Season 3

Dec. 5, 2022

60. When a loved one asks you to donate...but you don't want to

Welcome to Spend Donate Invest. Today's question is, how do you politely decline when someone asks you to donate to something and…

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Nov. 14, 2022

59. American Indian Heritage Month meets Giving Tuesday

Links from today's episode:…

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Nov. 7, 2022

58. Decolonizing our Thanksgiving Plates

This week we're exploring the topic of decolonizing our Thanksgiving plates. Links from today's discussion: Chef Sean Sherman Int…

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Oct. 31, 2022

57. Focusing your values aligned investing

One question I’ve received quite a bit is on the topic of trying to decide on a focus for our values when it comes to our money. …

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Oct. 24, 2022

56. What to do if your company's 401K goes against your values (Repla…

Here's today's letter: My employer doesn't offer a socially responsible 401k, what should I do? Here's a summary of today's discu…

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Oct. 11, 2022

55. Moved to a Gentrifying Neighborhood, Now What? (Replay)

Here's today's letter: I'm a gentrifier and I feel guilty about it all the time. Is there a way to spend my money in the neighbor…

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Oct. 3, 2022

54. Giving Up Brands with Shaky Values (Replay)

Today's letter is about giving up brands with values that are different than our own! Here's the letter: I can't give up the hate…

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Sept. 27, 2022

53. Where to Find Charities and What to Ask (Replay)

Today's letter is about where to find charities and what to ask. Here's the letter: How should I research a charity to decide if …

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Sept. 12, 2022

Interlude: the podcast has turned 1 year old!

Welcome back! This is a podcast where we talk about ways to line up our personal values and our money. When we think about the th…

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Aug. 29, 2022

51. Activist Investing

Here’s this week’s letter: I recently heard a talk by someone who was saying that shareholders can influence what a company does.…

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Aug. 22, 2022

50. Giving more strategically

Here’s this week’s letter: In the past, I’ve donated money whenever I’m asked. I don’t really have much of a strategy, someone as…

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Aug. 15, 2022

49. Socially Responsible Robo-Advisors

Here’s this week’s letter: I just discovered the show recently and have been learning a lot, especially as I think about stepping…

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Aug. 8, 2022

48. What to do with a Windfall

Here’s this week’s letter: I’m writing to ask what you think I should do with a windfall? I completely did not expect to be compe…

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Aug. 1, 2022

47. How to Set Up a Scholarship

Here’s this week’s letter: I was just watching a video of billionaire Robert Smith giving a commencement speech at Morehouse and …

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July 25, 2022

46. Three Phases of Impact Investing

Welcome to Spend Donate Invest. This is a podcast where you’ll find short episodes about how we might use our money in ways that …

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July 18, 2022

45. Creating a Family Money Mission Statement

Here’s this week’s letter: I’ve been taking a more active role in managing my money and my family’s money and I want to look for …

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July 11, 2022

44. Can our money help with gun violence?

Here’s this week’s letter: When I was growing up, I knew a few friend’s dads that had guns, but they were old hunting rifles that…

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July 4, 2022

43. Not Your Parent's Giving

Here’s this week’s letter: Growing up my experience with giving was giving to my church. My parents would tithe to the church and…

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