Preparing for Emergencies

In this week’s show, Seth Leishman discusses emergency preparedness—both financial and physical—with Nathan Leishman.

There is no guarantee that a diversified portfolio will enhance overall returns or outperform a non-diversified portfolio.
Diversification does not protect against market risk.
Asset allocation does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss.
Stock investing involves risk including loss of principal.
The payment of dividends is not guaranteed.
Companies may reduce or eliminate the payment of dividends at any given time.
Bonds are subject to market and interest rate risk if sold prior to maturity.
Bond values will decline as interest rates rise and bonds are subject to availability and change in price.

Enjoying Nevada County's History (with Bernie Zimmerman)

In this episode, Seth Leishman interviews Bernie Zimmerman, chair of the Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission. Bernie was born in a monastery in Germany, emigrated to the U.S. in 1949, lived in New York and New Jersey as well as San Francisco, before moving to Nevada County in 1979.

To learn more about Bernie and the history of Nevada County, listen in!

Business Law for Startups

In this episode of Beyond Investments, Seth Leishman interviews Virginia Ryan, a business law and estate planning attorney. She attended UC Berkeley's law school. Her typical client is a privately-held company from people just getting started with a business idea to companies that have been around for a while, but are looking to raise capital and get help with day-to-day contracts.