January 11, 2024

SERIES HIGHLIGHT: How Putting People First Can Accelerate Your Investing Success - Matthew Ablakan

The way to earn customer trust has changed! With today’s SERIES HIGHLIGHT episode, @The Going Long Podcast Family is going to really enjoy the insights that today’s guest, @Matthew Ablakan, shares with us. He realized early on that to scale his real estate business he needed to create trust with his customers. He’s gone about doing that in a very unique and transparent way. He shares it all in this conversation.
Billy Keels
CEO and Founder FGCP

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Going Long Podcast SERIES HIGHLIGHT Episode 385: How Putting People First Can Accelerate Your Investing Success

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In the conversation with today’s guest, Matthew Ablakan, you’ll learn the following:


  • [00:38 - 03:29] Show introduction with comments from Billy.
  • [03:29 - 07:08] Guest introduction and first questions.
  • [07:08 - 22:46] The backstory and decisions made that led Matthew to this point in his journey.
  • [22:46 - 26:46] How Matthew came to have a passion for helping and educating others about investing today.
  • [26:46 - 32:42] Why Matthew made the contrarian decision to invest beyond his backyard and long distance in Real Assets rather than sticking to his home market locations.
  • [32:42 - 36:46] Matthew talks about the inspiration behind his recently published book.


Here’s what Matthew shared with us during today’s conversation:

  • Where in the world Matthew is currently: Toronto, Canada.
  • The most positive thing to happen in the past 24 hours: Matthew went to the hospital with his wife to have a check-up on their baby and all is going well!
  • Favourite city in Europe: Naples, Italy.
  • A mistake that Matthew would like you to learn from so that you don’t have to pay full price: Bet on yourself!
  • Book Recommendation: Acres of Diamonds, by Russell Cornwell. https://www.amazon.com/Acres-Diamonds-Life-Changing-Classics-Audio/dp/0937539783

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Episode Transcript

Billy Keels
Founder & CEO of FGCP
Billy is on a mission to share a roadmap and opportunities with other extremely busy, high-paid professionals on how to find financial freedom through investments. Listen in to learn how!
Guest speaker
Matthew Ablakan

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