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Unleash Your Investing Potential with Sneakers!

Unleash Your Investing Potential with Sneakers!

In the ever-evolving realm of investments, a surprising contender has emerged – collectible sneakers. Over the past decade, the market for rare and sought-after sneakers has skyrocketed to a multi-billion dollar industry. But the question remains, can these stylish kicks truly be considered viable investments? Join us on this episode as we delve into the world of sneaker investments with presenter Claer Barrett and special guests.

  1. Rob Armstrong’s Take on Sneaker Investments:
    • Unhedged podcast co-host and avid sneaker enthusiast, Rob Armstrong, shares his perspective on the rising trend of using sneakers as alternative investments. Explore his insights on the potential profitability and longevity of sneaker investments in the ever-changing financial landscape.
  2. Always Legit: The World’s First Managed Sneaker Fund:
    • Dive into the innovative concept of the world’s first managed sneaker fund, Always Legit. Co-founder and COO, Howie Schwartz, sheds light on the inner workings of this unique investment opportunity. Discover whether sneakers truly have a place in long-term investment portfolios.

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Looking for more financial wisdom and tips on managing your money effectively? Sign up for Claer’s email series ‘Sort Your Financial Life Out With Claer Barrett’ at FT.com/moneycourse.

Are you interested in sharing your insights or being a guest on a future episode of Money Clinic? Reach out to us via email at [email protected] or send Claer a direct message on social media – find her at @ClaerB on Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.

Want to explore further?
– Watch the FT video report on how sneaker fans are capitalizing on the $2 billion resale market for limited edition trainers.
– Delve into Claer’s column on the potential impact of AI on your investment strategies.
– Tune in to more episodes of Money Clinic, covering topics like The benefits of investing in AI and understanding ETFs.

Presented by Claer Barrett, with production by Tamara Kormornick and sound design by Breen Turner, featuring original music from Metaphor Music. Manuela Saragosa oversees as our executive producer, and Cheryl Brumley leads as the FT’s global head of audio.

Disclaimer: The Money Clinic podcast serves as a general discussion platform on financial topics and should not be construed as investment advice or personalized financial recommendations.

For a full transcript of this episode, visit FT.com. Check out our accessibility guide for more information.

As the sneaker investment trend continues to gain traction, it’s crucial to weigh the risks and rewards of venturing into this unique market. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just dipping your toes into financial discussions, exploring alternative investment avenues like collectible sneakers can offer a fresh perspective on wealth-building strategies. Stay informed, stay curious, and remember – opportunities can be found in the most unexpected places. Happy investing!

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