Capital Confoes

Hosted ByDiego Ameerali & Gregory Bainathsah

In this podcast we take you with us on a journey about economics and investing. By being equipped with different perspective we strive to make better and more informed financial decisions. Welcome to Capital Confoes!


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Capital Confoes 4 – Teaching as a Finance YouTuber w/ AJ from StraightTalks

In this podcast we take you with us on a journey about economics and investing. By being equipped with different perspective we strive to make better and more informed financial decisions. Welcome to Capital Confoes!

In episode 4 we had a conversation with AJ who runs the StraightTalks YouTube channel. He is CFA charter holder and CFP professional working in wealth management as a financial planner.

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Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Getting AJ on the Podcast
  • 5:01 – CFA and CFP explained
  • 10:16 – Do these certifications translate well into non US markets?
  • 13:22 – Sending out 172 job applications
  • 17:35 – Getting your foot in the door
  • 20:21 – Why wealth management?
  • 22:47 – 401k and other accounts explained
  • 25:30 – Entering the market as a non US individual
  • 28:34 – Stock, bonds and portfolios explained
  • 34:41 – The importance of psychology in investing
  • 41:03 – How do wealth managers generate income?
  • 47:16 – Is there a future for financial planners?
  • 52:26 – Day trading and red flags
  • 57:07 – Starting a YouTube channel
  • 1:04:58 – What academic programs are there for people interested in finance?
  • 1:09:59 – Closing off

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** The information in this podcast is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional financial advice. All content, including text, graphics and images contained in this podcast is for general information purposes only and does not replace a consultation with your financial or tax professional **

Capital Confoes 3 – Data Analysis in Finance w/ Kevin Hinds

In this podcast we take you with us on a journey about economics and investing. By being equipped with different perspective we strive to make better and more informed financial decisions. Welcome to Capital Confoes!

In episode 3 we had a conversation with Kevin Hinds, a Data Analyst who works at one of the big banks in Barbados. We kicked it off with some backstory from Kevin on how he ended up in Data Analysis and then went straight into the relationships data analysis has in the wider economy, especially in the banking sector he works in and how small nations like Barbados and Suriname play their role.

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Introductions
  • 1:51 – Coronavirus situation in Barbados
  • 11:39 – Day-to-day work and responsibilities
  • 29:29 – Can we even keep up with the exponential technological developments?
  • 35:58 – Separating correlation from causation
  • 40:36 – Comparing Suriname to New York
  • 44:30 – Maintaining robustness as data becomes more complex
  • 49:01 – Making predictions through the Covid-situation
  • 54:13 – Has security scaled as much as the technology?
  • 57:33 – Attracting investors to Barbados/Suriname
  • 1:07:36 – Scenario: Pension fund liabilities increasing as life expectancy increases
  • 1:13:02 – Closing remarks

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** The information in this podcast is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional financial advice. All content, including text, graphics and images contained in this podcast is for general information purposes only and does not replace a consultation with your financial or tax professional **

Capital Confoes 2 – Universal Basic Income

In this podcast we take you with us on a journey about economics and investing. By being equipped with different perspective we strive to make better and more informed financial decisions. Welcome to Capital Confoes!

In episode 2 we touch a bit on Universal Basic Income (UBI)

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro and defining UBI
  • 3:22 – Where does UBI money come from?
  • 9:37 – The rich and the poor have equal rights to UBI
  • 14:35 – Eliminating unskilled labor
  • 19:49 – Can UBI work in developed and developing nations?

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** The information in this podcast is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional financial advice. All content, including text, graphics and images contained in this podcast is for general information purposes only and does not replace a consultation with your financial or tax professional **

Capital Confoes 1 – Minimum Wage

In this podcast we take you with us on a journey about economics and investing. By being equipped with different perspective we strive to make better and more informed financial decisions. Welcome to Capital Confoes!

In our very first episode we explore: Minimum Wage

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 4:56 – Project based pricing vs hourly rates
  • 7:19 – Benefits of minimum wage
  • 12:30 – The state of minimum wage locally
  • 16:37 – Minimum wage and unemployment
  • 24:14 – Maslow’s hierarchy
  • 28:10 – Closing remarks

The Hosts

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Financial Disclaimer

** The information in this podcast is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional financial advice. All content, including text, graphics and images contained in this podcast is for general information purposes only and does not replace a consultation with your financial or tax professional **