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November 2009

The L3C: A new business model for socially responsible investing

The low-profit limited liability company, or L3C, is a newly developed form of business that blends attributes of nonprofit and for-profit organizations in order to promote investment in socially responsible objectives. More >
[Supplemental Essays on the L3C]

Gender and financial literacy: A conversation with Annamaria Lusardi of Dartmouth College

Community Dividend speaks with Dr. Annamaria Lusardi of Dartmouth College to learn about the gender gap in financial literacy and discuss how financial educators can reach women more effectively. More >

Overcoming start-up barriers: Native-owned food business serves up lessons learned

The founders of Native American Natural Foods demonstrate that the goal of starting up a well-positioned business on an Indian reservation is attainable, provided certain elements are in place. More >


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