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Episode 137

How to Start a Side Hustle in Australia – Part 2

I’ve interviewed numerous Side Hustlers over the past 3 years, including Side Hustle guru Nick Loper from the Side Hustle Show, and have conducted my own fair share of entrepreneurial experiments. The time has come therefore to provide the definitive guide to starting a Side Hustle in Australia. A Side Hustle could be the way … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 135

How to Start a Side Hustle in Australia – Part 1

I’ve interviewed numerous Side Hustlers over the past 3 years, including Side Hustle guru Nick Loper from the Side Hustle Show, and have conducted my own fair share of entrepreneurial experiments. The time has come therefore to provide the definitive guide to starting a Side Hustle in Australia. A Side Hustle could be the way … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

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

Saving Strategy

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 125

18 ways to Build Passive Income that work in Australia – Part 2

I’ve been researching all the ways one might go about generating Passive Income. Unfortunately, many of those found on the web won’t work in Australia. So I’ve produced a custom list especially for those of us on the largest island in the Southern Hemisphere. Resources & Links Blog Article 18 ways to Build Passive Income … Continued

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 123

18 ways to Build Passive Income that work in Australia – Part 1

I’ve been researching all the ways one might go about generating Passive Income. Unfortunately, many of those found on the web won’t work in Australia. So I’ve produced a custom list especially for those of us on the largest island in the Southern Hemisphere. Resources & Links Blog Article 18 ways to Build Passive Income … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 120

How to negotiate for career flexibility with Doc of all Trades

This week’s guest rose to become the medical director – head of department as an anaesthesiologist at a large trauma hospital, within 10 years of graduation. He was working really hard, and getting the success that hard work brings. But then: “I remember one night in the middle of a horrible, horrible case. It was … Continued

Investment

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Superannuation

Episode 117

All things Side Hustle with Nick Loper of the Side Hustle Show

I’m hugely excited to share with you my interview with Nick Loper from the Side Hustle Show podcast. In our chat Nick shares: How a house painting gig over the summer holidays helped set him on a path to entrepreneurship. His first side hustle. How he transitioned from full-time employee to full-time self-employment and some … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 115

FIRE is stupid – here’s some better alternatives

You’ve probably stumbled across the FIRE acronym before – it stands for Financial Independence Retire Early. It came out of the US and has spawned countless books, podcasts, conferences, and even a movie. Reddit has huge discussion threads devoted to the idea, with the primary thrust seeming to be how young you can achieve early … Continued

Investment

Saving Strategy

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 114

Jim Smith – A Career Journey Masterclass

What are the secrets to a fun and interesting working life? Nepal, teaching, and pursuing your passion. That’s what we discuss this week with Jim Smith who shares how he’s been able to achieve this much-desired outcome. These days Jim’s focus is on building a tourism business that helps Australian’s and especially students, experience life … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

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 110

“Self Employment and the Retirement Trap” with Peter Stanhope

Peter Stanhope, co-founder of Gig Super shares some of the challenges faced by self-employed people in our financial system. If you are self-employed, or planning on making a move to self-employment – this one’s for you. General Advice Warning

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Superannuation