The Joyful Frugalista
57:  Julia Newbould from Money Magazine talks about the joy of money and writing about investing

57: Julia Newbould from Money Magazine talks about the joy of money and writing about investing

June 14, 2021

Confidence in investing starts with learning about how to invest, and a reliable and informed financial literacy resource is Australia's Money Magzine.  In this podcast, Serina chats with Money Magazine Managing Editor (who is also co-author of The Joy of Money) Julia Newbould about making a career writing about money, the joy of money, and the importance of superannuation. 

57:  Aussie Doc Freedom talks about superannuation, investment and keeping up with the Dr Jones

57: Aussie Doc Freedom talks about superannuation, investment and keeping up with the Dr Jones

May 31, 2021

We rarely think about high income earning professional, such as doctors and lawyers, needing to save for their retirement.  But it's important on any income (and in fact, it can be harder when you are earning more as there is a greater expectation of quality of life).  In this podcast, I chat with F.I.R.E. blogger Aussie Doc Freedom about her saving and investing journey.

56:  Michelle, Frugality and Freedom talks about working from home, and building abundance beyond money

56: Michelle, Frugality and Freedom talks about working from home, and building abundance beyond money

May 17, 2021

Michelle, Frugality and Freedom had her FIRE life plan disrupted during COVID.  She reinvented a new, remote career and excelled at working from home.  In this podcast, she chats with Serina about how you can work wherever in the world you want to be, and explains the importance of different types of capital (not just financial capital).

55:  Nicole Flaws from CARE Inc talks about financial counselling for people in debt

55: Nicole Flaws from CARE Inc talks about financial counselling for people in debt

April 11, 2021

Many people are doing it tough right now - the crisis isn't over for everyone.  If you or anyone you know is experiencing debt problems, this is a podcast for you.  Seeing a financial counsellor may seem scary, but behind the phone are empathetic people who are there to help - including Nicole Flaws from CARE Inc.

54:  Ronni Kahn talks about abundance, reducing food waste and living with purpose

54: Ronni Kahn talks about abundance, reducing food waste and living with purpose

March 21, 2021

What does abundance mean to you? Is it having enough food to eat? Sadly, many Australians face food insecurity on a daily basis. This is a problem that Ronni Kahn, founder of OzHarvest, is addressing.  In this inspirational podcast, Ronni chats with Serina about what abundance means to her, the richness that comes from living aligned with purpose, her recent biography A Repurposed Life and tips for everyone to reduce food waste.

53:  Scott Phillips from The Motley Fool talks about share investing

53: Scott Phillips from The Motley Fool talks about share investing

March 7, 2021

Have you ever wondered if you should borrow to invest? Or whether there was a place for investing in direct shares rather than Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)?  I had a good chat with Scott Phillips, Chief Investment Officer at The Motley Fool, about how to get started and how to succeed in investing.

52:  Keepin’ it Frugal talk about food, travel and weddings

52: Keepin’ it Frugal talk about food, travel and weddings

February 28, 2021

Sarah and Laura write at Keepin’ it Frugal. They are also foodies who are the stars of @Wandercooks.  In 2015, they quit their jobs, sold their houses and possession and travelled the world.  Both are part of the financial independence retire early movement, and Sarah is one of the 20 bloggers featured in the Aussie F.I.R.E book released by Pearler.  In this podcast, they chat with Serina about good food, their frugal wedding and travelling the world on a budget.  They also recommend accessing Lynda (now LinkedIn Learning) through a public library. 

51:  Effie Zahos shares how to ditch the debt and get rich

51: Effie Zahos shares how to ditch the debt and get rich

February 14, 2021

Stuck in debt and not sure if there is a way out?  Dream of getting rich one day and not sure how? In this podcast, Canstar editor-in-chief and former Money Magazine editor, Effie Zahos, chats about her latest book:  Ditch the Debt and Get Rich.  

50:  Bushy Martin shares some tips for property investors

50: Bushy Martin shares some tips for property investors

February 7, 2021

Bushy Martin knows a thing or two about property.  He is a keynote speaker, author and in 2017 was named one of the top ten property specialists in Australia by The Property Investor Magazine. He is author of The Freedom Formula, and its follow-up Get Invested – which scored two awards at the Australian Business Book Awards in 2019. Bushy is the founder of KNOW:HOW Property Finance Strategy, one of Australia's leading groups of property investment strategists, and host of the Get Invested podcast. 

In this podcast, he chats with Serina about the magic of property investing and has a great tip for parents wanting to help their kids get into property investing.

49:  Jeanene Kennedy-Evans talks about having the courage to start a side-hustle and enjoying good wine on a budget

49: Jeanene Kennedy-Evans talks about having the courage to start a side-hustle and enjoying good wine on a budget

January 31, 2021

Jeanene Kennedy-Evans is founder of Winederlust, a wine events company, and host of the Winederlust podcast.  She's also the co-organiser of the Live Your Best Life series, which features women with insights into how to do amazing things.  In this podcast, she chats with Serina about why it's important to support our local businesses - including wineries - and why she decided to turn her passion for good wine into a side hustle.  

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