beginners guide to investing helpful.) I’m going to share with you the investments that I am making. However, I’m not a financial advisor,…

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The minefield of ethical investing

The minefield of ethical investing

When I’m choosing how to invest funds in my Stocks and Shares ISA, I deliberate for a long time. I only choose mutual funds (collections of shares from a number of companies), and predominantly those that are managed passively and therefore have low fees, so it’s hard to go too far wrong. Although no one can accurately say what the stock market will do, I want to make the best decision I can. How hard is ethical investing? I’ve been…

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Investing for good

Investing for good

Last year, I set myself a target to invest £1000 more than the previous year in stocks and shares. Although I was shy by about £600, I did manage an extra £400. Not too bad when we had a baby to prepare for too! This year, my target is the same; invest £1,000 more than 2 years ago. It’s a tall order as I’m heading into my final 3 months of maternity leave, which is unpaid. However, I don’t just…

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