Episodes
There are plenty of different budgets out there - but some are definitely not as good as others. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they look at five popular methods of budgeting, including the 50/30/20 rule, and the envelope system.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any information, you...
Published 06/18/24
Published 06/18/24
From relying on toxic debt, to ignoring your credit score - here are the top 10 mistakes to avoid in your 20s and 30s (and probably your 40s and 50s too). Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they put together the list, and ways to fix the mistakes already made.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on...
Published 06/11/24
Should you pay the mortgage down before investing? What about building up savings, or topping up your super? Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they answer a listener question about how to decide your financial priorities.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any information, you should consider...
Published 06/04/24
Money may not buy happiness. But surely there are ways to spend money that are better for both you and your budget. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they go through five tips for mindful spending.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any information, you should consider the appropriateness of...
Published 05/28/24
It doesn't matter if you're just starting out as an investor, or have been trading shares for years: this episode has something for you. Roger Montgomery, founder of Montgomery Investment Management, joins Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson to take them through his own investing principles - and how to spot a quality company.  Visit www.montinvest.com, sign up for Roger’s insights at www.rogermontgomery.com, and get Roger's book...
Published 05/21/24
Are you or a family member considering a reverse mortgage as a way to unlock the equity in your home? It's a a product aimed at older Australians - but it's not the only way to free up money for the asset rich and cash poor. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they look at the pros and cons of reverse mortgages, as well as some other options for those whose wealth is tied up in their home.   The information in this...
Published 05/14/24
In this bonus episode, Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson are joined by Anthony Seymour-Walsh from Cashrewards. They look at ways to stretch the household budget further - and how customers are earning hundreds of dollars in cashbacks by using Cashrewards. Cashrewards is a great supporter of this podcast - check them out here! The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal...
Published 05/12/24
The FIRE movement (Financial Independence, Retire Early) has taken off in recent years. But is it really possible to retire at fifty? Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they work backwards from an early retirement, to find out what you need to be doing right now.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting...
Published 05/07/24
Getting onto the property ladder is tough - so it's little wonder that buyers consider teaming up with family or friends. But is it a good idea? Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they look at the pros and cons of buying property with a friend or family member.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting...
Published 04/30/24
You're trying to save a bit of money - but it's not so easy when you're time-poor too. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they look at five simple steps to help organise a more frugal life.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any information, you should consider the appropriateness of it and the...
Published 04/23/24
What would you do with a spare $1,000? Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they look at options from saving and paying off debt, to making a start on an investment portfolio. The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any information, you should consider the appropriateness of it and the relevant product...
Published 04/16/24
Ask any working parent - childcare is an enormous hit to the budget. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they look at how childcare works from a financial perspective, as well as the support on offer, and ways to do it more affordably.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any information, you...
Published 04/09/24
Burnt out, underpaid, not going anywhere: is it time to quit your job? Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson are joined by CEO coach Adam Lang to look at ways to improve your current job - and how to make sure your next role is an improvement. The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any information, you should...
Published 04/02/24
There are so many options for what to do with your money. But if a savings account or a term deposit is more your speed, here's what to look for. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they go through the pros and cons of savings accounts.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any information, you...
Published 03/26/24
Some people just seem to have it all together when it comes to money. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they make a list of the top ten good money habits of successful people. The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any information, you should consider the appropriateness of it and the relevant...
Published 03/19/24
Welcoming a new baby is a very exciting time. But it can also be very stressful financially. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they answer a listener's question about parental leave and reduced income, and also look at some ways to save money on baby expenses. The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on...
Published 03/12/24
Problem gambling can damage more than just household finances - it can destroy lives and families. But there are signs to watch for in the people you love, and ways to limit the financial damage. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they answer a listener's question about their partner's problem gambling. The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances,...
Published 03/05/24
How on earth are you supposed to manifest your way to your financial goals? Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - as she explains to Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson how manifesting works, and why March is the month to set (and achieve) some powerful goals.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any information, you should consider the...
Published 02/27/24
This is one for the investors. Debt recycling is a strategy that uses the equity in your home to fund an investment portfolio. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they explain how it works, who it's most suited to, and the benefits and risks of the strategy.    The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on...
Published 02/20/24
New to investing, and not sure which app to use? Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they look at how to choose the right share trading platform for you. They also explain some of the terminology you'll come across when buying shares for the first time.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any...
Published 02/13/24
It's Frugal February! Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as count down the top ten ways to save money this month. The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives. Before acting on any information, you should consider the appropriateness of it and the relevant product having regard to your objectives, financial situation and needs....
Published 02/06/24
Financial abuse is more common than you might think - and it comes in many different forms, from controlling access to money, to taking out loans without consent. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they look at how to identify financial abuse, and what to do if you or someone you know might be a victim.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances,...
Published 01/30/24
What do you do if you want to get ahead financially, but don’t want to buy property? It’s certainly not the only strategy for wealth building. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they explore a range of investment strategies, from listed investment companies to superannuation.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or objectives....
Published 01/23/24
We’re still in the grips of a cost of living crisis. Mortgage repayments, rent, power bills, groceries, insurance premiums - the cost of just about everything is soaring. Join Canna Campbell - a financial planner for almost 20 years - and Fear & Greed's Michael Thompson as they take a practical look at how to get by when even the basics are so expensive.   The information in this podcast is general in nature and does not take into account your personal circumstances, financial needs or...
Published 01/16/24