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Most investors don’t know that the ultra-wealthy (billionaires, institutions, family offices) have large portions of their investment portfolios allocated to investments outside the stock market and in alternatives like real estate, private equity and hedge funds. Meanwhile, the average high net worth investor is mostly invested in stocks and bonds. Join Bob Fraser, Jim Maffuccio, and Ben Fraser as they dive into the world of alternative investments, uncover strategies of the ultra-wealthy, ...
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Originally published September 30, 2021. Curious about investing in real estate without the headaches? Discover how passive real estate investment opens doors to hassle-free opportunities. Let's explore the wide world of passive real estate investing together! Connect with Bob Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ht⁠tps://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-…
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Join Ben Fraser for Part 2 on reviewing underwriting files in 10 minutes or less! Discover shortcuts and guidelines for evaluating multifamily opportunities efficiently. Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is sponsored by Aspen …
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Ever wondered how to review an underwriting file in 10 minutes or less? Join Ben Fraser as he shares shortcuts and guidelines for evaluating multifamily opportunities. Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is sponsored by Aspen Fund…
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Learn the unique history of the secondary market for life insurance (aka, life settlements or viatical settlements). Join Ben Fraser and Anne Buchanan from Preston Capital as they uncover the intricacies of this asset class, including how to underwrite and identify key risks. Connect with Anne Buchanan on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/annebu…
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Join Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser as they uncover the surprising data showing investors expectations on rates have historically been wrong. Learn about why this is and what it means for making investment decisions. Wall Street Journal article - https://www.wsj.com/finance/investing/investors-fed-interest-rates-a842073c Connect with Bob Fraser on Linke…
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Discover how to secure a second residence while investing abroad with Dominic Volek. From exploring diverse travel opportunities to legacy planning, learn about the myriad options available in investment programs across the world, including insights on the EB-5 program for accessing the U.S. Connect with Dominic Volek on LinkedIn https://www.linked…
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Discover Bob and Ben’s insights and analysis of the state of bank's balance sheets amidst talk of a commercial real estate crash. Globest.com Article - https://www.globest.com/2024/02/02/the-banks-are-not-okay/ Connect with Bob Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ht⁠tps://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-fraser-22469312/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Connect with…
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If you are an entrepreneur, a business owner looking to sell your business, or simply interested in learning about acquisitions and how private equity works, this episode if for you. Channing is the Managing Director at Objective, an investment banking valuation firm with more than 25 years of experience in investment banking and business valuation…
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Bob and Ben discuss the election year, the pressures that both political parties might exert on the Fed to implement changes in interest rates, and the narrative that the economic data is portraying for investors. Connect with Bob Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ht⁠tps://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-fraser-22469312/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Connect wit…
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Laura Dohanes, CEO of My CPA Pro, shares practical strategies and mindset shifts for tax strategies and financial growth. Discover The 5 Exclusive Secrets To Maximize Your Returns That The Millionaires And The Ultra-Rich Are All Using https://www.cashprofitpower.com/optin Connect with Laura Dohanes on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauradohan…
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Andy Lee from Parallaxes Capital joins in this episode to discuss a fascinating and often overlooked asset class: Tax Receivable Agreements. Learn what it is, and why family offices, foundations & endowments are making allocations to this asset class. Connect with Andy Lee on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/lee-andy/ Connect with Ben Fraser on…
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Josh Ziegelbaum of Circuit City shares his background in Private Equity and how his team is re-vamping a well known brand. The insights and strategies discussed in this episode will help anyone understand how private equity works, what to watch for and so much more. Connect with Josh Ziegelbaum on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/josh-ziegelbau…
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Here is our reflective recap journey through 2023, highlighting remarkable guests, best moments and invaluable insights. 79. Roth Conversion Secrets: Maximizing Your Retirement Savings feat. Craig Wear https://www.thebillionairepodcast.com/79 91. How to Build Your Own Virtual Family Office feat. Jim Dew https://www.thebillionairepodcast.com/91 89. …
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Experts Amanda Han and Matt MacFarland of Keystone CPA discuss how investors can utilize real estate and other strategies to reduce tax burdens, optimize returns and increase potential gains from the IRS. Download the Free eBook “How Passive Investments Can Save You Taxes” https://www.keystonecpa.com/PassiveInvestorTax Connect with Amanda Han on Li…
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In this episode, our guest, John Chang, National Director of Research & Advisory Services at Marcus & Millichap, shares key insights into the current economy, trends, forecasts, and areas of opportunity for 2024. We discuss the impacts of inflation, the Federal Reserve's interest rate movements and the evolution of real estate over the past 18 mont…
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Is lower inflation a green light for the Fed to lower rates? How good is a 3.1% Consumer Price Index? In this episode, we analyze the market response and discuss the likelihood of the Fed lowering interest rates. Connect with Bob Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ht⁠tps://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-fraser-22469312/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Connect with B…
