Show Us Your Portfolio: Jared Dillian
Show Us Your PortfolioApril 25, 202400:46:19

Show Us Your Portfolio: Jared Dillian

In this episode of Show Us Your Portfolio, Jared Dillian, author of the investment newsletter The Daily Dirt Nap and the book "No Worries: How to Live a Stress-Free Financial Life," discusses his personal investing philosophy and portfolio. Dillian advocates for a diversified approach that includes stocks, bonds, cash, gold, and real estate, which he calls the "Awesome Portfolio." He emphasizes the importance of avoiding catastrophic losses and focusing on big financial decisions like buying a house. Dillian also shares his views on debt, leaving money to children, and the role of an emergency fund in managing financial stress.

00:00 - Introduction
01:35 - Jared's book "No Worries: How to Live a Stress-Free Financial Life"
03:00 - Jared's long-term investment goals and objectives
05:30 - Keeping finances separate in a relationship
07:45 - Jared's thoughts on debt and paying interest
10:15 - Focusing on big financial decisions vs. small expenses
13:00 - Jared's personal investment portfolio and the "Awesome Portfolio"
16:30 - Emergency funds and the "sick pet fund"
18:30 - Increasing income vs. cutting expenses
20:45 - Balancing making money with doing something you love
22:00 - Jared's thoughts on the traditional retirement portfolio (stocks and bonds)
24:30 - Components of the "Awesome Portfolio"
27:00 - Index investing vs. active management
29:30 - Considering your house as part of your investment portfolio
31:45 - Jared's approach to opportunistic investing outside the "Awesome Portfolio"
33:30 - Looking different from the market and managing FOMO
35:30 - Jared's views on alternative investments and crypto
37:45 - Thoughts on leaving money to children
39:30 - Jared's biggest investing mistake and lessons learned
41:45 - Investing in things that bring joy, even if they aren't the best financial decision
43:30 - Main takeaway from Jared's book "No Worries"
44:45 - Avoiding catastrophic losses in investing

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