Episode 35 – The Investor’s Guide to Soufflés
This is the second podcast of our three part series on investments. With financial well-being in mind, Chris, David and Producer Tommo provide some practical ideas and thoughts around investment planning. As ever we have a giggle with a #tightasstommo anecdote and Chris has a big announcement to make.
0:15 – Welcome & Introductions
0:59 – Football and Financial Wellbeing
2:00 – Basic Investment Principles
3:19 – The sale of Ovation Finance to employee ownership
8:27 – #tightasstommo tip of the week – lunchtime meetings and power of attorney
11:15 – Basics of investments
Investments should not be looked at in isolation to an overall financial plan.
12:30 – What is the point of investing?
15:51 – Top Tip 1
To reduce the investment risk, consider spreading the investments around different asset classes.
16:35 – What basics of wellbeing are relevant to investing?
17.20 – Are the investments aligned to your financial plan?
17:45 – Top Tip 2
If you do not like managing your own investments, let someone else do it for you!
18:00 – What’s a multi-asset fund?
18:20 – What’s the difference between an active and a passive fund?
20:30 – Top Tip 3
Treat your investments like a soufflé
21:55 – What does re-balancing mean?
23:05 – David asks “Where is the risk and excitement?”
24:35 – Top Tip 4
Don’t take more investment risk than you’re comfortable with
24:30 – Investing is different to speculating
25:00 – If you are going to speculate or gamble, make sure you can afford to lose it all
25.30 – Summary of tips
26:15 – The danger of playing with investments when you do not know what you are doing
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