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The wealthy have known for a long time that the fastest way to grow wealth is not only through Wall Street, but by using alternative investments! And there’s nothing stopping you from walking that same path. The Passive Investing Show is your guide to learn what the wealthy have known all along: how to get your money working for you, to allow you to grow wealth and achieve financial freedom. Join hosts J Scott and Ashley Wilson each week as they pull the curtain back and show you how you can fast-track your retirement and achieve financial freedom through the power of passive investing.

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The wealthy have known for a long time that the fastest way to grow wealth is not only through Wall Street, but by using alternative investments! And there’s nothing stopping you from walking that same path. The Passive Investing Show is your guide to learn what the wealthy have known all along: how to get your money working for you, to allow you to grow wealth and achieve financial freedom. Join hosts J Scott and Ashley Wilson each week as they pull the curtain back and show you how you can fast-track your retirement and achieve financial freedom through the power of passive investing.

    E15: Investing in Oil and Gas with Grant Norwood

    E15: Investing in Oil and Gas with Grant Norwood

    There’s one investment niche that has held strong for decades and is showing no signs of going away — but you have to do the legwork yourself sometimes.

    In this episode of the Passive Investing Show, Ashley and J discuss oil investments with Grant Norwood of the Norwood Energy Corporation. Tune in and learn the ins and outs of investing in the oil and gas industry and what it takes to drill a field.

    Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation:


    Find opportunities yourself
    Take investments on a case-by-case basis
    Don’t hesitate to participate directly
    Find two people smarter than you

    Episode Highlights:

    [2:04] Norwood Energy Corp

    Norwood Energy Corp began as a land-and-title storefront before shifting to oil and gas; land and titles are critical to the oil and gas industry. Norwood has two primary strategies: acquire and improve land or a diversified drilling plan.

    [5:12] Maximizing Value and Output

    Improving the value of an existing asset involves having the expertise and capitalizing on opportunities. But these opportunities won’t fall in your lap — Grant takes every phone call and does a lot of legwork to evaluate potential fields. You have to go out and do the work yourself.

    [14:03] Strategizing Investments

    Grant's expectations for investment are on a case-by-case basis. He holds some properties for a long time, but others require development. There are some risks in oil — price fluctuations, on-site concerns, geological problems — but ultimately, an oil investor will have to do a lot of direct participation.

    [24:12] Timeframes and Cash Flow

    Investing in oil has a varying hold timeframe. Norwood Energy Corp holds anywhere from five to twenty years. The length of a hold varies depending on the price of an oil barrel and a company’s financial strategy.

    [31:31] Threats to the Industry

    According to Grant, COVID is a significant threat to the oil and gas industry. Recessions aren’t a concern because people still have to travel. As of now, alternative energy only contributes 3% to the energy mix.

    Notable Quotes from the Episode:

    [07:51] "So many times buyers are private, equity-backed or whatever have you, and they want all the data provided to them, or they won't even give it the time of day or look around and try to find these themselves. So they miss out on all the good ones."

    [11:17] "There are several different ways you can come up with a completely new concept. And you can back it up with science and data, and then get out there and try a new concept. And I mean, that's where legends are made, you know, you get out there and no one's tried it."

    [18:33] “But if people have been drilling in that area, it's known that, say 3000 out of the 10,000 feet, you're drilling, you need to plan for some lost circulation. Well, if you know going into it, then you're not going to lose your well.”

    Resources Mentioned:

    Norwood Energy Corp: Website

    Contact Grant Norwood: Company Website | LinkedIn | Blog | Email

    • 37 min
    E14: A Ninja’s Guide To Choosing Alternative Investments with MC Laubscher

    E14: A Ninja’s Guide To Choosing Alternative Investments with MC Laubscher

    Many passive investment options have emerged in today’s climactic business frontier. But cruising into the many alternative niches does not guarantee success. Learning how to capitalize on them is the key.

    In this episode of Passive Investing Show, investment figure MC Laubscher joins J and Ashley to explore different passive investment options and their cash flow benefits. Join them as they tackle family investment strategies, infinite banking, and how to structure your wealth for success.

    Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation:


    Capitalize on trends
    Leverage the value of podcasts
    Get involved with alternative investments
    Profit from life settlements
    Try family banking

    Notable Quotes from the Episode: 

    [14:17] My mission now is how do we share information that is very applicable to the world that's going on right now, that will help folks see just the incredible opportunities that exist and times where, you know, there's a lot of uncertainty.

    [22:11] If you find the right folks to partner with, you can have a lot of fun. Meet a lot of incredible people and have a well-diversified portfolio as a passive investor.

    [27:20] It [life insurance] gave them a great quality of life towards the end of his [Ed McMahon] life, they didn't have to worry about the financial stress and the money and, and so forth.

    [34:28] They buy these policies to essentially position it as a vehicle, as a cash-saving vehicle. Because the money that you're putting into those policies is the principle is guaranteed.

    [46:32] As an investor, even if I never invest in any of that stuff, it’s really important to understand it, where capital is moving to, and where it’s going to move from.

    [51:56] Excellence is something that needs to be pursued every single day.

    Resources Mentioned:

    Cashflow Ninja Website | Email | Podcast | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

    Producers Wealth

     Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

     The 21 Best Cashflow Niches by MC Laubscher

    Connect with MC: LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram

    Episode 9 PIS - Josh MacAllan

     The Passive Investing Show

    • 54 min
    E13: There’s More to Return Metrics Than Cashflow with Jordan Moorhead

    E13: There’s More to Return Metrics Than Cashflow with Jordan Moorhead

    A reliable return metric is an important aspect when making investment decisions. Not only does it help you visualize potential profit, but it also serves as a point of reference moving forward. While cash on cash return is a staple measuring system, there are other metrics you should know.

    In the thirteenth episode of Passive Investing Show, J welcomes Jordan Moorhead, a real estate investor and the owner of The Moorhead Team. Join them as they explore different return metrics and how accreditation can unlock more investment options.

    Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation:


    Passive businesses are ideal.
    Do not undermine depreciation benefits.
    Gamble wisely on angel investments.
    Focus on other return metrics too.
    Accreditation makes investing smoother.

    Episode Highlights:

    [01:44] Shifting Gears to Passive Investments

    Jordan ventured into house hacking after starting a successful business. His interest in maximizing his capital growth led him to build a real estate sales team. His struggle to find good active investments convinced Jordan to use his wealth passively.

    He conducted due diligence with the following factors in mind:


    Integrity of the partnership
    Reasonability of the business plan
    Familiarity with the area of investment

    [07:53] Managing Returns and Expectations

    He expects a lesser monetary return in passive investment. There is more wealth in active businesses, but they also take more work.

    The value of depreciation benefits real estate professionals. It equates to a lower tax bill.

    [10:46] The Diversity of Return Metrics

    If you’re living off passive investments, cash on cash return is a vital metric. However, you need to look at various return metrics, too. You can look at equity growth and tax benefits from depreciation if you aim to grow your wealth.

    [14:18] Becoming an Angel Investor

    Jordan recently invested in an AI smart chatbot. He uses this product to drive leads on his wholesaling website. 

    Supporting a business with an intangible product is risky. He looks at private investments as a wise “gamble.”

    [18:07] Plan Ahead

    Jordan wants to continue building his business to generate more revenue for the company and its employees. He also plans to build their home-buying company alongside his passive investment.

    Accreditation in passive investments unlocks more options for investments. Encompassed with legal structure, accredited investments usually have smaller buy-ins.

    [22:38] Jordan’s Advice for Starting Strong

    Having a great system of managing money and wealth is foundational. Keeping expenses low and owning an investment account helped Jordan pile up his wealth efficiently.

    Notable Quotes from the Episode:

    [12:44] “I love real estate because there are so many different ways that you make money that is not just equity growth. There aren’t such wild swings in values compared to the stock market.”

