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Craft Advice

Craft Advice

By Jack Csenge & Sean Moneypenny
Personal finance often gets stuck in the minutia. How much you spend on coffee or dinner are small details in the grand scheme of things. Craft Advice is focusing on large financial decisions. From investing in real estate to choosing a financial advisor, we want to highlight the large financial decisions investors make and how to work through them effectively.See podcast disclaimers: craft-advice.com/disclosures/
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Halftime (EP.57)
This week, Jack and Sean review the markets from the first half of 2022 and what's important for the months ahead.
30:28
July 05, 2022
Golf's Newest Competitor (EP.56)
This week, Jack & Sean review the PGA Tour's new competitor and how it impacts the media industry, some updates on the current market environment, and a round a buy, sell, and hold! For more information, visit us at www.craft-advice.com
37:11
June 13, 2022
Gas Prices Are Going Higher (EP.55)
This week, Jack and Sean review the trends in the energy market, how bonds are messing with your 401k returns, and some updates out of Amazon.
32:33
June 07, 2022
Snapchat Gets Snapped in Half (EP.54)
This week Jack and Sean review the recent blowup in earnings out of Snapchat. An update on the real estate market, and more news from the Fed.
35:33
May 30, 2022
Retail Gets Hit Hard (EP.53)
This week, Jack and Sean review the retail giants getting beat up in this volatile market. Also, some interesting news out of FTX and CEO SBF, and more news from Tesla!
34:50
May 23, 2022
L is for Luna (EP.52)
This week, Jack and Sean review the meltdown with Terra/Luna, Elon's demands for Twitter, and a general update the on the volatile markets of 2022.
36:60
May 16, 2022
What A Wild Market (EP.51)
This week we revisit the wild moves continuing across the market, some major concessions in the oil & gas industry, and the potential ahead in the health-tech space. More at Craft Advice
54:18
May 09, 2022
Powell Murdered the Markets (EP.50)
This week we drop our 50th episode! Thank everyone so much for the support, feedback, and topics! Keep them coming! On today's episode, we talk the recent market volatility and a follow-up on Twitter/Elon.
46:42
May 02, 2022
Elon vs Twitter (EP.49)
This week, Jack & Sean dive into the battle between Twitter and Elon Musk!
41:13
April 25, 2022
REPLAY - Tax Credits for Business Owners (EP.6)
This week, we revisit a previous podcast with Powers Kane of Recoupe Tax. We will be back next week with a new episode of Craft Advice!
52:06
April 18, 2022
Return of the Memes (EP.47)
This week Jack and Sean review the yield curve inversion, Meme stocks making moves, and some wild tax proposals thrown around by the Biden Administration. Stay up-to-date with us at Craft Advice!
30:31
April 11, 2022
Understanding Life & Disability Insurance (EP.46)
This week, Jack & Sean dive into the wide world of insurance with Chris Roehm. Chris is a financial advisor working with Jack & Sean at Csenge Advisory Group. Join us as we discuss life insurance, when to buy it and how to understand what you actually own. We also dive into disability insurance for those self-employed individuals.
01:00:44
April 04, 2022
An Update On Florida's Real Estate Market (EP.45)
This week, we revisit the real estate market in Florida with Matt Roberts of Someday Homes. Whether you are looking to buy, build, or flip a property, Matt has his finger on the pulse of the North Florida market. Join Jack & Sean as we get an update on how the real estate market is feeling the changing interest rate environment. Get more Craft Advice: www.craft-advice.com
37:24
March 28, 2022
Buffett Breaks $500,000 (EP.44)
This week, Jack and Sean review big news out of China, the interest rate hikes from the Fed, Buffett's big moves, and the long list of companies leaving the Russian economy.
28:49
March 21, 2022
The Gang Buys a Franchise (EP.43)
This week, Jack & Sean look into buying a franchise. Maybe a Chick-fil-A, maybe a Quiznos, we have no idea what we are doing... We consult with our friend Rich Brooks from the St. Augustine Law Group on all things franchsing. From buying into an existing franchise to starting a franchise with an existing business. Join us this week as we cover all aspects of the industry!
