Australian Finance Podcast

The Australian Finance Podcast is your guide to sorting out your finances, one episode at a time. Owen & Kate bring you actionable strategies and knowledge that you can put into practice today. Save money, invest better and live life on your terms. New to the show? We recommend that you head back to our Starter Pack series of the podcast in Jan/Feb 2022, to get your head around some really important concepts! More advanced listeners might enjoy our other show, The Australian Investors Podcast. SHOW NOTES: https://www.raskmedia.com.au/podcasts/australian-finance-podcast/ DISCLAIMER: The information in this podcast series is general financial information/advice only. That means, the advice does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that, you should consider if the advice is appropriate to you and your needs, before acting on the information. In addition, you should obtain and read the product disclosure statement (PDS) before making a decision to acquire a financial product. If you don’t know what your needs are, you should consult a trusted and licensed financial adviser who can provide you with personal financial product advice. Please read our Terms of Service and Financial Services Guide on www.rask.com.au/fsg.

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🏡 10 BIG home owner expenses (& how to SAVE)
Australian Finance Podcast’s Kate Campbell and Owen Rask share 10 ways to save on home expenses, like getting a better mortgage interest rate, fixing leaky taps and saving on car insurance.
38 min
2
📈 ASX share review: Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: ...
Australian Finance Podcast’s Kate Campbell and Owen Rask talk Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX:WOW) shares in this share investing deep dive.
48 min
3
Worried about interest rates? Or the house pric...
Australian Finance Podcast’s, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss the latest RBA interest rate hikes and what that means for homeowners and renters, plus share some actionable strategies to be proactive with your finances during times on uncertainty.
28 min
4
How to get financial help: paying off debt & f...
Australian Finance Podcast’s Kate Campbell chats to financial counsellor Victoria Shakeshaft, about the National Debt Helpline, why we get into debt and strategies for getting out of debt, plus some of the hardship options available.
50 min
5
📸 Working in the gig economy with Michelle Grac...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Monique Pizzica chat to live music photographer, Michelle Grace Hunder, about her experience working in the Australian gig economy and tips for new freelancers and creatives.
37 min
6
ASX reporting season checklist (free download)
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask jump into your feed for a bonus episode, to share our free ASX annual report checklist, that you can download and use throughout reporting season.
25 min
7
🚩 10 ASX company red flags (and what they mean)
60 min
8
Money & Chill: fun money hacks, recession & 1 h...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell, Owen Rask & Monique Pizzica chat about what a recession could mean for your finances and share their latest money saving hacks.
34 min
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👨‍🎓 16,000 students & counting - thanks!
5 min
10
Q&A: Stock lending, getting tax bills and diwor...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask open up the podcast inbox for another packed Q&A session, where they discuss the reasons why investors get tax bills, how securities lending works, over diversifying your portfolio and more!
38 min
11
📚 Best personal finance & investing books of 20...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask share some of their most recent personal finance and investing book recommendations for 2022.
28 min
12
Can money buy happiness? Becoming Time Wise wit...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to Dr Amantha Imber, who is an organisational psychologist and behavioural scientist. We discuss ways to invest both your time and money better, whether money can buy happiness and how to make better decisions when spending money.
39 min
13
ETF Review: Vanguard Australian Shares Index ET...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask dive into the Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF (ASX: VAS) and provide listeners with a quick overview of how it works and how to use it as part of an investment portfolio.
37 min
14
What moves the market? Unpacking 10 key ASX ann...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask unpack some of the most common ASX announcements, and what they mean to you as an investor.
51 min
15
🎉 New financial year, new money goals
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask talk about reflecting on and resetting your financial goals for the remainder of 2022!
35 min
16
3 things to do with your $3,000 tax return
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss some of the things you can do with your tax return this year.
19 min
17
Money & Chill(flation): What in the market is g...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell, Owen Rask & Monique Pizzica chat about the cost of food, investing in challenging times and our new free Rask Roadtrip courses.
40 min
18
10 expert tax rules & tips you should know
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Owen Rask talks to expert tax agent Jacob Fenech, part of the Airtax team, about 10 expert tax rules & tips you should know in 2022.
50 min
19
Tax time 2022: things to know (to get the best ...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Owen Rask talks to expert tax agent Jacob Fenech, part of the Airtax team, about some of the key things you need to know this tax time to get the best return.
44 min
20
Bonds 101: how to invest in bonds & what to loo...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to Evan Metcalf from ETF Securities about investment bonds, including key terminology, how they work and their place in a diversified portfolio.