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Michael Sonnenfeldt is the founder of TIGER 21, a community of entrepreneurs and HNW investors who collectively represent $150 billion of net worth. In this episode, they discuss the challenges around the skills of being a successful entrepreneur don’t translate to being a good investor, how to think about legacy planning, and the role alternative …
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Originally published September 23, 2021. This week we take a deeper look at private equity and venture capital as we look to emulate the strategies and investment vehicles that the ultra-wealthy use to generate better returns and diversification. Average investors have historically been under-allocated to these asset classes, but for many ultra HNW…
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Will the capital call you’re participating in safeguard your capital or be throwing good money after bad? Learn about the key things to look for before deciding if a capital call is a worthwhile pursuit. Connect with Bob Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ht⁠tps://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-fraser-22469312/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Connect with Ben Fraser…
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Discussing the Fed's impact on real estate. We explore rate decisions, market shifts, and future optimism. Connect with Bob Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ht⁠tps://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-fraser-22469312/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Invest Lik…
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Mat is a wealth lawyer who has advised thousands of entrepreneurs including professional athletes, actors, Grammy award winning artists, and investors. As a best-selling author and expert on the field, he shares his approach to IRA investing strategies and how to access untapped potential. Connect with Mat Sorensen on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.…
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Discussing the behind the scenes of China's economic landscape and what it represents for the global economy. Sources | Wall Street Journal articles https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-chinese-financial-crisis-nobody-is-talking-about-1740974e?mod=hp_opin_pos_2#cxrecs_s https://www.wsj.com/world/china/china-economy-debt-slowdown-recession-622a3be4 Watc…
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Oil prices recently dropped and analysts are trying to figure out what’s going on. In this episode, Bob and Ben Fraser dive into the factors at play. And address the questions if this is a temporary decline, or something more substantial. Join us as we discuss this week's oil market swings. ZeroHedge article - https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/what…
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Litan Yahav is a tech entrepreneur and co-founder of Vyzer, a secure and automated platform that tracks your entire investment portfolio, tailor-made for investors. Discover his insights on risk, passive vs. active investing, and the birth of his innovative company. Connect with Litan Yahav on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/litanyahav/ Connec…
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All from inflation to labor shortages, we've been on the pulse for two years. We discuss the latest on rising wages, navigating inflation in real estate investing, and reshoring manufacturing. Sources | Wall Street Journal articles https://www.wsj.com/economy/jobs/workers-keep-getting-big-raises-thats-a-problem-for-the-fed-94a20f56?mod=hp_lead_pos6…
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Discover how to leverage secondary markets for alternative investment strategies. We sat down with Brian King of LODAS Markets as he walked us through how they’re creating liquidity in a historically illiquid market and why secondary offerings can be attractive for investors. Connect with Brian King on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-kin…
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What's causing the Multifamily Funding Gap, and how can you navigate it? Join us to understand the impact of property value fluctuations and the steps needed to close the financial divide in the world of multifamily real estate. Accredited Investors: Get early access to alternative investment deals ⁠https://www.thebillionairepodcast.com/p/investor-…
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Curious about how alternative credit can reshape the financial landscape? Join us for a riveting conversation with Eva Shang, CEO of Legalist, as we explore this intriguing world. Connect with Eva Shang on LinkedIn ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/eshang/ ⁠Connect with Jim Maffuccio on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-maffuccio-77440813/ Conn…
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What does the 4.9% GDP growth mean to the US economy, and to you as an investor? -Here are our thoughts on the consumer spending trend as a driving force behind economic health and the potential of the retail sector. Listen to Episode 114. 7 Investable Megatrends for the Next Decade ⁠https://www.thebillionairepodcast.com/114-7-investable-megatrends…
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An exclusive look into the world of wealth management for individuals with net worth ranging from 100 million to a billion dollars, offering insights on asset allocation, liquidity management, and achieving the delicate balance between risk and reward. Paul brings these complex strategies down to a level accessible for those not yet at the 100 mill…
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Join hosts Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser on the "Top of Mind" episode of the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast as they react to recent events regarding the Middle Eastern conflict. They discuss the current political dynamics in the Middle East and how that may impact both the supply and demand of oil. Tune in to hear their unique perspectives. Connect …
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In this episode of the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast, join host Ben Fraser for an insightful discussion with Kelly Ann Winget, Founder of Alternative Wealth Partners. With a career dedicated to alternative investing, Kelly, a fifth-generation member of an oil family, provides insights from her diverse expertise in private equity, venture invest…
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Originally published September 30, 2021. This week we take a deeper look at private equity and venture capital as we look to emulate the strategies and investment vehicles that the ultra-wealthy use to generate better returns and diversification. Average investors have historically been under-allocated to these asset classes, but for many ultra HNW…
