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43% of Nordic institutional investors now invest in impact

Impact investment is now a widespread strategy among institutional investors in the Nordic region, according to a new survey commissioned by NN Investment Partners (NN IP). The survey shows that 43% of the entities currently invest using this environmental, social and governance (ESG) approach. The study further revealed that nine out of 10 Nordic institutional investors were interested in impact investing, and that 22% had plans to invest in impact strategies, however, NN IP also noted Read more…

”Today with what I win thanks to football, I can help my people”

Charity doesn’t have to be complicated. You work hard, have a bit of luck and with part of your proceeds you make other people’s lives better. Easy as that. Senegalese FC Liverpool winger Sadio Mane said the following on this: “Why would I want ten Ferraris, twenty diamond watches, or two planes? What will these objects do for me and for the world?”   “I was hungry, and I had to work in the field; Read more…

The Oracle of Omaha Thinks You Should Buy a Home

The famed Oracle of Omaha generally doesn’t talk much ‘real-estate’, however, he does believe that a 30-year mortgage is ”the best instrument in the world”, for most people. “Because if you’re wrong and rates go to 2 percent, which I don’t think they will, you pay it off. It’s a one-way renegotiation. It is an incredibly attractive instrument for the homeowner and you’ve got a one-way bet.” Warren Buffett took out a 30-year mortgage in Read more…

This Decade is Set to Transform EVERY Single Industry!

Peter Diamandis (founder of the X Prize Foundation) has good news. Things are going incredible well in the world around us and things are set to get a whole lot better. Peter argues the world is becoming increasingly abundant, and predicts that the next decade is going to see the transformation of EVERY single industry! In the next 10 years, Peter predicts, we will create more wealth then we have created in the entire past century!  These Read more…

Bring Your Dogs Inside!

It’s all around, and for many of us it goes unnoticed, yet, unfortunately in many countries dogs are still kept on chains, more often then not for their ENTIRE LIVES. The incredible cruelty of this ‘practise’ should be evident to any human being, but unfortunately isn’t. Apart from neglecting the dog of any affection and proper hygiene standards, depriving them from any quality of life, many seem to forget that dogs are warm blooded beings, Read more…

Is 2020 the Year of Ethical Porn?

Women are increasingly taking charge. In 2015, women in the US already passed the halfway mark when it comes to total control for controlled personal wealth. Now, among various other industries, they are making their mark on the porn industry. Apart from female entrepreneurs sniffing out a business opportunities, governments are aiding this trend, for example through the proposed UK porn ban.  Ethical porn, also called ‘fair trade’ or ‘feminist’ porn, can best be described as the Read more…

2019 a Record Breaking Year for PETA

Yes I know, they can act a little like loonies at times, but overal PETA is doing incredible important job in vigorously defending animal rights. For that reason I’m sure most of you will be happy to hear that PETA enjoyed an exceptionally good year. In 2019, with the help of PETA, big brands like Prada and royals like Queen Elisabeth II completely ditched fur, and the list of accomplishments doesn’t end there! Check out the 2019 Read more…

Why You Need to Start Saving for Retirement Right Now

Young Americans usually don’t start thinking about their retirement savings until it’s almost too late. Because of this, only two out of three US citizens actually have something saved when they reach retirement. Apart from fulfilling your free time with ‘lots of fun stuff’ once you stop working, you also need the dought to cover your expenses. While Europeans are generally spared from healthcare in their elderly years, US retirees are usually also burdened with Read more…

No Matter How Much They Give Away: Silicon Valley Billionaires Keep Getting Richer

It’s a luxury not all of us are blessed with, yet, for all but one of the wealthiest tech giants, their net worth increased significantly in 2019, according to business insider. The exception? Jeff Bezos, due to his record divorce settlement. Despite the hit to his wealth, he still remains the world’s richest person. Tech giants are getting richer BIG TIME, yet, the amount they give to charity doesn’t even keep up with the appreciation Read more…

What Will Stocks Do When “Consensual Hallucination” Ends?

It’s a rainy Sunday day over here, so this ‘depressing’ muse’ from Wolf Richter is a great pastime. Listen to the chief editor of wolfstreet.com talk about the ”consensual hallucination” in the stock market, real estate market, cryptocurrency market and so on. Yet, before you sell up and short the markets, remember this quote: The market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.