48 min
21
Automated ASX investing & minimising financial ...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to Nick Nicolaides, the founder and CEO of Pearler, about automating your ASX and US investments and minimising your financial regrets.
50 min
22
5 ways to automate your finances in 2022
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss five ways to automate your finances in 2022, including learning on the go and investing in your future.
28 min
23
Expert Economist: Inflation, HECs, buying a pro...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to Dr Sam Wylie, Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Melbourne.
47 min
24
📈 Q&A: Companies to avoid in a market crash, re...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask answer listener questions from Shares Month, including companies to avoid in a market crash, research tools & selling shares.
37 min
25
📈 Small cap superheroes: what Owen looks for wh...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell asks Owen Rask to give us a crash course on small companies in Australia and how to research and invest in them. Be sure to strap in, because no day is ordinary in small cap land.
39 min
26
📈 Investing for income: dividends & passive income
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Owen Rask chats to Scott Phillips, the Chief Investment Officer of The Motley Fool Australia, about building an income focused portfolio, balancing dividend and growth investing, finding high yielding shares and diversifying your portfolio.
32 min
27
Investing with less than $5k & building an inve...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to Evan Lucas, who is the Chief Market Strategist at InvestSMART, about long-term investing, ways to get started with less than $5,000 & keeping your strategy as simple as possible.
43 min
28
📈  Building an ESG focused share portfolio
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss building an ESG focused share portfolio, including identifying your investment values, positive and negative screening and ethical research source.
35 min
29
📈 12 ASX & US share ideas for 2022
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, we bring you 12 ASX & US share ideas for 2022 from our analyst team, including why we find the company interesting and key risks to be aware of.
72 min
30
📈 ASX share review: Xero Limited (ASX: XRO)
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Owen Rask & Raymond Jang do a deep dive into ASX-listed tech giant, Xero Limited (ASX: XRO), and look into the company operations, financials, and management.
33 min
31
📈 Market jargon buster: 10 common (and confusin...
In this episode of [The Australian Finance Podcast](https://www.rask.com.au/podcasts/australian-finance-podcast/), Kate Campbell and Owen Rask break down some investor jargon, and explain 10 common (and confusing) investing terms.
32 min
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📈 Share investing checklist (ASX & US companies)
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask run you through a high level version of our share investing checklist that you can use while researching both Australian and US companies.
33 min
33
Money & Chill: Interest rates, buying property ...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell, Owen Rask & Monique Pizzica chat about buying property, interest rates and announce our new podcast partners, Pearler & InvestSMART.
41 min
34
Venture capital 101: from start-up to IPO
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to Jessy Wu from Afterwork Ventures, an Aussie Venture Capital (VC) fund that does things differently, about everything from why investors take risks on start-ups to finding the next big success story.
58 min
35
Patti’s Story: Moving countries & paying off $1...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to podcast listener Patti about her money journey, moving to Australia to study and paying back $150k of student debt, along with all the lessons she learnt along her journey.
34 min
36
🚀 Get Started Investing with Equity Mates and O...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Owen Rask and Bryce & Alec from Equity Mates, announce the launch of the Get Started Invest course.
43 min
37
6 financial myths Kate & Owen want to bust
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask break down six financial myths that might be holding you back from reaching your financial goals.
25 min
38
Just keep buying (investments) with Nick Maggiulli
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to Nick Maggiulli, the author of Just Keep Buying, and the Chief Operating Officer for Ritholtz Wealth Management LLC.
37 min
39
ETF Review: BetaShares Global Sustainability Le...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask dive into the BetaShares Global Sustainability Leaders ETF (ASX: ETHI) and provide listeners with a quick overview of how it works and how to use it as part of an investment portfolio.
43 min
40
First home buyer incentives in 2022
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to mortgage broker Phoebe Blamey, about strategies and incentives for first home buyers in 2022.
33 min
41
Financial scams & frauds: 5 lessons for investors
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask share five lessons about scams and investing, from watching shows like The Drop Out and WeCrashed.
30 min
42
Why does the stock market go up? | Ft. Brian Fe...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to US investor and author Brian Feroldi, about his brand new book Why Does the Stock Market Go Up?
24 min
43
5 limiting money beliefs (and how to overcome t...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell, Owen Rask & Tash Etschmann discuss limiting money beliefs and strategies for overcoming them.
31 min
44
Feel better about money with The Broke Generation
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to Emma Edwards from The Broke Generation about how feeling better about your money leads to better money behaviour.
32 min
45
ASX share review: Magellan Financial Group (ASX...
Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG) is an Australian funds management business. In this episode Kate Campbell and Owen Rask look into Magellan’s business, Hamish Douglass and the team, alongside some of the financials.
