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Creating Freedom Through Financial Independence
December 21, 2021 Looking Back on 2021: Our Year in Review

I recap the events of 2021 for the Strong Money household.  What we spent our time doing this year, the good bits and the not so good bits.

December 14, 2021 Podcast: Is Insurance Worth It?

We discuss different insurance options and discuss whether they’re worth having, strategies for reducing your insurance costs, other ways to protect yourself and more.

December 7, 2021 Investment Portfolio Update: H2 2021

My current portfolio, dividend income for 2021, which shares we’ve been buying and my views on the property and share markets.

November 30, 2021 Podcast: FIRE Away! – Listener Questions Roundup #5

Questions:  Investing strategy for super.  Our favourite podcasts. Changes to Vanguard Personal Investor.  Listener case study.  Starting as a teenager with $500.

November 23, 2021 How to Actually Pull The Plug and Leave Work

Dealing with common fears and anxiety around leaving work, awkward conversations about FIRE, managing debt in retirement and convincing yourself it’s safe to step into freedom.

Robo Advisors Six Park & Stockspot
November 16, 2021 Podcast: Robo-Advisors (Six Park & Stockspot)

We discuss how robo-advisors work, the pros and cons, their investment strategies, fees, and how they compares to DIY alternatives.

DHHF & VDHG: The Ultimate in Simplicity
November 9, 2021 DHHF & VDHG: Is A One Fund Portfolio All You Need?

I break down the pros and cons of all-in-one funds like DHHF and VDHG for long term investors.

November 2, 2021 Podcast: Savings with Benefits

We discuss some powerful savings strategies help you sharpen your finances while providing plenty of other life-enhancing benefits too!

Is A 20% House Deposit Always the Best Move?
October 26, 2021 Is A 20% House Deposit Always the Best Move?

Looking at whether using a smaller deposit (and paying LMI) to buy a home and investing the difference works out better than the typical large deposit approach.  And whether paying LMI to buy sooner makes sense.

Should You DIY Your Entire Finances?
October 19, 2021 Podcast: Should You DIY Your Entire Finances?

We discuss whether outsourcing anything financial makes sense, or whether we should strive to do it all ourselves.  Financial planning, investment portfolios, paying for advice, accounting, budgeting and more.

Creating A Runway to Retirement
October 5, 2021 Podcast: Creating A Runway to Retirement (Pat’s Transition Plan)

We discuss transitioning from full time work to semi-retirement. Dealing with employers, managing your finances, and how Pat is approaching it as he plans his transition right now.

Preparing for Early Retirement
September 29, 2021 How to Prepare For Early Retirement

My advice on how to get yourself ready for early retirement, lessons and reflections from my own experience and what I would do differently.

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