#17 Candy Valentino The Clever Investor Show Podcast

Joining us today on the Clever Investor Show is Real Estate Investor, Author, and great friend, Candy Valentino.

Candy Valentino started her business at 19 years old with no degree, no corporate background, and no money (and no internet). She successfully started, scaled, and successfully sold businesses in service, retail, e-commerce, and product manufacturing in addition to creating a vast real estate portfolio as a flipper and investor.

At 26, Candy founded a non-profit charity. Through her business success, she bought and donated a building to the organization. Since then they have saved thousands of lives and Candy has been actively involved, personally raising millions for the charity.

During her two and half decades as an entrepreneur, she has been named to Top Business Leaders 40 Under 40, Top 50 Women In Business, 10 People Making a Difference, and Top 10 Business Consultants by Yahoo Finance, and was the youngest female to receive the Governor’s Award in Entrepreneurship in Pennsylvania.

Candy was recently selected by Success Magazine as one of just 6 ‘Women of Influence’ and additionally listed as ‘Leaders Who Get Results’ with names like Will Smith, Gary Vee, and Brene Brown.


Entrepreneurship at a young age to surpass many real estate investors

What opportunities will lie in this market and how should someone prepare to obtain those opportunities?

Advice for all the young entrepreneurs and FEMALES wanting to create a name for themselves

Focusing on the return on investment of every dollar you put out.


Candy IG 👉 https://www.candyvalentino.com/contact

Wealth Habits Book 👉 https://www.amazon.com/dp/1394152299/…

Candy’s Website 👉 https://www.candyvalentino.com


00:00 – Intro to Clever Investor Show
00:45 – Introduction to Candy Valentino
01:40 – Candy Valentino’s Accolades
02:45 – The books that made an impact on Candy Valentino
05:00 – What does Candy’s world look like right now?
 – Entrepreneurship is here for us all, but success is dependent on action
 – Check out the Generational Wealth Podcast
08:30 – New book coming out in 2024! Keep a lookout for that
10:00 – Reverse engineering herself to success
 – Tips for entrepreneurs to become successful
 – Are you creating a business? Or creating another job?
15:30 – Are you an entrepreneur, or are you an excellent plumber?
 – Cody’s horror story with a partner
23:30 – As an entrepreneur, pay attention to your gut instinct and emotional intelligence
25:00 – Will this economy create more opportunities?
 – The number 1 investment people can start with?
31:45 – Flipping homes is not a real estate investment
 – The money game is just a game
35:50 – Use leverage to obtain more assets
38:00 – When you are presented with an opportunity, take it!
40:00 – Cody’s first auction
 – Candy’s 2023 Market Prediction
50:00 – Let’s get into the meat and potatoes of the data in the economy
51:30 – Real Estate is future proof
 – The reason why Candy’s face is on the cover of her book
54:00 – Advice for ALL women out there
56:00 – Building out a personal brand as a power move, and how you can go about building your own personal brand
01:01:30 – Are you getting an ROI from every dollar that you are putting out into the world?
01:03:20 – Starting Heal Animal Rescue Charity
01:08:00 – Get rid of the destination addiction, and look at what you can give
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