How to use the Greatest Tax Perk in Australia
In this week’s episode, I break down how some of our clients have used the incredibly generous capital gains tax exemption for primary residences.
How to Convert Great Income into Financial Security
One of the most common reasons clients engage us through the Financial Autonomy programme is a realisation that all their hard work is not translating into financial wealth and security. It generally seems to be that people in this predicament have put all their energy and focus into developing their careers and therefore just haven’t … Continued
Building Wealth Efficently
You’re busy with your career and personal life. You don’t need your wealth creation plan to suck up hours of each week. So how can you best put your earnings capacity to work to secure choices for you down the road, without the plan adding to your already full schedule? This week I’m sharing 7 … Continued
The 3 Pathways to Financial Autonomy
If you’ve been listening to this podcast for a while, and certainly if you’ve read my book, you’ll be aware that we adhere to a framework in helping people gain choice. A core element of that framework is the three pathways. The entire Financial Autonomy framework, and in particular these three pathways, are the product … Continued
Sort Your Money Out with Glen James
This week I talk to Glen James of the My Millennial Money podcast. Glen has recently released a book – Sort Your Money Out & Get Invested (check it out here), a comprehensive guide to all things money management in Glen’s uniquely engaging style. We discuss: the Investor vs Saver mindset Glen’s “Money House” concept Money Hacks and … Continued
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