Today on the BiggerPockets Podcast, we’re excited to sit down with an individual many people already know from television, radio, and the newspaper — Clark Howard. Besides being a nationally-syndicated radio and TV star, Clark Howard is also a real estate investor who has a unique outlook on the way real estate should fit into your financial picture, as well as numerous tips on avoiding scams, finding great locations to invest in, and much more! Don’t miss a second of this powerful episode!
In This Episode We Cover:Who TV and Radio Personality Clark Howard isHow he went from a beach bum to financially freeHis job at the radio stationHis investing portfolioA story about the real estate bustHow he bought properties through the bust (2011)How to not get into the “investing hysteria“Why you should avoid the “dare to be rich” pitchWhat the “smell test” isWhy there’s no one magical way to investWhy understanding the local market is crucialHow to farm neighborhoodsWhy you need to have a purpose behind how you’re investingTips for investing in generalAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBiggerPockets Analysis ToolsPodcast GuestingVanguardBooks Mentioned in this Show100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask by Ilyce R. GlinkBuy, Close, Move In! by Ilyce R. GlinkThe Wealthy Barber, Updated 3rd Edition by David ChiltonThe Power of Habit by Charles DuhiggTweetable Topics:“It’s part of who we are that we want to believe in miracle stories.” (Tweet This!)Connect with ClarkClark’s WebsiteThe Clark Howard Podcast