Say What Wednesdays

What advice would you give your 21-year-old self?

Today’s question is from Declan, “What advice would you give your 21-year-old self?”

To my 21-year-old self I would have the following advice:

  1. Life is a series of challenges, the more you solve the better your life becomes.
  2. Always continue learning – I thought after Uni I was done studying, but realised that the more you know the more you can solve.
    The more you learn the more you earn – By investing time and money to pick up new skills, you become a more valuable member of your company or organisation.
  3. Value my time more – Think of time as a compounding factor, like an investment – The more you can do earlier, the more the effort will compound over time.
    Plus, opportunity cost now can be represented by putting a dollar value to each hour of your time.
  4. Failure only means there is something else needed – The only shame in failing is if you give up. Failure comes from defectum in Latin, which translated in another way is deficiency. The word failure just means that something else is needing to be done to achieve you goal.

Death and taxes, or taxed to death?

Welcome to Finance and Fury A plan for structural reforms to help increase Australians’ ability for upward mobility. The coalition will likely have enough seats to squeeze through a lot of reforms. Today: Income axes going up aren’t much of a concern What about the...

Furious Fridays: Why must Governments and Central Banks force inflation on a Nation?

Welcome to Finance and Fury, the Furious Friday edition! I’ve been thinking a lot about what we are taught in economics, the basic ‘101’. Specifically, if you print a lot of money you get hyper-inflation. There are plenty of stories to back this up Germany Weimar...

The Lucky Country isn’t what most think – A look back in history on how we are destroying our own luck

Welcome to Finance and Fury, the Furious Friday edition A reminder of how lucky we are and why we are called the lucky country. Also, what we have to lose if we neglect to remember this Some perspective: You don’t know what you have until you have lost it Taking...

Say What Wednesday: Paying your home loan off with debt

Say What Wednesday Paying your home loan off with debt How can you pay off a mortgage with debt? Velocity banking and Offset accounts This question comes from Tom a podcast listener. He asks “Just wondering if you have ever used Velocity banking at all to pay down...

Say What Wednesdays: The slippery sponsorship slope and why I’ll never sell out

Happy New Year! Welcome to Finance & Fury’s Say What Wednesday. It’s been pretty quiet on the question front, I’m guessing with everyone away over the holidays… so today will be a quick episode covering the number 1 question I got all of 2018 but never answered –...

Building a strategy to fit your goals

Welcome to Finance and Fury Today we are continuing from last week, and going through strategies to fit your goals. Some bad news… The workbook will be released next week because there are a few pieces missing, as it doesn’t achieve what I wanted it to. So as a DIY...

Should we be getting charged up for Electric Vehicles?

Welcome to Finance and Fury, The Say What Wednesday Edition Today’s question came from Matt and Lucas Labor’s plan for 50% of new cars to be electric by 2030 plus introduce a carbon emissions target for new cars. The Greens have one-upped this. Today we break down the...

What is the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme? And how to use it?

Welcome to Finance and Fury, the Say What Wednesday Edition  This week’s question comes from Adam Hey Louis, learning lots from your podcast its been good value. My question is now the coalition are remaining in power i want to take advantage of the proposed first...

9 reasons your loan may have been rejected

Episode 38 9 reasons your loan may have been rejected Welcome to Finance & Fury. Today we’re talking about 9 reasons you may have your home loan application declined. We have Jayden Vecchio this episode running through the 9 reasons. As a result of the recent...

Don’t get tricked! How to avoid living in a Trauma-based society by building towards your own future

Welcome to Finance and Fury, the Furious Friday Edition Today's episode is number 3 in this series – check out last 2 FF eps  episode 1 episode 2 Last ep – talked about media and the realities that they create – but they are not consistent – and massive hypocrites...

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This