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Prior to Aspen, Mr. Fraser was a commercial lender at First Business Bank specializing in government backed loan originations (SBA & USDA), for one of the top SBA lenders in the nation. Prior to that he was a commercial credit underwriter for Crossfirst Bank, personally responsible for underwriting over $125MM in C&I and CRE loans across a variety of industries.

Prior to that, he worked for Tortoise Capital Advisors, a boutique asset management firm in energy infrastructure investments, and helped grow their institutional managed accounts from ~$3BN AUM to ~$7BN AUM. Ben was responsible for responding to all institutional RFPs from interested institutional investors.

Ben completed his MBA from Azusa Pacific University, and his B.S. in Finance from the University of Kansas, graduating magna cum laude.

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160. How Data Analytics Is Revolutionizing Horse Racing Feat. Jeff Seder &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
160. How Data Analytics is Revolutionizing Horse Racing feat. Jeff Seder

Explore horse racing's new frontier with Jeff Seder of EQB. Discover his groundbreaking Moneyball-inspired tactics, challenging pedigree norms for investment success in this dynamic industry. Connect…

Explore horse racing…

Explore horse racing's new frontier with Jeff Seder of EQB. Discover his groundbreaking Moneyball-inspired tactics, challenging pedigree norms for investment success in this dynamic industry. Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠ Connect with Jeff Seder on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/jseder/ Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is sponsored by Aspen Funds which focuses on macro-driven alternative investments for accredited investors.⁠ ⁠https://aspenfunds.us/

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159. Replicating Hedge Funds Using Machine Learning Feat. Bob Elliott &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
159. Replicating Hedge Funds Using Machine Learning feat. Bob Elliott

We discuss the use of machine learning to create products that replicate the index returns of alternative investments. We talk about the impact on hedge funds, venture capital, and private equity. Bob…

We discuss the use o…

We discuss the use of machine learning to create products that replicate the index returns of alternative investments. We talk about the impact on hedge funds, venture capital, and private equity. Bob Elliott is the Co-founder and CIO of Unlimited Funds, a company dedicated to creating an Indexing revolution in the Alternative Investments space. Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/ Connect with Bob Elliott on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/ttoillebob/ Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is sponsored by Aspen Funds which focuses on macro-driven alter…

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158. The Billion Dollar Mind Feat. Rick Macci And Nivedita Uberoi Jerath &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
158. The Billion Dollar Mind feat. Rick Macci and Nivedita Uberoi Jerath

Legendary tennis coach Rick Macci and co-author Nivedita Uberoi Jerath discuss the mindset that separates regular individuals from world champions. From Coaching Serena and Venus Williams, discover th…

Legendary tennis coa…

Legendary tennis coach Rick Macci and co-author Nivedita Uberoi Jerath discuss the mindset that separates regular individuals from world champions. From Coaching Serena and Venus Williams, discover their winning strategies in this insightful episode. Connect with Rick Macci on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/rick-macci-tennis-academy/ Connect with Nivedita Uberoi Jerath on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/nivedita-jerath-7097b044/ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠⁠⁠⁠ Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is sponsored by…

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157. Understanding Interval Funds Feat. Kimberly Ann Flynn &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
157. Understanding Interval Funds feat. Kimberly Ann Flynn

We discuss a niche in the alternative market, interval funds & closed-end funds. Kimberly Ann Flynn, Founder of XA Investments and a seasoned MBA from Harvard, shares her expertise in this market.…

We discuss a niche i…

We discuss a niche in the alternative market, interval funds & closed-end funds. Kimberly Ann Flynn, Founder of XA Investments and a seasoned MBA from Harvard, shares her expertise in this market. We talk about her journey, how private credit and real estate interact with interval funds generating yields north of 10%, and the growing access for non-accredited investors. Connect with Kimberly Ann Flynn on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimberlyannflynn/ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠⁠⁠ Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is …

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156. How To Build And Protect Generational Wealth Feat. Whitney Elkins-Hutten &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
156. How to Build and Protect Generational Wealth feat. Whitney Elkins-Hutten

In this episode, we have a very insight conversation on wealth-building and preservation with financial expert Whitney Elkins-Hutten. She shares invaluable tips and strategies honed from over 20 years…

In this episode, we …

In this episode, we have a very insight conversation on wealth-building and preservation with financial expert Whitney Elkins-Hutten. She shares invaluable tips and strategies honed from over 20 years of private investing, consulting, and leading companies. Connect with Whitney Elkins-Hutten on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/whitneyelkinshutten/ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠⁠ Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is sponsored by Aspen Funds which focuses on macro-driven alternative investments for accredited investors. Get started an…

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155. Moving From Passive To Active Investor Feat. Seth Bradley &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
155. Moving from Passive to Active Investor feat. Seth Bradley

