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TPC Summer Series 2021/22 has landed!!

Do you know what it’s like growing up where money is scarce?
Do you know what it’s like to be stung by a spruiker?
Do you know what it’s like to recover from PTSD?
Do you know what it’s like to be a single parent?
Do you know what it’s like to own up to your mistakes and change? 

 

Maybe you do or you don’t but why does it even matter?  

That’s because…. 

The first episode of our Summer Series is OUT today folks!! 

And that means… we’re showcasing REAL LIFE MONEY TRANFSORMATIONS all throughout this summer season! 

This is our 4th year of Summer Series and we get very very excited each time because not only do we get to chat directly with our listeners, we get to learn so much from their life transformation. From the adversity that life threw at them, the mistakes that they’ve made, the perseverance that they’ve shown, the tenacity to be better and just so much more.  

Their story is so insightful and motivating that we’re certain that you would definitely learn at least one gold from each of them. 

And this year is no different. 

Here are all the episode folks!
(Note: if you click on it and the link is not available, that’s because the episode is not out yet 😉)

 

P.S. And of course, don’t forget to download our free e-book at https://makemoneysimpleagain.com.au/

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CASE STUDY: How to Break into the Property Market?

Folks, the last time we unpacked a case study on the podcast was back in Episode 64 on 19th of May 2016. (WHAT?!!!)

So… you can imagine how excited we were with this case study, can’t you?

The answer is…  VERY!!!

 

We’ve been planning for this case study for weeks (whilst recording for the Summer Series too in fact) and there’s just so many moving parts when it comes to the variables and cashflow modelling. It’s simply not possible to explain it in an audio environment.

So we thought…

Let’s make sure we prepare this as a free downloadable for our community! 😊


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p.s. To help you understand it a little bit more, make sure to tune in to Episode 366 | How to Break into the Property Market?. Fast forward to the 46:39 minute mark and you’ll get to play along at home. And of course, if you prefer a written copy instead, we’ve also added a rough transcript in the report. (Stiggy got you covered!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 366 | How to Break into the Property Market?

Folks, the last time we unpacked a case study on the podcast was back in Episode 64 on 19th of May 2016. (WHAT?!!!)

So… you can imagine how excited we were with this episode, can’t you? 😉

In fact, Ben said this at the very start…

“MAAAAATE…. This is a MEGA episode!”

And no, he’s not exaggerating!

What we are doing today is a bit of Myth Busting coupled with some data, graph and cashflow modelling. And here’s a spoiler… You’ll be very surprised at our proposed strategy for this case study cause it’s not exactly what we’ve been banging on about for the last 300+ episodes.

Why are we proposing this then?

Well….

Cause we are going through a rapid price growth cycle and our strategy needs to be flexible and agile!

But before you start tearing off those pages in your custom-made The Property Couch Textbook (just joking but if you have one, please let us know!) remember this…

…. The fundamentals are still very much the same 😉

 

Free Stuff Mentioned

  • 334 | Bernard Salt: The BIG Shift In Australian Property! – Listen here
  • 308 | Pain & Gain: The Wealth Effect & The Housing Affordability Debate – Chat with Eliza Owen from CoreLogic – Listen here
  • PICA’S WEBINAR on Estate Planning – Watch Replay here.
  • ABC News Most Popular Australian Story on Gayle and Mac Shann – Read more here
  • John Kehoe’s Article on Financial Review – Read here
  • FREE Downloadable! Download here or fill in the form below…
  • Free Book: The Armchair Guide to Property Investing! – Get Your Copy Here
  • (85% OFF) Here’s the link to our Black Friday Sale!! >> https://thepropertycouch.com.au/blackfriday
  • (25% OFF) Get Access to Select Residential Reports here! – Don’t forget to key in this discount code: SRPRPT25

  

We recommend you to…

Download this free report before you proceed folks! We’re going through some charts and graphs today so if you’d like to play along at home, fill in your details below and let us know where to send them to! 😉


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Here’s some of the gold we cover…

