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Episode 81

Joanna Penn on making a 6 figure income as a writer

Joanna Penn’s journey is a fascinating one. From consultant to business owner, to writer and entrepreneur, she’s certainly packed plenty into her life. General Advice Warning

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Episode 80

Why your parent’s financial plan won’t work for you

If retirement is a decade or more away, it’s tempting to look at your parents and perhaps grandparents in retirement and figure, well, they seem to be getting along fine, I’ll just have what they’re having. Resources & Links Blog Article General Advice Warning

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Episode 79

How to build an Investment Portfolio

In the last post – How to start an Investment Portfolio – we looked at the steps and mechanics involved in creating your first investment portfolio. So we covered – setting your Objectives, determining how much Risk you will take on, your investment Time Frame, and Opening a share trading account. Resources & Links Blog Article General Advice Warning

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Episode 78

How to start an Investment Portfolio

This is the first of a two-part series. In this post we will explore what are the actual steps and mechanics involved in starting an investment portfolio? In the next post, I’ll explore how you should go about building your portfolio. Resources & Links Blog Article General Advice Warning

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Episode 77

The essential things you need to do to move to self employment

We are joined today by Shaun Farrugia from Optimised Accounting to talk about the essential things you need when you move to self-employment. Resources & Links Optimised Accounting General Advice Warning

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Episode 75

When investing, focus on what really matters

I remember reading once the advice of someone who had achieved success in their field. Their key observation was, “in life, you will occasionally be faced with times where you have to make a choice. One path will be easy, and the other harder. I’ve been successful because whenever I faced those choices, I chose … Continued

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Episode 74

How to get your partner engaged in your Financial Autonomy goal

A significant reason many people don’t achieve Financial Autonomy is because they get pigeonholed into a certain life. They define themselves in certain ways, and often this flows from the role they’ve developed in their marriage or significant relationship. Some people worry about how their partner will react if they want to choose a fork … Continued

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Episode 73

The pay yourself first strategy

Have trouble building up a nest egg? Struggling to build up enough cash to start investing? Hate the idea of a detailed budget? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the Pay Yourself First strategy could be for you. The idea of Pay Yourself First is not new – Google tells me … Continued

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Episode 72

Net Worth – how and why

Remember back in your school days where every few weeks you’d have a test, then at the end of the year there would be an exam. I have kids in high school now and I can tell you the framework hasn’t changed. So why all this measurement? It’s all about assessing progress. If you get … Continued

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Episode 71

From fashion to true crime with Anna Priestland

Anna Priestland’s  journey – starting in surfwear in Victoria, then working for a major fashion house in London, returning to Australia and starting her own label, and then transitioning to becoming a full time true crime researcher and writer is extraordinary. This is one episode you definitely wont want to miss. General Advice Warning

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Episode 70

Financial Anxiety – is it holding you back?

I’ve spoken in past episodes about the potential for overwhelm to lead to procrastination. Procrastination is evil because it results in no progress. You’re stuck in the cement. But there’s another element to the no-progress problem, and that is financial anxiety or financial stress. Resources & Links Blog Article General Advice Warning

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Episode 68

Financial Fundamentals – the 6 essential foundation stones for financial success

Today’s episode flows from a meeting I had last week with one of you guys, a member of the Financial Autonomy community. For reasons of privacy, of course I won’t use her real name, so let’s call her Jenny. It was a first time meeting, and in it Jenny observed that she felt she just … Continued

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