Cody Shrik

Ep. 5: Venture Capitalist Cody Shirk On Real Estate Investments, Gaining Perspective, And Living The Good Life

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Cody Shirk is living the good life. He lives his life surfing, writing, and investing in businesses and real estate all around the world. Cody Shirk is a venture capitalist with a common sense take on investing, traveling, writing, and seeing the world. His logic defies mainstream thinking and his lifestyle is evidence that his thinking is sound and astute.

He writes a newsletter found at which he gives away for free that contains insightful advice on everything from investments to life advice. Cody’s articles and advice have been read by millions of people and I had a chance to speak with him about the various topics that he writes about. We discuss everything from education to his take on possible recessions, as well as how you too can design a lifestyle that you may have only dreamt about.


What You Will Learn In This Episode:

  • If he thinks that the education system is forming a bubble
  • Cody’s thoughts on if he thinks Real Estate is a good investment
  • What the best piece of financial advice he can give is
  • How an 18 year old can invest a few thousand dollars
  • What he thinks will be the best investments over the next 10 years
  • How important it is to be curious
  • What some common life mistakes young people make are
  • How important he thinks traveling is for someone


Links and Resources in This Episode: 

Get access to Cody Shirk’s Website and Newsletter 

Read Cody’s Content on

Follow Cody Shirk on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn

Link to Cody’s recommended reading: The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve


Produced by Reed Harvey

Edited by Honeyzel Ontolan

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Outro Music by Dying Dinosaurs