ARK Invest Deep Dive
If you ever need an example of the saying being in the right place at the right time ARK Invest would be the perfect illustration. Over the course of 2020 their assets under management grew from US$3.5billion, to US$41.5billion, growth of over 1000% in a single year, as their listed funds possessed all the stock … Continued
Investing in US stocks with Danielle Ecuyer
This week Paul talks to Danielle Ecuyer, author of Shareplicity – A simple approach to share investing and Shareplicity 2 – A guide to investing in US stock markets. In this episode, Danielle shares her expertise primarily in the area of investing in US stocks. Danielle has a lot of experience in this field and … Continued
Super excited to announce a new podcast to the Financial Autonomy stream. Market Noise is a collaboration between personal finance YouTuber Justin Baldori and me, Paul Benson. We record each episode live on Youtube each Monday night at 8pm AEST, and then release to podcast version later that night. Justin and I each choose 2 … Continued
What’s a Moat, and why do they matter when investing?
This week we’re going to explore the topic of moats. No this is not yet another weird acronym, though you do sometimes see it written all in upper case so if you’ve been confused by this you’re completely forgiven. The idea of a business moat is the same concept as a moat around a medieval … Continued
Investment market opportunities with Adam Smith – CEO of Saxo Markets Australia
Investment markets are in a fascinating place right now. There are more opportunities for investors than ever before. This week I talk with Adam Smith, CEO of Saxo Markets Australia, someone perhaps uniquely placed to help us navigate the current investment world. Disclaimer – important
Listener Questions – Episode 200
A HUGE thank you for supporting the show over almost 4 years now. The podcast wouldn’t exist without the support of you guys, and so this week it’s all about listener questions. Check it out, I hope you love it.
5 Strategies to Maximise Income for Couples – Episode 195
Couples can have a distinct advantage when it comes to building wealth and achieving financial autonomy provided they maximize the opportunities available to them. Let’s take a look at 5 opportunities you might be able to use. You can also read this piece here. A 1 page checklist of these strategies can … Continued
Happiness via a life reboot
In this episode, Financial Autonomy listener Katrina shares how she reinvented her life, from a high-stress, inner-city role in the police force, to a new life in a regional town, with some internet dating success to stir into the mix. A fun and inspiring story that I’m sure you’ll enjoy.
How to increase your returns by over 5%
Russell Investments recently released a research report – 2020 Value of an Adviser – where they explore where a financial advice relationship can add value for investors. Today I speak with Bronwyn Yates, Head of Client and Business Solutions at Russell Investments to share with us what they learned. We also discuss when in your … Continued
How can you Invest in your Career – with Emily & Shelly from My Millenial Career
In the Financial Autonomy podcast, we normally talk about traditional investments – stocks and property. But today I wanted to discuss another type of investment you can make which can help you hugely in achieving financial autonomy and gaining choice. That is investing your career. I’m joined by Emily and Shelly, career and … Continued
Year in review, and what’s coming up in 2021
In this week’s episode, we look at the year just gone and pull back the curtain to reveal some of the things that have happened here at Financial Autonomy. Then we share with you what we’ve got coming up in 2021. I hope you enjoy this episode. Thanks for your support and have a … Continued
CASE STUDY – How Financial Autonomy community member Jason Watts Gained Choice in rural Victoria – Episode 176
Today I’m speaking with a Financial Autonomy community member. Jason emailed me to share a bit about his journey and it was so interesting I asked him to come on the podcast and share it with everyone – I think you’ll find this one really inspirational.