In this episode, we have a fascinating conversation with Seth Bradley who is the Chief Legal Officer at TribeVest. We dive deep into the insights from someone who's seen both sides of the investment w…

In this episode, we …

In this episode, we have a fascinating conversation with Seth Bradley who is the Chief Legal Officer at TribeVest. We dive deep into the insights from someone who's seen both sides of the investment world - from passive strategies to active capital raising. We also discuss the red and yellow flags in legal documents, the skills required for syndications, and much more. Connect with Seth Bradley on LinkedIn ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/sethpaulbradley/⁠ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠ Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is sponsored by Aspen…

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154. Helicopter Financing 101 Feat. Matt Rothschild &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
154. Helicopter Financing 101 feat. Matt Rothschild

Discover helicopter financing with Thora Capital CEO, Matt Rothschild. Learn about its origins, mechanics, markets served, financial structures, risks, benefits, tax advantages, and future trends. Con…

Discover helicopter …

Discover helicopter financing with Thora Capital CEO, Matt Rothschild. Learn about its origins, mechanics, markets served, financial structures, risks, benefits, tax advantages, and future trends. Connect with Matt Rothschild on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattrothschild/ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/ Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is sponsored by Aspen Funds which focuses on macro-driven alternative investments for accredited investors.Get started and download your free economic report today at https://aspenfunds.us/reportJoin the I…

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153. Private Credit Masterclass - Part 2 Feat. Anton Mattli &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
153. Private Credit Masterclass – Part 2 feat. Anton Mattli

Join us for Part 2 of our Private Credit Masterclass podcast series, where we dive deeper into seizing unique opportunities in private credit investing. In this episode, we continue our discussion wit…

Join us for Part 2 o…

Join us for Part 2 of our Private Credit Masterclass podcast series, where we dive deeper into seizing unique opportunities in private credit investing. In this episode, we continue our discussion with special guest Anton Mattli, CEO of PEAK Financing, exploring strategies like bridge financing and loan assumptions. Discover key underwriting factors for assessing risk, understanding sponsor strength, and ensuring financial stability. Download the slides and watch the full Private Credit Masterclass - ⁠https://www.privatecreditmasterclass.com/sign-up⁠ Connect with Anton Mattli on LinkedIn…

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152. The Fed Dot Plot &Amp; Lower Rates Ahead? | Top Of Mind &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
152. The Fed Dot Plot & Lower Rates Ahead? | Top of Mind

We discuss the latest insights on the Fed's rate sentiment and its impact on the market. Are investors prepared for potential rate changes? Tune in as we break down market reactions and investor strat…

We discuss the lates…

We discuss the latest insights on the Fed's rate sentiment and its impact on the market. Are investors prepared for potential rate changes? Tune in as we break down market reactions and investor strategies. Wall Street Journal Articles https://www.wsj.com/economy/central-banking/the-feds-conundrum-interest-rates-are-both-too-highand-too-low-f05a9d3a https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/fed-meeting-fomc-interest-rate-decision-march-2024/card/why-the-fed-s-dots-are-the-center-of-attention-this-week-7crEXy9sPrMvklO7CZSD Connect with Bob Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/bobfraser1…

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151. Private Credit Masterclass - Part 1 Feat. Anton Mattli &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
151. Private Credit Masterclass – Part 1 feat. Anton Mattli

How can you seize the unique opportunity in private credit investing? Dive into our latest episode, Part 1 of our Private Credit Masterclass! Join us as we demystify this opportunity with special gues…

How can you seize th…

How can you seize the unique opportunity in private credit investing? Dive into our latest episode, Part 1 of our Private Credit Masterclass! Join us as we demystify this opportunity with special guest Anton Mattli, CEO of PEAK Financing. In this Masterclass, you'll learn about what Private Credit is and why it exists, gain insights into understanding the capital stack to reduce the risk of capital loss, discover why this opportunity will persist for many years, and much more. Download the slides and watch the full Private Credit Masterclass - https://www.privatecreditmasterclass.com/sign-up …

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150. Unveiling The Corporate Transparency Act Feat. Garrett And Ted Sutton &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
150. Unveiling the Corporate Transparency Act feat. Garrett and Ted Sutton

Discover the importance of corporate transparency with attorneys Garrett and Ted Sutton of Corporate Direct, Inc. Unpack the implications of the Corporate Transparency Act, a game-changer for over 30 …

Discover the importa…

Discover the importance of corporate transparency with attorneys Garrett and Ted Sutton of Corporate Direct, Inc. Unpack the implications of the Corporate Transparency Act, a game-changer for over 30 million U.S. entities, including LLCs. Don't miss this essential episode for LLC owners and managers! Connect with Garrett Sutton on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/garrettsutton/ Connect with Ted Sutton on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/ted-sutton-esq-703493116/ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/   Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is sponsore…

