Whether it is a once in a life time adventure or we are just getting to that stage in our lives when we are more cashed up and can enjoy a few more frills the over 50’s are leaning towards indulging in luxury holidays. To get the latest on where you can travel to I turned to Leanne Willmot, the Sales Development manager for Queensland with Scenic, the Australian owned luxury specialist tour and Cruise Company.
Some of us are self-directed investors that look after the investing of their own nest eggs. Whether by need or for the challenge there are many of us out there that are making good money investing in the stock market? Noel Edwards has agreed to share his investing journey with us in this latest episode of Retire Well Retire Happy podcast. Noel has become a success investor in the stock market by doing the work; he read the books, does his research and developed an investing strategy. Noel after initial trial and error has come up with a winning strategy that suits him and his lifestyle giving him ample time to enjoy his hobbies and interests.
There are a lot of people out there punting on property prices to keep going up. Not everyone that flips property makes money. Without proper research into the market and area some investors can come unstuck financially. However a property investor in it for the long term needs to have some plans in place and a strategy for the long term.
Paying for advice may seem foreign for many Australians but the value you get in return may not be measured in short term gains. In the long term good advice can pay you back 10 fold by buying in the right place and for the right price. Rich Harvey has worked in the real estate market for many years and shares his expert knowledge on all things property buying.
Today’s guest is Selina Seah, an Energy Alchemist, an author of the International Best Seller book, ‘The Invisible Power, The 9 Powerful Laws of Highly Successful People’. This is a little different from my usual interviews but it was too interesting not to share. Selina says that we are made up of more than our physical bodies. We all have an invisible energy and to truly know ourselves, we need to know more about ourselves than we are used to knowing. Her studies have taught Selina that there are more ways to accomplish things than most of us imagine. . She sincerely believes she is able to help people understand themselves from the inside thus increasing their personal power.
Ann Babiarz, an investor, a coach and author of the book, ‘Up’, shares her Investing success tips. Believe it or not it starts by creating a road map for your life. Life is a journey and when we go on a journey we need a plan. Ann explains why an investing strategy needs to be congruent with your life and values.
I love hearing about how people got out of the rut and found a way to put money aside and invest for their future. There are a lot get rich schemes out there. I prefer to see that the people that are promoting these investing strategies have rungs on the board and can prove that what they are pushing they have achieved success in personally. There is the old saying that if it seems too good to be true that perhaps it is. As my guest on today’s show, Tyler Sheff, says ‘what makes the most money usually has the most risk’.
There are other ways to invest for your future and sometimes slow and steady wins the race.
We spend more time planning the family vacation than we do our financial future. That's a bold statement that Chistopher Calandra, a certified financial planner, makes during our interview for today's show. I think this is a shocking statistic but unfortunately it is true. Are we so busy living our lives that we don't step back and have a look at where we are heading? Long term goals may be hard to get your head around but once you stop and see the importance of setting some financial goals then you will be on your way to securing your financial future.
Where are we going to live in retirement? At least half of us are going to move. We move for various reasons. Some of us are downsizing because we are now empty nesters. Aaron Hendon, a Seattle Realtor, real estate investor and author shares his tips on finding the right realtor for you.
You can have all the money in the world but if you don't have good health you won't enjoy your retirement. Today's guest believes that our health should be our number 1 priority. Dan Perryman is a former youngest Karate black belt holder in Iowa, USA. Dan has spent his last 8 years focusing on his health and now an exponent of Low Carb eating. Have a listen to the interview and here give some tips that everyone can follow.
Is this the dream for us all to create ‘mail box’ money? This is where money shows up either when we open the letter box and there is another cheque to bank or electronically in our bank account on a regular basis. How sweet is that? To be able to have that passive income coming in each month or each quarter where we don’t have to lift too many fingers is the dream of many. This is the dream to build that passive income up to replace our job and enable us to retire or even retire early.
The internet has opened up a whole new world to us all. It is absolute enthralling that most of us have the option of exploring the possibilities of having a job that is completely portable. Having the internet now means that we can live in one country and have our clients anywhere in the world. My guest does exactly this please join me and meet Naomi Colb who has a portable career and went looking for a country where she could live a conscious life.
Who better to find out about an industry than from a CFO of the company working in that sector? I have been intrigued with posts on Instagram from Incremental Oil & Gas and decided to connect. I have been rewarded with a deep dive into the Oil & Gas sector and Microcap companies. As shareholders we have the right to ring the company up and ask questions about the company's performance. Have a listen to my interview with Simon Adams from Incremental Oil & Gas and get some tips from a CFO.
