Tag: Investing

Stay In The Saddle: How to Ride Out The Current Economy (Ep. 23)

Stay In The Saddle: How to Ride Out The Current Economy (Ep. 23)

The current state of the economy is causing uncertainty for many people around the world.

With stock market corrections, volatility, high interest rates, and discussions of a recession, it’s no wonder there is a resounding feeling of doom and gloom surrounding current affairs.

Join Billy and Shaun as they share their thoughts and perspectives on today’s economic landscape including the multitude of fear-mongering and its influence on your financial portfolio and state of mind.

Get up-to-date as Billy and Shaun touch on:

  • Factors impacting spending; inflation, a possible recession, and high interest rates
  • The attractiveness of money market funds and the stocks that have driven returns
  • Real estate woes due to expensive borrowing and the rise of rentals
  • Which sectors you should watch in a slowing economy 
  • And more!

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Investing 101: Real-Life Stories and Strategies for Beginners (Ep. 12)

Investing 101: Real-Life Stories and Strategies for Beginners (Ep. 12)

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing economic landscape, it has become increasingly crucial for individuals of all ages to acquire financial literacy and understand the power of investing. 

Taking charge of our financial future can pave the way for long-term stability and growth.

Want to know some basic investing concepts that will help you get started?

In this episode, Billy Peterson is joined by his colleagues Cade and Shaun to talk about the importance of getting started with investing at an early age.

Listen in as they discuss:

  • How their annual Financial Boot Camp helps students learn about good money habits and how to avoid debt
  • Stories of how they got into investing, and their favorite tips from Warren Buffet
  • The importance of diversification and investing in income-producing assets, mutual funds, and securities
  • The power of compounding interest, particularly for the younger generation
  • And more!

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The Current Economic Regime Shift with Jon MacKay (Ep. 8)

The Current Economic Regime Shift with Jon MacKay (Ep. 8)

When there’s great uncertainty in the markets, gaining insight from experts like today’s guest, Jon MacKay, Head of Platform Distributions at Schroders is beneficial. 

Listen in as he joins Billy and Shaun to provide insight and clarity about what is happening, and what’s to come within the economic field.

Join the discussion as Jon highlights: 

  • The current regime shift in the economy and the potential impact of inflation on bond yields, growth cycles, and credit availability
  • How inflation will be a tougher issue to reign in than it has been in the past
  • His thoughts and predictions concerning the Fed policy 
  • Reasons why he sees a massive demand for commodities, especially industrial metals, and energy
  • And more!

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About Our Guest:

Jonathan Mackay is the Head of Platform Distribution at Schroders, which involves working in partnership with Hartford Funds to represent their strategies to financial advisors and intermediaries in the Northeast region. He joined Schroders in 2016 and is based in New York. Jonathan was a Senior Market Strategist at Morgan Stanley from 2009 to 2016, which involved providing advice to the firm’s sales force and clients on a variety of investing topics, authoring in-depth reports, and traveling frequently throughout the Americas meeting with high-net-worth individuals and middle market institutions. He was a Credit Strategist at Citigroup Smith Barney from 2000 to 2009, which involved providing commentary on the credit markets and coming up with trade ideas for the High Yield, Emerging Markets and Investment Grade corporate bond desks. He was an analyst at Emerging Markets Securities LLC from 1997 to 1999, which involved creating structured trade credit transactions.

 

Does Your Risk Match Your Profile? (Ep. 6)

Does Your Risk Match Your Profile? (Ep. 6)

Investing can be risky, but it’s also an essential part of growing your wealth. 

In this episode, Billy is joined by his son, Cade and together they dive into taking risks with your investments and emphasize the importance of knowing your risk tolerance. They also clarify that investing is not the same as gambling, and explain why it’s necessary to be bold when building a successful portfolio.

Join the conversation to learn more about: 

  • The current market selloff and the risks associated with the Federal Reserve’s actions to combat inflation
  • The process of determining an investor’s risk score through a few simple questions, and the importance of regularly monitoring your tolerance
  • Why Tesla is an example of a high-risk company that has proven to be successful
  • The risks of complacency in investing and the history of speculative booms
  • And more!

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5 Most Common Money Mistakes (Ep. 3)

5 Most Common Money Mistakes (Ep. 3)

Financial success is not only about making good money, it is also about managing it.

Oftentimes you will find yourself in situations where you will need to make decisions that could either positively or negatively affect your wealth.

Join Billy and Shaun for an all-new episode of Harnessing Your Wealth where they talk about the 5 common mistakes people make when it comes to managing their money. 

Listen and take note as Billy and Shaun discuss: 

  • Tips on how to not let your emotions guide your investment decisions
  • Why bear markets are an opportunity for investors
  • The importance of participating in company-sponsored retirement plans 
  • Why diversification is key to building a strong portfolio
  • And more

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