Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

The phrase “keeping up with the Joneses” is frequently used to describe the phenomenon of conspicuous consumption by those who are concerned about their relative social standing and prestige. This psychological phenomenon can cause people to excessively expand their...
Investing with Your Values

Investing with Your Values

While a company’s financial performance is obviously a major factor in determining its attractiveness as an investment, a growing number of investors are incorporating other, non-financial factors into their investment decision-making. Many investors are now examining...