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Episode 42 — Overcoming the Dirty Dozen Investment Biases: Part 3

Episode 42 — Overcoming the Dirty Dozen Investment Biases: Part 3

October 7, 2019

In the final part of his investment biases mini-series, Mark Pearson is back to round out his list of the “Dirty Dozen” investment biases that guide buyers’ decisions. 

In this episode, Mark dives into four more biases, defining what they are and how they affect the investment process. Mark also provides examples and insight into how you can overcome these biases and invest with clarity.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Four new biases: reference point bias, deception bias, despondency bias, and get-even bias
  • How good money managers can help you overcome your biases
  • How Mark overcomes his own investment biases
  • How investment biases can be seen in the case of investors and Zest Labs stocks
  • And more!

Tune in now for the final part of Mark’s series and gain awareness of your own biases! 

Resources:  Nepsis | Episode 40: How to Overcome the Dirty Dozen Investment Biases: Part 1 | Overcoming the Dirty Dozen Investment Biases: Part 2

Episode 41 - Overcoming the Dirty Dozen Investment Biases: Part 2

Episode 41 - Overcoming the Dirty Dozen Investment Biases: Part 2

September 18, 2019

The “Dirty Dozen” refers to the 12 biases that buyers have when it comes to investing. 

In this episode, Mark Pearson is back to highlight more biases and explain how you can overcome them. Dive into part two and be on your way to getting the investment clarity you’ve been wanting.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What deception bias is and how it leads to other biases
  • How Mark helps his clients overcome the framing bias
  • How Mark rises above the noise that creates the Dirty Dozen biases 
  • Why investing is a science
  • And more!

Tune in today to learn about more investing biases and how to move past them!

 

Resources:  Nepsis | Episode 40: How to Overcome the Dirty Dozen Investment Biases: Part 1 

Episode 40 -  How to Overcome the Dirty Dozen Investment Biases

Episode 40 - How to Overcome the Dirty Dozen Investment Biases

September 4, 2019

The “Dirty Dozen” refers to the 12 biases that buyers have when it comes to investing. 

In this episode, Mark Pearson highlights three of the biases and explains how you can overcome them. This fiery conversation is dedicated to helping you achieve absolute clarity in your investments.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How hindsight bias causes investors to think that they can predict the future state of the market
  • How recent events in the market impact decisions about future purchases
  • What snakebite bias is and how it impacts investment decisions
  • How to overcome the biases and achieve absolute clarity in your investments
  • And more!

Tune in today to learn about investing biases and how to move past them!

Resources:  Nepsis

Episode 39 - Often Wrong, But Never In Doubt

Episode 39 - Often Wrong, But Never In Doubt

August 22, 2019

Mark Pearson has noticed that those who like to follow predictions around the stock market are often wrong, but never in doubt.

Today, Mark offers a different way to look at investing and establishing your portfolio that doesn’t revolve around predictions, but instead focuses on investing in good businesses so you can know what you own and why you own it.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why you invest in businesses, not the stock market
  • About the addiction to prediction
  • The problem with Wall Street’s linear communications with investors
  • Why investors should know where their capital gains come from
  • And more

Tune in now to learn more about prediction-based investing and how Nepsis can help you invest with clarity!

Resources:  Nepsis | The Bull Market That Was Never Loved

Episode 38 - How to Cut Through Mutual Fund Insanity

Episode 38 - How to Cut Through Mutual Fund Insanity

August 7, 2019

Albert Einstein once said, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” 

In this episode of Invest With Clarity Podcast, Mark Pearson explains how to choose the right mutual funds for your goals — all while keeping your sanity.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The top factors that contribute to the decision to invest in a mutual fund
  • Which misguided action is causing investors to constantly underperform
  • Why Mark says that you should never feel “good” when you put your money to work
  • Why there's a race to the bottom on fees and expenses
  • The reason you still need to invest with clarity with your mutual funds
  • And more!

Tune in to hear Mark’s insights about how to select the right mutual funds while keeping your sanity intact.

Resources:  Nepsis | Episode 14: The Falling Star | Comparison Is the Thief of All Joy

Episode 37 - You Get What You Pay For

Episode 37 - You Get What You Pay For

July 24, 2019

Advertisements everywhere try to entice customers with the prospect of paying as little as possible for a product or service. However, in most cases, you get what you pay for. 

