Videos

We have produced a series of videos which cover some of the subjects covered in the book and provide an introduction to 'Saving and Investing.' The videos are a part of the Saving and Investing Channel on YouTube - the list of videos is:

    INT1.
Introduction

INT1.   Introduction

INT2.   savingandinvesting.com

INT3.   My Background

INT4.   Why the Subject is so important!

INT5.   Starting with the Right Thing

INT6.   Popular Misconceptions (Part 1)

INT7.   5 Popular Misconceptions (Part 2)

1.          Compounding

1B.       The Illustrated Compounding Example

2.         Providers and Users of Capital

3.         Providers and Users of Capital: Equity and Debt

4.         The Time Value of Money

5.         What is Leverage?

6.         Principles of Leverage

7.         Borrowing Money

8.        High Credit Card Interest Rates

9.        Debt Consolidation

10.      The Income Statement

10B.    The Illustrated Income Statement Example

10C.    Gross Margin, Operating Margin, Net Margin

11.       The Balance Sheet

11B.     The Illustrated Balance Sheet Example

12.       The Cash Flow Statement

12B.     The Illustrated Cash Flow Statement Example

13.       Links between the Financial Statements

14.       What is a Stock?

14B.     Stock Market Terminology 1

15.       What is a Bond?

16.       The Capital Structure of a Company

17.       Private Equity, IPO, Public Equity

18.       Who issues Bonds?

19.       Dividends

20.      What is a Stock Market Index?

21.       Why do Financial Markets Exist? 

22.      Mutual Funds 1: What is a Mutual Fund?

23.      Mutual Funds 2: Types of Mutual Funds

24.      Mutual Funds 3: Active and Passive Management

25.      Mutual Funds 4: Closed-Ended Funds

26.      Mutual Funds 5: Fees: Load, No-Load etc.

27.      Market Efficiency

28.     Index Funds and ETFs

29.     Hedge Funds 1: What is a Hedge Fund?

30.     Hedge Funds 2: What is Short-Selling?

31.      Hedge Funds 3: Different Strategies

32.     Hedge Funds 4: Funds of (Hedge) Funds

33.     Hedge Funds 5: Prime Brokers 

34.     Hedge Funds 6: What is Naked Short-Selling?

35.     The Impact of Time

36.     Timing Investments and Dollar Cost Averaging

37.     Taxes and Compounding

38.     First Principles of Taxation

39.     Two Generic Types of Pension Plans

40.     Defined Benefit Pension Plans

41.     Defined Contribution Pension Plans

42.     Introduction to Diversification

42B.  Diversification

43.     Following the Crowd and the Role of Expectations

44.     Transaction Costs

45.     Getting Started

Valuation Series

V1.     Introduction to Valuation

V1B.   Remarks on Valuation 

V2.     The P/E Ratio

V2B.  Why One Year of Earnings might not tell you that much

V2C.  The P/E to Growth Ratio

V2D.  Illustrated Shortcomings of the P/E Ratio (and other Ratios)

V3.     The P/Sales Ratio

V4.     The EV/EBITDA Ratio

V5.     The P/Book Ratio

V5B.   Return on Equity (ROE)

V6.     Introduction to the Dividend Discount Model

V7.     Introduction to Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Model

V7B.   What is Discounting?

V7C.   The Risk-Free Rate 

V8.    What is Yield?

V8B.  Dividend Yield

V8C.  Bond Yields

V8D.  Earnings Yield

V9.     Why do Bond Prices fall when Interest Rates rise?

Economy Series

E1.    Introduction to The Economy

E2.     The Economy and Earnings Impact

E3.     Inflation

E3B.  Introduction to Deflation

E3C.  What is Stagflation?

E4.     Introduction to Economic Policy

E5.     Introduction to Monetary Policy

E6.     Introduction to Fiscal Policy

E7.     What do Central Banks do?

Securitization Series 

S1.     What is Securitization

S2.    Securitization, CDOs and the Sub-Prime Crisis

Corporate Finance Concepts

CF1.   Dividend Policy

CF2.   Introduction to Share Buy-Backs

Practical Saving and Investing: Structures, Products and Services

P1.    Structures, Products and Services

P2.    The Key: The Basic Principles

P3.    What is a 401k Plan?

P4.    What is an ISA? (UK)


Book Review Series

B1.    Book Review: The Big Short, by Michael Lewis

B2.    Book Review: The Ascent of Money, by Niall Ferguson