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Free Webinar Demystifies Impact Investing for the Individual Investor

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BOULDER, Colo., November 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Conscious Company Media is hosting a free webinar Wednesday, December 6 at 10am PT that examines impact investing for individuals seeking to invest according to their values.  

Every dollar you send into the world makes an impact. What do you want your impact to be?

Join us to learn how investing consciously with impact can help you align your investment portfolios with your values, ultimately helping to realize your vision of a better world.

By participating in this webinar you will:

The Magic of Money and Other Cautionary Tales

The award-winning publisher tells his story
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by Cliff Feigenbaum, Founder, GreenMoney Journal (celebrating it's 25th Anniversary Year in 2017/18)

It began with a magic trick. My father’s friend would pull a quarter out from behind my ear and then make it disappear again. This became an apt metaphor for my relationship with money: one moment there and the next moment gone, feeding two powerful feelings about money: insecurity and lots of fear about never getting it back.

From Noble Poverty to My Brand of Joy

by Carrie B. VanWinkle , CFP®, Natural Investments
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The first 40 years I lived a life of noble poverty. When I heard the term “noble poverty,” I had a visceral reaction in my heart and my gut. I felt deeply understood. I experienced a relief of having named a condition I had lived with since I was a child.

NALCAB to Strengthen Financial Inclusion for Latino and Immigrant Communities With Support From Wells Fargo

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas, November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - NALCAB—National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders has received $375,000 from Wells Fargo to support the NALCAB network’s programmatic efforts in small business lending and family financial capability. Funding will support seven NALCAB member organizations working in low and moderate-income (LMI) Latino and immigrant communities nationwide to advance family financial capability and increase access to small business capital.

Voya Financial’s Michele White Joins Board of Junior Achievement (JA) of Southwest New England

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NEW YORK, November 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Michele White, SVP and leader of the Enterprise Contact Center has joined the board of Junior Achievement (JA) of Southwest New England. JA is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Voya’s longstanding partnership with JA spans more than 15 years and Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin, Jr. serves on the board of Junior Achievement USA.

AT&T Helps Aspiring Young People Skill-Up for Career Opportunities in the Digital Age

By Peter Daly, Vice President, Global Service Management, AT&T
Blog

There’s a culture shift going on at AT&T as our business grows in technology, media, and telecommunications. It’s a culture of continuous learning to acquire new skills, so that we can create the talent needed to drive innovation across our company. We are investing in education and training to create a diverse and skilled workforce that will help power our company for the future. Through the AT&T Aspire initiative, we help provide access to the training young people need to get and keep good jobs.

Junior Achievement volunteers help students make ‘cents’ of their future

Wells Fargo team members share the impact Junior Achievement has had on their lives — and why they enjoying giving back to future generations.
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Curt Todd still remembers serving as CEO of his first business in high school, selling piggy banks and car rearview mirror decorations with his school’s mascot on them. He and a few classmates sold stock and used the money to buy materials and manufacture their products, which they sold at sporting events.

What Your Kids Need to Know About Money at Ages 5, 10, and 15

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One of the most important tasks for parents to tackle while raising kids is ensuring that they have a proper understanding of how money works—how to earn it, save it, spend it, borrow it, and invest it. Teaching kids about money sets them on the right path to be responsible with it when they grow into adults.

Where should you start when it comes to teaching your kids about money? T. Rowe Price believes it’s best to begin with the basics and, in this case, that means vocabulary.

T. Rowe Price: Parents Are Likely to Pass Down Good and Bad Financial Habits to Their Kids

Parents who let kids manage their own money are more likely to have kids who save their money and tell the truth about how it was spent
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Visa Supports Financial Education for Youth

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The global payments business partners with Junior Achievement Europe to create innovative e-commerce and personal finance programmes. Tom Idle reports…

The digitisation of our global economy has very quickly transformed how we think about and use money. Paying for goods and services online, spending our salaries in stores with the swipe of a card and transferring cash in virtual environments has made lives easier and the handling of ‘real’ cash a thing of the past.  

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