As June is Pride month—which commemorates the long struggle for civil rights and equal justice for LGBTQ individuals—it’s an ideal time to look at this community in M&T and Wilmington Trust, as well as the clients and the neighborhoods we support. To take us through the way M&T Bank is focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion, we recently spoke with Vice Chairman Kevin Pearson. Please see important disclosures at the end of the article.
In the June issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, where he answers important questions relating to the strength and the length of the U.S. economic bounce as well as the anticipated global upswing and the team’s rationale for a portfolio positioning shift within equities.
In this investment insight, we explore:The financial implications of marriage equalityThe link between wealth and confidenceHow the LGBTQ segment is changing the investment world “The Supreme Court decision means we can now plan for the future like anyone else,” says José, a 47–year–old designer who married his partner, Peter, in 2015, after Obergefell v. Hodges, the landmark Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decision that made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states.