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Episode 9

When bad luck strikes – how cancer impacted Jenny’s life and the financial lessons learned

When thinking about financial autonomy we are typically talking about medium to long term goals, and then developing strategies to get to those goals. The transition then is a planned one. What if your transition was thrust upon you? I met someone recently who faced this challenge, and with her permission, I thought it was … Continued

Investment

Episode 8

Divorce – how to bounce back financially

Financial Autonomy is about managing and planning for major transitions in life. A transition that many of us face unfortunately is divorce. I understand researchers have found that going through a divorce can be one of the most stressful things you can experience in life. As a financial planner, I often work with clients who … Continued

Investment

Saving Strategy

Episode 7

How to retire early – 5 things you could do to gain financial independence

Many people that I speak to seek freedom from the need to clock on and clock off.  To not be answerable to a boss. To not having to devote time and energy to things that they’re not passionate about, just for the pay. The dream therefore becomes to retire early, and the sooner the better. … Continued

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Superannuation

Episode 6

Financial Autonomy success story – how Nish escaped the corporate world and pursued his passion

I’ve known Nish for over 25 years.  He was there when I started my first job out of school, and over the years our careers and lives intersected. These days, as well as being a friend, Nish and his family are also clients.  For many years Nish was a financial planner, even running his own … Continued

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Saving Strategy

Episode 5

How to be financially ready to start a family

Starting a family is a huge step in a great many of our lives. Bringing a new little human into the world. So much hope. Scary too! Completely life changing. Financial Autonomy is about you taking control of your finances, and not being controlled by your finances. The focus of this audio blog is to … Continued

Saving Strategy

Episode 4

How to analyse the financials when buying a business

One fantastic and I find often overlooked way to achieve financial autonomy is to buy an existing business.  In comparison to starting your own business where cash flow starts at zero and you need to support yourself whilst the business becomes self-sustaining (refer episode 1), when you buy an existing business, you have cash flow … Continued

Investment

Episode 3

What is financial autonomy and how to begin the journey towards financial independence

I’ve named this podcast Financial Autonomy. So what is Financial Autonomy? What does it mean? Well that’s what we’re going to explore in today’s podcast I’ll give you a big hint – Financial Autonomy is about gaining choices in life. Buckle up – let’s dive in! Resources & Links Blog Article General Advice Warning

Investment

Saving Strategy

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

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Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Superannuation

Episode 1

How to be financially ready to start a business

So you’ve decided you’re ready to take the big plunge and start your own business.  Congratulations.  Having transitioned from being an employee to running my own business, I can tell you, you will be in for some challenges, but also many rewards, not least of which is flexibility in how you manage your time.  I … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles