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Mar 24, 2015, 16:33 ET

Seattle To Host Major "Investing For Impact" Event On March 31st For Area Financial Professionals

Impact investing—the hottest topic today in the world of sustainable, responsible, impact (SRI) investing—will be the focus of an...

Mar 17, 2015, 07:00 ET

New York State Carbon Tax as Preventative Measure against Climate Change

 The Network for Sustainable Financial Markets and Citizens' Climate Lobby of New York City have joined forces to promote a carbon tax for New...

Mar 05, 2015, 11:00 ET

Carbon Tax Proposed for New York State

 The Network for Sustainable Financial Markets (NSFM) last week proposed a New York State Carbon Tax and Refund policy, which would place a...

Mar 02, 2015, 12:45 ET

San Francisco to Host "Investing for Impact" Event on March 12th as First Stop on Five-City U.S. Tour

Impact investing—easily the hottest topic today in the world of Sustainable, Responsible, Impact (SRI) investing—will be the focus of...

Feb 06, 2015, 05:00 ET

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 2/6

 Obama's Magic Tree, solar, electric vehicles, recycling, oil, health and wellness, medical cannabis, credit; this week on MoneyTV with Donald...

Jan 09, 2015, 05:00 ET

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 1/9

 Alzheimer's, credit repair, medical marijuana, oil and gas; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally...

Jan 08, 2015, 08:30 ET

First Financial Network Completes Spin-Off of Technology Business

 First Financial Network, Inc. (FFN), an industry leading loan sale advisory firm, announced that it has completed the spin-off of its...

Oct 23, 2014, 12:10 ET

Survey: Half Of Surveyed Financial Professionals Have Offered SRI Options To Clients

When it comes to perceptions among financial professionals about sustainable, responsible, impact (SRI) investing, men are from Mars and women are...

Oct 22, 2014, 08:00 ET

Prospect Mortgage, LLC Dismisses Lawsuit Against American Financial Network, Inc. & Former Employees

 American Financial Network, Inc. ("AFN") obtained a victory in its opinion against Prospect Mortgage, LLC ("Prospect"), who sued its former...

Oct 17, 2014, 05:00 ET

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 10/17

 Economic cost of ebola, health and beauty, marijuana, cloud, water from air, Halloween app, credit repair, wood pellets; this week on MoneyTV...

Sep 24, 2014, 11:23 ET

25th Annual SRI Conference: Drought And Carbon Bubble Risks To Dominate Climate-Related Discussions

 Dangers posed by stranded carbon assets and drought to the bottom lines of investors will be a major focus of The SRI Conference on...

Sep 04, 2014, 13:04 ET

"Early Bird" Registration Extended For 25th Annual SRI Conference

Organizers of The SRI Conference announced today that the "Early bird" registration rate has been extended an additional week through midnight on...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:24 ET

First Financial Network, Inc. Announces $90 Million Loan Portfolio Offering on Behalf of FDIC

First Financial Network, Inc. (FFN) today announced the offering of a total of $90 million in performing and non-performing loans. The portfolio is...

Aug 13, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Fox Financial Planning Network Announces New Industry Whitepaper: "How to Build a Robo-Shield™ for Your Financial Advisory Firm: 20 Effective Tactics to Marginalize the Rise of Robo-Advisers"

 Fox Financial Planning Network (FFPN) announced today the availability of a new industry white paper that identifies ways advisors and...

Jul 08, 2014, 06:00 ET

FIN's (Financial Information Network, Inc.) Customization Applications Sets It Apart From Competitors.

FINGPS® understands the power of customization in the marketplace through strategic partnerships with investment firms of all sizes developing...

May 23, 2014, 05:00 ET

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 5/23

 Minimum Wage Woes, credit repair, cannabis, vodka in Costco, oil and gas, palm tree farms, mobile payments; this week on MoneyTV with Donald...

May 14, 2014, 09:44 ET

Survey: Financial Professionals Offering Fossil-Free Portfolios Up 50 Percent From 2013 To 2014

 The number of investment professionals in the U.S. offering fossil fuel-free portfolios to investors jumped by more than 50 percent over the...

May 01, 2014, 12:51 ET

"Grand Strategy" For Investors? Sustainable Investing Conference Tackles Foreign Policy Challenges Of The 21st Century

 Patrick Doherty, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, will outline the groundbreaking work of the "Grand Strategy Project" at The SRI...

Apr 28, 2014, 11:53 ET

Call For Papers: Groundbreaking Responsible Investing Study Sought For 2014 Moskowitz Prize Recognition

 The Center for Responsible Business at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business (Berkeley-Haas) has announced a call for papers for the 19th...

Apr 24, 2014, 08:35 ET

First Financial Network, Inc. Announces $45 Million 1st Trust Deed Secured Performing SBA Loan Participation Sale

 First Financial Network, Inc. (FFN) announced today the offering of a portfolio containing $45 million of 1st trust deed secured performing...