social responsibility

Does Your Socially Responsible ETF Include Haliburton?

Investors wanting their portfolio to support their values can now choose socially responsible ETFs. But buyer beware -- depending on the index they track, these funds may include companies like Transocean and Haliburton, of the Gulf oil spill fame.

Should NYU Have Higher Ethics Than a Payday Lender?

The New York Times recently looked at the plight of Cortney Munna, a graduate of New York University struggling with nearly $100,000 in student loans, and asked: Should schools abet students in the process of financial self destruction, or should they follow a higher purpose?