Episode #10: Protecting Yourself From Cyber Criminals

Aaron Kirsch

Shopping, banking, and even dating with your computer or Smartphone is convenient, but unfortunately it is also convenient for cyber criminals to steal from you. Knowing what the threats are and how to protect yourself may reduce your risk of becoming a victim.

Our guest is Maksim Avrukin, the CEO of Digital Uppercut, a company that provides managed IT and cyber security services to businesses.

Max’s recommendations:
password keeper: Lastpass https://www.lastpass.com/
authenticator: Google Authenticator
web browsers: Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox

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Aaron Kirsch

Shopping, banking, and even dating with your computer or Smartphone is convenient, but unfortunately it is also convenient for cyber criminals to steal from you. Knowing what the threats are and how to protect yourself may reduce your risk of becoming a victim.

Our guest is Maksim Avrukin, the CEO of Digital Uppercut, a company that provides managed IT and cyber security services to businesses.

Max’s recommendations:
password keeper: Lastpass https://www.lastpass.com/
authenticator: Google Authenticator
web browsers: Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox

Episode #9: ESG Investing

Aaron Kirsch

ESG Investing, also known as Socially Responsible Investing, is an attempt to encourage corporate practices such as environmental stewardship, consumer protection, human rights, and diversity. Our special guest is Iyassu Essayas, Director of ESG Research at Parnassus Investments, a mutual fund company managing over $29 billion of investments in companies with sustainable business practices.

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Aaron Kirsch

ESG Investing, also known as Socially Responsible Investing, is an attempt to encourage corporate practices such as environmental stewardship, consumer protection, human rights, and diversity. Our special guest is Iyassu Essayas, Director of ESG Research at Parnassus Investments, a mutual fund company managing over $29 billion of investments in companies with sustainable business practices.

Episode #8: Investing In Real Estate

Aaron Kirsch

What should you consider when making the choice to buy a home or rent? What about purchasing real estate as an investment? Our special guest is Brad Tatar, Managing Director of Spotlight Asset Group’s Tampa, Florida office who will walk us through everything you should think about before buying a house, condo, or Real Estate Investment Trust.

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Aaron Kirsch

What should you consider when making the choice to buy a home or rent? What about purchasing real estate as an investment? Our special guest is Brad Tatar, Managing Director of Spotlight Asset Group’s Tampa, Florida office who will walk us through everything you should think about before buying a house, condo, or Real Estate Investment Trust.

Behavioral Finance

Aaron Kirsch

Every investor has the same flaw: we are human. By understanding and recognizing our human biases and behaviors we can become better investors. Our special guest is Priscilla Liang, Professor of Finance at California State University Channel Islands, who explains many of our biases, where they come from, and how they affect us as investors.

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Aaron Kirsch

Every investor has the same flaw: we are human. By understanding and recognizing our human biases and behaviors we can become better investors. Our special guest is Priscilla Liang, Professor of Finance at California State University Channel Islands, who explains many of our biases, where they come from, and how they affect us as investors.

Mental Health and Wealth

Aaron Kirsch

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and on this podcast we discuss mental health and money.  Our special guest is Jacob Moore, Founder and CEO of No Stigmas, a non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure no one faces mental health challenges alone.  Jake tells us about his personal journey, shares his insights on mental health and wealth, and gives advice on how to help family and friends dealing with mental health challenges.

Resources mentioned in this podcast
KnowBrainer Campaign:  www.nostigmas.us or text 31996, keyword nobrainer
No Stigmas:   www.nostigmas.org or @nostigmas
Jacob Moore:  www.jacobmoore.com or @jacobmoore on Instagram
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text HOME to 741741

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Aaron Kirsch

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and on this podcast we discuss mental health and money.  Our special guest is Jacob Moore, Founder and CEO of No Stigmas, a non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure no one faces mental health challenges alone.  Jake tells us about his personal journey, shares his insights on mental health and wealth, and gives advice on how to help family and friends dealing with mental health challenges.

Resources mentioned in this podcast
KnowBrainer Campaign:  www.nostigmas.us or text 31996, keyword nobrainer
No Stigmas:   www.nostigmas.org or @nostigmas
Jacob Moore:  www.jacobmoore.com or @jacobmoore on Instagram
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text HOME to 741741