  • 1:40 – Thinking about your Estate Planning? Check out PICA’s webinar here!
  • 3:03 – THIS Quote from James Clear is epic folks!
  • 4:51 – What is the Real Myth that we Busting today?
  • 6:44 – If you feel like it’s all impossible…. Check this part out.
  • 8:27 – The start of the STRATEGY segment
  • 9:02 – What are the 5 Types of Investors?
  • 11:31 – The TWO Pathway to Equity that we are focusing on today…
  • 14:03 – Moving on to TACTICS!
  • 14:35 – How much deposit is needed for this strategy??!!
  • 16:06 – Practical tips to boost your borrowing power
  • 17:29 – Let’s be honest… here’s what you need to sacrifice.
  • 21:28 – Asset Selection 101
  • 23:11 – What are the TWO Asset Aspects a millennial should focus on?
  • 25:11 – How do you fast track your research for this strategy?
  • 26:59 – THIS is the price range we’re looking at today…
  • 28:37 – What are the areas that you want to stay away from?
  • 32:03 – What’s our definition of “Buying Below Market Value”?
  • 34:11 – Over _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ : One of the Core Risk for this strategy
  • 36:00 – The biggest bang for buck you get in terms of dollar down versus dollar return is…
  • 39:11 – Here’s when you should consider sub-division
  • 41:21 – Serious about research? Which data you should focus on?
  • 43:30 – Everything that you need to AVOID!
  • 47:07 – Download this Free One Pager here before you proceed!
  • 47:45 – The hero of today’s episode… our CASE STUDY!!

And…

  • 1:05:28 – Our BLACK FRIDAY Sales!!
  • 1:11:11 – What’s making property news – Soaring stamp duty ‘bracket creep on steroids’

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 323 | Rising From A Decade Of Addiction: The Phenomenal Property Investment Story You Have To Hear To Believe – Chat with Sam

There are stories you hear about that stay with you for the longest time. Stories of triumph, stories of heartbreak, stories of beating the odds. Personal stories so authentic and transparent that, no matter what, hit your core and you can’t forget.

This episode is THAT story. And today’s remarkable guest is Sam, a Couch Listener who is as inspiring and impactful as they come!

Seriously. This is one of the BIGGEST transformations – both the biggest financial AND life transformations – we’ve heard on the podcast, and indeed will go down as one of our favourites… ever.

Meet Sam .

Over four years ago, life was very different for Sam. For almost a decade she struggled with mental health and substance abuse… to the point where she was caught in a revolving door of psychiatric hospitalisation.

Since high school she has battled with mental health challenges, which continued for 9 years, while her struggles with illicit substances lasted for about 7 years…

Obviously, and quite understandably, you can imagine that financial matters weren’t exactly a priority. Let alone the thought of investing in property!

Fast forward to today, and Sam’s life is “we have no words” different. A PHENOMENAL turnaround you just have to hear to believe, folks!

Oh, and just FYI… Sam is a young single woman on a modest income who has never known ANY other property investors… yep, that’s ON TOP of her incredible backstory.

Just listen to it. You’ll be blown away.

We know we were.

 

P.S. This is the LAST EPISODE in our 2020 Summer Series… and while we’ve absolutely loved each and every one of our guests, we reckon we might’ve saved the best ‘til last.

For us, this has been the most impactful interview of all time!

 

Free Stuff Mentioned…

 

Here’s some of the stuff we talk about…

  • 02:52 — Meet Sam…
  • 03:09 — What was money like growing up?
  • 05:10 — The poem…
  • 06:04 — The incredible backstory
  • 08:11 — What triggered such massive change?
  • 11:00 — Warning signs…
  • 11:45 — Sam’s advice for people who might be going through mental health issues
  • 12:39 — How can you best help someone who is struggling?
  • 14:29 — How many mental health professionals has Sam likely worked with?
  • 16:59 — The pivot!
  • 17:41 — Wow — the foresight to do this was incredible!
  • 19:10 — The first property…
  • 21:05 — How did she rebuild her habits?
  • 21:40 — Her savings tips!
  • 22:32 — The biggest thing she’s learnt about money management
  • 23:24 — How many bank accounts did she have open?
  • 24:15 — Her money management system (and the infamous Word doc!)
  • 26:39 — How did the podcast come across her radar?
  • 27:53 — The first episode she listened to!
  • 30:45 — When you’re sceptical about professional advice…
  • 33:48 — What made her take advice?
  • 36:20 — How does it feel to have a Property Plan in place?
  • 37:44 — When’s her first investment property scheduled for?!
  • 39:33 — What if you don’t know anyone else who in invests in property?
    40:29 — What does Financial Peace look like for Sam?
  • 44:33 — Some wisdom from Sam to you…
  • 45:00 — The power of self-belief!
  • 46:23 — Mindset vs Mechanics – Which is more important?

