Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Slow down! How we can better assess financial decisions and consequences

A troubled economy has spurred a new financial movement; money is now going local. This “slow money” movement is taking the focus off international investments and bringing it back to our own communities, where we can better understand and realize the impact our dollars have on the economy. Featured in the article, Calvert Foundation’s Community Investment Note is one way to “slow” your money down and create not only financial returns, but clear, beneficial social returns as well.

The Fiscal Times recently published an article about different ways the slow money movement has manifested itself all around the country, including local currencies, local food businesses, and the Community Investment Note.
  • Click here to read the article in The Fiscal Times

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