Geeked Out Collecting

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I don't think we're in a Pokemon bubble, but whether you feel safe or not, you ALWAYS need to do things that mitigate your risk. Your financial advisor would advice you to mitigate your risk with your normal investments, so why wouldn't the same apply to Pokemon and hobby collecting investing? In this episode, Dan and Travis from Goingtwice.com go deep into many Pokemon investing topics that will help you fortify your Pokemon collecting.

Here are a few of the things we talk about that will do that:
- Finding ROI's in Pokemon
- Verifying sealed packs
- Graders recognizing unique qualities of cards

Show Notes

I don't think we're in a Pokemon bubble, but whether you feel safe or not, you ALWAYS need to do things that mitigate your risk. Your financial advisor would advice you to mitigate your risk with your normal investments, so why wouldn't the same apply to Pokemon and hobby collecting investing? In this episode, Dan and Travis from Goingtwice.com go deep into many Pokemon investing topics that will help you fortify your Pokemon collecting. 

Here are a few of the things we talk about that will do that: 
  • Finding ROI's in Pokemon 
  • Verifying sealed packs
  • Graders recognizing unique qualities of cards
Where you can find Dan and Travis: 
Show Notes: 
  • 0:00 Intro
  • 0:02:08 Pros and Cons of Opening Modern Product
  • 0:04:26 Their system for getting cards graded
  • 0:08:51 Sub or no sub
  • 0:11:11 Video game grading
  • 0:16:11 PSA goes private
  • 0:19:04 PWCC Auctions and Market Price
  • 0:28:33 Pokemon Day Trading
  • 0:32:25 Influencers in the market
  • 0:34:19 The Secret to ROI's in Pokemon
  • 0:39:14 Fortnite, FAB, Force of Will
  • 0:50:54 How Pokemon can prevent scalping
  • 0:54:38 Weighing Packs
  • 1:01:01 Sealed Pokemon market
  • 1:02:59 Verifying sealed packs
  • 1:07:52 Getting priced out of sealed vintage
  • 1:16:45 Building decks
  • 1:18:57 New Magic
  • 1:23:40 Graders recognizing unique qualities of cards
  • 1:27:27 Dealer Mindset vs. Flipper Mindset vs. Investor Mindset
  • 1:34:47 GoingTwice.com Auctions
You can find me here:
IG: @geeked_out_collecting
Twitch: /feliwankenobi
Website: www.GeekedOutCollecting.com
Free Profit Calculator for eBay:  www.profitcalculator.online
Patreon: www.patreon.com/Geekedoutcollecting

What is Geeked Out Collecting?

At Geeked Out Collecting podcast we apply financial and investing principles to our hobby collecting - from trading card games like Pokemon and Magic the Gathering to Comic books and Funko Pops, we do it all. The goal is to turn dusty hobby collections into profitable nest eggs.

Let’s go!

Find us on: www.geekedoutcollecting.com