01:04:06
March 14, 2022
An Update on Russia (EP.42)
This week, Jack & Sean dive back into all things Russia. From sanctions in the financial system to major companies cutting ties with Russia entirely.
39:00
March 07, 2022
Chernobyl Has Fallen (EP.41)
This week, we review the huge news out of Ukraine. With Russia invading the country, how does this impact your portfolio, what should you be focusing on, and how do you invest in war.
34:08
February 28, 2022
The Sober Show (EP.40)
This week, Jack and Sean revisit the technology stocks getting revalued by the markets, our outlook for the Russian & Ukraine tensions, and a crypto heist for the ages!
33:10
February 21, 2022
Inflation Keeps Spiking, Gambling Stocks, and More (EP.39)
This week, Jack and Sean discuss the recent inflation figures that continue to climb. We also look into stocks that may or may not benefit from the Superbowl and legalize gambling. Lastly, we wrap up with some buy, sell, and hold.
42:53
February 14, 2022
Paypal, Google, and Local Real Estate Markets (EP.38)
This week, we review stocks going in opposite directions. Paypal gets crushed after reporting slower user growth while Google stock skyrockets on a great earnings release. Also, Jack & Sean review some news in the St. Petersburg real estate market.
25:06
February 07, 2022
Wealthfront, Netflix, Spotify and the Fed (EP.37)
This week, we review UBS's flashy acquisition of Wealthfront, big investors taking a bite of Netflix stock, Spotify making some big headlines, and the Federal Reserve meeting from this past week.
32:14
January 31, 2022
A Sad... Sad Market (EP.36)
This week, Jack and Sean shed some tears on the continued market volatility. Join us as we discuss the big move in Netflix, the anticipated actions out of the Federal Reserve, and our overview on the current markets.
34:01
January 24, 2022
An Update On The Markets (EP.35)
In this week's episode, Jack & Sean talk through some recent market updates. From technology stocks continuing to crash to some major changes on the inflation front.
41:03
January 17, 2022
Evaluating Your Investment Portfolio (EP.34)
This week, Jack & Sean help you better understand your investment portfolio! From evaluating your current holdings to reviewing what each mutual fund or ETF is comprised of. This episode is geared to help you better understand what you own!
01:02:30
January 10, 2022
Investing in Alternative Assets (EP.33)
This week, Jack & Sean dive into the world of alternative investments. From private equity to private real estate, join us this week as we review the wide world of alternatives.
01:03:26
January 03, 2022
The Legal Side of Business with Richard Brooks - Part 2 (EP.32)
This week, Jack & Sean are joined by Richard Brooks, Esq. A business law attorney out of St. Augustine, Florida. Our episode dives into key decisions to make when forming a business. Considerations while running and managing a business. And, some key points to know when looking to buy or sell a business. Rich Brooks is the owner of St. Augustine Law Group, a law firm focusing on business and corporate law. More information about his firm can be found here: https://www.staugustinelawgroup.com/ 
01:01:05
December 27, 2021
The Legal Side of Business with Richard Brooks - Part 1 (EP.31)
This week, Jack & Sean are joined by Richard Brooks, Esq. A business law attorney out of St. Augustine, Florida. This two-part episode dives into key decisions to make when forming a business. Considerations while running and managing a business. And, some key points to know when looking to buy or sell a business.Rich Brooks is the owner of St. Augustine Law Group, a law firm focusing on business and corporate law. More information about his firm can be found here: https://www.staugustinelawgroup.com/
55:58
December 20, 2021
The Central Banks Take Action (EP.30)
In this episode, we discuss the recent moves by the European Central Bank (ECB) and US Federal Reserve.
14:21
December 17, 2021
Around The Markets (EP.29)
This week, Jack & Sean run through an entire episode of buy, sell, or hold. From revisiting Rivian to looking into a few automotive stocks on the move. 
