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Phil Town is a hedge fund manager and author of 2 New York Times best-selling investment books, Rule #1 and Payback Time. On the InvestED podcast, Phil and his daughter Danielle shine a light on the successful investing strategies that gurus like Warren Buffett have used for 80 years. Listen in for a great stock market education on basics, learn how to invest on your own, and follow along with real-time examples and investing tips from week to week. Subscribe and leave a review. Questions? Email questions@investedpodcast.com.

Phil Town is a hedge fund manager and author of 2 New York Times best-selling investment books, Rule #1 and Payback Time. On the InvestED podcast, Phil and his daughter Danielle shine a light on the successful investing strategies that gurus like Warren Buffett have used for 80 years. Listen in for a great stock market education on basics, learn how to invest on your own, and follow along with real-time examples and investing tips from week to week. Subscribe and leave a review. Questions? Email questions@investedpodcast.com.
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Phil Town is a hedge fund manager and author of 2 New York Times best-selling investment books, Rule #1 and Payback Time. On the InvestED podcast, Phil and his daughter Danielle shine a light on the successful investing strategies that gurus like Warren Buffett have used for 80 years. Listen in for a great stock market education on basics, learn how to invest on your own, and follow along with real-time examples and investing tips from week to week. Subscribe and leave a review. Questions? Email questions@investedpodcast.com.

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Episodes

216- Warren Buffett Quotes

6/4/2019
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This week, Phil and Danielle talk about a book called My Warren Buffett Bible written by Robert L. Bloch. Robert Bloch’s father was Henry Bloch who started H&R Block. Phil talks about the “practice” of investing as something that you can really love. Investing doesn’t have to be hard or stressful. You can enjoy the practice of research and find joy in what you’re doing. They also talk about the gigantic brand Moat that Disney has built as well as the problem with large companies with a lot...

Duration:00:36:59

215- What Stocks to Buy for Your Children?

5/28/2019
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For show notes and more info visit www.investedpodcast.com. “The advice, buy and hold, is very good advice, as long as hold means 40 to 60 years.” - Phil Town This week, Phil and Danielle talk about parents buying stocks for children. She has a couple of choices. The first choice is to do what Buffett says to do and buy the US stock index, SPY. Or you can buy individual companies. What would you do for your child? They also talk about the differences between indexes like the S&P 500 or...

Duration:00:35:02

214- Berkshire Annual Meeting 2019 Recap (Part 2)

5/21/2019
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In this episode, Phil and Danielle continue their talk about their experiences at the Berkshire Annual Meeting. Phil talks about the “3F’s” of starting a fund. Friends, Family, and Fools. They also talk about what Berkshire’s core competencies are. Buffett answered this question by saying, “We really don’t have one. We don’t expect to know anything particularly except how to pick people that have a core competency.” They also discuss ESG companies. ESG companies is a new way of talking...

Duration:00:38:07

213- Cheryl Einhorn on Investing Decision-Making & Research

5/14/2019
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For show notes and more information, visit investedpodcast.com. This week, Danielle welcomes Cheryl Strauss Einhorn to Invested. Cheryl is the creator of the Area Method which is a decision-making system to solve complex problems. In investing, we're all trying to solve for the problem of which companies we should put our hard earned money into. Her book, Investing in Financial Research, a Decision-Making System for Better Results. She’s also the author of the award-winning book, Problem...

Duration:00:42:43

212- Berkshire Annual Meeting 2019 Recap (Part 1)

5/7/2019
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For show notes and more information visit investedpodcast.com This week Phil and Danielle record the podcast in person, in Omaha after attending the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. They talk about all of the fanboys that come to the meeting and what the atmosphere is like. They also talk about “Warren Buffett buying Amazon” and how the news headlines were very wrong and the difference between “New Buffett” investing and “Old Buffett” investing. Phil and Danielle also discuss why Buffett...

Duration:00:39:43

211- Gillian Zoe Segal on Interviewing Warren Buffett

4/30/2019
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For show notes and more info visit investedpodcast.com This week, Danielle talks to Gillian Zoe Segal about how she was able to interview Warren Buffett for her book, Getting There. Gillian is the author of two books. The first one is called New York Characters and the second one is called the Getting There. She is also an amazing photographer and she took all the photos in the book. Getting There is a compilation of essays written by a number of luminaries. And one of them is Warren...

Duration:00:37:43

210- Mistakes of Omission

4/23/2019
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“The practice of investing implies joy in the process of learning something that's difficult.” - Phil Town For show notes and more information visit investedpodcast.com. This week Phil and Danielle talk about what Charlie Munger calls, “Mistakes of Omission.” You can get pretty good at investing pretty quickly because there are only a few rules that you need to follow. One of the hardest things about investing the agony of missing out on something because you’re not confident or clear, or...

Duration:00:50:47

209- How to Love Investing [From Ask Us Anything Call]

4/16/2019
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This week Phil and Danielle playback a couple of really good questions that were asked in their “Ask Us Anything” call. The first question is about teaching your kids about investing. Phil tried to teach Danielle when she was younger to get her involved with investing. Ben has tried to get his daughter to read Invested without any luck. Phil and Danielle provide a bit of advice on how to get kids interested in investing. The next questions involve how to get other family members interested...

