Making small changes in our everyday lives is one of the oft-talked about ways to reduce our impact on the environment. But have you ever thought about how the stocks you invest in could make a difference?
Back in 1907, a landmark Australian labour law ruled all employees were obligated to be paid a wage that “guaranteed them a standard of living reasonable for a human being in a civilised community”. At the time, this wage was seven shillings per day or 42 shillings per week.
The great Albert Einstein is alleged to have described compound interest as the eighth wonder of the world. “He who understands it, earns it; he who doesn’t, pays it,” the famous scientist apparently said.
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