442 | NRL Star on Money, Property and Life after Footy – Chat with Chad Townsend

In this week’s episode, we sat down with NRL superstar Chad Townsend. And let us assure you folks, this one is NOT JUST for sports lovers… It truly has something for EVERYONE. It is absolutely packed with inspiration and wisdom. 

Chad’s incredible journey from 17, when he made a huge decision to purchase his first property, to his current state is an inspiring testament to perseverance. His story sheds light on the sacrifices that he had to make, to embracing pivotal catalysts that propelled his progress.  

In the pursuit of financial success, Chad talks about how crucial it is to adhere to timeless principles (that we regularly talk about here on the couch), regardless of your income level.  

In this discussion with Chad, we unpack: 

  • Trusting your instincts and how making sound decisions become key factors in determining the right path 
  • The significance of trustworthy relationships  
  • How investing early lays the foundation for long-term prosperity 
  • The formula for success….. Discipline, Sacrifice, and unwavering Hard Work 
  • How engaging the expertise of a Buyer’s Agent proved to be invaluable  
  • AND…… What lies ahead for Chad when the adrenaline fades!!  

What a sensational episode! It was an absolute delight to have a chat with a true superstar of the NRL. Despite his incredible achievements, his humility shines through, making it a truly memorable experience. 

Tune in to the discussion or watch the episode below.

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Here’s some of the gold we cover… 

  • 06:00 – Mindset Minute… The psychology of???
  • 13:50 – Welcome to today’s guest… Chad Townsend
  • 19:50 – Using the same principles, no matter how much money you make!!
  • 22:30 – Questioning whether you are doing the right thing and trusting your gut
  • 25:00 – How important are relationships that you can trust??
  • 27:00 – Investing your money early? Is it important??
  • 29:47 – Do you understand money??
  • 30:30 – What is the common focus???
  • 31:20 – Great advice…. If you make the most of it… It can give you a good??
  • 33:50 – What is the formula of success?? Discipline, sacrifice and???
  • 35:10 – Putting your energy into the things you can control
  • 36:10 – Are athletes normal people going through the same adversities??
  • 37:20 – What were the sacrifices Chad had to make??
  • 38:00 – Driving a what? For how long?
  • 39:19 – What was the catalyst??
  • 40:00 – Why using a Buyers Agent proved to be invaluable….
  • 42:10 – What is the next phase of wealth creation?
  • 43:15 – Why does lowering the bank account seem so scary??
  • 47:30 – What was the great idea??
  • 51:20 – Does renting culture need to change in Australia?
  • 55:10 – The bold decision made by a 17-year-old….
  • 56:20 – What is next when the adrenalin hits run out??
  • 57:40 – How to find that energy balance?
  • 1:04:00 – What can you do today?
  • 1:04:55 – Some of the biggest things Chad has learned over the journey…
  • 1:05:40 – The ability to show patience??
  • 1:06:20 – The importance of a long term horizon..
  • 1:08:00 – What does it feel like for you inside???
  • And…
  • 1:15:50 – Life Hack!!
  • 1:17:15 – What’s making property news?


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