Finding investments that align with your social values isn’t always easy; socially responsible mutual funds have high expenses and minimum investments. Motif is an alternative broker that lets you create baskets of stocks for a single trade commission.
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Do you know what your money’s been up to? If you’re invested in a major mutual fund, it’s likely funding tobacco companies, casinos, weapons manufacturers and other nefarious businesses. Learn how to be a socially responsible investor and find investments that earn healthy returns while supporting ethical and progressive companies.
If you’re like most Americans, you’ll want to save as much as you can for retirement in accounts like a 401(k). Here are some guidelines about how much you should contribute to your 401(k) versus other savings vehicles — like IRAs — while also taking into account other financial priorities like paying down debt or buying a home.