Money for Life

  • 15. 15. Four Get Rich Quick Schemes That Often End in Tears

    11:40
    We humans just love a shortcut. The promise of a more convenient and easy way to get richer seduces the emotional part of our brains, rather than the more evolved, rational part of our brain.In this episode I discuss four common get rich quick schemes and why they often end in tears of disappointment.I discuss share trading, property investing, multi-level marketing and of course, cryptocurrency.To learn more about your host, money coach Matt Hern visit my website.Follow me on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.-----Standard & Poors' Index vs Active fund manager survey (SPIVA)https://www.spglobal.com/spdji/en/spiva/article/spiva-australia/Episode 9. How to Start DIY Investing 
  • 14. 14. Joining Finances with your Partner – Considerations, cautions and the clever way to do it

    14:37
    Romance and love can be one of the most exciting elements of our lives. And when you include money in the mix, sparks can fly – but not necessarily in the good way.Money is one of the most common areas of marital conflict. It is therefore wise when mixing money and love to proceed cautiously and consciously.In this episode I share six things to consider before joining your finances. If you do decide to mix money and love I’ll also share the clever way to join finances, plus I’ll share two cautions and two things not to do.------------Check out my course to help you take control of your money, to stress less, save more and afford a life that lights you up!For my free course visit www.MattHern.com.au and follow FB @matthern, LinkedIn @matthern IG @matthern_moneyguide
  • 13. 13. Wise Use of Your Tax Refund in a Pandemic World

    08:58
    A tax refund can feel like an unexpected windfall, which you can splurge on treats and luxuries. But a tax refund is actually your hard-earned money being returned to you.So, just like I hope you are with the rest of your hard-earned money I encourage you to be wise, not wasteful with your tax refund.In this episode I share how the pandemic has influenced how I think about wisely using your tax refund, or any windfall.--------------Check out myfree course to help you take control of your money, to stress less, save more and afford a life that lights you up!For my free course visit www.MattHern.com.au and follow FB @matthern, LinkedIn @matthern IG @matthern_moneyguide 
  • 12. 12. How to Know What You Can and Cannot Afford

    11:26
    “Advertising: The gentle art of persuading the public to believe that they want something they don’t need.” W.T. O’Connor, Ad Sense 1905.100 years later I’m not so sure I’d use the word “gentle”.Marketers are trained to hack our brains to convince us we want things we don’t need.Were you taught a robust way to work out if you can afford all of those things you want?In today’s episode, I’ll share with you a framework I’ve developed over the past 15 years that you can use to build a plan of what you can afford.-----------------Check out my free course to help you take control of your money, to stress less, save more and afford a life that lights you up!For my free course visit www.MattHern.com.au and follow FB @matthern, LinkedIn @matthern IG @matthern_moneyguide 
  • 11. 11. Building a Savvy Spending System

    06:28
    Do you, like me, feel a persistent tension between trying to have savings and the many things you want to buy and do; between trying to be good with money and not wanting to miss out? After years of studying money what I now have is a better framework for how to make decisions when I’m feeling that tension. In this episode I introduce you to that framework to help you allocate your money and afford a life that lights you up.Delve deeper into the savvy spending system in my free course  and afford a life that lights you up!For my free course visit www.MattHern.com.au and follow FB @matthern, LinkedIn @matthern IG @matthern_moneyguide 
  • 10. 10. Money Simplified

    08:43
    Money is sooo broad….so many strategies for using it and investing it and so many products for each strategy. It feels impossible to know what to focus on and where to start.When we're overwhelmed I find we either do nothing or do the simplest or sexiest thing. The trouble is we end up overlooking important elements of managing our money until they force us to pay attention to them. In this episode, I share with you a framework I call the 3Cs of Money Mastery to help you have a map of the territory of managing your money to afford a life that lights you up.Check out my free course to help you take control of your money, to stress less, save more and afford a life that lights you up!For my free course visit www.MattHern.com.au and follow FB @matthern, LinkedIn @matthern IG @matthern_moneyguide
  • 9. 9. How to Start DIY Investing

    10:40
    Expertise, Energy and Time – they are three elements you need if you are going to successfully do your own direct investing. If you are interested enough to dedicate time to  directly investing your own money, then first you need to invest your time and energy in acquiring the expertise. In this episode, I talk about where to start and suggest three types of portfolios to have. I also explore how to evaluate if doing it yourself is adding enough value to be worthwhile.---Check out my free course to help you take control of your money, to stress less, save more and afford a life that lights you up!For my free course visit www.MattHern.com.au and follow FB @matthern, LinkedIn @matthern IG @matthern_moneyguide
  • 8. 8. When To DIY Your Wealth Creation and When Not To

    09:15
    Whilst going full DIY on every element of managing your money can seem like a good idea, it's only the right thing to do in certain situations and in certain aspects of your finances.  Getting the choice wrong can lead to worse  quality of life and worse financial outcomes. In this episode, I share three criteria to help you identify the aspects of your financial situation to manage yourself, and which you should outsource to professionals.They're three criteria you can apply to help you flourish in other areas of your life as well.----Check out my free course to help you take control of your money, to stress less, save more and afford a life that lights you up!For my free course visit www.MattHern.com.au and follow FB @matthern, LinkedIn @matthern IG @matthern_moneyguide
  • 7. 7. Becoming Financially Free

    09:08
    Rather than being a massive overwhelming target that's not even worth pursuing, I believe financial freedom is well within your reach right now. -------For extra  guidance in becoming financially free check out my free course  at www.MattHern.com.au and follow FB @matthern, LinkedIn @matthern IG @matthern_moneyguide-------Music credits:I Want To Break Free - QueenI’m Free – The Rolling Stones
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