 

Note: There are more real-life investor stories like this in our Summer Series! Make sure you check them all out here.

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Episode 322 | When Wild Money Management Finally Gets Tamed! – Chat with Kellie

Three Words… Wild. Money. Management.

Three more words… But. not. anymore!!!

 

Our Summer Series continues and today we are interviewing listener Kellie

We’ve gotta hand it to her… not only did Kellie USED TO have some seriously wild money management going on…

Eg… Did someone say SEVENTEEN BANK ACCOUNTS OPEN!!??!!

… Kellie is an absolute free spirit in her own right, and her energy & enthusiasm is ABSOLUTELY CONTAGIOUS!!

Seriously. You’ll wish the podcast wasn’t audio just so you could be in the same room as her to get a dose of that amazing energy!! Don’t worry though, it’ll totally come through your headphones and we promise you this…you’ll be smiling from ear to ear!

To give you an idea… she had us laughing our heads off…so whoever said money management and financial transformation wasn’t fun, clearly had NOT heard this episode!

Strap yourself in folks, ‘cos you’re about to meet Kellie…

… and she’s going to deliver the hard and fast facts of her life that’ll have you giggling…

… if only ‘cos she says aloud what a lot of us are secretly thinking about our money habits…

You’ll enjoy this one.. we know we certainly did!

Tune in now to hear just how wild Kellie’s money management used to be… and what she did to tame it 😉

 

Free Stuff Mentioned…

 

What We Talk About…

  • 01:44 – Meet Kellie!
  • 02:01 – What was money like when Kellie grew up?
  • 02:58 – What a pair of runners taught her about money!
  • 04:29 – Was money spoken about at home?
  • 05:54 – “Mum’s Tip” to get kids out of home and into their own!
  • 06:41 – How to furnish an entire house for less than $200!
  • 07:43 – The Potato Farmer who changed everything!
  • 09:10 – What did she first do with her money?
  • 09:38 – Managing money while living a Gypsy Life…!
  • 10:24 – Living pay check to pay check
  • 10:54 – The secret to getting everything you want in life!
  • 12:55 – The bank account story (there was “at least” seventeen!)
  • 13:25 – What did Money SMARTS drastically change?
  • 15:08 – Whoops! The credit card…
  • 16:23 – How did she pay off the debt?
  • 18:48 – Tip for your kid’s bank accounts!
  • 20:58 – What was the catalyst for change?
  • 21:59 – Flipping their investment property…
  • 22:22 – Getting a Plan done… (And a QPIA’s reaction to flipping property!)
  • 24:39 – What did she think of Make Money Simple Again?
  • 25:25 – When seventeen accounts becomes ONE…
  • 27:34 – How long did it take to work out the “right” 7-day float?
  • 29:00 – How much time has she saved since using Money SMARTS?
  • 30:41 – How an investment-savvy mortgage broker helped!
  • 31:03 – Why is Kellie wanting to FLIP property?
  • 31:49 – The difference between advice and lending a hand…
  • 33:09 – A VERY IMPORTANT reminder about flipping property…
  • 33:50 – Horror flip stories ☹
  • 36:03 –  What’s the best way to empower people on their own money journey?
  • 38:13 – How to use Money SMARTS without a Credit Card
  • 40:44 – Why don’t they do the monthly check up?
  • 41:09 – How does she work out her irregular spend then?s
  • 42:07 – What’s life like when you have Financial Peace?
  • 43:20 – Monopoly in Real Life: How Kellie is now teaching her kids about money
  • 44:40 – Wild money management & 30-Page Statements!

 

Note: There are more real-life investor stories like this in our Summer Series! Make sure you check them all out here.

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