IFB235: Static Dividend Payers and Risk-Free Rates in Valuation

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *What is an average investor or beginner? *What are our thoughts on Robo-advisors? *Thoughts on companies that pay a static dividend? *How do you approach the risk-free rates for valuation models For more insight like this into investing and stock selection for beginners, […]

Talking About the Importance of KPIs with Braden Dennis of Stratosphere

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we chat with Braden Dennis of Stratosphere.io: *Braden talks about what excites him in the markets currently, including focusing on KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). *The ability to get started and how much easier today than it was five years ago, with lower fees, better products, […]

Bird’s Eye View of Walmart

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *A Bird’s Eye view of Walmart *Starting to learn the company via the 10-k; if you understand the business, move on to the rest of the 10-k. *Focus on the top line growth or revenue growth *Understanding the process of analyzing a company […]

IFB234: Deciding to Dollar Cost Average into New Ideas or Current Portfolio

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *Whole life insurance and how they work as a general rule *How much should you have for an emergency fund before starting to invest *How to decide on which ideas to dollar cost average in a portfolio, new investments, or current holdings? *How […]

Talking Real Estate and 401k with Katie Gatti from Money with Katie

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we chat with Katie Gatti from the Money with Katie podcast and blog. *The advice that everyone should buy a house is completely wrong, and how she thinks about housing, owning vs. renting *Deep dive into real estate and how to find something you can […]

Creating Retirement Security with James Conole

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss retirement planning with James Canole of Root Financial Partners. *Some common misconceptions about retirement planning. *How to plan for having security in your retirement. *How to develop safety or security in your retirement *Avoiding working too long and retiring when you are ready […]

IFB233: Analyzing Debt and Cash Flow using Weber Grill’s Financials

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss the finer points of debt and cash flow analysis using Weber Grill’s financials. *Breaking Down Weber Grills after their recent IPO *Analyzing the debt of Weber Grill and how you can use it for other companies *How to analyze the cash flow statement […]