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Socially Responsible Investing Urban Legend Darren Zagarola on News 12 NJs Its Your Money

Darren Zagarola, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) with EKS Associates, appeared on News 12 New Jersey's "It's Your Money" January 28 and 29 to address preconceived notions about Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) that are usually false.

Darren, a strong advocate of SRI, wants people to know that it is possible to have a smart, diversified investment strategy that also falls in line with one's personal beliefs. On the program, he discussed common myths about SRI and how opportunities can be lost by believing these myths.

Darren L. Zagarola is a Principal and Financial Life Planner at EKS Associates and has been recognized as a 2011 FIVE STAR Wealth Manager by Five Star Professional. He advocates socially responsible, values-driven investing for those wishing to build an investment strategy in line with their beliefs. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from King's College, obtained his CFP® designation from the College for Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado, and completed the Financial Planning program at Fairleigh Dickinson University.