As we approach Thanksgiving, it’s a great opportunity to ponder whether you live in a state of abundance or scarcity (regardless of your circumstances). While your fundamental attitude and personality type influence your views, there is an opportunity to shift your mindset with intentional focus.
We welcome guest John Lanier, Executive Director of The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, as he shares his thoughts on choice, considerate action and how the decisions we make affect those around us.
Someone recently asked me, "Where do I start with financial planning?"
There are many facets to financial planning and it can be overwhelming at times, but we all have to start somewhere.
How do you handle transitions, whether it is the change of seasons, a new job or home, or a major life transition from a divorce or loss of a loved one? Our core personality may influence how we approach these chapters, and influence our coping ability.
We're excited to announce that Earth Equity's Peter Krull will be speaking at the 2nd annual Bonfire Conference!
Don't miss our 4th Annual Lecture Series in downtown Asheville on October 3, featuring renowned guests Katharine Wilkinson and John Sutter.
Today, Earth Equity Advisors was recognized for making the most positive improvement on its overall impact based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the nonprofit B Lab. Honorees are featured on B the Change, the digital Medium publication produced by B Lab, at http://www.bthechange.com.
Is it just as good to invest in a company that donates a little bit of profit to charities every year as it is to choose a company intent on growing their triple bottom line? (Triple bottom line companies focus on financial, environmental, and social outcomes.) Are there short or long-term benefits to one over the other?
Generic advice for college students to make wise financial decisions and stay out of debt can be challenging since there is no “one size fits all” solution. Each college student comes from a different financial situation – whether they are putting themselves through school while working, or whether they are receiving financial assistance or support from family. With that in mind, some broad advice we like to give college students is to use the acronym HIVE
With the right technology on your side, you can streamline your efforts to live a more sustainable life. Our team picked five practical eco-friendly apps that meet the complex needs of consumers by making sustainable processes more streamlined and easy to understand.
Society moves at a breakneck pace these days. Smartphones have given people access to virtually any information they want regardless of their location or time of day. With financial planning needs changing in seconds and people wanting information instantly, robo-advisors are being implemented more and more.
Your relationship with a solid, reputable advisor can become one of the strongest, most important relationships of your life. It can mean the difference between looking forward to your future or worrying about it. These questions can help ensure your portfolio—and your future—are on the upswing.
The biggest landfill in the world isn’t actually on land.
It’s in the Pacific Ocean, floating between California and Hawaii, and it’s known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Current estimates conclude it’s the size of Texas. It’s also not the only one of its kind, though it is by far the largest.
How we spend our money tells a lot about a person, to the point where corporations the world over employ fleets of people to study our spending habits.
Whether it's a change in shared values, a desire to go in a different investment direction, or a widening gap in personalities, you may be at a point where you're looking to change financial advisors. There are a few fundamental steps you can take to make sure the transition is as painless as possible, once you find a new advisor to suit your changing needs.
While increasingly recognized as a viable business model, B Corps aren't yet recognized by the state as a business designation. Representative Chuck McGrady of Henderson County is sponsoring a bill that would change that. Pete Krull of Earth Equity Advisors talked with Public News Service about the importance of B Corp status.
Learn more about geothermal energy. Because geothermal energy is predictable, it is an excellent resource for a base load of power which can be relied upon with remarkable accuracy. This is not the case with solar and wind, which are weather dependent.
With current estimates putting wind energy potential at ten times greater than the current US electrical consumption, wind energy, in combination with other forms of renewable energy, could be the wave of the future.
Hydropower...not exactly the most popular or accessible form of renewable energy. However, hydropower runs far cleaner, is more controllable, and has the potential to provide much more than the 16% of total electricity function it produces today. Learn more in our 4-part series.
Money causes more friction, heartache and anxiety in relationships than just about any other subject. Most couples report that it is often the center of their arguments.Strive to make it about building collaboration (instead of competition and frustration) as you try out some of these ideas.