13 Things You Ought to Know Before Considering Social Investment


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In a Good Finance blog, it tackles a "no-nonsense lesson" in social investment, with 13 things that people should know before considering social investing.

Emily Parrett, who writes the Good Finance blog, has observed, chatted and quoted all the esentials and need-to-knows from 'the frontline' organizations before making that social investment leap.

Before taking on social investing, the blog features 13 key things that address: money, storytelling, team investment, making contacts, getting the foundations ready first, social impact certainty, having passion, time, lawyers, different lenders and information, investor's risk profile, and setting the important things in place.

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