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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Property

Saving Strategy

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 136

Author Lacey Filipich talks about her new book Money School

Like me, Lacey Filipich is passionate about financial independence and gaining choice in life. She’s recently written a book, Money School, so I’ve invited her on to tell us all about it. Lacey shares her thoughts on how social trends, like conscious consumerism and sustainable lifestyle, have helped Financial Independence gain momentum, especially among younger … Continued

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Episode 134

How to Money’s Kate Campbell on the Secrets to Successfully Saving for Your Goals

This week I chat with Kate Campbell, host of the popular podcast How to Money on how she’s gone about setting her goals and developing a savings strategy to see them achieved. As you’ll hear, she heads off to Europe soon for a 4 month trip, so clearly she’s got some ideas that work. I’m … Continued

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Saving Strategy

Episode 133

How to Build an Investment Portfolio

This is part two of the back to the future episodes that we did. Episode 131 is part one of it, if you haven’t had a listen to that one yet maybe give that one a listen. You could do it after this one but it would probably make more sense if you listened to … Continued

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Episode 131

How to get started Investing in Shares

We’ve got a bit of a back to the future episode for you this week, “How to get started Investing in Shares”. Now, the original version of this episode came out in late 2018. You can check out the full blog post here. This episode is a two-parter. There’s a second part which is called … Continued

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Episode 130

Investment Market Outlook for 2020

2019 was a bumper year for investors, so can we expect more of the same in 2020? Or is a pullback inevitable? I receive reports almost daily from fund managers and financial institutions. In the last few weeks they’ve tended to focus on the current state of the global economy and what that means for … Continued

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