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With Investor Phil Town

InvestED: Ep. 67 – The Rule of 72

Here is an easy way to think about value investing:

Investing is like going to a garage sale and buying a bike in perfect shape for $50 that you could have bought for $100 at the store. What you’re buying is worth more than what you are paying.

This week on InvestED we explain the difference between investing and speculation and why not everyone agrees on their definitions. We also dive deep into the Rule of 72 and teach you how to estimate your compounding rate of return.

By popular demand, we’re also pleased to announce that InvestED is now available on the Google Play Store.


 In Episode 67 You’ll Learn:

  1. What is the difference between Investing and Speculation?
  2. Why the stock market isn’t rational all the time.
  3. What makes stocks a good investment.
  4. The secret to Warren Buffett’s market wide bet strategy.
  5. What is compounding interest and why is it the heart of wealth?
  6. How to use the Rule of 72 to estimate your compounding rate of return.

Show Notes:

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By the way:

If you want to get serious about doubling your money, then learn more about the Rule of 72 here.

To learn more about investing, be sure to checkout these posts:

Small Investment Ideas for $500 to $10,000 Budgets

How to Invest Money: A Simple Guide to Grow Your Wealth

Are We Headed for a Stock Market Crash in 2018?

What is Market Cap and How to Use It

Pro tip:

Save time by using my new investment calculators to research your next potential investment for free!

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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.