Meet your hosts

  • Maddy Guest

    Maddy lives in Melbourne, works in finance, but had no idea about investing until she started recently. Her favourite things to do are watching the Hawks play on weekends, reading books, and she says she's happiest, 'when eating pasta with a glass of wine'. Maddy began her investing journey when she started earning a full time income and found myself reading about the benefits of compound interest in the Barefoot Investor. Her mind was blown, and she started just before the pandemic crash in 2020. What's her investing goal? To be financially independent for the rest of her life, and make decisions without being overly stressed about money.
  • Sophie Dicker

    Sophie lives in Melbourne, and enjoys playing sport, and then drinking red wine immediately after finishing sport. She works in finance, but honestly had no idea about investing until her partner encouraged her to start. She says, 'my interest has only taken off from there - I find it exciting… I mean who doesn’t like watching their money grow?' Her investing goal is to build the freedom to do things that she's passionate about - whether it be start a business, donate to causes close to her, or to take time out of the workforce to start a family. Right now, there’s no specific goal, she just wants to have the freedom when she'll need it.

Episodes

  • Umm... can I invest in that? How everyday events create opportunities | Guest expert Sally McDonald

    We speak to the very impressive Sally Macdonald, former CEO of Oroton and Big W. She explains how the economic environment impacts the share market and more importantly, how identifying and watching trends in can help us find investment opportunities.

    4 May

  • I want to start trading! How can I find a broker? | Guest expert Danielle Ecuyer

    In this episode, we’ll break down what a broker is, discuss how you can work out which broker is for you, and answer some of your broker questions. We want to debunk the classic Wall Street image - because these days buying or selling shares isn’t necessarily an old dude calling you up and asking if he can look after your money… In fact, it can be as simple as downloading an app, filling out some details and just... clicking buy!

    20 April

  • How can I build my portfolio like a pro? | Guest expert Sarah King

    In this episode we debunk the myth that you have to be an expert to build your own portfolio. In the second episode of our two-part series, Sarah King from Stockspot teaches us about the most important steps for creating a portfolio that aligns to your own risk profile. We break down the key terms you need to know, strategy and the most important things to look out for when doing it yourself.

    13 April

  • Risky Business... how can I minimise my risk when investing? | Guest expert Sarah King

    In this episode, we will be delving into risk, risk tolerance and how it will impact your investment decisions. We often hear that people don’t want to jump into investing because it is too risky - but after the chat today, you will see that this is the number one misconception that is holding people back from taking control of their financial future. Not so risky business!

    6 April

  • How to get your (money) goals under control | with guest TashInvests aka Tash Etschmann

    Today we speak to the enthusiastic, accountable, and driven Tash Etschmann, otherwise known as “tashinvests” on her social media platforms. Tash believes that you don’t need to give up on the things you love to get on top of your personal finances, but knows that it is necessary to have a plan in place when it comes to committing regular amounts to investing.

    30 March

  • The Investment Dictionary: learn the jargon you *need* to know! | Guest expert Betsy Westcott

    You may have come across some words like shares, stock market, ETFs, dividends and so on - but what does it all mean? Today we find out! We are joined by the lovely Betsy Westcott, who is going to help explain and contextualise all the terms you need to know.

    23 March

  • Could your savings account be your greatest financial risk? | Guest expert Danielle Ecuyer

    Have you worked hard to develop good money habits? Well now it’s time to make your hard-earned money do some work for you! It doesn’t need to be a full-blown break up but maybe it’s time to give your savings account a little bit of space.

    23 March

  • Bonus Episode: Meet the hosts of You're In Good Company!

    In this very special bonus introduction episode, Bryce and Alec interview our brand new hosts - Maddy and Sophie - so we can get to know them a little better. They talk about their plans for the podcast, a little about their investing journeys to date, and what listeners can expect as the series unfolds.

    16 March

  • Get ready - You're In Good Company - is coming!

    It’s one thing to have the desire to start investing - it’s another to have access to the resources that will give you the confidence to take action… We’re here to help!

    12 March

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