Microplace.com now has microloans that pay investors 5 percent so you can do good and do well at the same time. Funds help low-income entrepreneurs in developing countries.
Goalmine.com enables users to purchase mutual funds as a gift for as little as $25 plus a $2.95 fulfillment fee. Larry Magid talks with its co-founder about the service.
Web sites let investors do good while earning a competitive return.
Robert Chatwani, eBay's general manager of WorldofGood.com, talks about how the online auctioneer plans to cater to the "social conscious" consumer.
No objects are involved in these gifts, which can be ordered from the comfort of a keyboard.