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InvestED Ep.127- You’ll Never Know Until the Tide Goes Out

Jump back in where we left off looking into management, the good, great, and awful. Danielle and I discuss the top signs to look for when you are researching a company and its management.

In Episode 127 You’ll Learn:

  • What to Look for in Management:
    • Are they a founder?
    • Are they managing debt correctly (and with integrity)?
    • Do they have a stake in the company?
    • Are they trustworthy?
  • Sears & K-Mart VS Chipotle… What’s Different?
    • Take a look at two companies who are trending down, & why they’re different.
  • Thinking Fast VS Thinking Slow
    • How to not make poor decisions in the heat of the moment.

Show Notes:

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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.