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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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Market Commentary | May 2021

By Market Commentary

Summary Market Review We bid a fond farewell to 2020 with hopes that 2021 might be a ‘quieter’ year. January, however, had other designs. During the first week of the month, protesters stormed the United States Capitol, leading to violence, the disruption of the presidential election certification, and several deaths….

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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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Seminars

At Penobscot Financial Advisors, we believe the best way to empower people is through education, which is why we’ve created a series of three workshops that cover key areas of personal finance. These seminars are both fun and informative—but never a sales pitch. Every presentation is delivered by one of our knowledgeable financial planners and each is designed with the same objective: to leave participants feeling inspired to take small steps towards improving their overall financial wellbeing.

We’re currently booking financial planning and asset management seminars for 2020. Want us to come to your place of work? Have your human resources or benefits departments reach out to us by emailing info@penobscotfa.com or calling (207) 990-1901 in order to start the scheduling process.

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