IFB240: What Not to Buy the Dip On

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we talk discuss what you should not buy the dip on in the markets: *Avoiding expensive stocks *Avoiding value traps *The potential of crypto and the minefield that exists in the sector *Avoid IPOs and SPACs For more insight like this into investing and stock […]

IFB239: Why Time in the Market is More Important than Timing the Market

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we answer two plus great questions: *Explaining Fibonacci retracements and why we don’t use charting as an investing strategy *The drawbacks to trying to time the market and holding cash waiting for the perfect opportunity *How to research companies or industries in emerging markets or […]

IFB237: The Impact of Proxy Voting and Investing in Money Losing Companies

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we answer some great listener questions: *How do we feel about investing in companies with ESG concerns? *What are our thoughts of investing in precious metals or metals? *How does the Proxy statement work, and voting for our values *How do we deal with companies […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

IFB232: How to Calculate Price to Sales Ratio, Plus Interpreting the Ratio

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *How do I know if I should max out my Roth IRA? *Our thoughts on the defense sector and investing in companies like Raytheon, General Dynamics, and Lockheed Martin *How to calculate Price to Sales ratio *Our thoughts on the companies Affirm and […]

IFB229: How to Deal With Buying and Holding When Our Theory Changes??

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we welcome: *Tracking your profits and losses in your brokerage accounts and the best way to follow those changes. *What to do when stocks fall, and we are supposed to buy and hold investors? *How to deal with Mr. Market and Trailing Stops? For more […]