#8 – Getting started with Investing

Episode Notes:

Today we are talking about getting started with investing. We are hoping to share some actionable items, will discuss how Atit and I got started, our personal stories, and failures.

We both believe in value investing. So these will be long term ideas. This episode won’t be for you if you want to do intraday investments.


  • Think you will be owning the business before buying the stocks
  • Think long-term, 3-year minimum
  • Protect your downside
  • Circle of Competence
  • Dollar-Cost Averaging

The portfolio’s Discussed:

  • Ray Dalio’s All Weather
  • 60 stocks, 40 bonds
  • Golden Butterfly

Resources Mentioned:

Website: Investopedia

Books: One Up on Wall Street, Bogleheads Guide to Investing

Blog: Safal Niveshak

Podcast: Robinhood Snacks, The Motley Fool

Apps: Stash, Vanguard, Robinhood, Wealthfront, Betterment, Zerodha


Atit Kothari: https://kothariatit.com/

Tapan Desai: http://tapandesai.com/

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