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149. Where Did $700B In Maturing Cre Loans Go? | Top Of Mind &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
149. Where Did $700B in Maturing CRE Loans Go? | Top of Mind

Learn about what happened to the $700B of commercial real estate loans that were set to mature last year, and what it means for the CRE market in 2024. Globe Street Article - https://www.globest.com/…

Learn about what hap…

Learn about what happened to the $700B of commercial real estate loans that were set to mature last year, and what it means for the CRE market in 2024. Globe Street Article - https://www.globest.com/2024/02/20/about-multifamilys-tightening-performance-between-top-bottom-markets/ Connect with Bob Fraser on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/bobfraser10/ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠   Invest Like…

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148. Discounted Roth Conversions Feat. Keith Blackborg &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
148. Discounted Roth Conversions feat. Keith Blackborg

Keith Blackborg CPA shares his journey to becoming work optional by 30. Discover exclusive insights into viewing your wealth as a business, explore five powerful strategies used by billionaires, and l…

Keith Blackborg CPA …

Keith Blackborg CPA shares his journey to becoming work optional by 30. Discover exclusive insights into viewing your wealth as a business, explore five powerful strategies used by billionaires, and learn about a discounted rollover conversion for IRA and 401k investors. Connect with Keith Blackborg on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/keithblackborg/ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠   Invest…

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147. Replay: The Wide World Of Passive Real Estate Investing &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
147. Replay: The Wide World Of Passive Real Estate Investing

Originally published September 30, 2021. Curious about investing in real estate without the headaches? Discover how passive real estate investment opens doors to hassle-free opportunities. Let's expl…

Originally published…

Originally published September 30, 2021. Curious about investing in real estate without the headaches? Discover how passive real estate investment opens doors to hassle-free opportunities. Let's explore the wide world of passive real estate investing together! Connect with Bob Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ht⁠tps://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-fraser-22469312/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/…

Listen · 43:22
146. How To Review A Deal Proforma - Part 2 | Top Of Mind &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
146. How to Review a Deal Proforma – Part 2 | Top of Mind

Join Ben Fraser for Part 2 on reviewing underwriting files in 10 minutes or less! Discover shortcuts and guidelines for evaluating multifamily opportunities efficiently. Connect with Ben Fraser on Li…

Join Ben Fraser for …

Join Ben Fraser for Part 2 on reviewing underwriting files in 10 minutes or less! Discover shortcuts and guidelines for evaluating multifamily opportunities efficiently. Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠   Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is sponsored by Aspen Funds which focuses on macro-driven alternative investments for accredited investors. Get started and download your free economic report today at …

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145. How To Review A Deal Proforma - Part 1 | Top Of Mind &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
145. How to Review a Deal Proforma – Part 1 | Top of Mind

Ever wondered how to review an underwriting file in 10 minutes or less? Join Ben Fraser as he shares shortcuts and guidelines for evaluating multifamily opportunities. Connect with Ben Fraser on Link…

Ever wondered how to…

Ever wondered how to review an underwriting file in 10 minutes or less? Join Ben Fraser as he shares shortcuts and guidelines for evaluating multifamily opportunities. Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠   Invest Like a Billionaire podcast is sponsored by Aspen Funds which focuses on macro-driven alternative investments for accredited investors. Get started and download your free economic report today at ⁠⁠⁠…

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144. Life Settlements Demystified Feat. Anne Buchanan &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
144. Life Settlements Demystified feat. Anne Buchanan

Learn the unique history of the secondary market for life insurance (aka, life settlements or viatical settlements). Join Ben Fraser and Anne Buchanan from Preston Capital as they uncover the intricac…

Learn the unique his…

Learn the unique history of the secondary market for life insurance (aka, life settlements or viatical settlements). Join Ben Fraser and Anne Buchanan from Preston Capital as they uncover the intricacies of this asset class, including how to underwrite and identify key risks. Connect with Anne Buchanan on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/annebuchanan121/ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwfraser/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠   Invest L…

Listen · 43:09
143. Investors Are Almost Always Wrong About Rates | Top Of Mind &Raquo; 13088255 1635181597238 012Dd55617064 Scaled
143. Investors Are Almost Always Wrong About Rates | Top of Mind

Join Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser as they uncover the surprising data showing investors expectations on rates have historically been wrong. Learn about why this is and what it means for making investment…

Join Bob Fraser and …

Join Bob Fraser and Ben Fraser as they uncover the surprising data showing investors expectations on rates have historically been wrong. Learn about why this is and what it means for making investment decisions. Wall Street Journal article - https://www.wsj.com/finance/investing/investors-fed-interest-rates-a842073c Connect with Bob Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ht⁠tps://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-fraser-22469312/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Connect with Ben Fraser on LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠…

Listen · 12:24
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