The United States recognizes Federal Holidays as dates designated by the U.S. government as holidays, where non-essential government offices and most businesses are closed in commemoration and recognition of important dates. Of the 11 dates recognized as Federal Holidays, Memorial Day is one that many look forward to, with many considering it the unofficial start of summer. While we all love Memorial Day for the barbecues, spending time with friends and family and the three-day weekend, it is also important to remember the origin of the holiday and who it honors.
Topics: US History, Memorial Day, Veterans, Holiday, Remembrance Day
Vanderbilt prides itself on being a firm specializing in ESG & Impact Investing, finance with a purpose. We take satisfaction in knowing that many of our Advisors are steering their clients into investing in a better and healthier future for our planet. While we support those methods to create a more sustainable planet through investing, we also do our part as a firm directly.
Topics: Impact Investing, ESG, Green Finance, sustainability, earth day, renewable energy, LEED, Platinum LEED, solar energy, Environment, SDG
When it comes to investing and finance, recent history has shown a lack of equality. The financial barriers faced by women are unique. There are a number of challenges, including the gender pay gap and the demand for childcare. Throughout most of history, women have been excluded from finances, and this only changed in the last few decades. Women have also been challenged by the pandemic, which disproportionately forced them to take on homeschooling and caregiver roles.
Topics: ESG, women's history month, women in finance, women, Financial Literacy, Inclusiveness, infographic
In honor of Black History Month, Vanderbilt Financial Group wanted to highlight 10 important figures who broke the racial barriers of Wall Street and other financial institutions. These stories bring these little known pioneers in the industry into the spotlight and show the importance of African-Americans in finance.
Topics: Black History Month, Investment, SDG, financial history
With Thanksgiving and other holidays just around the corner, we wanted to take this opportunity to appreciate all the good we have going for us, as a company. Vanderbilt continues to grow, thrive and be successful, because of a variety of factors. We also have things to be thankful for outside of the Financial Industry, from a societal and global perspective. Let us reflect on all that we are thankful for....
Topics: ESG, Vanderbilt Financial Group, sustainability, renewable energy, LEED, Platinum LEED, solar energy, climate change, SDG, Thanksgiving, Pandemic