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An Innovative Advisor focused on Impact Investing

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 5/31/19 4:15 PM

Editor’s Note: Each month Vanderbilt Financial Group features an advisor in the Vanderbilt family who exhibits the VFG values of Gratitude, Respect, Innovation, Teamwork and Trust on a consistent basis. These values impact their work with clients and VFG staff, and ultimately pushes for an excellence in their business practices that is unparalleled and incredibly unique. Beyond high-level producers, these advisors offer sage advice and best practices for boosting your business on your terms according to your values. This month’s Advisor Spotlight features Mehul Thakker of Empowered Investments.

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Topics: Financial Advisors, Impact Investing, The Advisor Spotlight

Jones Beach Cleanup April 19, 2019

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 4/18/19 2:50 PM

VFG Family + Friends - We are excited for you to join us at the Jones Beach Cleanup tomorrow. Please read thoroughly below for details on the day, meetup location, prizes and more!

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Topics: Impact Investing, earth day

Celebrating Earth Day 2019...

Posted by Jeso O'Neill, Chief Marketing Officer on 4/5/19 5:10 PM

For 2019, we're celebrating Earth Day over a full week of festivities and service. In service to our mission as a firm, we want to be the most impactful we can while aligning ourselves with the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals. We believe this includes investing with a specific purpose around environmental and social issues as well as offering up our service and our volunteer time to issues we deeply care about. 

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Topics: Impact Investing, Vanderbilt Financial Group, sustainability, electric vehicles

Vanderbilt Financial Group joins the United Nations Global Compact initiative

Posted by Jeso O'Neill, Chief Marketing Officer on 2/11/19 1:00 PM

We are pleased to announce that Vanderbilt Financial Group has joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative — a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices. With this announcement, VFG is proud to join thousands of other companies globally committed to taking responsible business action to create the world we all want.

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Topics: Impact Investing, Vanderbilt Financial Group, United Nations

Gun Control, Another Reason Why Impact Investing Is On The Rise

Posted by Steve Distante on 3/6/18 6:51 AM

As the recent tragedy in South Florida illustrates, school shooting has become a national epidemic. Impact investing gives us the ability to vote to end gun violence with our dollar signs. Financial advisors, stock market investors, and public market participants who dream of a safer society for our children may wish to consider impact investing as a way to design their portfolios to mirror their values.

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Topics: Impact Investing

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