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January 16, 2019

I don’t have time to start a side hustle – 8 tips to slay this dragon – Episode 76

One of the best ways to gain choice in life is to become self-employed, and a great way to bring that aspiration to life is by trying your hand at a Side Hustle. For the uninitiated, a Side Hustle is a business that you create as a second income to your primary source of making … Continued

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December 5, 2018

Financial Anxiety – is it holding you back? – Episode 70

 I’ve spoken in past episodes about the potential for overwhelm to lead to procrastination. Procrastination is evil because it results in no progress. You’re stuck in the cement. But there’s another element to the no-progress problem, and that is financial anxiety or financial stress.

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October 10, 2018

Putting the puzzle together – 4 essential elements to achieving your big life goals – Episode 62

 Here at Financial Autonomy, our focus is typically on the money side of how you achieve your goals and gain the choice in life that you deserve. But of course, achieving big goals requires more than just a financial solution. And so in today’s post we’re going to take a step back and consider … Continued

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August 22, 2018

The Beauty of the Worst Case – Episode 59

Do you remember those Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbooks that were around everywhere about a decade ago? How to land a light aircraft if the pilot has a heart attack, or how to survive a bear attack. I don’t know if they extended to surviving a zombie apocalypse, but I wouldn’t be surprised if they … Continued

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August 8, 2018

4 Hour Work Week – still relevant today? – Episode 57

 Originally published in 2007, The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss, made some huge waves upon its release. It also laid foundations for its author that continue to this day. Indeed anyone who’s ever browsed the iTunes podcast charts will have come across Tim Ferriss, whose self-named show is regularly towards the top. … Continued

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August 1, 2018

Are you playing offence or defence? – Episode 56

 All sports have elements of offensive and defensive play. And whether you play Netball, soccer, cricket or basketball, your team must constantly strike a balance between the two. In pursuing your Financial Autonomy goal, you too must find a balance that will see your goals achieved in an acceptable time frame, whilst also enabling … Continued

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May 23, 2018

Why EVERYONE should have a Side Hustle – Episode 46

Whether it’s a stall at a local market selling hand knitted beanies for dogs, running an online store via Amazon selling rainbow coloured shoelaces, or designing the occasional band logo on 99 designs, I believe EVERYONE should have a Side Hustle. We’re here after all to find ways for you to gain choice in your … Continued

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May 16, 2018

Change – Essential Considerations when Making a Career or Life Change – Episode 45

Financial Autonomy is all about gaining choice, and very often, attainment of that choice goal results in a career or life change. In past posts we’ve explored numerous ways that you might be able to get yourself into a position to gain the choices that you deserve. In today’s post I thought it might be … Continued

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May 9, 2018

Why Travel Bugs Need Financial Autonomy – Episode 44

What a wonderful era that we live in where holidays and travel are a regular feature in our lives. I don’t imagine that through the bulk of human history there was enough surplus of time, food, and resources to allow you to just take time off to explore the world or relax, unless you were … Continued

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April 11, 2018

How to successfully transition from the corporate world to self-employment – Episode 40

Are you tired of the insecurity that comes from constant corporate restructures and the politics of a large work place?  Way back in episode 11, I explored the Security Illusion. This looked at the idea that most of us are brainwashed into believing that financial security comes from working for a large corporate, or perhaps … Continued

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April 4, 2018

Financial Autonomy – Common Strategy Options – Episode 39

Regular listeners and readers know by now that Financial Autonomy is about gaining choice. Maybe that choice is retiring early (eg. the FIRE goal that’s popular in the US), but it could just as easily be the choice to work in a different career, start your own business, work fewer hours or days, or the … Continued

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January 24, 2018

5 Most Impactful Ways to Invest in Yourself (that wont cost you a fortune) – Episode 29

Right now you’re listening to this podcast, or reading the blog article. Why? You’re curious, and have a thirst for knowledge.  You want to learn new things.  You want to improve yourself. We usually think of investment as being a financial thing.  But investing in yourself – your skills, knowledge, and health, can be just … Continued

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