37 min
46
Q&A: How often should I invest, LIC buybacks & ...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask answer some fantastic listener questions on working out your ideal investment frequency, LIC buybacks and managing separate finances.
55 min
47
The psychology behind your money goals
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to high performance mindset coach Claudine Chicheportiche, about the psychology behind your money goals and getting out of analysis paralysis mode.
48 min
48
Investing in defensive assets: Cash, bonds & gold
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to Chris Brycki from Stockspot, as he shares his arguments for defensive assets to be included in an investors portfolio.
32 min
49
How do ETFs actually work?
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to Evan Metcalf from ETF Securities, about how ETFs actually work.
29 min
50
5 reasons to sell your shares
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss five key reasons that investors may consider when selling their shares in Australia.
41 min
51
Can you win the money game? | High performance ...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to high performance mindset coach Claudine Chicheportiche about the types of mindsets that may be holding us back from reaching our financial goals.
36 min
52
10 property tips for home buyers in 2022
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to mortgage broker Chris Bates and Buyers Agent Emily Wallace, about buying property in 2022.
40 min
53
New investor tax toolkit | ATO Assistant Commis...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to the ATO’s Assistant Commissioner for Individuals and intermediaries, Tim Loh, about everything new investors need to know about tax.
40 min
54
Invest your time better with Nir Eyal
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to Indistractable author, Nir Eyal, about investing your time better.
50 min
55
Prenups & de facto relationships | Family Law B...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell speaks to Family Law Barrister & Solicitor Katherine Stavrou, about divorce and separation in Australia.
33 min
56
$100k divorce?! Understanding the financial cos...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to Gabrielle Canny, who is the Director of the Legal Services Commission of South Australia, about the costs of divorce and separation in Australia.
33 min
57
ETF Review: BetaShares Global Cybersecurity ETF...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask dive into the BetaShares Global Cybersecurity ETF (ASX: HACK) and provide listeners with a quick overview of how it works and how to use it as part of an investment portfolio.
31 min
58
Money & relationships (Valentine's Day special)
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss money & relationships, and include some thought-starter questions for your next date night.
52 min
59
🦒 getting advice - who's who in the finance zoo...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask talk about getting help from the financial experts, including financial advisers and mortgage brokers.
28 min
60
🚨 insurances explained - what you need | starte...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask give you a crash course on the insurances available in Australia.
19 min
61
🦸🏾‍♀️ super - not all heroes wear capes (but yo...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask cover the basics of super in Australia, including comparing funds, fees, performance and insurance.
38 min
62
🤑 Australian tax explained & maximise your tax ...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask share the key taxes you need to know about and tips for maximising your tax return.
47 min
63
Real cost of pet ownership in Australia
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Owen Rask chats to RSPCA Victoria CEO Dr Liz Walker about the costs of pet ownership in Australia.
50 min
64
📈 share investing made easy | starter pack
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask break down share investing, in an easy to understand way.
25 min
65
🛋 ETF investing | starter pack
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss why we’re so keen on ETFs, how they work and how you can use them to invest.
30 min
66
👩🏽‍💻 Aussie investing 101 (find a broker) | sta...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss the basics of investing in Australia.
46 min
67
🏡 property - will I ever afford a house? | star...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss the basics of property in Australia, including how to buy your own home and other methods to invest in property.
35 min
68
☁️ debt - how to take back control | starter pack
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask talk about debt, including BNPL, credit cards, consumer loans, HECs and home loans, and provide strategies for managing debt.
35 min
69
🤯 f*ck off money | starter pack
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss the importance of having a financial emergency fund, how to build one and when to use it.
19 min
70
📱 the best budget & bank accounts | starter pack
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask share the best budget tools & bank accounts to get you started.
30 min
71
💸 get rich slow (the easy way) | starter pack
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss how to get rich slowly (the easy way), without winning the lottery.
32 min
72
Take control of your financial future in 2022 🎉
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask share their tips for taking control of your financial future in 2022.
14 min
73
🎄 Kate and Owen's Christmas wrap & personal fin...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask share some of their big podcast highlights during 2021, alongside memorable personal finance lessons from the year.
52 min
74
22 ways to save and invest your money in 2022
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast Kate Campbell and Owen Rask share 22 great personal finance saving and investing ideas to get you started on the right foot in 2022!
59 min
75
Economics 101 with Dr Sam Wylie
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to Dr Sam Wylie from Melbourne Business School, who gives us an insight into how the Australian economy actually works.