    Resources Mentioned:

    Global Go Abundance Conference

    Ashcroft Capital

    Endurance Capital

    Connect with Jordan on Instagram or call 512-888-9122

    The Passive Investing Show

    • 26 min
    E12: The Value of Investing in Bitcoin Miners Rather Than Bitcoin Itself with Eng Taing

    E12: The Value of Investing in Bitcoin Miners Rather Than Bitcoin Itself with Eng Taing

    Mining Bitcoin is not as complicated as it seems. Anyone with a computer can do it. But you might be wondering why you should bother investing in Bitcoin mining when there are so many other ways to make money online.

    In the twelfth episode of Passive Investing Show, J and Ashley are joined by Eng Taing. They share their insights on the risks and benefits of investing in Bitcoin mining.

    Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation:

    ●      Keep your costs low.

    ●      Consider the risks and benefits of Bitcoin mining.

    ●      Find cheap and renewable energy sources.

    ●      Be flexible.

    Episode Highlights:

    [12:29] How Bitcoin Mining Works

    Bitcoin mining uses computers to create Bitcoin and validate transactions. Every 10 minutes, 6.25 Bitcoin is rewarded to miners. Miners pool their resources to get a lot more of it.

    The current inflation rate for Bitcoin is 3%. With many industrial size capital investments, there is higher value but diminishing return. Bitcoin mining gets you more Bitcoin over time and offers more benefits. Make sure energy prices are down or as low as possible.

    [24:38] What to Expect in Bitcoin Mining

    You will invest in the profit stream of miners and they distribute those profits as either Bitcoin or cash. Investors can expect a 90% investment return in year one. The life cycle for one investment is five years.

    [31:27] Risks in Bitcoin Mining

    The risks in Bitcoin mining are regulatory risks and increasing energy costs. Keep your costs low. Find cheap and renewable energy sources. Given the current mining dip, they are buying a lot of machines and deploying capital wisely. The minimum investment is $50,000.

    [36:50] Opportunities, Concerns, and Advice

    Oil and gas investments interest him. He believes that renewable energy is the future and fossil fuels will be the bridge to get there.

    On the other hand, the Federal Reserve is what concerns him the most. He believes that they are taking inflation and reduction of money supply too far to the point of decimating growth. He advises people to be flexible and explore different things.

    Notable Quotes from the Episode:

    [12:38] “When you add capital and scale, you get better results and outcomes potentially.”

    [37:38] “Fossil fuels will be the bridge to renewable. I truly believe in renewable energy being the future. But there needs to be a bridge to get there.”

    [39:22] “When you have higher interest rates, you sort of reduce the ability for investors to invest the money in people because now you have a higher demand hurdle for the investment.”

    Resources Mentioned:

    Touzi Capital

    Eng Taing LinkedIn and Twitter

    The Passive Investing Show

    • 42 min
    E11: Crypto and Digital Real Estate: Going Unconventional with Ryan Pineda

    E11: Crypto and Digital Real Estate: Going Unconventional with Ryan Pineda

    Business owners usually stick to one business using an array of conventional but proven tools. But does “playing it safe” survive in an ever-expanding market and updating global trends? Investing in multiple businesses and utilizing new technologies such as crypto can be ideal too.

    In this episode of Passive Investing Show, J and Ashley are joined by Ryan Pineda. They share their insights on maximizing wealth and capital preservation using cryptocurrency.

    Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation:

    ● Aim for passive investing

    ● Start social media marketing

    ● Implement a wholesale-heavy model

    ● Learn more about capital preservation

    ● Revolutionize real estate through NFTs

    Episode Highlights:

    [8:03] Passive Investments

    Passive income can be achieved through buying rental properties. Rentals are suitable for long-term wealth-building appreciation. Social media helped his business gain more market reach.

    [13:15] Building a Passive Investment Portfolio

    Ryan is adamant about conquering new business opportunities. He invests in three major areas: crypto, businesses, and real estate. Within his companies, he invests heavily in marketing, hiring, and building technology growth. For future investments, Ryan considers the time and opportunity costs to help guide his decisions.

    [30:31] NFTs and the Crypto Space

    NFTs are receipts or proofs of ownership that offer security from real estate fraud. So merging blockchain NFT with real estate puts less to almost zero cost when transferring ownership. Due to its rarity and potential, the digital real estate market became the most appealing asset for him to pioneer.

