A Podcast Focused On

Individual Investors


Learn about the business behind the stock.  With over 200 episodes of company case studies, mental models, and more, we’re learning together how to make better investing decisions.


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My Latest Thoughts on

Long Term Investing

Learning to invest in the stock market has been and will continue to be a big journey!  I’m grateful that you’re joining me for the ride.  Below are some of my thoughts are investing in the stock market, and a little bit about my story.

Estee Lauder (EL) – The Business Of Beauty

Estee Lauder (EL) – The Business Of Beauty

Estee Lauder makeup.  Image Source: Glamour Estée Lauder always believed that every woman should feel beautiful.  Her drive for innovation in the creation of beauty products was impressive, and her and her husband Joseph worked together as a team to build one the...

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Stocks Represent Businesses

Behind every stock is a real business that sells products and servics to customers.  Understanding the business helps us better  understand the nature of the stock.


Valuation Matters

Price is what you pay and value is what you get.  Every stock has an intrinsic value that represents what it is actually worth.


What is Stock Stories?

Stock Stories is a podcast and platform designed to help you, the individual investor, make better decisions.  We look at case studies of real companies and mental models as our main learning tools.

Will You Do An Episode on XYZ Company?

Part of my goal with this platform is to review, research, and present my findings on the largest American companies, which are part of the S&P 500 index. 

Occasionally I will cover smaller companies or companies based in other countries as well.  There’s no guarantees, but if you make a suggestion I’ll try to work it into the show at some point.

What is a Mental Model?

Mental Models are thought experiments that express an idea or principle.  I like to think of them as a framework for worldly wisdom.

Popularized in the investment community by Charlie Munger, they come from a wide range of disciplines, including psychology, biology, statistics, etc.


The Stock Stories podcast explores company case studies and mental models.


Read my latest thoughts on long term investments in the stock market.


Learn more about me and my mission with Stock Stories.