IFB206: Roth vs 401k and Investing With a Margin of Safety

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: The differences between a Roth IRA and a 401k The different investment options within a 401k and how you can structure your 401k to work the best for you. How to think about a margin of safety and looking for one beyond the […]

IFB205: US/CAD Capital Gains, I Bonds, Reversion to the Mean

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: Discuss the different options to lessen your capital gains tax rates, both in Canada and the US How I Bonds work, and if they are a good option for short-term investments The meaning behind reversion to the mean and how it could impact […]

IFB204: Market Timing and Inflation Hedges

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: Talk about the difficulties in timing the market and the strengths of time in the market. How to set up your portfolio to handle inflation and the ups and downs of investing in gold as an inflation hedge Talk about using charts to […]

IFB203: Old 401k, Potential Fraud, and DRIP

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: Talk about handling an old 401k, rollovers, and some creative ideas to pay down debt without liquidating your debt. How to handle a new investment that announces they have fraud investigations ongoing and the recent Oatly revelations. Andrew talks about DRIP (dividend reinvestment […]

IFB202: Derivatives, Tobacco, and Inheritance

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: Andrew discusses the ins and outs of derivatives, how they work, and their potential impact on companies and your investments Dave and Andrew discuss their thoughts on investing in Tobacco, and other similar investments such as utilities and oil Andrew talks about dollar-cost […]

IFB200: Stock Screeners, Cheap Stocks, and Great Businesses

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: Using stock screeners to find great investment ideas, and how to think about those businesses beyond the numbers Avoiding the stock market for short-term investment goals such as buying a house, car, or other large purchases that you need the money in a […]

IFB198: Two Value Boomers Talk Bitcoin and Crypto

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: Investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies Positives from both the blockchain tech and the coin, and the negatives Some ideas to explore the Bitcoin investment and the importance of doing your due diligence before buying any investment. For more insight like this into […]

IFB197: Green Stocks, ETF Problems, and Robo Advisor

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show, we discuss: Investing in Green stocks and some of the ways to go about finding alternative ideas to pure-play solar, wind, or hydro Some of the challenges and opportunities to investing in ETFs How a Robo Advisor works, and the pluses and minuses of investing […]

IFB196: Investing in Companies with Wide Moats

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show we discuss:  Best way to think about moats and their impacts on business Some ways to find moats, plus ideas about protecting those moats Impacts of moats, plus buying beyond the best business, price you pay matters. For more insight like this into investing and […]

IFB195: Stocks with Multiple Tickers, Keeping Dry Powder for Corrections

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today’s show we discuss: Thoughts on different classes of stock, such as B shares Reading through proxy statements and what to information you can learn. Different ideas around keeping “dry powder” in the event of market downturns. Today’s sponsor: NordVPN and their special offer for our listeners […]