49:13
December 13, 2021
The Snapback Rally (EP.28)
This week, Jack & Sean discuss the snapback rally in stocks following the Megatron virus concerns
15:18
December 10, 2021
Year-End Financial Planning Ideas (EP.27)
This week, Jack & Sean review all the year-end financial planning items you need to tackle before we close out 2021
01:04:12
December 06, 2021
The Megatron Virus (EP.26)
This week Jack & Sean look at how the new virus strain is impacting the financial markets.
16:39
December 03, 2021
Investing Opportunities in Tech (EP.25)
In this weeks episode, Jack & Sean review the recent tech selloff and which companies might be worth a closer look!
01:06:47
November 29, 2021
Tech Get Wrecked (EP.24)
This week Jack and Sean review the recent tech meltdown!
10:15
November 26, 2021
WTF is Bitcoin Mining (EP.23)
In this weeks episode, Jack & Sean dive into Bitcoin mining. From how it works to who the major players are.
01:00:25
November 22, 2021
Visa vs Amazon (EP.22)
This weeks Friday Flight dives into Visa's new enemies. Amazon and Europe both have Visa's profit margins in their crosshairs.
12:44
November 19, 2021
Peloton, Bumble, Beyond Meat, and SOFI (EP.21)
This week, Jack & Sean tackle a bunch of companies poppin' n droppin' after earnings. From fake meat to fake women on dating apps, we review all the major moves from this past week.
40:47
November 15, 2021
The Rivian IPO (EP.20)
This week Jack & Sean review the recent IPO from Rivian and whether or not investors should participate.
17:39
November 12, 2021
Revisiting the $5,000,000,000 Roth IRA (EP.19)
In this weeks episode, we revisit the $5,000,000,000 Roth IRA and what changes in Biden's tax proposal might impact any potential investment opportunities in this space.
43:52
November 08, 2021
Aaaaaaaand They Tapered (EP.18)
In this weeks flight, Jack & Sean talk through the recent move by the Federal Reserve and how it might impact your personal finances.
15:34
November 05, 2021
SHIBA is META (EP.17)
In this week's episode, we discuss an overview of Tesla, Facebook's new name change, and WTF is going on with SHIBA.
56:25
November 01, 2021
Elon Gets Even Richer (EP.16)
This week, Jack & Sean review the big moves in Tesla stock and how much richer Elon just got.
12:25
October 29, 2021
Investing for Your Kids (EP.15)
In this week's episode, we focus on planning for your kids. From how to protect them if something were to happen to you, to investing for their future. Join Jack & Sean this week as we discuss ways to build your financial plan around your kids.
56:48
October 25, 2021
Friday Flights Intro (EP.14)
Welcome to Friday Flights! A short overview of the markets, financial, and business news affecting your investments!Join Jack & Sean as we discuss the major market updates from this week. Including Snapchat's huge earnings flop and some major news for bitcoin.
18:31
October 22, 2021
Investing with Inflation (EP.13)
In this week's episode, Jack and Sean cover investing in a world of inflation. With the newest inflation data just released, join Jack and Sean as they discuss how to approach investing during inflationary times.
36:51
October 18, 2021
WTF is Ethereum with Chris Csenge (EP.12)
This week we dive back into the Metaverse. Join Jack, Sean, and guest Chris Csenge, as they discuss Ethereum, smart contracts, DEFI, and investing in crypto.For more information, visit us at www.craft-advice.com
57:45
October 11, 2021
Gov't Shutdown, Rising Rates, and The Future of Investing (EP.11)
In this week's Tap Room, Jack & Sean discuss the updates from Washington. From the Infrastructure Bill to the Debt Ceiling, we cover what is moving the markets this week. Also, we tackle rising interest rates and a big acquisition by Franklin Templeton to expand the future of investing.View more at www.craft-advice.com
44:20
October 04, 2021
Real Estate Investing with Matt Roberts (EP.10)
This week we dive into all things real estate investing with Matt Roberts of Someday Homes. Matt has done a little bit of everything in the real estate industry, from sales to demos, flips to rebuilds. Join us this week as we review investing in real estate and how COVID may have changed the game.
