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28
Sep

Hot Oil

By Alex Newman, Investors Chronicle
Financial markets thrive on divided opinion. To function, they need both buyers and sellers; those happy to cash in, and those hoping the best is yet to come. But in one of the market’s largest sectors – by some measures the largest sector – investors’ opinions are becoming gradually, ever more starkly, polarised. Full article
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28
Sep

Personal Finance Show: Goods funds, income and future themes

By IC Podcasts, Investors Chronicle
Another important week for investment markets as the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates once again, and said there was plenty to more to come. In this week's Personal Finance Show, the team discuss with Chris Dillow, Investors Chronicle economist, the impact of the rate rise and which asset classes might be affected.
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28
Sep

A guide to Good Money Week and ethical investing

By Samantha Downes, What Investment
This year Good Money Week runs from 29 September to 5 October 2018. One of the key themes of this year’s event – an annual campaign run by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) – is female economic empowerment and the gender investment gap.
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28
Sep

Good Money Week: some stocks to whet your ethical investment appetite

By Samantha Downes, What Investment
As Good Money Week approaches, Liontrust’s Peter Michaelis, Simon Clements and Neil Brown, co-managers on the Liontrust Sustainable Investment team, highlight five sustainable themes and stocks for investors. Full article
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28
Sep

Treasure in heaven and on earth?

By Ted Harrison, Church Times
THE Apostle Paul, in 1 Timothy 6.10, teaches that “The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil.” In Luke 16.13, St Luke records Jesus as saying: “You cannot serve God and money.” And, in chapter 5 of St James’s epistle, the wealthy are told to “weep and wail” over the miserable fate that awaits them.
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28
Sep

Savers blind to how pensions invested

By Madeleine Davis, Church Times
MOST savers do not know how much of their pension is invested ethically, a new survey suggests. A poll of 2074 adults carried out by YouGov for Good Money Week found that 47 per cent of savers agreed that they wanted both to “make money, and make a positive difference to the world”, while 39 per cent were concerned only about the former. Full article
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24
Sep

Good Money Week to target female investors in new campaign for 2018

By Jayna Rana, Investment Week
Good Money Week - the week-long campaign run by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) to encourage sustainable and ethical investing - is focusing on female economic empowerment and the investment gap for this year's initiative, which launches on 29 September. The campaign, 'Who Fund The World?' comes as research conducted by Good Money Week found that 58% of women do not think financial institutions understand them and their needs.
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03
Apr

‘Bad’ investments are putting charity donations at risk

By Charlene Cranny, Charity Finance
CHARITIES COULD lose supporters if they don’t ensure that environmental and social issues are considered when it comes to investing their charity’s pension, endowment or other assets. Research for Good Money Week by YouGov last year found that 77 per cent of GB public would be likely to withhold donations if they found out that a charity invested its endowment or other assets contrary to its mission. High profile charities such as Comic Relief have faced criticism in recent years on this issue.
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06
Feb

David Attenborough Tops Poll To Become Face Of The New £20 Note

By LAD Bible
A YouGov poll on behalf of Good Money Week has put Sir David Attenborough top of a list of 'ethical champions' who the British public would like to see featured on the next £20 note. The poll surveyed 2,128 people, and put Attenborough ahead of Richard Branson, Jamie Oliver, Stella McCartney, Prince Charles and JK Rowling. Charles came second with seven percent of voters, while Rowling won four percent of the vote.
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12
Oct

Let's get ethical: which saving and investment products allow you to do good and STILL make a healthy return?

By Myron Jobson, Mail Online
With Good Money Week in full swing, we mark the ethical investment campaign with a look at the green opportunities that can make you a healthy return.   Socially responsible investments have become more commonplace in the investment universe, thanks to an uptick in demand.  
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