Top 5 Stock Market Investing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

Top 5 Stock Market Investing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them) During the latest episode of Fantastic Female Fridays, I discussed the top five stock market investing mistakes and how to avoid them. They consist of: o ignoring market timing o letting emotions get in the way o forgetting why they bought the stock in [...]

The Sticky Trends of the Stock Market with Laurie Winkless – Fantastic Female Fridays

The Sticky Trends of the Stock Market – Fantastic Female Fridays with Laurie Winkless I had the unexpected pleasure of seeing Laurie Winkless, an Irish physicist,  present on stage in Wellington when I had the delightful opportunity to work with the Irish Embassy in New Zealand for St. Brigid’s Day. This is the national holiday [...]

Augmented Reality (AR) – Leaders and Trend Setters – The ESG & Tech Show

Augmented Reality (AR) - Leaders and Trend Setters   Over time, we've seen Augmented Reality move from being a futuristic concept to having use cases in education, interior design, planning, museums, and other environments where the virtual and physical worlds overlap. As per recent Statista data, by 2024 there will be an estimated 1.7 billion [...]

Five trends arising from generational differences with ESG & Tech- The ESG & Tech Show

Five trends arising from generational differences with ESG & Tech   In the latest episode of the ESG & Tech show, I took the audience through five trends, as I see them, arising from generational differences with ESG & Tech. People tuned in from all over the world ranging from Western Canada to Australia for [...]

How to Change the Narrative about Money with special guest Jen Hemphill – Fantastic Female Fridays

How to change the narrative about money In the latest episode of Fantastic Female Fridays, I invited Jen Hemphill as a guest to the show. Personally, I think that Jen has a lot of great wisdom to share (as evidenced in her podcast) and like me, she likes action-focused practicality and has a genuine interest [...]

Highlights of 2021- The ESG & Tech Show

Five ESG & Tech Trends that Shaped 2021 In the final episode of the, I focused on the five key trends that have defined 2021. Here is a snapshot of what we discussed: Climate fintech I think 2020 was the year that truly wanted to “shop local”. There was a sense of community, wanting to [...]

Fastest growing ETFs in ESG – The ESG & Tech Show

The Fastest Growing ESG ETFs in the World Younger investors think Exchange Traded Funds have always been here. However, we know that’s not the case. In fact, the first American ETF was born in 1993 and it’s one of the most traded equity instruments today; namely SPY (the S&P 500 ETF). The first European ETFs [...]

How Has the Pandemic Changed Life for Women? – Fantastic Female Fridays

The impact of COVID 19 has taken up a disproportionate amount of conversation over the past 18 months. Lots of us have been talking about how our lifestyles have changed, how the world of work needs to embrace its new normal, and the reflections we’ve had on challenging the very assumption of being in the [...]

Do Companies With Gender Balance Really Make More Money? – Fantastic Female Fridays | VectorVest

DO COMPANIES WITH GENDER BALANCE REALLY MAKES MORE MONEY?   It’s a pretty bold claim that boards with more gender-diverse compositions make better decisions and that leads to better business outcomes across the triple bottom line i.e. profit, planet, and people. However, what data can truly back this up?   During this episode of Fantastic [...]

Fantastic Female Friday: What Can We Learn From Great Women in Finance? #IWD21​ International Women’s Day 2021

What can women of the past teach us about investing in the stock market? During this episode of Fantastic Female Fridays, we took a visit to the 19th Century when we gained an understanding of what life was like for savvy women investors. What freedoms and constraints did they have and what did they do [...]

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