Howard Marks on the US Dollar, Three Ways to Add Defense, and Good Questions (#431)

Howard Marks on the US Dollar, Three Ways to Add Defense, and Good Questions (#431)

“Move forward but with caution.” — Howard Marks Howard Marks (@HowardMarksBook) is co-chairman and co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, a leading investment firm with more than $125 billion in assets under management. He is the author of the books Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side and The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense …

Nick Kokonas on Resurrecting Restaurants, Skin in the Game, and Investing (#429)

Nick Kokonas on Resurrecting Restaurants, Skin in the Game, and Investing (#429)

“My dad used to run his own business. He was only high school educated. Every time I tried to complicate things when I was in college and I’d talk to him about his business, he would be like, ‘It’s three shoeboxes, Nick. It’s the money in, the money out, and then the third box is …

Ramit Sethi — Automating Finances, Negotiating Prenups, Disagreeing with Tim, and More (#371)

Ramit Sethi — Automating Finances, Negotiating Prenups, Disagreeing with Tim, and More (#371)

“Most of us should spend less time on most decisions and we should spend a lot more time on a few key decisions.” — Ramit Sethi Ramit Sethi, (@ramit) author of the New York Times bestseller I Will Teach You To Be Rich, has become a financial guru to millions of readers in their twenties, …

Caterina Fake — The Outsider Who Built Giants (#360)

Caterina Fake — The Outsider Who Built Giants (#360)

“I really am a big believer in people’s creativity flourishing when they come at things from a different direction and see things in a different way.” — Caterina Fake Caterina Fake (@caterina) is a long-time Silicon Valley pioneer. She is a co-founder of Yes VC, a pre-seed and seed-stage fund investing in ideas that elevate our collective humanity. …

Peter Mallouk — Exploring the Worlds of Investing, Assets, and Quality of Life (#356)

Peter Mallouk — Exploring the Worlds of Investing, Assets, and Quality of Life (#356)

“You spend the first 20 years of being rich accumulating all of this stuff. And then you’ll spend the next 20 years trying to get out of one thing after another to simplify your life.” — Peter Mallouk Peter Mallouk (@PeterMallouk) is the President of Creative Planning, one of the largest independent wealth management firms in …

Steve Jurvetson — The Midas Touch and Mind-Bending Futures (#317)

Steve Jurvetson — The Midas Touch and Mind-Bending Futures (#317)

“Celebrate the childlike mind.” — Steve Jurvetson  Steve Jurvetson (@jurvetson) is an early-stage venture capitalist with a focus on founder-led, mission-driven companies at the cutting edge of disruptive technology and new industry formation. Steve was the early VC investor in SpaceX, Tesla, Planet, Memphis Meats, Hotmail, and the deep learning companies Mythic and Nervana. He …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Investing Wisdom from Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, Chris Sacca, and Others (#270)

Please enjoy this transcript of a Roundtable Episode on investing, inspired by my episode with Ray Dalio and featuring Marc Andreessen, Chris Sacca, Reid Hoffman, Peter Thiel, Seth Godin, and yours truly. Transcripts may contain a few typos—with some episodes lasting 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! Listen to the episode here or by selecting any of …

Investing Wisdom from Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, Chris Sacca, and Others (#270)

Investing Wisdom from Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, Chris Sacca, and Others (#270)

This episode contains some of the best lessons I’ve learned about investing, making money, and growing your personal wealth. It was inspired by my recent talk with Ray Dalio, which has been incredibly popular and led to many additional questions about money and investing. There is no doubt we need to create systems and procedures …

Ray Dalio, The Steve Jobs of Investing (#264)

Ray Dalio, The Steve Jobs of Investing (#264)

“Pain plus reflection equals progress.” – Ray Dalio Ray Dalio (@raydalio) grew up a middle-class kid from Long Island. He started his investment company Bridgewater Associates out of a two-bedroom apartment at age 26, and it now has roughly $160 billion in assets under management. Over 42 years, he has built Bridgewater into what Fortune …