Press Mentions & Future Events
Phil Town Featured on The Platinum Influence List By Success
SUCCESS magazine named me one of the most positively impactful voices in Finance and Money category. I’m happy to create insights for greater success in finance life for this Ruler community.
Invested Featured on Forbes’ Best of 2018
The release of Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad), written by my daughter Danielle and I, was a major highlight of 2018 for me. I’m honored to see it featured on Forbes’ Best of 2018!
InvestED on Best Investing Podcasts List
The InvestED podcast was featured on Benzinga’s Best Investing Podcasts List. Glad to see that the investing community loves InvestED as much as I do!
Invested featured on Outside’s gift-giving guide
Outside Online featured Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad) on their end of year gift-giving list.
It's Family Business
Danielle and I sit down with JJ Ramberg on MSNBC to talk about our journey working together over the past few years, including our work on Invested.
Would Warren Buffett Buy Your Business?
I talk quite a bit about investing in companies that Warren Buffet would buy, but, if you run your own company, it’s also important to build a company that Warren Buffet would buy. Watch my interview with JJ Ramberg on MSNBC to learn more.
Money Lessons from Dad
On CNBC, Danielle and I sat down with Becky Quick to discuss some of the financial lessons we both learned along the way – both the ones that came easily as well as the ones that came with a little more difficulty.
4 Steps to Getting Over Your Fear of Investing
For those who are new to the market, as Danielle was when I first started teaching her (and even as I was at one point in time), all of the confusing terminology and potential for risk can no doubt be frightening. In this interview, Danielle and I discuss four steps people can use to get past their fear of investing and start working towards financial freedom.
A Millennial and a Baby Boomer Sound Off on Facebook’s Data Woes
When it comes to perspectives regarding social media platforms such as Facebook, there’s often a bit of a generational divide. That’s why I found it really interesting for Danielle, a millennial, and myself, a baby boomer, to have the opportunity to sit down with Scott Gamm of The Street and offer our unique takes on Facebook’s data woes.
The Street: This Expert Who Exited Stocks in 2007 Fears Another Market Crash
In 2007, I managed to see the signs of an impending crash and exited the market before the recession. Now, those signs are rearing their ugly heads once again, and I talk with Scott Gamm about why I am a little leery of the current market.
Becoming Invested in Investing
When you are able to make investing a part of your lifestyle and commit to doing what it takes to have investing success, results will follow. If there’s one point Danielle and I wanted to drive home both through our book and our media appearances, it’s this: when you invest in investing, you’re sure to be satisfied with the returns.
Rule #1 Book Review
After a stint in Vietnam as a Green Beret, author Town took up a career as a rafting guide. By age 30, he had met his mentor, "Wolf," who taught him Rule #1 - which refers to Buffett's famous quote: "There are only two rules of investing. Rule #1: Don't lose money and Rule #2: Don't forget Rule #1."
Payback Time Book Review
Phil does a good job of explaining the difference between price and value so that a beginner investor won’t be overwhelmed by the fear that a falling stock price will make them bankrupt, but rather is a perfect opportunity to load up more as long as price inefficiencies exist.
Phil Town on “The Millionaire Inside”
A highlight reel of Phil Town's appearances on the CNBC program, "The Millionaire Inside". Learn the two most important rules of investing - why size matters when investing (little is better), and why investing in stocks outperforms every other investment, including real estate and owning a small business.
Phil Town on CNBC’s “Closing Bell”
In this clip, investor and RULE #1 author, Phil Town, debates why getting in and out of the market with the "big guys" is the only way to guarantee big returns.
Business Answers: Allocating Your Capital and Cutting Schedules
Phil Town, author of “Rule #1” and Jennifer Hill, VP of Astia, answer viewer questions about allocating your capital for new businesses and business owners.
Business Answers: Differentiating Your Product
Phil Town, author of "Rule #1", and Steve Strauss, USA Today's small business columnist, and author of "The Small Business Bible," answer viewer questions.
US News & World Report
9 Podcasts That Will Teach You About Investing
This episode gives a detailed explanation of the margin of safety and moat concepts when investing. This tutorial is superb and a wonderful study for the investor looking for in-depth stock analysis information based on tried-and-true principles of value investing. Danielle Town's questions lend a nice contrast with the educational nature of the podcast.
Your Biz Quiz - Faceoff Between Phil Town and Gwendolyn Bounds
In this "Your Business" Web exclusive, Phil Town, author of "Rule #1: The Simple Strategy for Successful Investing in Only 15 Minutes a Week!" and Gwendolyn Bounds, editor with The Wall Street Journal, put their small business knowledge to the test.
Phil Town’s Investing Workshop Winners
At the workshop held in September, attendees learned about the myths that most often lead to investing mistakes, how to take ownership of their investment decisions, and how to properly evaluate a company to determine if it's a good addition to their portfolio. After learning these fundamentals, attendees then spend the day evaluating a company of their choice and conducting a presentation on why their chosen company has the qualities that investors like Warren Buffett define as a "wonderful company".
Phil Town’s Live Investing Workshop
Phil Town, a recognized hedge fund manager and two times New York Times best-selling author of "Rule #1" and "Payback Time" will host his Rule #1 Investing workshop for one exclusive stop in San Diego.
Buy or Be Afraid? Successful Investing Techniques
Phil Town has a long history of deep value investing, and he brings his knowledge (and his company CEO and spouse Melissa) down to the basement today to talk stocks. Should we buy now or sell? How does someone successfully set up a portfolio in this market?
The Simple Dollar
Calculating Phil Town’s “Sticker Price” - An Example
Yesterday, I posted a discussion of several interesting aspects of Phil Town’s book Rule #1. One of these points was Phil’s requirement that any stock you invest in have a Margin of Safety.
Phil Town: Stock Screener
Guessing, hoping, wishing, praying and waiting are not Rule #1 strategies. Being able to obey Rule #1 of investing-not-losing-money, comes from “buying a wonderful business at an attractive price.”
Phil Town Shares: Why Warren Buffett Was Right All Along
Phil Town is a hedge fund manager and licensed financial advisor, and he’s saying, “Quit listening to Wall Street and take control of your money NOW before it’s too late.”
The Mike Koenigs Show
How NOT to Lose Money with Phil Town
World-Renowned Investment Expert dives into the secrets of investing, gives stock market tips and what you may not know when it comes to making the right decisions for your money.
How to Invest in Stocks
According to the always interesting investment icon Warren Buffett and the newer but also successful investor, author and speaker Phil Town, Rule One is easy: Never lose money. Rule Two is equally straightforward: Always remember Rule One.
Phil Shares His Strategy on the Get Motivated Stage
Phil Town, author of the book Rule #1: The Simple Strategy for Successful Investing in Only 15 Minutes a Week! Speaks on the Get Motivated stage.