Are you prepared to think outside the square? The world is becoming a global community. Join me as Keith and Tina Paul explain how they achieved their dream lifestyle at an earlier age by deciding to live in another country to Retire Early and Travel.
There is more than a few ways to make money. buying shares in good companies that show growth potential is one way to grow a new egg for your future. Starting at an early age gives the investor a huge advantage, time. Have a listen to Ben Clendon from Sharesight and you will hear about possibilities.
It can be daunting becoming an investor. There is so much to take in and so many questions to ask. Sometimes it got to the stage I just wanted to shout 'Stop the boat so I can get off', on my investing journey. Being in a safe evnironment while you learn can give you courage to start your self-directed investing choices or the courage to be able to query your financial advisors. Ann interviews an Australian Investors Association (AIA) director, Russell Lees. Have a listen and see if this could be a good fit for you.
How do you benefit from a Real Estate portfilio without actually owning any investment properties? Amy Kirsch explains how accredited investors can dip their toes in the real estate market by becoming a passive investor in a wide variety of asset classes through the RealtyShares platform.
Join Ann Nelson today as her guest Becky Keuker, reveals the valuable wake-up call that her and her husband received that made them sit up and take notice of what it is like to struggle in retirement when a family member ran out of money. Becky is a fun loving individual who shares her story both pre and post retirement. Are you ready to face the challenges that retirement brings?
Jason Hartman is a financial guru who believes Wall Street is a modern version of organised crime. Jason puts his trust in residential real estate and invests in postivite cash flow properties. Jason is an author, speaker podcast rock star and financial guru. Listen as Jason reveals his investment criteria and the top places to invest.
According to Damion Lupo the best time to start saving and investing was 20 years ago. In other words start as soon as possible. Damion has a wealth of experience covering precious metals, real estate, venture capital and financial consultancy.
Listen to America's , Damion Lupo, talk strategy about building wealth over many investing types.
Listen to Ann Nelson interview Jordan Goodman, America's Money Answer Man. Jordan has been writing and talking about Money for 40 years. He is regularly called upon as a financial analyst for TV shows and is also a regular guest on national, local radio and podcasts. In this Retire Well Retire Happy episode Jordan share some of the strategies that we could all take advantage of to put us in a better financial position.
Six friends, three couples, who got used to holidaying together conceived the idea of creating a Retirement Community together. This radical idea of living together in the future in the country in one dwelling was 10 years in the making. Listen to how these friends sorted through all the obstacles to bring their idea to fruition. Now seven years after successfully integrating into the local community they would not change a thing.
With over 15 years working in the Financial Services industry this experienced lady is switched on to the needs of clients and keeps their portfolios complying with the very latest in government legislation. Louise specializes in financial education, planning, property services and Self Managed Super Funds. Louise is the author of the book, Worthy Women, and director of the Lyfe Group. In the book Louise works through the stages of controlling your finances from getting your budget under control, asset protection, paying off the mortgage, then looking at your savings for retirement through Superannuation and building your investments.
Merrian Styles has 30 years experience of working around the world, in professions ranging from a managing director, marketing consultant to a change facilitator. Merrian knows what it takes to run a company. Starting from a young age with her now ex-husband, they worked predominately with most of the large Oil & Gas companies taking them from Malaysia, to Cairo, Paris and Western Australia. Merrian has re-invented herself in her 50's and is using her work travel experience to pen a book, 'Taking Off How to be paid to Travel', interviewing, some of the most successful people in the world that combine work and travel.
Paul Flynn bought his first house in 1985 and over the last 30 odd years has gone on to establish the Paul Flynn Property Group, Queensland's largest established home company. Would you like to retire rich and live off your property rental income? Then you need to listen to someone that has done the hard yards and has built up a personal property portfolio of over 30 residential properties. Paul's listed business activities include property development, property trading, property investment, property marketing, property financing, property management, property maintenance, portfolio management, buyers agent, share investment and share trading. Listen to Paul Flynn's expert advise and catch one of his Property Seminars held in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sydney, Australia.
Grahm Bibby is the founder of "The Insiders Club". Graham is an investment professional with over 35 years of studying what makes share markets move. Graham is also an entrepreneur, property developer, an author and sought after commentator on TV, media and is a regular on CNBC and Bloomberg. Graham's is the author of 'Master your Mind, Master your Money' and has a new book out soon, 'The Truth Behind the Investing Game". Graham shares his insights from his extensive experience of studying the charts and the investing habits of the rich.