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The Australian Finance Podcast is your crash course guide to sorting out your finances, one episode at a time. Owen & Kate bring you actionable information that you can put into practice today, so you can smash those money goals and set yourself up for success. Catch Owen @RaskFinance or @owenrask on Twitter, and Kate @HowToMoneyAUS or on the How To Money Australia website.
30 Episodes
Let's Talk Taxes!

Let's Talk Taxes!


Did you know, if you pay 25% tax you're effectively working 3 months (25%) of your year just to pay the Tax Man?Ugh...Kate on Twitter: on Twitter: this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate & Owen talk taxes, why we pay them, how we pay them and when we pay them. Topics covered include: • Income tax • Capital gains tax • Company tax • Franking credits • Tax deductions • How to find an accountant • Private health insurance • The Medicare Levy
How To (Side) Hustle

How To (Side) Hustle


Like money? Got time? Have a hobby? Get a side hustle! Earning extra money without having to give up the stability of an existing job is a powerful motivator. In this episode Kate drops her wisdom on side gigs and Owen chimes in with some nuggets too.***FULL SHOW NOTES:
In this Australian Finance Podcast episode we discuss how we go about using and consuming financial media, and discuss some of the ideas the experts have on how best to filter through the mud.***FULL SHOW NOTES: • Who should you listen to? • Do they know what they're talking about? • Are my previously held opinions incorrect? • Are their claims based on fact, fiction or FLUFF? • Have they cherry picked their numbers and statistics?Kate on Twitter: on Twitter:
Boom! The Australian Finance Podcast is BACK with a FRESH Question & Answer (Q&A) episode in which Kate and Owen answer:WTF is the FHSSS (First Home Super Saver Scheme) and is it worth it?How do I teach my 20-year-old about finance and investing?The best brokerage accounts...What are the disadvantages of investing passively or using robo advice?And...HELP -- I've got a $20k credit card, $20k loan and tax debt? What should I do now?*** FULL NOTES:
Kate and Owen from Australian Finance Podcast were joined by Alec (Ren) and Bryce, co-hosts of the Equity Mates podcast for an Australian finance podcast extravaganza!We share our introduction to finance/investing, and experiences with our podcast series since. Kate on Twitter: on Twitter: Full show notes: hope you like it!
Your friend: "Just Afterpay it, yo!" You: "Yolo!"Guess what? In this week's Australian Finance Podcast episode Kate plays both sides of the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) debate and Owen offers a (very poor) overview of each of the major BNPL apps like Afterpay, Humm and Zip that are available in Australia.ARE YOU FACING FINANCIAL DIFFICULTY?Please call the debt helpline today (it's free!): 1800 007 007*** FULL SHOW NOTES:
This short episode gives Kate and Owen a chance to reflect on their worst investing mistakes and lessons learned, including: • How Owen lost big buying shares in Slater & Gordon and Newsat -- and why he bought a ute using a personal loan (WTF was he thinking!), and • Why Kate decided to become a day trader... while also working full time (during the day!) *** FULL SHOW NOTES ***
What Australian investing apps, finance tools, brokerage accounts and bank accounts do Kate and Owen from The Australian Finance Podcast use every day and month?FULL SHOW NOTES & LINKSKate and Owen discuss:- Australian share brokerage accounts- Investing apps- The best investing books- The best finance books- Australia bank accounts- Apple Pay, PayPal, Strawman, Stocklight & more!Probably the most requested topic on the Australian Finance Podcast series is: "What investing apps and finance accounts do you guys use?"Well, here it is!What apps do you use?Let us know by emailing ADVICE DISCLAIMERThis video contains general information only or (more likely) factual information. That means the information does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Therefore, you should consider if the information is appropriate to you and your needs, before acting on it. It's always a good idea to read the product disclosure statement (PDS) of the financial product before making a decision to buy or acquire it. One last thing: past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.The Rask Group Pty Ltd (ACN: 622 810 995) is a Corporate Authorised Representative (No. 1264179) of Strawman Pty Ltd (AFSL: 501 223). Please read our financial services guide at
We love talking about ASX ETFs on The Australian Finance Podcast and how they have made the world of investing more accessible.*** SHOW NOTES & CHECKLIST ***Episode description: While they can be risky we know they're simple and they work, and you don't need any financial know-how to get started. It's as easy as opening up a brokerage account, picking a low cost diversified ETF and buying small parcels frequently over a long period of time. They can be your entire portfolio or just the core, but they instantly open up the world of investing to you. They definitely have changed our investing journeys, and have simplified the complex world of finance. So in this episode we talk about exactly why we're so keen on ETFs.
You've covered the basics and started building your financial toolkit, and are ready to take the next step. The only problem is you don't know where to start. Taking the step between thinking and doing can sometimes be overwhelming, so in this episode Owen and Kate break down the key steps to start taking control of your financial future.**SHOW NOTES & KEEP IT ON THE (CHECKLIST) DOWNLOAD**See "Episode 21" dropdown tab on Rask Finance to access the checklist.Kate on TwitterOwen on Twitter
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Ana Karoline Souza

very good. But I'd like to listening with the transcript

Jul 31st
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