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Episode 162

How to use a Core/Satellite strategy in your share portfolio

One of the most popular pathways to achieving financial autonomy is through investing in stocks. Stock market investing has a ton of advantages including ease of diversification, low transaction cost, ease of liquidity, and being highly regulated to guard against investor fraud. A popular stock portfolio strategy is known as the core/satellite approach. In today’s … Continued

Investment

Episode 157

Axelrod, Gecko, and Martha Stewart – let’s talk Insider Trading

What is insider trading, why is it a crime, and why does Hollywood seem to love it so much? Today I wanted to discuss Insider Trading. It’s something you’ve likely heard of. The name gives you a sense of roughly what it’s all about, but that’s likely as far as things go. So let’s explore … Continued

Investment

Episode 156

Investing, digital advice, and low cost solutions with Ted Richards of Six Park

Looking for an easy and low-cost way to get started with investing? Ted Richards from Six Park might have your solution. Listen to our chat via the player above.   Resources & Links Six Park Financial Autonomy Book General Advice Warning

Investment

Episode 155

Why Modern Monetary Theory is suddenly the cool kid (and why you should care)

I started writing this piece for inclusion in Gaining CHOICE, our weekly email. But as I read more and more the piece became longer and longer until it was clear the idea of Jobs Guarantees and Modern Monetary Theory warranted a post all of their own. Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) sounds dry, I know, and … Continued

Investment

Episode 154

What to do when a family member needs Aged Care – with age care expert Susan Cooper

What’s Aged Care have to do with financial autonomy and gaining choice? At some point, your parents are likely going to need age care and it might come down to you to solve it for them. An awareness of how the system works and some of the basics, is something I’m sure you will find … Continued

Investment

Superannuation

Episode 150

CASE STUDY – Isabelle Lenglois

French born Western Australian Isabelle Lenglois shares her inspiring journey to Financial Autonomy in this week’s episode. She prospered in an industry not especially welcoming of women – oil and gas drilling – through plenty of hard work and determination. She has then succeeded in transforming that income into wealth which provides her and her … Continued

Investment

Episode 149

7 tips for buying shares in volatile markets

Volatility and share investing go together like honey and crumpets. As a share investor, how can you use volatility to your advantage? And how can you ensure volatility doesn’t derail your strategy to build wealth and gain choice in life? I’ve invested through the GFC, the Asian Currency Crisis, September 11, the Japanese tsunami, Brexit, … Continued

Investment

Episode 148

CASE STUDY – Property + Side Hustle + Shares – Lachlan’s use of the 3 Financial Autonomy pathways to gain choice in life

Lachlan is a member of the Financial Autonomy community and responded to my call out for case study examples. I’m especially excited to chat with Lachlan because he’s pursued all 3 of the FA pathways – shares, property, and self-employment. You can get a hold of him through his email at [email protected] Interested in becoming … Continued

Investment

Property

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 146

CASE STUDY – Stewart’s roadmap to Gaining Choice

In today’s episode, I speak with Financial Autonomy community member Stewart Perry. Stewart shares his plans to gain choice and flexibility and how the multi-phase strategy really resonated for him as he works towards early retirement. He explains his investment journey, what he’s doing and how he’s going about it. A fantastic element of Stewart’s … Continued

Investment

Property

Saving Strategy

Episode 144

Making money investing in shares – How to Money interview

A bit of a different episode for you today. This is a flip the switch kind of one because in this episode, I’m actually the person being interviewed. I’m being interviewed by Kate Campbell who hosts the How to Money podcast. You’ll recall back in Episode 134, I interviewed her. So we did these couple … Continued

Investment

Saving Strategy

Episode 141

COVID19 + Money. Need to knows

Not as polished as our normal blog posts but this podcast transcript might provide so important information to help you through the current challenges: Welcome back to another Financial Autonomy episode. My name is Paul Benson. Coming to you live from my home office, like a good proportion of you guys no doubt. Today’s episode, … Continued

Investment

Saving Strategy

Episode 139

Learnings from our recent Community Survey

Today’s episode is a bit different. I don’t have a script and I don’t have a guest. I recently ran a community survey to everyone that gets the Gaining Choice email. In this podcast I want to share with you what we learned and some of the ways this information will be used to shape … Continued

Investment

Property

Saving Strategy

Self-Employment & Side Hustles