Author Michael Shuman, “Local Dollars, Local Sense”
5th & K | Cullen | May 14,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Author and economy pioneer Michael Shuman will sign and discuss his book, Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity.

In Local Dollars, Local Sense, Shuman shows investors, including the nearly 99% who are unaccredited, how to put their money into building local businesses and resilient regional economies-and profit in the process. A revolutionary toolbox for social change, written with compelling personal stories, the book delivers the most thorough overview available of local investment options, explains the obstacles, and profiles investors who have paved the way. Shuman demystifies the growing realm of local investment choices-from institutional lending to investment clubs and networks, local investment funds, community ownership, direct public offerings, local stock exchanges, crowdfunding, and more. He also guides readers through the lucrative opportunities to invest locally in their homes, energy efficiency, and themselves.

Book available for purchase at the Global Exchange store located at Busboys and Poets 5th & K.

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