The Invest With Clarity’s Podcast
Episode 59 —  The Alpha and The Beta

Episode 59 — The Alpha and The Beta

October 10, 2020

Mark Pearson believes that the more educated you are about your investments, the better your investment decisions will be.

 

To help you better understand key investing concepts, Mark Pearson explores two essential investing terms in today’s episode: alpha and beta. Join Mark as he walks you through these terms and how they correlate with risk so you can gain the clarity you need to accomplish your investing goals.

 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What the alpha and the beta is
  • Why you shouldn’t use the S&P 500 as a benchmark
  • How an investment stress test can help your investing practices
  • Why many investments are too many investments
  • And more!

 

Tune in now to gain clarity around the true investing definition of alpha and beta!

 

Resources: Nepsis 

Episode 58 -  What is the Secret Behind Progress?

Episode 58 - What is the Secret Behind Progress?

September 9, 2020

Investors, you have heard Mark Pearson emphasise the importance of investing with clarity. But do you know the secret behind attaining progress with your investments? It all comes down to one thing: your process.

In this episode, Mark unpacks his trademarked phrase, “process before progress.” He explains how investing with clarity helps you stick to the process and the benefits that come with having a process to guide you.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • About NEPSIS’ investing process
  • How your process ties in with investing with clarity
  • Ways your portfolio can benefit from volatility
  • The importance of picking the right businesses to invest in
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear all about the secret behind successful investing!

Resources:  Nepsis 

Episode 57 —  Ignorance is not Bliss

Episode 57 — Ignorance is not Bliss

August 26, 2020

When it comes to your money, ignorance is never bliss.

 

That’s why, as an investor, you need to know what you own and why you own it. To do so, you need to ask the right questions.


Today, Mark explains how you can ask questions that will benefit you — and why many investors have been trained to ask the wrong questions. Mark additionally shares tips on what questions to ask and the significance of being aware of your own behavioral biases.

 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The difference between a financial advisor and a money manager
  • How to consider whether your portfolio structured for your best interest
  • Why SMAs (separately managed accounts) are an efficient way to manage your investment funds
  • Whether the historical performance of a fund indicative of its future performance
  • And more!

Tune in now to discover how investing with clarity can help you gain more knowledge and awareness on your journey to becoming a successful investor!

 

Resources:  Nepsis 

Episode 56 – What’s up Doc? — Part 2

Episode 56 – What’s up Doc? — Part 2

August 12, 2020

When it comes to investing, there are 10 key things Mark Pearson wants you to remember.

From what to consider during election season to market drivers and investing time horizons, in this episode, Mark breaks down the 10 investing ideas that will help you invest with clarity. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How the stock market indicates what’s to come 
  • Two ways investors make money
  • The difference between behavioral and empirical investing 
  • What separates diversification from asset allocation 
  • And more!

Join Mark now and discover some top investing mindsets to help you on your journey towards ultimate clarity!

Resources:  Nepsis: (952) 746-2003

Episode 55 – What’s up Doc?

Episode 55 – What’s up Doc?

July 29, 2020

Everyone needs expert advice, even if you’re an accomplished investor.

 

However, when seeking expert advice, investors shouldn’t be looking towards the news media. Instead, they should seek insight from investment professionals like the team at NEPSIS.

 

In this episode, get Mark Pearson’s insight and investing expertise about the current state of the markets so you can make the right investment decisions for you.

 

In this episode, you will learn:

 

  • What determines the value of the market
  • Four keys to successful investing  
  • How volatility impacts the stock market 
  • Two issues investors face 
  • And more!

 

Tune in now and learn how to be an efficient long-term investor!  

 

Resources:  Nepsis | Investing for Success White Paper

Episode 54 – Don’t Get Fooled Again

Episode 54 – Don’t Get Fooled Again

July 15, 2020

Investors are continually getting fooled. Why? Because they don’t have a sound process for making investment decisions and instead rely on business news for the latest and greatest investments — which often end up being wrong.

Mark Pearson doesn’t want you to be fooled again.

Today, Mark breaks down the importance of understanding that investing is not about what you hear on television. Instead, it’s a process that requires clarity and discipline. 

In this episode, you‘ll learn:

  • How to avoid getting fooled by investment decisions 
  • Why timing is so important when making an investment agreement
  • Ways to use volatility when buying and selling 
  • How to effectively use stocks as a long-term investment 
  • And more!

Investing is a straightforward process. Tune in now and learn why it all comes down to investing in great businesses at the right time!

Resources:  Nepsis | Blog: Won’t Get Fooled Again

Episode 53 — Achieving Ultimate Clarity with Active Investment Management

Episode 53 — Achieving Ultimate Clarity with Active Investment Management

June 17, 2020

Mark Pearson believes a change is coming. 

He believes that, for the foreseeable future, investor mindsets will start to move away from cookie-cutter, static investing towards active investing.

Today, Mark expands on last episode’s focus of diamonds in the rough and explains how financial advisors can truly discover amazing things if they’re more active than others. Mark additionally outlines different kinds of investment management and how an active approach can bring you ultimate clarity around your investing.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why investors might be shifting towards more active management 
  • The difference between asset allocation and diversification
  • About modern portfolio theory
  • How the market has started to recover and what it means for the near future
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn more about diamonds in the rough and different types of investment management!

Resources:   Nepsis | Episode 52 - The Value of Volatility is Spotting Diamonds in the Rough

Episode 52 — The Value of Volatility is Spotting Diamonds in the Rough

Episode 52 — The Value of Volatility is Spotting Diamonds in the Rough

June 3, 2020

Sometimes we are presented with amazing opportunities to invest in great businesses. 

During market downturns, how can you find those gems?

Today, Mark Pearson explains his philosophy behind “diamonds in the rough investing” and why he believes there are always investment opportunities available — no matter what the market is doing. Mark additionally shares a breakdown of his four keys for a successful investment process.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why there always “diamonds in the rough” 
  • The importance of knowing what you own and why you own it
  • How volatility creates great investment opportunities
  • The four keys to a successful investment process 
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn how you can invest to find your diamonds in the rough!

Resources:   Nepsis 

Episode 51 — The “LUV” Factor: Why do Smart Investors Focus on the Future?

Episode 51 — The “LUV” Factor: Why do Smart Investors Focus on the Future?

April 29, 2020

We are in the midst of the “coronavirus recession.” During this time, smart investors know that this moment in time will soon be a view in their rearview mirror — and that success lies in focusing on the future.

Today, Mark introduces the “LUV” factor and shares his view on how the economy might recover. Mark additionally warns investors against the dangers of consuming financial media and emphasizes the importance of looking ahead.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What the “LUV” factor means
  • Why predictions lead to problems
  • Different types of market recoveries after recessions
  • Why investors should be investing in great businesses and not indexes
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn all about the “LUV” factor and where we could be heading with our next market recovery!

Resources:   Nepsis

Episode 50 - How The Power of Flexibility Can Help Investors During a Recession

Episode 50 - How The Power of Flexibility Can Help Investors During a Recession

April 17, 2020

The U.S. is currently in a recession — making it more crucial than ever for investors to invest with clarity.

In this episode, Mark Pearson discusses one of the cornerstones of investing with clarity; the power of flexibility. He discusses what the power of flexibility is, how it can help investors, and tips on how to remain successful during difficult times.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why flexibility is so important
  • How flexibility and transparency work together
  • The importance of sticking to the process
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn Mark’s tips for remaining calm in today’s market!

Resources:  Nepsis 

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