In his return to the iconic podcast, student investor and entrepreneur Daniel Scrugham draws on years of personally beating the market to explore the amazing world of investing and teach young people the secrets of success. As Daniel covers fascinating financial topics, interviews occasional experts, and picks stocks, financial independence has never been this easy - or this fun.

January 24, 2018

David’s Story (Part 1 of 2)

In the inaugural episode of Early Investing, Daniel conducts part 1 of his interview with David Kretzmann, an investment analyst for the Motley Fool. David, who just like Daniel has invested in stocks since he was 12 years old, talks about how he started investing, his first stocks, some mistakes he has made along the way, and why his nickname is "Pencils". Follow David Kretzmann on Twitter @David_Kretzmann and check out the Motley Fool at


0:00 - Intro

0:57 - How David Got the Nickname "Pencils"

2:15 - David's Bio

3:09 - How David Started Investing

5:56 - David's First Stock

7:15 - Choosing Stocks

8:23 - Investing Changes Over Time

10:32 - Saving Money

13:55 - Learning From Mistakes

16:46 - Outro

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