Motley Fool writer and author of the book “Why Does The Stock Market Go Up” shares his passion and approach for stock picking and long-term wealth creation.

Guest Biography

Brian Feroldi is a financial educator, YouTuber, and author. He has been intensely interested in money, personal finance, and investing ever since he graduated from college.

Brian started investing in 2004. In the beginning, he had no idea what he was doing and got his teeth kicked in. His returns improved dramatically over time as his experience and knowledge about the stock market grew.

Brian’s career mission statement is “to spread financial wellness.” He loves to help other people do better with their money, especially their investments. He’s has written more than 3,000 articles on stocks, investing, and personal finance for the Motley Fool.

In 2022, Brian’s book Why Does The Stock Market Go Up? was published. The mission of the book is “to demystify the stock market.” It was written to explain how the stock market works in plain English.

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In this episode, you'll learn:

  • Why you might consider picking your own stocks over only investing in index funds
  • The difference between investing and gambling
  • What Brian thinks about real estate investing and cryptocurrencies

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