Episode 6

Core Strength: Portfolio part 1

A popular approach to investing is to construct a core portfolio of long-term investments. But what investments should go into this core?

We consider the case for stocks, bonds, cash and gold, and how they complement each other.

We also discuss what to look for in an index fund, when to rebalance and what risks are involved in long-term investing.

In the Dumb Question of the Week, we ask: Who actually decides what companies are included in the S&P 500 index?

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Ramin Nakisa

Ramin is an investment coach, YouTuber and founder of PensionCraft.

He worked for 15 years as an investment banking strategist and has published two books: “A Financial Bestiary” and “Invest in Fear”.
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Michael Pugh

Michael is a media executive in London, working in news, television and music.

He is an enthusiastic amateur investor and new dad.