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Episode 171

Post Election US Market Update with Amy Irvine in New York – Episode 171

This week I speak with New York based financial planner Amy Irvine to learn what’s happening there right now, and what it means for investors.   Disclaimer


Episode 170

Property Market Update – Episode 170

Jarrod McCabe from Wakelin Property Advisory joins us today to provide an update on the property market. One not to be missed.


Episode 169

Which Financial Independence Pathway is right for you?

Regular listeners will know that I frequently refer to the 3 pathways to Financial Autonomy – investing in stocks, investing in property, and building a business or being self-employed. But how to determine which pathway makes the most sense for you to pursue? That’s what we’ll be exploring in this week’s episode. General Advice Warning


Episode 168

CASE STUDY – Ryan Helms – Debt Slayer

Ryan wanted a change in his life. He wanted more flexibility, he wanted to gain choice. He thought about how he could make that happen and realised the starting point needed to be reducing his debts – they were a huge burden that locked him down and hugely limited his options. Hear how he went … Continued

Episode 167

What is the data telling us about the Australian Property Market with Pete Wargent

Pete Wargent is a property investment expert. He is a buyer’s advocate and does various bits and pieces within the property space. Pete’s background is as a chartered accountant. The content he produces on property investment tends to be very analytical and data driven. So I’ve invited him along to get his insight as to … Continued



Episode 166

Is it time to gear into shares?

When investing in property, it’s largely a given that you’ll be borrowing as a core element of the transaction. Indeed often, you’re borrowing the entire purchase cost. Borrowing to buy shares however is often approached with trepidation, despite the many advantages shares offer around the ease of altering the transaction size, diversification and the speed … Continued


Episode 165

CASE STUDY – From employee to partner – Alex’s journey to gaining choice via the self-employment pathway

I met Alex Hont at a Financial Planning conference last year. Alex hosts the Masters of Finance podcast – so with both financial planning and podcasting in common, we had quite a bit to talk about! I invited Alex onto the podcast to share how he went from being an employee to being a partner … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 164

Why (and how) I wrote Financial Autonomy – the money book that gives you choice

Regular listeners will know my book Financial Autonomy – the money book that gives you choice, came out last month. In this week’s episode, I explain why I wrote it and how it fits into my mission of helping more people gain choice. During the various interviews I’ve done promoting the book one of the … Continued


Saving Strategy

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 163

Market Update from the largest fund manager in the world – BlackRock

Really excited for this episode. I chat with Thomas Taw, the Head of Investment Strategies Asia Pacific for BlackRock. For those who are unfamiliar, BlackRock is the largest fund manager in the world. It’s a wonderful opportunity to gain insight into how a business with the global resources they have at their disposal is seeing … Continued


Episode 162

How to use a Core/Satellite strategy in your share portfolio

One of the most popular pathways to achieving financial autonomy is through investing in stocks. Stock market investing has a ton of advantages including ease of diversification, low transaction cost, ease of liquidity, and being highly regulated to guard against investor fraud. A popular stock portfolio strategy is known as the core/satellite approach. In today’s … Continued


Episode 161

How to achieve Cult Status with Tim Duggan

Tim Duggan is the co-founder of Junkee Media, one of Australia’s fastest growing media companies dedicated to improving the conversations about things that matter. In today’s interview, we talk about building communities around digital products and understanding the shift towards conscious consumerism. We also discuss his new book, Cult Status, which encourages thinking about business … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 160

How to become Self-Employed – Part 2

Self-employment is one of the 3 pathways to achieving Financial Autonomy. What are the key 12 elements you need to cover off to succeed as a self-employed person? We covered the first 6 elements last week and this week we’ll cover the other 6. Resources & Links How to become Self-Employed – Part 1 How … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles