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Doing Good and Doing Well: Socially Responsible Investing

For some, the idea of socially responsible investing seems to invite the notion that profits will be sacrificed. Though you may have heard that socially responsible investments underperform, it isn’t true–investments of all sorts require careful evaluation (Jason Hartman’s first commandment–educate thyself) in order to turn a profit. Some history...

The Reluctant Investor (and how to avoid becoming him)

In 1977, a poem was written by Donald M. Weill. Called “The Reluctant Investor’s Lament” the poem was ahead of its time, and stands as one of Jason Hartman’s favorites. For your convenience, we present an abridged version: I hesitate to make a list Of all the countless deals I’ve...

Why is Financial Literacy Important for Families?

Jason Hartman’s team has been noticing that a fair amount of searchers are finding us by asking this simple question—why is financial literacy important? And while we’ve written about a variety of topics, we’re very dedicated to the practice of educating people—of teaching them to be financially literate citizens of...

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