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.

Business
Education
Investing
101
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
102
Managed funds: the good, the bad and what to lo...
50 min
103
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
104
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
105
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
106
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
107
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
108
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
109
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
110
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
111
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
112
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
113
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
114
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
115
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
116
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
117
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
118
Promotions, Pay Rises and the Future of Work (2...
39 min
119
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
120
Q&A: Calculating your net worth, VDHG & ASX com...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask answer listener questions, from calculating your net worth to ASX share buy-backs.
45 min
121
Choosing a Brokerage Account | Where Do I Start?
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask give you a crash course guide to brokerage accounts in Australia and how to choose the right option for your goals.
50 min
122
Ethical ASX Investing & Shareholder Activism ft...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to individual investor and founder of A Rich Life, Claude Walker, about ethical investing and shareholder activism.
47 min
123
5 Reasons Not to Invest (and What You Should Do...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell & Owen Rask explore five reasons why you might not be ready to invest just yet, and what you should be doing with your cash instead.
29 min
124
Inside Property Ownership: Owen's First Home (1...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to Owen Rask about his first home buying journey, one year on, and the lessons he's learnt along the way.
42 min
125
How to juggle multiple jobs (and incomes) on a ...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats with Jason Leong, the cheerful Kiwi CEO & Co-Founder of Pocketsmith, about managing your finances with multiple incomes and still reaching your goals.
25 min
126
$1 Million and Counting: 10 Ways to Save and In...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask provide listeners with 10 ways they can make positive money moves during lockdown.
37 min
127
Property vs. Shares | Money & Regret Ft. Andrew...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Owen Rask chats to Andrew Page (Founder of Strawman) about his experience selling his family's home to invest in shares, and the volatile ride renting different houses in Sydney ever since.
41 min
128
Ben's Story: Changing your financial future (it...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask chat to a podcast listener Ben about his money journey throughout childhood, getting out of debt and making better financial decisions.
43 min
129
Behavioural Investing | Dr Daniel Crosby, PhD
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask interview psychologist and behavioural finance expert, Dr Daniel Crosby. We discuss the way your emotions are impacting your financial decisions and the reasons why you're not achieving your financial goals.
44 min
130
ETF Review: VanEck Clean Energy ETF (ASX: CLNE)
This episode of The Australian Finance Podcast features a review of the new VanEck Clean Energy ETF (ASX: CLNE). If you're looking for an ETF review of CLNE, ETHI or ERTH, then listen to this podcast.
19 min
131
Q&A: ASX shares that disappear, researching IPO...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask answer listener questions, from why did my shares disappear to the pros and cons of Holder Identification Numbers (HINs).
34 min
132
Your Top 10 Money Hacks - This Will Save You Ti...
This top 10 money hacks episode on The Australian Finance Podcast is all about sharing your money saving tips and investing hacks. Listen to one of Australia's best finance podcasts to find new ways to save money today!
26 min
133
Investigating your Super options like Sherlock ...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask explore Super investment options, namely your typical Balanced style fund, asset based portfolios (e.g. Aussie shares only), ethical choices and the DIY options available to you.
24 min
134
Product Disclosure Statements for Australian Su...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask unpack Product Disclosure Statements (PDSs) for Australian Super funds and the information they contain.
33 min
135
Wills & Estates: Your crash course guide from N...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to Marlee Viero from Nest Legal, about wills, estate plans and Super binding death nominations.
38 min
136
How to: lose that Super Gap in 1-2-3 easy steps
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Rask, chat to friend of the podcast, Bronwyn Bruce (aka Miss Money Box), about her research into women and Super in Australia.
46 min
137
Kate & Owen's top 10 personal finance books in ...
In today's episode Kate & Owen share their top 10 books to level up your money and life in 2021. From crowd favourites to new releases, there's something for everyone in this episode.
27 min
138
Got a $3k tax return? 5 things we'd do with our...
In this episode, Kate & Owen share five different things could you do with your tax return in 2021. From paying off debt to investing in yourself, we've got you covered!