45 min
76
Setting your financial goals for 2022 💸
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask share some strategies for setting financial goals for 2022, that are actionable and achievable.
21 min
77
Q&A: Margin loans, using DRPs and is broker dat...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask answer some fantastic listener questions on hyperinflation, margin loans, value of DRPs and broker data.
49 min
78
ETF Review: Vanguard Diversified High Growth ET...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask dive into the Vanguard Diversified High Growth ETF (ASX:VDHG) and provide listeners with a quick overview of how it works and how to use it as part of an investment portfolio.
31 min
79
Negotiating a pay rise in 2022 with Meggie Palmer
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to Meggie Palmer, the founder of salary negotiation company PepTalkHer, about getting a pay rise in 2022.
34 min
80
Top Rask community investing resources in 2021
In the episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, we share some fantastic investing resources suggested by the Rask Australia community to help you manage your time and money better, plus Owen & Kate's favourite investing tools!
23 min
81
Graduating? Here are 10 money lessons you need ...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask share 10 money lessons for the recent high school or university graduate.
47 min
82
Using your money to make an impact | Rask Chris...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask launch the Rask Christmas Giving Appeal, with the help of Peter Singer from The Life You Can Save and Doug Taylor from The Smith Family.
30 min
83
Managed funds: the good, the bad and what to lo...
50 min
84
Finfluencers & social investing with Dr Natalie...
Have you ever thought about what it actually means to be an investor? In this thought-provoking and reflective episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to Dr Natalie Hendry, a researcher at RMIT about her findings on how we learn about our personal finances through social platforms. Natalie shares her thoughts and research on the way new investors are learning what it means to set goals and build wealth in our digital world, what it actually means to be an investor, what role do finfluencers and social platforms play in our investing journey and the value of learning from other peoples mistakes.
43 min
85
Do you have to be wealthy to be healthy? | Dr T...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to expert nutritionist, Dr Tim Crowe, about health and wellbeing on a budget.
33 min
86
Kate & Owen's top personal finance apps in 2021
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask share their top Australian personal finance apps for 2021 to help you save and invest, better.
30 min
87
Risk profiles: are you really a high growth inv...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss what a risk profile is, the types of risk profiles for investors and how to determine your own investment risk profile.
39 min
88
Semiconductor ETF (ASX:SEMI) review, ft. Kanish...
The ETFS Semiconductor ETF (ASX: SEMI) provides investors with exposure to 30 stocks involved in semiconductor manufacturing, design and research across the world. This podcast, featuring Owen Rask from Rask and Best ETFs and Kanish Chugh from ETF Securities, profiles the SEMI ETF.
24 min
89
Q&A: Bonds, how to become an investor & graduat...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask answer some fantastic listener questions on bonds in a portfolio, rebalancing over time, careers in investing and graduating from micro-investing.
52 min
90
ASX share review: Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: ...
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (ASX:FMG) is a leading Australian iron ore producer, with a Fortescue Future Industries business. Kate and Owen look into Fortescue's business, ESG focus, Andrew Forrest & the financials.
38 min
91
Who's who in the IPO Zoo (inside an Initial Pub...
What is an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and should you invest in an IPO? In this Australian Finance Podcast, Kate & Owen dive deep into IPOs, what IPOs are & who's who in the IPO Zoo.
48 min
92
Chanelle's 10 winning money tips during lockdown
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to a podcast listener about 10 ways she's been improving her finances during lockdown.
23 min
93
How to invest in US companies with Danielle Ecuyer
In today's episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Owen & Kate chat to Danielle Ecuyer, the author of Shareplicity 1 & 2, and an expert investor herself.
59 min
94
Aussie Firebug: Matt's journey to Financial Ind...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to Matt from Aussie Firebug about his journey to financial independence in Australia.
54 min
95
Property investing strategies (advanced) with C...
Property investing can be the key to unlocking lifelong wealth, especially when you use advanced property investing strategies to minimise tax and compound your wealth. Wealthful's Chris Bates fills us in.
49 min
96
Share Registry Basics: Computershare, Link & Bo...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss the essential things you need to know about share registries in Australia as an investor.
19 min
97
Equity Mates | Approaching investing with curio...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to Equity Mates, about their investing journey, writing a book and starting a business.
47 min
98
my millennial career | resumes, job interviews ...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to the hosts of My Millennial Career, Emily Bowen and Shelley Johnson, about career skills for 2021 and beyond.
46 min
99
Promotions, Pay Rises and the Future of Work (2...
39 min
100
Share Trading Accounts: Stake, CommSec, Pearler...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask discuss six of the popular brokerage platforms in Australia in 2021.
41 min