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Jul 5, 2013

This episode is about how to go paperless and what the benefits are. Topics covered include:

  • How accumulating paper limits your flexibility and freedom 
  • Simple steps to reduce the paper you accumulate such as using e-billing and e-books.
  • Ways to minimise the paper books you own, such as selling them as soon as you have...

Apr 19, 2013

This episode is about how to diversify your investments for lower risk and higher return. The issues covered include:
  • The problems with a simple "buy and hold" approach, whereby you invest all your money in your one favorite asset (be that stocks, gold or anything else).
  • The problems with the "market timing" approach...

Nov 11, 2012

This episode covers a lot of questions I faced getting started in investing as a private investor and my own experience in tackling these questions:

  • Why invest (i.e. why not just leave your money in a bank)?
  • Who is going to manage your investments, an external manager or yourself?
  • Are you going to be an active investor...

Sep 24, 2012

This episode is an interview with Craig Rowland, who is the co-author of a new book called The Permanent Portfolio: Harry Browne's Long-Term Investment Strategy. In the episode we discuss the Permanent Portfolio strategy and many of the insights from Craig's new book. We talk about the way in which the Permanent...