Duration:00:25:19

208- Jacob Taylor Author of "The Rebel Allocator"

4/9/2019
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This week Phil and Danielle talk to Jacob Taylor, the author of The Rebel Allocator. Jake Taylor is the Chief Executive Officer of Farnam Street Investments. He’s also the host of the popular web series Five Good Questions. Jake has an MBA in Finance and Accounting from UC Davis. While in school, Jake had a chance lunch with Warren Buffett which solidified his path toward being a professional value investor. Jake enjoys reading, health, fitness, staying active outdoors and finding...

Duration:00:47:27

207- Inverted Yield Curve

4/2/2019
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For show notes and more info, visit investedpodcast.com. This week, Phil and Danielle talk about the fact that 30% of the stock market is not invested in individual stocks, but in indexes. Many investors fear the effects of so many people owning indexes rather than the underlying companies. They also discuss the inverted yield curve, what it is, and what it means for investors. Phil also discusses the fear that baby boomers have about a market crash, destroying 50% of their...

Duration:00:51:32

206- Finding Buffett

3/26/2019
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This week Phil and Danielle discuss the importance of making your own investing choices. It’s easy for someone to follow Warren Buffett and to likely make money if you mirror his choices, but it’s what happens when he pulls his money out of the market and you don’t know what to do with your money… that’s when you run into trouble. For show notes and more information visit www.investedpodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:22

205- Warren Buffett’s Annual Letter

3/19/2019
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For show notes and more information visit investedpodcast.com. This week Phil and Danielle talk about why Charlie Munger is so bitter about missing out on a stock purchase in the 1970s. Phil talks about what he calls “Mistakes of Omission”. Phil also talks about why it’s extremely hard to find a company that’s on sale right now. He’s not alone in this. Warren Buffett shares in his annual letter that he’d love to buy a huge company, but that nothing is priced on sale right now. It’s also...

Duration:00:33:19

204- Short-Termism

3/12/2019
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For show notes and more information visit investedpodcast.com. In this episode, Danielle and Phil discuss why short term viewpoints in the stock market are terrible. When analysts upgrade or downgrade a stock and the price drops, it’s terrible. When companies miss on earnings and the market responds with stock price dips, it’s terrible. Once you start having to hit a certain number every quarter rather than having to hit a certain number over the next five years, it becomes risky. What...

Duration:00:36:56

203- Charlie Munger Daily Journal Annual Meeting

3/5/2019
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This week Phil and Danielle discuss key takeaways from Charlie Munger’s Daily Journal Annual Meeting that took place at the end of February 2019. In the meeting, Charlie complained at fund managers try to beat the market and don’t, but still charge for it. Charlie’s main philosophy is to do less. They never had the illusion that they could get really useful information on all subjects. They realized that if they worked hard on a few things, and do those things really well, they would come...

Duration:00:28:16

202- The Glass Ceiling

2/26/2019
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This week Phil and Danielle discuss why the financial industry doesn't want you to have the ability to do what they do. They don’t want to give you the “secret formula” so they make finance seem complicated. You don't know Sharpe Ratio. You don't know Capital Asset Pricing Models. You don't know how to adjust for the Beta. Here’s the bottom line though, all of these things that are taught in the business schools, are BS. We also talk about our upcoming interview with Jacob Taylor and...

Duration:00:32:37

201- Investing Success & Indexing

2/19/2019
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This week, Phil and Danielle continue their discussion of Ray Dalio’s 5 principles for inevitable success. If you haven’t listened to episode 200 you probably want to start there. We also discuss how difficult it is to understand why you made a mistake and how to fix it. Phil thinks that most of the time mistakes happen because you don’t fully understand something. Phil illustrates this by telling the story of the almond orchard that he purchased. The most important thing that you can do to...

Duration:00:42:15

200- 5 Principles for Inevitable Success

2/12/2019
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This week Phil and Danielle celebrate the 200th episode of InvestED: The Rule #1 Podcast! During this episode, we talk about how you can guarantee success in investing and life. We talk about Ray Dalio, the owner of Bridgewater Capital, who manages $160 billion in assets. Ray manages all of his money based on a very strict set of investing principles. He’s been able to achieve phenomenal returns. 18% over the past 36 years. For show notes and more information visit...

Duration:00:43:18

199- Recession Prepping?

2/5/2019
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This week Phil and Danielle discuss prepping for the next recession. Seth Klarman published a paper to his investors that is a little scary. It basically takes a grim position on the economy and where we're at. We’re at the end of a long credit cycle with a ton of debt, there’s potential of recession, potential depression, potential wars, potential riots. A lot of really unpleasant things can happen at the end of a credit cycle when you simply have too much debt worldwide. We also talk...

Duration:00:32:15

198- IPOs & Uber

1/29/2019
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“When we value a company we want to look at a company that has a track record of 10 years. Especially, the last 10 years. IPOs are in the risky biz portfolio for lack of a long track record. ” - Phil Town This week we discuss why we’re in such a wild stock market. The market dropped 15% and is working its way back up. We've got the “Trump Effect” going on and we're in our 10th year of no recession. That's the longest in American history. We’re also at a Shiller PE that hasn’t been this 140...

Duration:00:42:50

197- Special Guest: Kelly Hultgren, Co-Founder of HerMoney Media Inc.

1/22/2019
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This week Danielle talks to Kelly Hultgren of HerMoney Media. Kelly is a journalist and podcaster based in New York City, covering personal finance and entrepreneurship. Since 2013, she's been reporting and producing for Jean Chatzky, the longtime financial editor for the NBC TODAY show. For show notes and more information visit www.investedpodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:12