This episode I step outside my comfort zone and talk about investing with Alternative Investment Specialist Frank Packard. Specifically we discuss Passion Investing, things like art, watches, and fine wine. What are the opportunities and what are the risks. Do you have a collection of something which might be worth a lot of money? Then you know It's not just about portfolio diversification, but also about the joy of ownership. Frank is really interesting, he was actually born in Japan and only moved back to the US when he was seven. So we discuss what that was like in terms of reverse culture shock and being academically ahead of his peers. Frank's insight on navigating both American and Japanese culture is story-telling at it's best. Finally we discuss his 3 golden rules of investing, spoiler alert, #3 is "No Jerks", some great reasons to be bullish on Japan's future, and a cultural analogy / insight on American's love of "beating the clock" vs. Japan's love of silence and patience. Additional topics from our conversation:
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