Chapter meeting updates

Today, I attended calls for the Climate Reality Project Boston chapter and Conscious Capitalism Boston chapter (two calls for them actually). The former was to continue planning for some events in early June. The latter were to debrief what happened at the Conscious Capitalism national conference earlier this month.

Somerville investment

Today, I invested in Somerville mini-bonds, as I wrote about a few days ago after I went to an information session. The bonds, offered through Neighborly, are yielding 2.125% with a five-year maturity, and the City continues to carry an investment-grade rating. Feels good to invest in my city.


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