How do you want to to use your money? Do you want to borrow money to create a new world? Do you have money to loan support a just thriving world? How do you want to invest your saving?
Tools and information about investing by the Securities and Exchange Commission
Invest with Values is a resource for investors learning to align their money with their values in ways that generate financial return along with positive social and environmental change.
RSF Social Finance is an opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs to meet their mission which is that “We envision a world in which money serves the highest intentions of the human spirit and contributes to an economy based on generosity and interconnectedness.
Kiva: Loans that change lives. Kiva allows anyone to become an investor. For as little as $25, anyone can give a loan to projects around the world to help support individuals and businesses who do not have access to conventional capital. The return is your investment only, no interest.
Lending Club offers personal loans of up to $40,000 and loans of up to $300,000 for businesses. Business loans are provided with one- to five-year loan terms and have a fixed interest rate. Their origination fees range from 1.99 to 8.99 percent with no penalties for paying the loan off early. For investors, just $1,000 will get you started on the site. You can automate the investment process or choose individual loans, and you also have the option of opening joint and trust accounts.
Here are list of some peer to peer lending companies.
Essential Knowledge for Transition by Marco Vangelisti. Investing education and support for impact investing.