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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 140

Flip for Cash – What You need to know about Property Flipping with Geoff Grist

I speak with Geoff Grist, real estate agent and author of the book Flip for Cash on the investment potential of buying and improving residential apartments and units in Australia. Buy the book: Flip for Cash by Geoff Grist Resources & Links Flip for Cash – Book General Advice Warning

Property

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

Episode 124

Building Wealth via Property with John Pidgeon

We’re talking property this week. I recorded this interview a few months back with John Pidgeon, co-host of the popular podcast, My Millennial Money. John shares his property journey with us and provides some great ideas on creating wealth through property. We discuss: John’s first investment property in rural Victoria His thoughts and approach to building wealth … Continued

Property

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 118

Financial independence through property investment – Man Overseas collaboration episode

Early retirement via property investment is a key theme of this week’s episode. Brad Dantonio, host of the Man Overseas podcast and I, met in Washington earlier in the year and sat down to record this collaboration episode. Brad shares how he’s been able to use property investment to retire early, living in a different … Continued

Property

Episode 112

The secrets of a successful Tree Change with Vanessa Wiltshire

We interview Vanessa Wiltshire, a Gen-XY ‘tree changer’, living in Heathcote, Victoria. Three years ago, she and her husband made the move from suburban Melbourne to Heathcote. In our chat Vanessa explains: How to know if a “tree change” is right for you Escaping a career that makes you unhappy and into something that makes … Continued

Investment

Property

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 103

Rent or Buy – how to determine what’s right for you

The great Australian dream of owning a home once drove a fairly predictable housing pattern –  Aussies would rent for a little while, save for a deposit then dive into home ownership at the first opportunity. Housing status spoke volumes. Homeowners were successful while renters were either young or couldn’t get it together financially. How … Continued

Property

Episode 100

Listener Q & A

Thanks for joining us for another Financial Autonomy episode. We’ve got a bit of a change in the normal routine today, because today is Episode 100 and I don’t want to pass through that milestone without doing something a little bit special. I’ve asked our Gaining Choice subscribers for their top Financial Autonomy questions. I’ve … Continued

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Property

Saving Strategy

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Superannuation

Episode 88

Emily Wallace – tips and traps when buying a property

A discussion on property is well overdue here at Financial Autonomy. So I’ve roped in Buyers Advocate Emily Wallace to share with us her expert tips and advice for buying a property in Australia. General Advice Warning

Property

Episode 85

How to get your home loan repaid sooner

Debt is like the leg irons worn by convicts – it holds you back from gaining choice in life, from achieving Financial Autonomy. Yet if we aspire to own a home, then in all likelihood we’re going to need to take out a very significant loan – a home loan. Resources & Links Blog Article … Continued

Property

Episode 54

Pay off the mortgage or invest?

A shout out here to Christine Calnan who emailed me about this dilemma – whether it is best to put your savings towards extra mortgage repayments, or should you instead be investing? This is one that does come up a lot when I’m working with clients, and it’s certainly not a question with a simple … Continued

Investment

Property

Episode 34

Tara Lucke – the importance of estate planning for those in their 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s

Today we chat with Co-founder and consultant Tara Lucke from View Legal about the importance of Estate planning. Though it is not something we like to talk about, it is so important for protecting your assets and loved ones, no matter what stage of life you are at. Resources & Links View Legal General Advice … Continued

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