Financial Autonomy - Podcast

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

All Podcasts

Episode 47

Sports Geek Sean Callanan on how he’s created a life around his passions

In this episode, we interview Sean Callanan, a podcasting guru, and owner of Sports Geek. After 15 years of working as an employee in the IT space, Sean started his company, Sports Geek, out of his passion for sports and his expertise in technology, in 2009. He eventually started his own podcast in 2014 under … Continued

Investment

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 46

Why EVERYONE should have a Side Hustle

Whether it’s a stall at a local market selling hand knitted beanies for dogs, running an online store via Amazon selling rainbow coloured shoelaces, or designing the occasional band logo on 99 designs, I believe EVERYONE should have a Side Hustle. We’re here after all to find ways for you to gain choice in your … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 41

From feeling trapped to living the life of her dreams – how Sharon Gourlay blogged her way to financial autonomy

Today I am joined by Sharon Gourlay from Digital Nomad Wannabe about how to gain financial independence through Blogging. Sharon Gourlay is passionate about working online and helping others to follow in her footsteps. She left Australia with her young family at the end of 2014 determined to grow an online business. She succeeded and now … Continued

Investment

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 40

How to successfully transition from the corporate world to self-employment

Are you tired of the insecurity that comes from constant corporate restructures and the politics of a large work place?  Way back in episode 11, I explored the Security Illusion. This looked at the idea that most of us are brainwashed into believing that financial security comes from working for a large corporate, or perhaps … Continued

Investment

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 37

Tracey & Jo share how they built an INCREDIBLY successful online business in just 3 years

Today we have two interviews for the price-of-1 with sisters Tracey and Joanne from Sistermixin. Their online business is about educating everyone (especially their own families) on exactly what they are eating, what is in your food and some of the harmful effects this can have on your health. And they have become sought after … Continued

Investment

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 32

How Lloyd Ross created a 6 figure income with a part time network marketing business

Networking marketing has changed since the days of Tupperware and Amway.  Today I am joined by Lloyd Ross who talks through how our online behaviours and advances in technology have revolutionised the world of network marketing, making it an easier side hustle than ever before. General Advice Warning

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 28

How to make money with Amazon

With Amazon now in Australia, we talk to John Cavandivish from FBA Frontiers on how to make a side hustle by becoming an Amazon seller. Resources & Links Blog Article FBA Frontiers General Advice Warning

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 22

Ruby Lee – Side Hustler and Career Guru

In this next interview episode on the Financial Autonomy Podcast we chat to Ruby Lee the founder of The Careers Emporium and head of HR at Cogent. General Advice Warning

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 21

The side hustle – your ticket to Financial Autonomy?

What do Apple, Nike, Under Armour, Instagram, and Groupon all have in common? It’s not just that they’re hugely successful, multibillion dollar companies.  They also share a common birth – they all started life as side projects of their founders. Resources & Links Blog Article General Advice Warning

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 18

Felicity’s transformation from New York Fashion Journalist to Digital Creative Director

In our first interview episode on the Financial Autonomy Podcast with talk with Felicity Loughrey. She shares her career transition journey from journalism to advertising that spanned across two continents. General Advice Warning

Investment

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 11

The security illusion

Having a job and a regular wage is comforting and secure, except if you lose that job.   UK stats say that 45% of workers will be made redundant at least once in their working life.  I’d expect the Australian numbers would be much the same. Resources & Links Blog Article General Advice Warning

Investment

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 2

Redundancy – what a great opportunity

Redundancy – not something most of us like to contemplate. Yet it is a reality for many of us in our working life. So rather than redundancy being seen as something negative, let’s flip it around – your redundancy could be the best thing that has ever happened to you. Resources & Links Blog Article … Continued

Saving Strategy

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Superannuation