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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Property

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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

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Superannuation

Episode 102

How Freelancing can help you succeed with Sarah Tang from Freelancer.com

Online freelancing platforms can help you obtain freelancing work, or hire people to do tasks where you either lack the expertise or the time. In this interview, Sarah Tang from Freelancer.com shares the inside tips on how to get the most out of these hugely powerful tools. General Advice Warning

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 101

How to prepare for a successful career change

With technology changing our world so rapidly, the chances of us entering the paid workforce in one role, and that role then seeing us through until retirement 40+ years latter would seem quite remote. And even if this were possible, is it what you would really want? In this post we’re going to explore some … Continued

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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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Self-Employment & Side Hustles

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Episode 98

From Side Hustle to Business Success with Kim Barrett

Kim has lived the journey of starting a small Side Hustle, to transitioning that into his full time gig. The experiences and knowledge Kim shares in this episode: How to make the change from employee with a small Side Hustle, to going it alone. Planning and Preparedness is important in transitioning from employee to self … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 95

Freelancing With a Safety Net

Freelancing offers flexibility. It’s a way to fit in the necessity of generating an income, with the other things you want to achieve in life. Recently I heard someone reflect on the standard 9 to 5 working day. It came about in the industrial era to align with day light hours. The factories had little … Continued

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