01:05:16
September 27, 2021
Let Me Tax You A Question (EP.9)
The House Ways & Means Committee is throwing the kitchen sink at raising taxes. Income tax, business tax, capital gains, and retirement accounts are all in the crosshairs.Join Jack & Sean as they discuss the recent proposal and how it may impact your personal and business taxes, retirement accounts, and crypto!
51:54
September 20, 2021
WTF is Bitcoin (EP.8)
What is Bitcoin? Everyone is going nuts and it seems like nobody has a great idea what exactly it is. Join Jack & Sean as they talk through everything Bitcoin.Discussed in this episode:How Bitcoin was createdWhat Bitcoin is used forRisksHow to Make MoneyLearn more at: https://craft-advice.com
54:05
September 13, 2021
Walmart, Shopify, and Apple (EP.7)
In this week's Tap Room, Jack and Sean talk about Walmart's bold moves to compete with Shopify and Uber, Apple's recent concessions in the courtroom, and an update on the Crypto markets.
49:54
September 06, 2021
Tax Credits for Businesses with Powers Kane (EP.6)
In today's episode, Jack and Sean talk with Powers Kane of Recoupe Tax. Recoupe Tax’s sole focus is getting our partners every dollar of R&D tax credits they deserve. Amounts paid for salaries, contract research, supplies, and computer leasing could all qualify for the credit. Join us today as we dive into tax credits, what qualifies, and how to determine if your business is eligible. Learn more about Recoupe Tax: https://recoupetax.com/
51:53
August 30, 2021
Buying a Small Business (EP.5)
Owning your own business is considered the American Dream. Starting a business can be tough and sometimes overwhelming. But some business owners take steps to jump ahead. Start with an existing business rather than starting from scratch. Join Jack & Sean as they talk through a business Sean bought in the last few years. From finding a business to negotiating a price, we discuss every aspect of buying a small business.
43:25
August 23, 2021
$5 Billion Dollar Roth IRA (EP.4)
How much do you have in your Roth IRA? For most, a few thousand, while for others maybe a few hundred thousand. So the question is, how did someone get $5,000,000,000 into a Roth IRA? Join Jack & Sean as they talk through the recent story, how it was done, and how you can leverage your Roth IRA for more than basic stocks, bonds, and funds.
48:48
August 16, 2021
Square, China, Robinhood, and Crypto (EP.3)
Welcome to our recurring monthly roundtable. In our Tap Room discussions, Jack & Sean will cover a variety of current events, company headlines, and financial planning updates.In this week's Taproom, we discuss Square’s big acquisition, the stress in the Chinese technology stocks, Robinhood’s IPO, and an overview of the crypto market.
43:52
August 09, 2021
Monthly Tap Room - August 2021 (EP.3)
Welcome to our recurring monthly roundtable. In our Tap Room discussions, Jack & Sean will cover a variety of current events, company headlines, and financial planning updates.
43:51
August 09, 2021
Choosing a Financial Advisor (EP.2)
So let's say you inherit some money, sell your business, or maybe just need help with your investments. Where do you go? For most, when financial decisions get tough, it's time to find an advisor. The hard part is figuring out which advisor is right for you. Some topics we cover in today's episode include: What Type of Advisor You Need Financial Advisor vs Salesman Advisors Backgrounds How Many Hats an Advisor May Wear Independent vs Employee Advisors Join Jack & Sean today as they talk through some of the key things to look for when evaluating an advisor.
44:14
August 02, 2021
Craft Advice Intro (EP.1)
Personal finance often gets stuck in the minutia. How much you spend on coffee or dinner is a small detail in the grand scheme of things. Craft Advice is focusing on large financial decisions. From investing in real estate to choosing a financial advisor, we want to highlight the large financial decisions investors make and how to work through them effectively.
16:48
July 29, 2021