—Guest: Brenna Casserly
—Topic: Millennials and Investing
Bethany and Ellie started the morning off talking about their guest, Brenna Casserly, who is the CEO of Emperor Investments. They also discuss the tasting magic of coffee and how little things can go a long way in this giving season. They talk the holidays and their traditions. Bethany remembers working at Blockbuster during the holidays, and Ellie remembers the gingerbread houses her kids would make when they were young.
Brenna Casserly, the co-founder and CEO of Emperor Investments, joins the MIllhouse discussing Investing. Bethany asks Brenna what it is like being a female CEO, and Ellie asks why she started Emperor Investments. They discuss why Millennials have a hard time investing and ways they are making it easier to invest at Emperor. Brenna defines what a ETF is and why it is great for certain people. Brenna shares how she learned about Investing, and why it is important to invest. She talks about why women don’t normally invest, and why it is important for them to review their investments. She gives great examples of how compound interest can work for you, and why it is not a good option to keep it cash. She also gives advice on how long you should invest and the importance of goal-based investing.
Darbi, the editor and producer of The Money Millhouse, comes to the kitchen table in the last segment to answer the big question: “Do you feel like you are able to go out and invest today?” She shares how she feels paralyzed when it comes to investing because it is a lot of information to digest all at once. They discuss the reasons it is important to start early, but also why it is not a requirement to know all the things when it comes to investing. Darbi shares her thoughts on being a women and the statistics Brenna discussed when it comes to women and investing.