Make voting great again: Boards must up the ante to win over apathetic shareholders

Easier access and more engagement crucial

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Holly Mackay of Boring Money
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Holly Mackay of Boring Money

Voting and retail shareholder rights have become something of a hot topic. If you listen to pockets of the industry, this is something the end consumer desperately wants, needs and deserves. Investor rights are being denied, trampled and ignored. This is outrageous and something must be done.

Except there is a problem. Out here on the consumer coalface, that is not what I hear. At all. At least not yet. There are two types of individual or groups promoting this idea. One is platforms seeking...

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