ARK Invest Deep Dive
If you ever need an example of the saying being in the right place at the right time ARK Invest would be the perfect illustration. Over the course of 2020 their assets under management grew from US$3.5billion, to US$41.5billion, growth of over 1000% in a single year, as their listed funds possessed all the stock … Continued
Investing in US stocks with Danielle Ecuyer
This week Paul talks to Danielle Ecuyer, author of Shareplicity – A simple approach to share investing and Shareplicity 2 – A guide to investing in US stock markets. In this episode, Danielle shares her expertise primarily in the area of investing in US stocks. Danielle has a lot of experience in this field and … Continued
Super excited to announce a new podcast to the Financial Autonomy stream. Market Noise is a collaboration between personal finance YouTuber Justin Baldori and me, Paul Benson. We record each episode live on Youtube each Monday night at 8pm AEST, and then release to podcast version later that night. Justin and I each choose 2 … Continued
What’s a Moat, and why do they matter when investing?
This week we’re going to explore the topic of moats. No this is not yet another weird acronym, though you do sometimes see it written all in upper case so if you’ve been confused by this you’re completely forgiven. The idea of a business moat is the same concept as a moat around a medieval … Continued
Investment market opportunities with Adam Smith – CEO of Saxo Markets Australia
Investment markets are in a fascinating place right now. There are more opportunities for investors than ever before. This week I talk with Adam Smith, CEO of Saxo Markets Australia, someone perhaps uniquely placed to help us navigate the current investment world. Disclaimer – important
How did Ashleigh Page create Adventure Travel Pro?
Entrepreneurial inspiration here. One of the Financial Autonomy pathways to gaining choice is starting a business or side hustle. This week I talk to Ashleigh Page from Adventure Travel Pro about her journey in creating this exciting new business and how past endeavours have shaped her latest adventure. Adventure Travel Pro website.
Listener Questions – Episode 200
A HUGE thank you for supporting the show over almost 4 years now. The podcast wouldn’t exist without the support of you guys, and so this week it’s all about listener questions. Check it out, I hope you love it.
Non-traditional property investment with Property Investory host Tyrone Shum
This week I speak with the host of the popular Property Investory podcast, Tyrone Shum. Tyrone is passionate about property as an investment vehicle, but he’s thinking about things a little differently to the normal buy and hold a residential property plan. I know you’ll get plenty out of this one.
Investing in apartments and units with strata lawyer Amanda Farmer
In this weeks episode we talk all things apartments and strata properties. My guest is Amanda Farmer, host of the Your Strata Property podcast, and a practising strata lawyer in Sydney. Whether you’re considering buying an apartment as an investor, or as an owner-occupier, Amanda has some tips here that could save you thousands of … Continued
5 Strategies to Maximise Income for Couples – Episode 195
Couples can have a distinct advantage when it comes to building wealth and achieving financial autonomy provided they maximize the opportunities available to them. Let’s take a look at 5 opportunities you might be able to use. You can also read this piece here. A 1 page checklist of these strategies can … Continued
Property Market Update + Insider Tips with Emily Wallace
This week I chat with buyers agent Emily Wallace about the state of the property market around the country, where the opportunities are, and I also asked for some tips on what to look for at an open for inspection, what to do when making an offer, and some advice for sellers to help them … Continued
GainingCHOICE as a creative with Tess McCabe
Not only is Tess McCabe the genius behind the cover of my Financial Autonomy book, she’s also a creative freelance extraordinaire! In this episode, we discuss the positive and negative elements of being a freelancer, her career journey and how she’s moved between being an employee and being self-employed, and the outlook for creative … Continued