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Wealth Management


  • Episode 6 – Today’s Lesson, Be Unconventional With Your Investing

    15/05/2012 Duración: 13min

    Episode 6 – Today’s Lesson, Be Unconventional With Your Investing In this episode we talk about the discrepancy between the average market return compared to the average investors return (Hint: It’s quite large). Running Time: 13:05 In this episode: We know we should be buying low and selling high but we don’t. On average we’re not smart investors. We’re hard-wired to be irrational investors “The flat earth society still exists” – speaking of Warren Buffett’s comments on teaching people … Read more

  • Episode 5 – What Does a Dividend Tell You About A Stock?

    17/04/2012 Duración: 06min

    Episode 5 – Why Would an Investment Offer a Dividend The other day someone was bragging about the dividend payment they received for one of their investments.  They had no idea that the company was actually making less profit than they were paying out in a dividend annually.  This got me thinking, what does a dividend actually tell you about an investment?  Better yet, what does a company want you to think about them when they decide to offer a … Read more

  • Episode 4 – Stock Price vs What a Company is Actually Worth

    05/04/2012 Duración: 08min

    Episode 4 – Price of a Stock vs. Value of a Company What does the price of a stock actually tell you? Running time: 8:53 In this episode: A story about the price of a stock What does the stock price tell you? If you don’t know about every intricate detail of the company you’re investing in, you’re speculating, not investing. How do real investors look at a stock’s price? What companies traditionally would be a better buy. How Warren … Read more

  • Episode 3 – Are You an Irrational Investor?

    26/03/2012 Duración: 07min

    Episode 3 – Are You an Irrational Investor How do you deal with irrational people?  People who think they know everything about investing, who watch CNBC religiously, the “know-it-all’s”.  Do you get a lot of calls from irrational people?  How do you deal with them? Running time: 7:23 “I’d rather lose half my clients than lose have my clients money.” CNBC, BNN, Financial Post, Globe and Mail, Leaderpost, 6 o’clock news, may not be the best place to get your … Read more

  • Episode 2 – The Investing Bible, the Intelligent Investor

    16/03/2012 Duración: 12min

    Episode 2 – The Greatest Book Ever Written on Investing In this week’s episode of the Alport Group Podcast we talk about Graham and Doddsville, Buffets fellow super-investors, a couple smart books to read and of course, I little bit on investing as well. Enjoy! Running time: 12:38 In this episode: What is Graham and Doddsville? Ben Graham David Dodd What is the Intelligent Investor about? “It’s not so much about intellect, it’s more so about temperament.” Warren Buffets thoughts … Read more

  • Episode 1 – The Alport Group Podcast – Is The World in Economic Turmoil?

    06/03/2012 Duración: 11min

    Episode 1 – Alport Group Podcast – Is the World in Economic Turmoil? In the inaugural episode of the Alport Group Podcast we talk about: Is the world in economic turmoil? People just think everything is still bad because the economy is rebounding slower than expected but it is rebounding “One analyst said out of 35 indicators only 3 were down” The media loves to talk about the “bad” news in the economy Since Christmas the stock market has risen … Read more