Bulletproof Personal Finance: Expert Asset Allocation
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Bulletproof Personal Finance: Expert Asset Allocation

The Ultimate Personal Finance Guide to Managing Money, Acquiring Assets, and Building Wealth
4.5 (15 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,067 students enrolled
Created by Joe Withrow
Last updated 5/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Construct and implement a personalized asset allocation model
  • Learn how to spread capital across several different asset classes to create antifragility
  • Determine a proper cash allocation
  • Acquire precious metals for home and overseas storage
  • Acquire real estate with advantageous financing terms
  • Build a stock portfolio utilizing expert risk management tools
  • Analyze and acquire low-risk bonds at a discount to par
  • Acquire, use, and store bitcoins using proper security practices
  • Effectively manage an asset portfolio using a customized spreadsheet
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Requirements
  • This course is designed to convey both fundamental concepts and advanced strategies, thus no previous knowledge or experience is required.
Description

Tired of the same old "personal finance for dummies" advice? Fed up with high-fees, low-return mutual funds? Are you ready to build a customized asset portfolio like the experts? Is it time to super-charge your finances to finally reach your goals?

Bulletproof Personal Finance: Expert Asset Allocation is your solution!

The average person today completes twelve-to-sixteen years worth of formal education and graduates with no useful information regarding personal finance or money management. This leaves the average person with a predicament as they progress in their career: what should I do with my money? Where should I go to learn actionable personal financial strategies?

This course was written to answer those questions and fill that void. Bulletproof Money Management will show you how to construct a customized asset allocation model, and how to integrate each asset class into your portfolio. The course will walk you through several screencasts to demonstrate this where necessary.

All of the concepts presented in this course are rooted in a fundamental understanding of money, economics, and current macroeconomic trends based upon years of independent research. These concepts are more than abstract theory, however; they are the strategies used by the instructor to build a sustainable asset portfolio and quit his job within five years time.

Keep in mind, there are no get-rich-quick schemes. This course is designed with proper risk management techniques in mind. The number one rule of money management is: don't lose money. Remember – opportunities are endless, but capital is finite. As such, this course best suited for self-disciplined people with a long-term perspective.

Bulletproof Personal Finance is clear, concise, and to the point - you won't find any hype or filler here. To add additional value to this course, the instructor is completely willing to answer any and all questions you may have as you go through the material as well.

Do not take a backseat when it comes to your own finances. Learn everything you need to know to build a customized asset portfolio like the pro's by enrolling in Bulletproof Personal Finance today!

Who is the target audience?
  • Tired of the same old "personal finance for dummies" advice? This course will show you how to build an asset portfolio like the experts!
  • Looking to integrate advanced risk management techniques into your financial plan? This course will deliver!
  • Searching for get rich quick schemes? This course is NOT for you.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 18 Lectures Collapse All 18 Lectures 01:08:47
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:58
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Bulletproof Asset Allocation
2 Lectures 08:16

How to construct and implement an asset allocation model.

Preview 04:04

Asset Allocation Spreadsheet Screencast
04:12
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Cash
1 Lecture 02:14

How to integrate cash into your asset allocation model.

Cash
02:14
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Precious Metals
3 Lectures 11:46

How to integrate precious metals - gold and silver - into your asset allocation model.

Precious Metals
04:48

How to purchase precious metals through JM Bullion.

JM Bullion Screencast
03:58

How to store precious metals overseas through Hard Assets Alliance.

Hard Assets Alliance Screencast
03:00
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Real Estate
1 Lecture 04:54

How to integrate real estate into your asset allocation model with proper financing.

Real Estate
04:54
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Stocks
4 Lectures 19:10

How to integrate stocks into your asset allocation model utilizing proper risk management techniques.

Preview 07:38

Stocks Spreadsheet Screencast
05:38

How to trade stocks on T.D. Ameritrade.

Brokerage1 Screencast
02:58

How to trade stocks on Interactive Brokers.

Brokerage2 Screencast
02:56
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Bonds
1 Lecture 06:35

How to analyze and integrate bonds into your asset portfolio

Bonds
06:35
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Bitcoin
3 Lectures 12:51

How to integrate Bitcoin into your asset allocation model using security good practices.

Bitcoin
08:32

A screencast walkthrough demonstrating how to acquire and use bitcoins.

Bitcoin Screencast
04:13

Take a minute to...
00:06
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 01:02
Conclusion
00:49

Bonus Lecture: Finance for Freedom Coupon Code
00:13
About the Instructor
Joe Withrow
4.6 Average rating
89 Reviews
3,905 Students
4 Courses
Author, Editor, Investor, Philosopher... in random order

Joe Withrow is just an average, hardworking American who did everything by the ‘American Dream’ handbook.

He took advanced classes in a public high school and graduated with good grades. He then went on to earn a finance degree from a public university.

Upon graduation, Joe moved to a metropolitan city and played the corporate game, working for two different mega banks and earning several minor promotions/pay raises/bonuses for his efforts.

Joe bought a starter home, met his wife, and settled down to live the American Dream – just as he had been “educated” to do. He contributed the match rate to his 401(k) and he maxed out his contributions to a traditional IRA – just as he had been “educated” to do.

Joe was doing everything the “right” way and a storybook life appeared to be unfolding before him.

But then something strange happened.

Joe started to see that the rat-race had no light at the end of the tunnel and no rewards worth reaping.

He began to realize that the ‘American Dream’ was at best a myth and at worst a means of control. He began to see how the monetary system itself worked against him. He began to realize that his annual wage increases could not possibly keep up with inflation over the long term and therefore he was stuck on a perpetual tread-mill despite doing everything the right way. He began to realize that the stock market could not possibly go up exponentially forever no matter how many talking heads swore up and down that it would.

So Joe started to do a lot of independent research and he started to do a lot of introspective examination. He quickly came to the realization that he had to build a more self-reliant lifestyle if he wanted to have a chance to create a Mindful life for himself and his family. So Joe made the decision to seek financial freedom. Over a period of time, Joe was able to eliminate debt and needless spending and redirect his income to a carefully constructed asset allocation model. This enabled him to end his career in corporate America and spend his time pursuing entrepreneurial projects of interest.