The Corner of Berkshire & Fairfax is an online investing forum founded in 2009. In the forum, its 3000+ members can learn from each other experiences and keep up-to-date with the latest news from the investment world.
To join, there is a one-time fee of $50 that gives you lifetime access. Before joining the community, you can browse the forum for free. But without a membership, you will not be able to add your own entries or reply to other users' entries.
The forum brokes down the information into sections like general, investment ideas, personal finances, books, and strategies. This makes it easy for members to find what they need. It's a tight-knit community of engaged investors that want to learn about investment and grow their finances.
The community occasionally organizes both in-person and virtual events, as well as competitions. The topics discussed in the forum are all about investing strategies, fundamental analysis, the stock market, investing in properties or real estate, value investing, and more.
Learn from a community of expert investors:
No matter your level of knowledge, you can share experiences and insights on COBF. Interacting with other investors and learning first-hand from them is an excellent way to grow your knowledge faster.
Communicate on the online forum:
COBF has an online forum that serves as a space for members to post questions and get answers. In the forum, you can also keep up-to-date with the latest news from the investment world.
You can browse COBF's forum for free, but to enter the community you have to pay a fee. This payment gives you lifetime access to the forum, where you can publish your own entries and reply to other users' entries.
You can access and browse the COBF forum for free, but you will not be able to publish your own entries until you become a member.
Occasionally, the community organizes both in-person and virtual events. In-person events are aimed at networking. Sometimes, you can join competitions to practice your investing abilities.
The COBF's online forum has a category called "Events & Meeting Notes". Inside, members announce different events that can be of interest to value investors and investors in general. There are online events such as webinars, or in-person events such as meetings with expert speakers.
Inside the Events category on the COBF's forum, you can find a lot of people who request in-person meetings in different places around the world (such as the United States, China, Canada, or Switzerland).
These meetings are usually to network and share perspectives and experiences with other investors. There are also online meet-ups with the same purpose: connecting and networking.
Lastly, the forum itself serves as a space to network. In the "General Discussion" category, people generally discuss investment topics, but sometimes members open threads to know more about each other's personal interests.
You can also visit the Leaderboard to see which users are the top contributors to the community, as well as to sort members by reputation or amount of content. There is also a Staff tab where you can see the forum's administrators and moderators.
The community features regularly YouTube videos and recommended books to learn about investment and finances. Additionally, they have a Podium section where members can submit posts to discuss the actual state of relevant topics for the community. These resources form a useful content library to get educated about the investing world.
"This is a new discovery for me, and so far, I’m really liking it. The people in the forum seem to be extremely knowledgeable and helpful, and I plan on utilizing it much more in the future. There really are a lot of interesting ideas being bounced around." -Ryan Chudyk