Tips on Social Investing Buffalo NY

Socially responsible investing is the process of choosing investments based on both financial and ethical values. Here are some tips on how to achieve successful social investment.

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Mrs. Julie Murphy, CFP®
(716)839-1234
3820 Sheridan Dr
Amherst, NY
Mr. James Gendron, CFP®
(716)626-6252
415 Woodbridge Ave
Buffalo, NY
Mr. Victor Tomasulo III, CFP®
(716)646-2200
180 Main St.
Hamburg, NY
Ms. Susan Nolan, CFP®
716-636-0447
306 Sundown Trl
Williamsville, NY
Joseph Raimond
Raimond Financial Planning

(716) 692-8648
1876 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Suite 2
Tonawanda, NY
Mr. F. James Ginnane, CFP®
716-632-4200 (1)
300 Corporate Parkway
Amherst, NY
Mr. Chad Caros, CFP®
(716)841-5677
95 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY
Mr. Peter Johnson, CFP®
716-712-0793
3686 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY
Mr. George Bidjov Jr., CFP®
(716)929-3368
400 Essjay Rd Ste 210
Williamsville, NY
Anthony Ogorek
Ogorek Wealth Management, LLC

(716) 626-5000
6400 Sheridan Drive Suite 224
Williamsville, NY
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Some people are afraid to invest because they think it might be immoral. They don’t want to encourage excessive greed, contribute to environmental damage, or make choices that go against their religious convictions.



And here’s the thing: they don’t have to. Socially responsible investing is the process of choosing investments based on both financial and ethical values. It involves careful research and monitoring of investments, which is what any investor should be doing anyway.



Social investing is pure capitalism, not charity. The people who have the money to invest expect those who need funds to meet certain standards. Some social investors are guided by political ideology or religious beliefs covering a broad spectrum of ideas, but others simply want companies to reveal their business practices and operate for the benefit of shareholders, not managers. After all, isn’t that how it should be?

The primary way to succeed through social investing is to do careful research. First, you need to see if the investment meets your financial goals. Then, you need to see if it makes good economic sense. Both steps are necessary. Read the annual report on Form 10K. What is the company’s business? What is going right, and what isn’t going well? How much debt does the company have? How profitable is it? Are profits growing or shrinking? Are customers paying their bills? Is inventory being s

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