Thinking about Markets in this way just makes sense! - Featuring Eric McArdle

Steady Wealth Podcast

May 13 2024 • 36 mins

"It's just not that easy to make money in the markets; it requires discipline."

These words resonate with self-directed investors who often find themselves underperforming the indices.

The new Steady Wealth Podcast website, available at, delves into the heart of this issue (and others)

Join Serge Berger, host of The Steady Wealth Podcast, for an eye-opening discussion with Eric from Simplify ETFs.

In this episode, Serge and Eric delve deep into the diverse strategies and potential of Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs), revealing how these investment tools can transform portfolios and empower investors.

Serge introduces Eric, an expert from Simplify, a groundbreaking ETF provider dedicated to democratizing access to unique market exposures previously reserved for institutional investors. Eric shares Simplify's mission of delivering transparent, low-cost, and liquid investment solutions that harness sophisticated strategies typically associated with hedge funds.

The conversation unfolds as Eric demystifies the ETF landscape, highlighting the evolution of active ETFs and their capacity to offer innovative, targeted exposures beyond traditional stock and bond investments. Serge and Eric explore the misconception that ETFs are "boring," showcasing how these versatile instruments provide tailored strategies spanning sectors, factors, and alternative assets.

Listeners gain insights into the power of diversification and risk management through ETFs, with Serge and Eric discussing how ETFs enable efficient portfolio construction, adaptive exposure to market trends, and risk mitigation strategies typically employed by institutional investors.

The episode illuminates specific Simplify ETFs like "HIGH" and "HARD," each designed to capture distinct market opportunities. Eric details the mechanics behind these ETFs, illustrating how they leverage Treasury bills and commodity futures to generate income, manage risk, and capitalize on market trends.

Throughout the conversation, Serge and Eric emphasize the importance of education and due diligence in ETF investing, stressing the benefits of ETFs in navigating market volatility, enhancing yield, and accessing specialized asset classes.

Listeners emerge from the episode equipped with a deeper understanding of ETFs as dynamic investment tools, poised to integrate ETF strategies into their investment journey to enhance returns and navigate evolving market conditions.

Tune in to The Steady Wealth Podcast for a captivating exploration of Simplify ETFs and the transformative potential of ETF investing with Serge Berger and Eric. Discover how ETFs can unlock new dimensions of wealth-building and portfolio management, empowering investors to achieve their financial goals with confidence and clarity.