In this episode of the Invest with Clarity Podcast, Mark Pearson explains why paying less in fees isn’t always a good thing, especially when it comes to your investments.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why you need to read advisory fees to understand why you should pay a little more
  • The importance of the Road to Absolute Clarity and ultimate transparency between advisor and investor
  • Why it’s important for an advisor to show their clients what the value of their money is and what they get for what they pay
  • Why Mark always asks clients, “Can you put a price on clarity?” to explain the cost of Nepsis’ fees
  • And more!

Tune in with Mark Pearson and discover a new way to think about fees!

Resources:  Nepsis | Nepsis Stress Test

Episode 36 - 4 Simple Steps to Investing Like a PRO: Part 3

Episode 36 - 4 Simple Steps to Investing Like a PRO: Part 3

July 10, 2019

Want to invest like a PRO? In this final episode of the three-part mini-series, Mark Pearson explains how to invest like a PRO — or more specifically, the do’s and don’ts of wise investing. 

Mark breaks down the O of the PRO acronym and shares his insight about investing with clarity. 

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • About the four O’s: owners, opportunistic, onerous, and own terms
  • Why you should view investing through the four O’s, not the four R’s
  • Why you can’t be opportunistic if you don’t know what you own and why you own it
  • And more!

Tune in now and learn the O’s of investing like a PRO!

Resources:  Nepsis | Episode 34 - 4 Simple Steps to Investing Like a PRO: Part 1 | Episode 35 - 4 Simple Steps to Start Investing Like a PRO: Part 2

 

Episode 35 - 4 Simple Steps to Start Investing Like a PRO: Part 2

Episode 35 - 4 Simple Steps to Start Investing Like a PRO: Part 2

June 26, 2019

To invest like a PRO, you have to start looking at your portfolio differently.

In part two of this mini-series, Mark Pearson discusses the 4 R’s of investing like a PRO: renters, risk, reliability, and return benchmarks.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why it’s important to view your holdings as a partial owner in a business instead of as a renter of commingled funds
  • Why you shouldn’t view volatility as a risk to your portfolio, but rather as an opportunity
  • How to make decisions based on reliable predictions instead of emotions
  • How to use historical return benchmarks to make decisions about future investments
  • And more!

Tune in and learn about the R’s of investing like a PRO!

Resources:  Nepsis | Episode 34 - 4 Simple Steps to Investing Like a PRO: Part 1

Episode 34 - 4 Simple Steps to Investing Like a PRO: Part 1

Episode 34 - 4 Simple Steps to Investing Like a PRO: Part 1

June 12, 2019

Who wouldn’t love to know how to invest like a professional? But in this case, PRO doesn’t stand for professional; it’s an acronym that defines a much different approach to the investing process.

In this episode, Mark Pearson begins a mini-series, explaining the “P” in the PRO acronym with four simple steps: portfolio holdings, price swings, predictions, and performance.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The importance of knowing what you own and why you own it, especially when it comes to judging volatility
  • Why volatility shouldn’t be a bad thing if you are investing with clarity
  • How investors view and compare performance in the scope of the portfolio
  • Why it’s important to understand that you own a business, you don’t just invest in the stock market
  • And more!

Tune in for the first part of a three-part series about learning to invest like a PRO!

Resources:  Nepsis

Episode 33 - We Really Need to Talk About Active vs. Passive Investing Again

Episode 33 - We Really Need to Talk About Active vs. Passive Investing Again

April 30, 2019

When it comes to active vs. passive investing, there is a debate on Wall Street about which approach is most effective and which one will make you more money. But investing isn’t “cookie-cutter,” so can you really say that one option is better than the other?

In true invest-with-clarity fashion, Mark Pearson points out that “comparison is the thief of all joy.” In this episode, Mark revisits this topic to explain that in order to achieve full clarity in your investing, you must stop comparing dissimilar investing strategies.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How you can be both an active and passive investor, contrary to popular opinion
  • What tax loss harvesting is and how to use it to your advantage
  • Why cost is not just a fee you pay
  • Why you need to understand that the movement of stocks up and down on a daily basis is entirely irrational
  • And more!

Tune in today to learn about active vs. passive investing and how to use them together to fully invest with clarity!

Resources:  Nepsis