Episode 7: Investing Smart
How can the average investor prosper and yet still protect himself in these extraordinarily turbulent times? How do we navigate the financial landscape today to create long-term wealth? While you may get many different answers to these questions, one thing remains the same – you must understand the economic environment you are investing in and leverage it to your advantage.
In this episode of the Tony Robbins Podcast, you will hear from Ashwin Vasan – CIO of macro hedge fund Trend Capital – as he discusses how he built one of the most successful hedge funds during an economic winter, and the current global trends that may have a tremendous impact on your investment decisions.
[3:50] Introduction of Ashwin
[5:22] Ashwin’s Business Background/Story
[6:38] How Ashwin became involved with Tony Robbins
[9:28] Overachievers and The Art of Fulfillment
[11:36] Challenges Ashwin faced with personnel, scaling and culture
[16:16] Jack Bogle and MONEY: Master the Game
[17:30] The Markets – Where are we at? What are you most interested in?
[20:25] Political Risks
[22:05] Cold War is back – Expect more volatility with Russian and China
[24:30] What to expect in 2016
[27:00] Political climate – what impact will this have?
What to Do with that Bonus or Raise – The optimal options for allocating additional funds that come into your account.
Find the Best Financial Advisor – Tony’s personal financial advisor, Ajay Gupta, gives advice on what you must ask before hiring a financial advisor.
Is Real Estate a Good Investment – Tony’s personal financial advisor, Ajay Gupta, talks about the benefits and disadvantages of owning your own home, and investing in real estate as a whole.