Ben Carlson

Talk Your Book: A $20 Trillion Dollar Market Opportunity

On today’s show, we are joined again by Bob Long, CEO of StepStone Private Wealth to discuss:
– The basics of private credit
– How the Dodd-Frank Act affected the banking industry
– What types of deals StepStone is pursuing
– Why private credit earns higher yields, and much more!

Talk Your Book: Utilizing Dividends for Income

On today’s show, we spoke with Chris Floyd, VP and Portfolio Manager for Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions to discuss:
– How rates affect high-dividend paying companies
– The low volatility aspect of the portfolio
– Utilizing REITs as an income driver
– Systematic approaches to screening out negative factors vs concentrating on positive factors, and much more!