MTI019: Is Modern Portfolio Theory Wrong? with David Stein

Interview David Stein of podcast Money for the Rest of Us about the flaws in asset allocation and modern portfolio theory. What are your other options and how can you manage your investment portfolio better.

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MTI018: Retirement Investing for Millennials with Lauren Brouhard

Investing is the best way to build wealth for the future, but many millennials are wary of investing. They aren’t sure how to trust others with their money, and they may not have had money conversations with their parents.

Fidelity’s Lauren Brouhard joins us to talk about retirement investing for millennials. This week’s episode covers:

*How to get started investing if you are a millennial
*How to figure out who to trust with your money
*How parents can start the conversation about money with their kids

Even if you aren’t a millennial, this retirement investing episode can help you with your own plans.

Resources mentioned in the show:

The Fidelity Investments Millennial Money Study

The Practical Guide for Absolute Beginners, including information on the 25X rule

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MTI016: Accredited Investor Newswire with Larry Farris

In this episode about accredited investors, learn about:

  • Investments outside of Wall Street
  • How to find high yield investments
  • Low risk, high reward investing

 

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MTI015: Getting Started Investing in Real Estate with Brandon Turner

Are you looking to start investing in real estate? What are the legit methods that require low or no money down? Brandon Turner of BiggerPockets has a new book out that tells you the options available.

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MTI014: Investing in Websites with Tom Drake

Want to make money by investing in websites? It’s possible. Depending on how you view your website, you can build a revenue source for the future. We discuss different ways that websites can be used for investing with Tom Drake, the owner/partner on more than 40 websites. Tom began to see the value in websites with the success of his own Canadian Finance Blog, and now he makes a solid side income from his web empire.

In this episode we will look at how to determine whether a website is worth the investment, and how you can measure ROI in different ways (sometimes it’s not just about money).

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MTI012: Austrian Economics with Andy Duncan

Great interview with the financial derivatives expert and Austrian economist Andy Duncan about the destruction of money and its effect on the world, with a discussion on the role of capitalism, labor, markets, and the value of capital on the destruction of money.

Andy thoroughly describes and explains the cycle of money in markets, and how the government influences these flows. He talks about the history of money and the effects of the gold standard, as well as possible outcomes to the excessive government spending we see today.

This episode is an eye-opening examination at government monetary policies, as well as an outstanding introduction to the concept of sound money.

The interview with Andy is followed up with a discussion from our panelists, who discuss the effect of “the wealth effect” on themselves and their businesses, the validity of economic value being subjective, and thoughts on the gold standard and government spending.

Links Mentioned in the Episode:

What Has Government Done to Our Money?
The Mystery of Banking
Man, Economy, and State
–Andy’s book: Sword of Marathon
–Andy’s Financial Lectures Website
–“Inside Job” Documentary
–”Fear the Boom and Bust” a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem (Youtube Video)

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MTI011: Setting Time-Based Investing Goals with Robert Farrington

Different assets are ideal for different goals, especially when you consider your time frame. When setting investing goals, it’s important to consider time horizon, as well as what you want to accomplish. In this episode we talk about setting investing goals, as well as how to choose the right assets, depending on how soon you need the money.

Robert Farrington, from The College Investor, joins us to talk about how to set investing goals for the short-, medium-, and long-term, as well as which assets are going to be most effective for helping you reach your goals.

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MTI010: Why Are Options Not Always Risky? with Brian Overby

To the beginning investor, options trading can seem like it’s only a risky bet. In this episode we discuss how options can be used as a hedge, and in some cases a method to generate income in your portfolio. We interview Brian Overby of TradeKing to discuss.

“Options are like buying insurance on a car.” – Brian Overby, TradeKing

With our roundtable we then discuss what are the downsides to options, and what other methods can you hedge your investments.

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MTI008: Financial Planners and Mortgages for Millennials with Kate Holmes

This episode covers a wide range of important financial topics. Kate Holmes, the founder of Belmore Financial, comes on to the podcast to share her thoughts about the typical financial adviser and broker. She brings her over 9 years of experience as a certified financial planner to give us a different take, and the insights may surprise you.

We also talk about the various options that Gen X and Gen Y investors don’t even think about, and what Kate feels about working a 9-5 and buying an expensive home by jumping headfirst into a mortgage. In the panel discussion, Miranda has a fierce take about this issue that you don’t want to miss.

The question is also raised, can someone be both an investor and an entrepreneur? This question is answered and more, with some specific investing tools that business owners can utilize.

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