    [41:49] Threats to Digital Real Estate

    The lack of legal framework for digital real estate and the gray area in short-term rental laws with crypto must be addressed. Some aspects of real estate can be revolutionized with e-technology and blockchain.

    Notable Quote from the Episode:

    [15:34] “Any business I start today has to be better than the previous businesses because if they’re not, they're not worth my time.”

    Resources Mentioned: 

    True Books

    Future Flipper

    Wealthy Agent

    Wealthy Way

    Pineda Capital

    Tykes

    Homerun Offer

    Lunar Ecom

    NFT’s for beginners

    The Ryan Pineda Show

    Ryan Pineda Website | TikTok | Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn | YouTube | Blog

    The Passive Investing Show

    • 48 min
    E10: Generating Consistent Returns Through Crowdfunding with Matt Rodak

    E10: Generating Consistent Returns Through Crowdfunding with Matt Rodak

    Most people think investing in real estate sounds appealing, but coming up with a large chunk of cash can be scary. If you don’t have that kind of money lying around, it’s easy to write off real estate investment altogether. But what if there was a way to invest in real estate with little or no money?

    In this episode of the Passive Investing Show, J and Ashley are joined by Matt Rodak. They talk about crowdfunding, how it works, and how you can use it to finance your next investment.

    Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation:


    Choose the right capital.
    Build and diversify your portfolio.
    Manage risks.
    Structure your pricing carefully.
    Be open to learning.

    Episode Highlights:

    [08:45] Criteria for the Loan

    They are focused on the single-family asset class and investors who are experienced in scale-up. Usually, they will finance about 85% of the project’s total cost to leave the customer some skin in the game.

    When structuring the loan, manage risk by considering:


    What is the person paying for the house?
    Are you buying it right?
    What’s their scope of work?
    Are they renovating it?
    What will the ARV be?
    What will it sell for once it’s finished?

    [12:44] Timeframe of an Investment

    They try to match the term of the loan and investment to a reasonable amount of time to complete the project. An extension period can be built in.

    [19:46] Investment Returns

    Duration and rate may correlate. Because they use general solicitation, they can only take on accredited investors. While there is a loss of principal risk, there is a high probability that they will get most of your money back, but it may take longer than intended.

    [27:33] Distributions and Taxes

    Distributions are made monthly. Principal gets returned at the end of the project or maturity date. At the end of the year, their clients will get a 1099-INT from them.

    [34:20] Matt’s Predictions and Advice

    There’s a good legislative framework around crowdfunding. But inflation could affect the strength of the consumers and businesses. Never try to be the smartest person in the room. Always surround yourself with people with different knowledge and perspectives so you can keep learning.

    Notable Quotes from the Episode:

    [09:29] “It’s like small business lending. And we just happen to have collateral on the back end.”

    [20:28] “That pricing is going to flow through to our passive investor base based on a number of different criteria that we’re looking at, ultimately price for the risk.”

    [35:40] “Try to never be the smartest guy or gal in the room.”

    Resources Mentioned:

    Fund That Flip

    matt@fundthatflip.com

    The Passive Investing Show

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

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16 Ratings

Abideen J. ,

Diverse set of topics

It’s great to see a podcast touch on multiple asset classes within commercial real estate, along with different spaces such as tech and crypto.

mics500 ,

Big fan

I’m a big fan and I’d like to consider myself a friend of Jason Scott’s .. we meet through bigger pockets and had very similar starts in RE investing. Although, J, has been much , much more successful at investing then I could even hope to be.
He’a one of the smartest persons I know but he will disagree as he is always humble as well .
I have not met Ashley but, I hope to sometime in the near future .. I do know this , if Jason trusts her, which he must as he has partnered with her on more than a few occasions / deals .. That alone is good enough for me to think she’s just as good a person and equally as intelligent when it comes yo investing, as Jason ( and his wife Carol ) are ..

Jason has this way of explaining things that make it easy for even inexperienced people to understand !

I will continue to follow , listen and absorb what this guy has to say and teach and hope to turn that help into even a small portion of success that Jason has done for himself ..

SPTM Steve ,

Fantastic!

Great show!
So informative and helpful!

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