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Melissa Browne – How to Unf*ck Your Finances

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Melissa Browne is not only an accountant, ex-financial advisor and entrepreneur, but also a financial wellness advocate, financial coach and occasional therapist, alongside finding work as an educator, speaker, advisor and an owner of multiple businesses. She’s been a multi-award winning serial entrepreneur: as co-founder of The Money Barre, a financial planning firm for Gen X and Y; the co-founder & …

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Can You Invest While In Debt?

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One question we get asked all the time at Equity Mates is, should I be investing if I have a lot of other financial commitments, including debt? In short, our answer is yes. Why and how? We answer that in this podcast. We cover all the questions you should be asking yourself – including the conundrum between paying off debt …

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Crypto Week: Understanding Crypto 101

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It’s crypto week here at Equity Mates! So we’re swapping equities for blockchain, and breaking down all your questions about the crypto climate. There’s a lot to understand and get your head around – so we’re just unpacking the basics in this episode – the goal is you’ll be able to have a conversation in the pub, break it down …

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Rohan’s Back! The Millennial Journey Continues…

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Rohan’s back! And he sits down with Alec and Bryce to talk about how his investing journey has progressed since he first opened his CommSec Pocket app all those months ago. He answers all the pressing questions: Is he still using CommSec pocket? Has he found any resources to be particularly helpful? Has it changed his mind about investing? Does he have …

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GSI meets Tash Invests: unpacking how she plans to be financially independent by 35…

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Bryce and Alec sit down with Natasha Etschmann – who documents her investing journey on Instagram and TikTok under the handle @tashinvests. At just 23 years old, Tash has built a sizeable portfolio, and wants to prove you don’t need to work in finance to be good with your personal finance! Tash talks about her million dollar investing goal, investing …

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Broker Basics w/ Superhero

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The most common question we are asked is ‘what broker should I use?“ So, we’ve teamed up with Superhero to help answer this question, once and for all! Broker Basics with Superhero is a 3-part series, with questions crowdsourced from the Equity Mates Community. We’ll be covering:  Fundamentals of Brokers Choosing the right broker for you Making a trade and …

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The Journey Of A Millennial Getting Into The Markets – Part 1

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Over the next three episodes, we’re going to track the journey of a millennial, who has never invested before, but knows it’s the right thing to do. We’re going to cover the basics, what he can invest in, answers all of his questions, and then watch as he finally pulls the trigger on something more meaningful than a 60-inch 4K …