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Invest Like a Boss

Invest Like a Boss covers all aspects of investing in the modern age in a fun, entertaining way. The show hosts interview the world's best investors, financial Insiders, entrepreneurs and CEOs to find out what they are investing in and strategies to gain outsized returns. In this modern age of investing, new investment instruments are popping up each day, from P-2-P (peer to peer) lending, to robo-advisors, equity crowdfunding to REITs. Investors today need to combine centuries of investment wisdom with an modern outlook and approach. Entrepreneurs Sam Marks, Johnny FD & Derek Spartz each took a different path to success as they now focus on learning how to invest alongside the listeners in order to put their hard earned money to work.
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Now displaying: March, 2020
Mar 24, 2020

People across the world are shaken by the rapid spread of the coronavirus. Stocks are plunging and the economy crash feels inevitable. And as bad as news seems to every person this situation might have some new opportunities for everyone to finally start investing.

In this episode, Sam and Johnny, who are long term investors, discuss the current situation with the market. They explain why this might be the best time to look into investing. They explain the basics of investing for beginners, give advice on what stocks to look into, how to avoid typical mistakes and what books to read about the topic. Learn why investing in index funds the safest way and how to balance your stock portfolio.

Where we are:

  • Johnny FD - Sri Lanka
  • Sam Marks - North Carolina

Discussed:

Recommended:

  • ArtofFX – Start with just a $10,000 account (reduced from $25,000)
  • Fundrise – Start with only $1,000 into their REIT funds (non-accredited investors OK)
  • Betterment – Get up to 1 year managed free
  • PeerStreet – Get a 1% yield bump on your first loan
  • Wealthfront – get your first $15,000 managed free
  • Vanguard - Open an Online Account

Time Stamps:

  • 05:37 - Investing in individual stocks vs investing in index funds
  • 10:15 - "You are not investing in stocks to make 10x, you are investing in stocks to make 8% over the next 20-30 years."  - Sam Marks
  • 10:23 - Understanding investment fees
  • 15:05 - Creating an emergency saving fund before investing
  • 21:45 - Books to read before investing
  • 25:00 - How much money should you invest
  • 27:00 - "If you put the money all at once and the market is going down, you are losing in total value, but if you are putting money each month, you are actually buying when it's going down and it's gonna benefit you in the long-run." - Sam Marks
  • 30:22 - Index funds to choose for first-time investing
  • 35:00 - Advice for investors outside of the USA
  • 40:00 - Situation with stocks right now
  • 43:43 - "And the reason why we know the economy is going to recover, it's because it always has." - Johnny FD
  • 47:58 - Stocks vs bonds
  • 50:00 - Taxable and Non-Taxable accounts in the USA
  • 55:46 - Websites where you can invest

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Mar 18, 2020

Nicholas Shaxson is a renowned financial journalist from Germany who authored the book, The Finance Curse: How global finance is making us all poorer. He is a journalist, campaigner, and world expert on both tax havens and financial centers, as well as the resource curse. His writing has appeared in Vanity Fair, the Financial Times, the Economist, the Economist Intelligence Unit, and many others.

On this episode, Nick talks about his take on the issues in the economy based on his experiences. He shares his insights about the schemes in the business industry which poses a great danger to the economy and democracy. During the discussion, he delves into the paradox of financialization to a country and enlightens the listeners to the idea of monopoly and imbalance to the business. This episode reveals the problems that an investor may encounter in the business industry.

Where we are:

  • Johnny FD - Sri Lanka
  • Sam Marks - North Carolina

Links:

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Time Stamps:

  • 07:44 - How Nick conceptualized ideas for his book
  • 13:51 – What are the impacts of the financial curse to a country?
  • 16:18 – Understanding the financialization of an economy
  • 19:23 – How monopoly is related to the corporate imbalance
  • 24:41 – The harms that tax haven bring to a country/state
  • 28:09 – Downsides of investing to a private equity
  • 30:17 – “Private equity is a profitable business but the problem is that they make very high internal returns” – Nicholas Shaxson
  • 35:30 – Difference in banking system between the UK and USA
  • 38:15 – How powerful people control the market and the economy of the country
  • 40:25 – Most corrupt and rotten banks in the history
  • 44:15 – “I’m a strong believer that tax havens have been a very negative problem for the world economy; and similarly, finance being too big is something that I would like to change” - Nicholas Shaxson
  • 50:53 – The problem of a growing company

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Mar 4, 2020

Andrew Henderson is a lifelong entrepreneur and the world’s most sought-after expert on offshore strategies and global citizenship. He coordinates Nomad Capitalist’s global strategy, R&D, and media efforts as part of his mission to help millions of people go where they’re treated best. Andrew has spent the last twelve years personally studying and applying the principles of Nomad Capitalist.

In this episode, you will learn how to go offshore, keep more of your wealth, and enjoy an unprecedented level of global freedom. Find out what you need to consider when renouncing your US citizenship including insight into the best passport to obtain as a digital nomad and international investor. After listening to this in-depth conversation, you’ll understand why you need to ultimately go where you’re treated best!

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Where We Are:

  • Johnny FD - Weligama, Sri Lanka
  • Sam Marks - Bodrum, Turkey
  • Andrew Henderson - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Discussed:

Recommended:

  • ArtofFX– Start with just a $10,000 account (reduced from $25,000)
  • Fundrise– Start with only $1,000 into their REIT funds (non-accredited investors OK)
  • Betterment– Get up to 1 year managed free
  • PeerStreet– Get a 1% yield bump on your first loan
  • Wealthfront– get your first $15,000 managed free

Time Stamps:

  • 02:10 - Traveling Turkey and other non-popular locations
  • 08:45 - Does the USA treat you the best?
  • 11:17 - What to consider when renouncing your US citizenship
  • 18:15 - Obtaining additional citizenships by investments
  • 18:53 - “I gave up my US citizenship in late 2017, I don't know that the United States is the best place.” - Andrew Henderson
  • 21:47 - Best countries for visa-free travel
  • 25:57 - Countries that provide citizenship through a straight forward investment
  • 31:56 - The golden visa in popular countries
  • 38:31 - The truth behind Diplomatic passports & immunity
  • 42:57 - Will it be easier to move around internationally in the future?
  • 44:34 - Nomad capitalist: An inside look
  • 44:55 - “The first thing I think everyone should do is have a plan. Cover your finances, lifestyle residence and citizenship, and your investments.” - Andrew Henderson
  • 47:15 - Benefits to the Thai Elite Visa from Thailand
  • 48:03 - Should more countries offer better visa programs
  • 50:54 - The best passport to have as a digital nomad
  • 57:22 - Lessons learned from attempting to hold the ultimate travel documents
  • 1:03:24 - Thank you Patrons and Apple Podcast reviewers!

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