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
With October being Financial Planning Month, we wanted to provide some helpful information for when Advisors meet with their clients to advise them on how to better manage their finances and investments. Here are four basic tips that you can share with your clients as they work towards their goals of being more financially stable in the present and can help solidify their financial futures.
Topics: Financial Advisors, Financial Advising, Financial Technology, Client Relationships, Long Term Planning, ESG, saving money, Financial Planning Month
September is Hunger Action Month, a time to bring awareness to the food crisis affecting communities across the globe. Vanderbilt, as a firm that adheres to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs,) supports the efforts of organizations that are committed to eliminating world hunger. One of these organizations that we regularly pledge our support to is the Interfaith Nutrition Network (The INN,) a charity whose primary focus is to provide Long Islanders food and nutrition to those in need.
Topics: Vanderbilt Financial Group, United Nations, SDG, hunger, Hunger Action Month, The INN