Podcast Episode #438: Understanding Market Cycles and Investing in Tangible Assets – David Phelps
Episode #438: Dentist Freedom Blueprint Podcast
Understanding Market Cycles and Investing in Tangible Assets – David Phelps
I got started in real estate in the early 80s, and now, about 43 years later, a lot has happened. In this episode, I’m going to dip into my experience and the insight that I’ve gained throughout my career to help give you a better understanding of market cycles and how to invest in tangible assets. If you are looking for ways to prepare for the future and use what you have now to invest in and improve your life and the life of your family, this episode is for you.
Listen in as I dive into debt and its effect on us and our future, as well as how to invest in real estate the right way and set up a Plan B that allows you to pull back when needed so that life doesn’t pass you by. I will also be emphasizing the important fact that we don’t have forever, and we have to set up our lives, businesses, and finances in an intentional way that reflects our core values.
2:44 – The last few market cycles and what we are looking at in this cycle.
3:56 – How I initially escaped the chair and the importance of having a Plan B.
5:44 – Why I decided on the investments that I chose.
7:00 – How most people view their career path and why that is out of whack.
8:24 – What your assets are based on and how I figured out financing property at the start.
12:46 – Understanding the waves of the market.
14:11 – Understanding the capital stack and how most people invest in it.
19:15 – The importance of being your own financial advocate.
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In this episode, we finish up the second part of my interview with Rob Swanson and his eight rules of investing. (If you haven’t listened to part 1, be sure to go back and give that a listen before jumping into this one.) Today, we pick up where we left off, covering rules four through eight and talking about everything from decision-making to cash flow and risk reduction.
Listen in as Rob shares his incredible insight and experience in real estate and investing to give us a few rules that help make our decisions and investments more solid. You will hear about the importance of looking at margins before buying and what boxes need to be checked when it comes to predicting a solid income stream. Rob also discusses how to define and mitigate the different risks involved so that you can come out on top.
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