Topics Under Tag: "community development finance"

Demystifying CDFIs: How to Invest in a Loan Fund

Karen Seabury | January 12, 2016

Aeris (formerly known as CARS) is an information and ratings service for U.S. community investments—you might think of them as the Moody’s or Standard & Poor’s of the nonprofit finance world. Aeris rates organizations on their financial strength and social impact to help investors make informed decisions. Karen Seabury, Director of Ratings at Aeris, shares […]

Resilient Investing: A New Book Takes a Broad View of What it Means to Invest

Amy Cortese | May 14, 2015

Global instability. Climate change. Market swings. Investors need to look beyond sustainable investing to resilient investing, argue the authors of a new book. In The Resilient Investor: A Plan for Your Life, Not Just Your Money, Michael Kramer, Hal Brill, and Christopher Peck (pictured from left to right, above), the Managing Partners of financial advisory firm […]