Libby Gore invited Serina to chat about how to reduce your food bill during her session on ABC Radio Melbourne. Aired on Sunday, 4 October 2020 at around 11.30am.
38: Frances Crimmins, CEO of YWCA Canberra, talks about the pink recession, superannuation and homelessness
Frances Crimmins plays an active role in complaining for women. She serves as Chief Executive Officer of the YWCA Canberra and also volunteers on boards including the National Older Women’s Housing and Homelessness Working Group and Homelessness Australia. In this podcast, she chats with Serina about the economic inequalities affecting women including the 'pink recession', lower superannuation balances, the gender pay gap and how COVID exposed the plight of older homeless women.
37: Patricia Falcetta, the Family Joy expert, talks about neurodiversity and how any family can embrace joy
Has your family dynamic been less than joyful during the events of 2020? If so, you're not alone - especially if you have neurodiverse kids at home. In this episode, Patricia Falcetta aka the Family Joy Expert, shares some wisdom about how to improve family joy. Patricia helps families with neurodiverse children – such as Autism (ASD), ADHD, ADD, dyslexia and others such as dyspraxia and supports families to move away from stress, overwhelm, anxiety and worry to relief, happiness, better family balance and joy.
Rae Knopik travelled halfway around the world and then to a place she couldn't even pinpoint on a map for love. And then she set up a community-based not-for-profit. Rae's story is one of faith and belief. If you have ever dreamed of setting up a not-for-profit to do something bigger than yourself, you will love what Rae has to say.
As we deal with a global pandemic and a recession, many of us are also dealing with the mental health impact of disruption and change. In this podcast, Serina chats with counsellor and author Karin Holmes about the transformative power of kindness, and why kindness is so needed right now.
Karin Holmes is a counsellor who specializes in grief counselling and mental health support. Karin is author of two books, Nurturing Kindness – a manifesto for unapologetic self-love and healing and How to survive a miscarriage – a guide for women, their partners, friends and families and he is passionate about helping those that are done suffering silently and are ready to start healing.
34: Janine Linklater at the Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre talks about how to set up a business plan and start a business
Have you ever had an idea for a business or startup and then thought, how do I do it? Or have you started a business and want to learn more about how to craft a sustainable business model, especially to pivot during COVID? Serina chats with Janine Linklater, Business Development Manager at the Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre about the things to think about what starting a business, and the importance of a simple and easy to craft business plan.
33. Lacey Filipich from Money School talks about buying her first property at 19 and achieving financial independence
Lacey Filipich is author of Money School: become financially independent and reclaim your life. A former chemical engineer who spent time working in Kalgoorlie, Lacey founded Money School with her mum 2010 - and more recently founded Maker Kids to help teach financial education to children.
Lacey is one of the chief organisers of a virtual summit called Money Debates, which brings together over 40 finance experts to explore different views on key financial issues. Money Debates opens on 24 August and runs until 4 September.
Serina's got some exciting news to announce! She is now the face of Savvy Shopper, a new column that features in the midweek Hibernation section of News Corp's major metropolitan newspapers every Thursday. Make sure to buy The Daily Telegraph, The Herald Sun, The Courier Mail, Mercury etc and to check out Savvy Shopper online.
31: Harry Armytage, the Learning Difficulty Expert, talks about spending triggers and how to encourage learning
Harry Armytage specialises in helping bright children - and adults with self-responsibility - to rediscover their love of learning. And in a previous life, Harry was an economist who analysed what made people spend. In this episode, chats with Serina about the hidden secrets department stores use to make us want to spend, the importance of listening, how to encourage learning in children - especially gifted children, embracing your gifts, and finally, the circular economy.
Jess is one half of The Fioneers, a financial independence blog. Jess is on her way to financial independence while working part-time. The Fioneers won the Plutus Award in 2019 for the best new personal finance blog.
In this podcast, Jess has a candid chat with Serina about women and overwork, choosing the right path to financial independence, and the dangers of the 'treat yourself' culture.