You Can Now Invest in a “Racial Justice” Index Fund

Asset management platform OpenInvest is at the intersection of two of the most prevalent trends in the financial world today. Not only is the company a fintech startup, but it’s also specifically focused on “impact investing” and making it easier for people to invest in companies that meet environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria. Now, […]

JPMorgan’s Private Prison Pullback: A Generational Shift, or Low-Risk Lip Service?

The nation’s largest bank grew a conscience last week, and millennials may be to blame. JPMorgan Chase said last Tuesday that it would no longer finance the operations of CoreCivic (formerly the Corrections Corporation of America) and the GEO Group, effectively cutting all ties with the private prison industry. The bank’s financial relationship with private-prison […]