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Financial Autonomy - The security illusion – Episode 11

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August 9, 2017

The security illusion – Episode 11

Having a job and a regular wage is comforting and secure, except if you lose that job.   UK stats say that 45% of workers will be made redundant at least once in their working life.  I’d expect the Australian numbers would be much the same. In that sense, being a full time employee is very … Continued

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August 2, 2017

Is your ladder against the wrong wall? Episode 10

How long since you’ve taken a step back from your professional life and considered where it’s taking you?  Is your current professional activity taking you to somewhere you want to be in 10 or 20 years?  Is it leading you towards inner happiness? It’s easy with the pressures of mortgage repayments or rent, perhaps kids, … Continued

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June 20, 2017

Financial Autonomy success story – how Nish escaped the corporate world and pursued his passion – Episode 6

I’ve known Nish for over 25 years.  He was there when I started my first job out of school, and over the years our careers and lives intersected. These days, as well as being a friend, Nish and his family are also clients.  For many years Nish was a financial planner, even running his own … Continued

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June 20, 2017

How to be financially ready to start a family – Episode 5

Starting a family is a huge step in a great many of our lives.  Bringing a new little human into the world.   So much hope.  Scary too!  Completely life changing. Financial Autonomy is about you taking control of your finances, and not being controlled by your finances.  The focus of this audio blog is to … Continued

Investment

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June 20, 2017

How to analyse the financials when buying a business – Episode 4

 One fantastic and I find often overlooked way to achieve financial autonomy is to buy an existing business.  In comparison to starting your own business where cash flow starts at zero and you need to support yourself whilst the business becomes self-sustaining (refer episode 1), when you buy an existing business, you have cash … Continued

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June 20, 2017

Redundancy – what a great opportunity – Episode 2

Redundancy – not something most of us like to contemplate. Yet it is a reality for many of us in our working life. So rather than redundancy being seen as something negative, let’s flip it around – your redundancy could be the best thing that has ever happened to you. Financial autonomy is about building … Continued

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Superannuation

June 14, 2017

How to be financially ready to start a business – Episode 1

So you’ve decided you’re ready to take the big plunge and start your own business.  Congratulations.  Having transitioned from being an employee to running my own business, I can tell you, you will be in for some challenges, but also many rewards, not least of which is flexibility in how you manage your time.  I … Continued

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