Table of contents for Locavesting : the revolution in local investing and how to profit from it / Amy Cortese.


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Preface: Starting Anew.
Introduction: Cereal Milk for the Gods.
Part One: The Economics of Local.
Chapter 1: Motherhood, Apple Pie, and Political Theatre.
How We Are Failing Our Small Businesses.
Chapter 2: Blue Skies, Pipe Dreams, and the Lure of Easy Money.
Our Financial Legacy and its Unintended Consequences.
Chapter 3: Buy Local, Eat Local… Invest Local.
Reconnecting Investors and Businesses.
Chapter 4: The Local Imperative.
Leveling the Playing Field.
Part Two: Experiments in Citizen Finance.
Chapter 5: The Last Real Banker?
Relationship Banking Is Not Dead – Yet – but Local Banks Need Our Support.
Chapter 6: The Biggest-Impact Financial Sector You've Never Heard Of.
Community Development Funds Reach Out to Individual Investors.
Chapter 7: A LION Roars in the Pacific Northwest.
Investing in the Neighborhood.
Chapter 8: Community Capital.
It Takes a Village, or a Police Force, or Perhaps Some Farmers.
Chapter 9: Pennies from Many.
When Social Networking Met Finance.
Chapter 10: Slow Money.
Finance for Foodsheds.
Chapter 11: From Brown Rice to Biofuels.
Co-ops on the Cutting Edge.
Chapter 12: The Do-It-Yourself Public Offering.
The Allure of Public Venture Capital.
Chapter 13: Back to the Future.
The Rebirth of the Local Stock Exchange.
Conclusion.
Notes.
Acknowledgments.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Small business -- Finance.
Investments.
Community development.