Tips for sustainable investing

Not all families have money left over at the end of the year for savings and investing, but if you do, the Canadian government gives big tax incentives to those who put away money for Registered Retirement Savings Plans before March 1. So as the hours count down, many households are wondering how they can put aside money for retirement while ensuring that the companies they are investing in use the funds as sustainably as possible. Just last month, a report in the Manitoba Eco-Journal found that many ethical investment funds put money into tar sands. As you think about what to do about saving for your future, check out our tips for sustainable investing.