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Join co-hosts Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser in the latest episode of the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast as they share updated research on 7 Investable Megatrends for the Next Decade. These are emerging trends that will create the economic landscape over the next decade and beyond. Since the last time we presented this information, our research has b…
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Join hosts Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser on the "Top of Mind" episode of the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast, where they discuss takeaways from Bob’s recent participation in a panel with other economists. They explore the current state of the real estate market, where it’s headed, and where the opportunities are. They talk about where the panelists a…
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Join co-hosts Jim Maffuccio and Ben Fraser, along with special guest Matt Burk, Founder and CEO of Fairway America and Verivest. We're thrilled to have Matt on the show, a seasoned real estate executive, Chief Investment Officer, and fund manager with over 22 years of experience. Matt has managed 11 different real estate funds throughout his career…
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Join co-hosts Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser in the latest episode of the "Top of Mind" series on the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast as they explore a topic that's currently front and center in the minds of consumers everywhere – surging oil prices. Bob share insights that he recently told a WSJ reporter. They discuss the current supply crisis, addre…
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In this episode, host Ben Fraser is joined by Dr. Christopher Loo, founder, CEO and host of Financial Freedom for Physicians with Dr. Christopher H. Loo, MD-PhD podcast. Dr. Loo shares his inspiring journey from being an MD to achieving financial freedom through real estate investing. We delve into his personal story, exploring how he transitioned …
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Join co-hosts Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser in the latest episode of the "Top of Mind" series on the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast as they discuss the post-pandemic job market. Focusing their discussion on a recent Wall Street Journal article titled "The Job-Market Boom Is Over. Here’s Why and What It Means", Ben and Bob provide their unique perspe…
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In this episode, host Ben Fraser is joined by Leif Hartwig, founder of Wealth VP. Leif created a platform catering to larger family offices, facilitating their investments in venture capital and early-stage seed opportunities. He shares his top three criteria for investment success, backed by an AI with an impressive 80% predictability score. Leif …
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Join co-hosts Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser in the latest episode of the "Top of Mind" series on the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast. In this episode, Bob and Ben explore the recent surge in oil prices, with Brent and crude oil hitting $90 per barrel. They unpack the factors driving this surge, including recent OPEC cuts, Chinese demand, and new supp…
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In this episode of the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast, join host Ben Fraser as he welcomes Jay Parsons, the SVP, Chief Economist & Head of Industry Principals at Real Page, a leading data analytics firm specializing in rental housing. This conversation is a must-listen for anyone involved in multifamily or single-family rentals or those consider…
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Join co-hosts Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser in the latest episode of the "Top of Mind" series on the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast as they delve into a recent Marcus & Millichap article on retail real estate. This thought-provoking report raises vital questions about the hottest asset class in real estate: “why are there so few deals happening?” In…
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In this episode of the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast, join host Ben Fraser as he welcomes Dr. Shannon Irvine, a distinguished expert with a PhD in neuro psychology, Business and Mindset High Performance Coach of Epic Success, and host of Epic Success Podcast, to explore the captivating world of brain science and its impact on investing and busi…
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Join hosts Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser in the latest episode of the "Top of Mind" series on the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast, as they talk about a recent article on “Wall Street Is Ready to Scoop Up Commercial Real Estate on the Cheap.” In this episode, Bob and Ben discuss insights on why billions of dollars are being raised to be ready to purch…
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In this episode, co-hosts Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser are joined by guest Ryan Smith, the co-founder of Elevation Capital. Ryan share insights from his decades of investment expertise. Focusing on self storage and mobile home parks, he shares insights gained through navigating multiple economic cycles. Ryan offers valuable perspectives on strategic i…
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Join co-hosts Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser in the latest episode of the "Top of Mind" series on the Invest Like A Billionaire podcast as they dissect the recent news that US consumer credit card debt has crossed a monumental $1 trillion milestone. In this thought-provoking episode, Bob and Ben offer their unique perspective on why the seemingly alarmi…
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In this episode, host Ben Fraser is joined by special guest Dr. Adam Gower, founder of GowerCrowd and author of the book "The Reality of Distressed Real Estate.” With wit and wisdom, Dr. Gower discusses the origins of crowdfunding, its transformative impact, and potential pitfalls. Join us as we explore his perspectives on navigating market downtur…
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Join co-hosts Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser as they dive deep into China's economy, addressing a phenomenon that has taken experts by surprise — deflation. This episode delves into the unexpected aftermath of China's strict COVID lockdowns, revealing a sluggish economy with deflationary concerns. Delving into the factors contributing to China's unantic…
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Join host Ben Fraser in this riveting episode as he sits down with Kirk Chisholm, Principal of Innovative Advisory Group and host of the Money Tree Investing podcast. Discover Kirk's journey from brokerage houses to pioneering self-directed IRAs and alternative strategies. Hear about his client success stories, the unique investments you can make w…
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