IFB223: Investing Close to Retirement and REITs 101

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *How to think about investing at an older age, 63, for example *Defining REITs, and a REIT 101 *How to analyze REITs and some of the ups and downs of investing in this asset class For more insight like this into investing and […]

IFB220: Dividend Reinvestment Mechanics and Profiting from the Activision/Microsoft Merger

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *We discuss the mechanics of reinvesting dividends and their impact on your long-term returns *Talk through the idea of investing in specialty ETFs, particularly the new ETF from Roundhill that focuses on sports and gambling *Talk about the possible advantages or disadvantages to […]

IFB219: How a Elevated or Rising Stock Price Helps a Company

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *How does the price of a company going up helps a company, and what kind of impact higher shareholder equity has on the long-term potential of a company like Tesla? *How companies use higher share prices to reinvest in the company *How to […]

IFB218: How to Get Started Investing When the Market Crashes

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *How to deal with getting started investing with the possibility of a stock market downturn, along with using dollar-cost averaging to help balance your investments. *How to invest using closed-ended funds *How to look at companies with high dividends and decide how sustainable […]

IFB217: Investing in Carbon Credits and Useful Metrics for Beginners

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *What kinds of stocks or investments can you put in a Roth IRA? *How does investing in carbon credits or green investments work? *What kind of metrics should beginners start with, and how can they help you learn about the financials of a […]

IFB216: How to Find Beaten Down or Out of Favor Companies to Analyze?

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *How to find good, profitable companies that we can invest in for the longer term? *How to use Malcolm Gladwell’s Ten Thousand Hours idea to learn more about a sector or industry, and how that knowledge compounds *Andrew shares a list of great […]

IFB215: ETFs and Stock Price Impacts, Plus Stock Spinoffs

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *Diving deeper into ETF construction, and how they match the markets they mimic *Does the movement of individual stocks affect the overall ETF? *How spinoffs work, and some thoughts on the upcoming spinoff of AT&T and Warner Media For more insight like this […]

IFB214: Shorting – How to Handle When Your Company is Shorted, And What To Do

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *What shorting a stock is, and how investors use it to earn returns *How to determine whether your company has a big short position *What to do if your company has a large short position For more insight like this into investing and […]

IFB213: Intrinsic Value for Beginners

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: *The importance and differences between intrinsic value and how to determine one for a company *How to use ratios like P/E and PEG to value companies *How to think about relative valuation and use it to the best benefit. For more insight like […]