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PFA Ponderings

ESG and Voting Rights

By Investing, PFA Ponderings

ESG factors play an increasing part in the investment selection and management process at companies like PFA and across the industry.  Investors ultimately aspire to confront Environmental, Social and Governance issues in three ways: Focusing more investment on companies that lead the way on ESG issues; Withholding investment in companies…

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E12: Inflation with Sam Chaplin

By Investing, PFA Ponderings, Podcast: Financial Discretion Advised

Executive Summary In this episode, Abrin sits down one-on-one with Sam Chaplin to discuss inflation. Sam is Associate Portfolio Manager at Penobscot Financial Advisors and is currently working on becoming a Chartered Financial Analyst with one test down and two to go.   What is inflation?   As Sam states, there are two main definitions of…

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