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We Need Your Votes

My Dear Greenies, The GREEN CT REALTOR is looking for your help!  I've entered my family into a travel contest and we need people to vote for our entry once a day through April 26th.  It's super fast & easy - takes 2 clicks. Here's the link to vote for us: http://readergetawaygiveaway.com/?id=948  Please feel free to share, tweet, post, etc.....we are extremely grateful for all of your help!!!

Socially Responsible Investing

Some days I feel as though perhaps I've gone GREEN in every way I can think of, and just looking for more ways to be GREEN proves to be exhausting.   Enter my financial advisor.  My financial advisor?  YES... he's wonderful and came out to meet me for (locally roasted) coffee (which we drank in real mugs) at my local artsy coffee shop, where he proceeded to introduce to me the idea of socially responsible investing.  If you're more financially savvy than I am, you've probably heard of it.  It's not a new concept.  The simple tenet of it is that you invest in companies who employ environmentally-friendly & ethical practices, and are socially-conscious (which can have a lot of meanings of course.)  What impressed me is that my advisor took the time to look into something he knew would be up my alley, and that he knows his clients that well.  Even my husband was suitably impressed (and said maybe he should meet with him to review his retirement accounts!) So,