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Episode 22

Thoughts from the ‘Secretary of Explaining Stuff’

June 8, 2018

In this episode of the Science of Economic Freedom podcast, I speak with the “Secretary of Explaining Stuff,” Apollo Lupescu, Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors.

Apollo is one of the most-interesting guys in the industry, and that’s why I wanted to get his take on why investing, and why investing properly, is so crucial to the achievement of economic freedom.

In this interview, you’ll learn:

  • What a “Secretary of Explaining Stuff” actually does.
  • The role of simplicity in the understanding of complex financial concepts.
  • The real reason you need to own stocks, and what that actually means.
  • The role of debt and/or fixed-income investing.
  • The importance of concentration risk, and of having proper asset allocation.
  • How to look at global equity markets.
  • About how Dimensional Fund Advisors applies investment innovation.
  • The single, most-important lesson all investors need to learn.

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