Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It

byAmy CorteseRead byCaroline Shaffer

June 24, 2016|
Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It by Amy Cortese
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How individuals and communities can profit from local investing

In the wake of the financial crisis, investors are faced with a stark choice: entrust their hard-earned dollars to the Wall Street casino, or settle for anemic interest rates on savings, bonds, and CDs. Meanwhile, small businesses are being starved for the credit and capital they need to grow. There's got to be a better way. In Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit from It, Amy Cortese takes us inside the local investing movement, where solutions to some of the nation's most pressing problems are taking shape. The idea is that, by investing in local businesses, rather than faceless conglomerates, investors can earn profits while building healthy, self-reliant communities.
  • Introduces you to the ideas and pioneers behind the local investing movement
  • Profiles the people and communities who are putting their money to work in their own backyards and taking control of their destinies
  • Explores innovative investment strategies, from community capital and crowdfunding to local stock exchanges

With confidence in Wall Street and the government badly shaken, Americans are looking for alternatives. Local investing offers a way to rebuild our nest eggs, communities, and, just perhaps, our country.

CAROLINE SHAFFER, a San Francisco native, studied theatre at the Weber Douglas Academy in London and holds an M.F.A. from the American Conservatory Theatre. She has worked in theatres across the country, and has spent the past 12 seasons with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon, where she now lives with her husband and 4...
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Title:Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From ItFormat:Audio Book (CD)Product dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 inPublished:24 juin 2016Publisher:Brilliance AudioLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1511384514

ISBN - 13:9781511384513

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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