How to Build Your Own Financial Moat with Spencer Hilligoss

Aug 10, 2022 | Podcast

Join Daniel Nickles with his guest Spencer Hilligoss as he talks about how you can build your own defense against inflation and an 08-like recession. Looking back, 2008 definitely wasn’t fun for anyone who hadn’t gone into investing years prior. Here, Spencer explains why real estate is the best kind of boring out there, why you shouldn’t rush yourself into active investing, and what he has to say regarding skills for anyone planning to transition away from their W-2. 

In this episode you will learn: 

  • Being exposed to real estate as early as the age of six 
  • Once you get into real estate, you’d wish you’d got into it earlier 
  • Spencer Hilligoss on transferrable skills 
  • W-2 salaries, in reality, aren’t that stable 
  • Real estate is the best kind of boring 

About Spencer Hilligoss: 

Spencer Hilligoss is CEO and Co-Founder of Madison Investing. He is an active syndicator, investor, and speaker. He currently leads business development and investor relations for Madison Investing. 


He is a former technology executive with a 13-year track record building high-performing teams across five companies (three of them, software “unicorns”- valued at over $1B). His last run in Silicon Valley was developing the Origination Team for LendingHome and leading their Professional Development group. 


Spencer is a member of the 2021 Forbes Real Estate Council and is a Registered Representative of Finalis Securities LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC. 


Connect with Spencer Hilligoss on: 



Connect with Two Smart Assets on: 






Book a FREE consultation with Fortune Cribs now: 


Check out our free apartment syndication sample deal: 


Don’t forget to grab our free passive investing guide for apartment syndications: