The Joyful Frugalista
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.  

48:  Aranka Nolan chats about catering for Christma

48: Aranka Nolan chats about catering for Christma

December 7, 2020

Do you prepare too much too for Christmas and then regret it? Have you ever wanted to cook duck but felt a bit scared? In this podcast, Serina chats with her friend and Triple H 101.1 FM Thrive Live presenter - and chef - Aranka Nolan, about how to avoid food waste at Christmas by catering for the right amount.  Aranka also shares her recipe for duck l'orange.

47:Banker Eric Sim talks about delayed gratitude and why he doesn’t wear a Rolex

47:Banker Eric Sim talks about delayed gratitude and why he doesn’t wear a Rolex

November 25, 2020

Former Managing Director of UBS Investment Bank in Hong Kong, Eric Sim is the most popular and well-known banker in Asia with over two million followers on LinkedIn.  He is founder of the Institute of Life, which teaches young professionals (especially in finance) how to become more successful at work and in life.  He is simultaneously a senior career fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and a guest lecturer at Renmin University in Beijing.

 

In this podcast, Eric chats with Serina about how he managed to achieve career success despite the Asian Financial Crisis, his special relationship with prawn noodles, why he doesn't wear a Rolex and what for him is the true meaning of happiness. 

 

46:  Canna Campbell talks about debt recycling and how her $1000 project has helped people

46: Canna Campbell talks about debt recycling and how her $1000 project has helped people

November 16, 2020

Ever wondered about the strategies that the wealthy use to get even wealthier?  Canna Campbell is founder and director of boutique financial planning firm SASS Financial Services, Channel 9’s money expert, founder of SugarMamma.TV, host of SugarMamma’s Fireplay Podcast, and best-selling author of the $1,000 Project and Mindful Money.  In this episode, she discusses debt recycling, the power of the $1,000 project and changes to the financial planning industry.

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