In Angles, a personal finance podcast, Anglia Advisors founder Simon Brady CFP® and his guests talk about what younger professionals and foreign nationals in the US need to know to successfully getting their personal finances in order and build towards financial security, often by just adjusting your mindset, using new technology or learning to ignore the BS conventional wisdom and myths put out by the financial media & Wall Street.
This podcast is informational only and should not be used as the sole basis for making any investment decision. Opinions expressed are mine or those of my guests.
All About Buying & Selling Real Estate in NYC
Alex Mahgoub is a real estate broker in New York City and, in this episode, he shares with us what both prospective buyers and sellers need to be thinking about in the current environment, how the process works, where's "hot" and why, what mistakes consistently sabotage a sale or a purchase and much more including how the participant mentality can mirror that of the stock market.
A "must-listen" if you are thinking about joining the circus known as the New York real estate market!
Simon on Asset TV, talking about advising foreign nationals
A bonus episode, featuring the audio of Simon's appearance on Asset TV in 2017 in which he discusses with Maya Chung what financial advisors need to know and understand when dealing with foreign national clients. It ends up being a good summary of many of the important financial planning issues that need to be considered by foreign nationals moving to the US.
Unfortunately the video clip is no longer available.
Crypto and the Blockchain - What's It All About?
My conversation with Asema Bek of Bloccelerate VC covers basic questions about crypto assets and the blockchain. Why the hype? What are they? How do they play together? What are the challenges? What does a blockchain-driven future look like?
This episode is for anyone who has been searching for a jargon-free introduction to the world of crypto and the blockchain.
Resources (provided by Asema):
The Bizarre World of Credit and Credit Scores
"Most of the world of credit doesn't make sense" .. so says Anthony Davenport, founder of Regal Credit Management during a wide-ranging discussion with Simon about the sometimes crazy world of credit, credit agencies and credit scores. What exactly is taken into consideration in the makeup of your credit score? It's probably not what you think. What are the biggest mistakes consumers make with their credit? What do you face and what can you do if you are a foreign national who has just arrived here and has no credit history? Filled with surprising credit anecdotes and real, actionable tips and advice, this episode will help all of us better understand and manage our credit
--- Regal Credit Management: https://regalcredit.com/
--- "Your Score" by Anthony Davenport: https://anthonymdavenport.com/
--- Coming To America: https://regalcredit.com/financial-issues-for-foreign-nationals-working-in-u-s-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/
The Art of Negotiation - Be Brave, Bold and Better Paid
Simon returns the favor from episode 8 and has another conversation with Jamie Lee, negotiation consultant, this time learning from her why it is that so many of us have such a block when it comes to negotiating pay raises and promotions with employers and what mindset we should adopt and what we can practically do to obtain the outcomes we want. Spoiler; the words "research, research, research!" come up.
Simon on the "Born To Thrive" podcast
In this bonus episode, Simon is interviewed by Jamie Lee, negotiation consultant and host of the "Born To Thrive" podcast, on "Financial Truisms" including why women can be better investors than men (and why they need to be!) and how this can impact partnerships and marriages, just what is estate planning and why it is not all about money and taxes, and getting retirement planning right.