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Episode 164

Why (and how) I wrote Financial Autonomy – the money book that gives you choice

Regular listeners will know my book Financial Autonomy – the money book that gives you choice, came out last month. In this week’s episode, I explain why I wrote it and how it fits into my mission of helping more people gain choice. During the various interviews I’ve done promoting the book one of the … Continued

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Episode 153

Is singledom denying you financial success? – Part 2

In Australia the most recent census found a quarter of the population was single, with the Australian Bureau of Statistics forecasting a 65% increase in single households by 2036. The increase in singledom is being seen throughout the world. In Norway and Sweden half of all households are now singles. When it comes to finances, … Continued

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Episode 152

Is singledom denying you financial success? – Part 1

In Australia the most recent census found a quarter of the population was single, with the Australian Bureau of Statistics forecasting a 65% increase in single households by 2036. The increase in singledom is being seen throughout the world. In Norway and Sweden half of all households are now singles. When it comes to finances, … Continued

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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

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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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Episode 142

Improving your Financial Resiliency

You’ve probably heard the phrase “never waste a good crisis”. The origins of this quote aren’t clear, though some point to Winston Churchill. Regardless, its point is that in times of crisis, habits and practices are forced to change. When things are going well, it’s easy to just let things float along. Some changes need … Continued

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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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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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Episode 128

Urban Kitchen Garden and Permaculture to achieve Financial Independence with Kat Lavers of Plummery

Living sustainably is an increasing focus for many of us. This week’s guest, Permaculture expert Kat Lavers, shares how growing your own food cannot not only help in reducing your environmental footprint, but save you money too. In this episode, Kat shares: How she took on a modest inner suburban home in Melbourne and transformed … Continued

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Episode 127

What’s the plan for 2020?

In this episode I review the wins and challenges faced during 2019 and look ahead to our plans for Financial Autonomy in 2020. A bit of a pull back the curtain episode that I hope you enjoy.   General Advice Warning

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