19 min
139
10+ tax time tips | expert tax hacks for PAYG, ...
43 min
140
10 must-know ATO tax rules for 2021 | How to sa...
In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Owen Rask talks to expert tax agent Jacob Fenech, part of the Airtax team, about the 10 "must know" tax rules for 2021 & beyond.
59 min
141
Q&A: When NOT to get advice, hedging AUD & your...
I'm not PAYG: do I NEED financial advice? Plus, how, why & when to "hedge" your portfolio out of Australian dollars... all that and more on this month's AFP Q&A session.
46 min
142
Getting a home loan? Your crash course guide to...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate & Owen bring back Chris Bates (mortgage broker) to discuss everything from what mortgage brokers can do for you, how they're paid in Australia and finding the best rate for you, to fixed v variable loans and owning your own home in less than 30-years.
39 min
143
Avoiding scams & decrypting financial news (wit...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz chat to ABC Everyday journalist, Pat Wright, about financial news in Australia and steering clear of scams.
39 min
144
Buying property? 10 expert tips for first home ...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast Amy Lunardi (buyer's agent) and Chris Bates (mortgage broker) discuss everything from buying a quality first home, finding those elusive off-market and pre-market properties and designing your property brief, to whether LMI is your friend and speaking to the local council.
40 min
145
How Owen invests in small-cap ASX shares...no, ...
52 min
146
$10k share portfolio: 11 investment ideas in 2021
In today's episode, we discuss our hypothetical $10,000 share portfolio ideas. Rask Invest analysts Owen, Cathryn, and Kevin, along with Kate, each identify 3 share and ETF ideas that they'd add to a hypothetical investment portfolio, along with the key opportunities and risks for each choice.
51 min
147
Share Investing Q&A: Blue chip stocks, takeover...
In today's episode we answer all of your questions about share investing that you've sent us during the month! Rask Invest analysts Owen, Cathryn and Kevin, along with Kate, discuss the meaning behind some common share investing jargon, buying your first share, investing in blue chip companies, paying CGT, mergers & acquisitions and the merits of analytical tools to help you research companies.
47 min
148
Advanced Share Analysis: The Walt Disney Compan...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Owen Raszkiewicz & Kevin Fung provide an advanced investment analysis on The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS).
69 min
149
Q&A: Diversified ethical ETFs, portfolio rebala...
Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz discuss diversified ethical ETFs, portfolio rebalancing & REITs, on this Q&A episode of The Australian Finance Podcast.
50 min
150
Investment Case Study: The Walt Disney Company ...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Cathryn Goh apply Rask's 5-step investing checklist to The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS).
38 min
151
Owen's 5-step investing checklist (invest like ...
Like investing? Want to know what a pro stock analyst does every day (so you can do it too)? Kate and Owen share Rask's 5-step investing checklist as part of Shares Month on The Australian Finance podcast. Get the simple but effective steps to improve your investing.
47 min
152
Tash's Story: Using money as a tool, sharing yo...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz have a fun chat with podcast listener Tash, about using money as a tool, sharing her finances online & building wealth from an early age.
36 min
153
Bleep Boop Beep: The great robo-investing debate
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz host the great robo-investing debate, and discuss the pros and cons of using a robo-adviser in Australia.
39 min
154
How to invest ethically in Australia [Free Cour...
This is probably the most controversial episode we've ever recorded. On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz talk about ESG and sustainable investing and how you can invest ethically in Australia.
46 min
155
Investing with $1 in Australia
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz spoke to Brooke Roberts, the co-founder of micro-investing platform Sharesies. We chat about her entrepreneurship journey in NZ, bringing Sharesies to Australia, the NZ investment market, some common barriers to investing and strategies to talk about money with your friends and family.
37 min
156
Are you standing out from the crowd? (virtual w...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell chats to Tom Brunskill, the CEO of Forage, about exactly how to stand out from the crowd in today's job market, with little more than an investment of your time and effort.
39 min
157
Q&A: ETFs v LICs, getting a tax agent and divid...
Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz discuss DRPs & DSSPs, when to get a tax agent, side hustles v overtime and LICs or ETFs on this Q&A episode of The Australian Finance Podcast.
54 min
158
When & where to get financial advice (key quest...
Getting financial advice is a big decision, so in this episode, Kate Campbell chats to Aussie financial adviser Paul Benson about some essential questions to keep in mind when making this decision. We discuss what financial advisers can help you with, key questions to ask when finding a financial adviser, and most importantly...what it actually costs.
38 min
159
How to: make better financial decisions
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz chat about the importance of making good financial decisions and some actionable ways to improve your decision making process.
31 min
160
Taking back control of your time & money (free ...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz chat about the brand new Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) course available on Rask Education.
34 min
161
Inside the ACDC ETF: A Deep Dive with Kanish Chugh
What's up with the ACDC ETF? In this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Owen talks to Kanish Chugh from ETF Securities about their battery technologies ETF, aptly named ACDC.
40 min
162
Q&A: Market highs, $80k school fees, student si...
Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz discuss market valuations, investing for private school fees, student side hustle ideas and keeping on top of your investment paperwork on this Q&A episode of The Australian Finance Podcast.
47 min
163
Jeff's Story: The slippery slope into credit ca...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz chat to podcast listener Jeff, about his journey paying off credit card debt.
26 min
164
The Psychology of Money & Storytelling (ft. Mor...
On this episode of The Australian Finance Podcast, Kate Campbell and Owen Raszkiewicz talk to special guest from the US, Morgan Housel. They discuss the important behaviours we should work on to improve our odds of financial success and the most powerful thing money can do for you.
42 min
165
Dean's Story: Paying off student debt, staying ...
In this episode, Kate and Owen chat to listener Dean about his journey paying off a substantial amount of student debt and the challenges of being an international student in Australia.
33 min
166
Renee's Story: Moving countries, paying off deb...
30 min
167
21 ways to save and invest your money in 2021
25 min
168
Setting your financial goals for 2021
30 min
169
Q&A: Owning 10 ETFs, 263% gains, negative rates...
36 min
170
Kate & Owen’s 2020 wrapped (and personal financ...
50 min
171
How to land your dream job (and the future of w...
48 min
172
Is Universal Basic Income (UBI) possible in Aus...
32 min
173
Q&A: Get your partner to save (and invest), how...
47 min
174
Making effective donations to charity with Pete...
34 min
175
How to invest with just $5 (micro-investing in ...
26 min
176
Bonus Episode: Investing for Beginners with Phi...
37 min
177
Thematic Investing in Australia & Your ETF Ques...
30 min
178
Up bank: The Rise of Neobanks in Australia
30 min
179
5 Money Moves to Save/Make Money in 2020
17 min
180
Q&A: Should I short sell? Is Spaceship good? St...
45 min
181
Health Insurance 101
40 min
182
Owen’s First Home Buying Journey
33 min
183
The Role of Financial Counselling with Nick Geo...
32 min
184
Q&A: Investing in Your 40s, Chasing Your Super ...
38 min
185
Top Personal Finance Apps For 2020
37 min
186
Is FIRE Right For You? Special Guest Lacey Fili...
47 min
187
A Money Catch-up, Episode Recap & Some Question...
38 min
188
Mental Health & Wellbeing During Uncertain Time...
44 min
189
Budgets Don’t Work with Melissa Browne
42 min
190
Property investing 101, Ft. Amy Lunardi
48 min
191
Why & how to diversify more than just your port...
33 min
192
How to build an ETF portfolio, with Kris Walesb...
43 min
193
Our top 5 personal finance books for Australians
18 min
194
How to Make Financial Plans During COVID-19
34 min
195
Building a Business & Growing a Brand in Austra...
44 min
196
Your 30-min guide to starting a business in Aus...
41 min
197
5 tax time tips to save you money in 2020 & beyond
24 min
198
Interesting Business Pivots & Side Hustles Duri...
26 min
199
I’ve Just Lost My Job - Now What?
36 min
200
Property prices to fall 30%? Maybe… but maybe not
38 min