19. From Football to Funds Management: Ted Richards on his Investing Journey

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For most AFL fans, Ted Richards is a household name. After being drafted to the Essendon Football Club and then being traded to the Sydney Swans, Ted enjoyed an unbelievable career that included a spot in the 2012 All-Australian team, playing in 3 grand finals and winning a premiership in 2012. While he was playing, Ted also finished a Masters of Finance and developed a passion for investing. In this episode we discuss this passion and what life after football is like for Ted.

In this episode you will learn:

  • Ted’s 4 point checklist for analysing potential investments
  • How Ted balanced the demands of professional football with his interest in investing
  • What an ‘Automated Investment Management Service’ is and how they differ from traditional financial advisors
  • Ted’s approach to finding information related to companies and markets
  • Ted’s pick for the AFL Grand Final

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