The American Dream Experience Podcast exists to empower families to discover their true purpose for investing and capture, reclaim and realize their American Dream.
In this episode, Margaret Wittkopp talks about social investing, a concept where investors want to put their money into companies that advocate (or not advocate) for certain things that align with their values. But does it actually work? Today, Margie provides some examples that will make you think, grow your money AND promote goodness in the world.
Do billionaires have secrets to investing
In this episode, Margaret Wittkopp talks about the American Dream Experience and how some of the smartest people in history lost their own fortunes to wrong investing decisions. Today's examples prove that there is no one who is too smart to make mistakes!
The American Dream A deeper dive Part 2
In this episode, Margaret Wittkopp returns to discuss what the American Dream Experience really is about and she starts by explaining two perspectives in the world of investing: investor prediction syndrome and academic investing principles.
The differences of the two are glaring. Safeguarding your investments should not be left to a gambling and speculation. Instead, she discusses using proven principles and go with a mutual fund manager who will provide you with an efficient investment portfolio.
The American Dream A deeper dive Part 1
In this episode, Margaret Wittkopp talks about the American Dream Experience and how it is not about materialism. Margie further explains the difference between purposes and goals and how having a purpose makes decision-making easier.
The American Dream Experience explores the freedom we yearn for and how we can empower ourselves to be accountable for our own investment decisions. On the other hand, Margie also discusses how fear and greed are the main obstacles to reaching your American Dream.
Outlook for 2020 new decade, new strategies
In this episode, Margaret Wittkopp discusses knee-jerk reactions to market fluctuations brought about by news, especially dips caused by negative news like war. She explains how a diversified portfolio of asset classes helps to adjust your investments during these times.
And finally, Margie shares how doing a self-analysis on your own financial discipline is the first step to making the right choices for your American Dream.
What Separates the Haves from the Have Nots
Margaret Wittkopp talks about being a responsible saver at a young age and the value of seeking legitimate financial advice to grow your investments. She also mentions one of her investment success stories where Veritas played a crucial part in growing a client’s portfolio.
According to Margie, the key habit that he and many others have is the discipline to not chase the next shiny object and focus on their American Dream!
Margie recommends reading -The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley