You are visiting this website because you want to know more about how to invest your money in a way that resonates with your values, in other words, values-aligned investing. Just because this is not the way that investing has traditionally been practiced does not mean it cannot be the way you invest. It is time for women to control their assets and to become confident investors while using their money to create a world that reflects their values. Invest for Better will show you how —without giving up your financial returns.
How several women are attaining financial fulfillment
These four women moved their money into alignment with their values, then blogged about it. You might be inspired by their stories. You can learn more about the investments they describe through participation in the Invest for Better Circles and Community.
Samantha Penabad moved her cash into a community-oriented bank, chose a socially responsible fund in her company’s 401(k) plan, and used robo-advisors for her personal investments.
Social Impact Strategy & Delivery | Nonprofit Founder
Laura Oldanie is part of the Financially Independent Retire Early (F.I.R.E) movement. On her website, Rich & Resilient Living, Laura explains how she is using crowdfunding to invest in private companies that are helping create the world she wants to see.
Erika Karp is both a Wall Street veteran and the founder of Cornerstone Capital, an impact investing financial advisory firm with over $1 billion in assets under management. She tells how she is putting her own money where her values are.
Founder and CEO
Cornerstone Capital Group
Beth Bafford has written several times about aligning her investments with her values. In this article, she describes an investment framework she uses. She also talks about investments she made with her cash, fixed income, and public equities, and in private investments and alternatives.
Syndications and Strategy at Calvert Impact Capital
Now that you’ve learned what values-aligned investing is and you’ve seen how other women have found financial fulfillment, you’re ready to explore your relationship with money and how the stories we tell ourselves influence our financial behaviors.
We hope these stories inspired you and piqued your interest about values-aligned investing. You can stay in touch with us by joining our mailing list, exploring what it means to be in an Invest for Better Circle, or becoming an alumnae.