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Do you want to know the secret sauce behind living a fulfilling, prosperous and joyful life? Join Serina Bird, Kirsti McQueen and friends as they explore the meaning of health, wealth and happiness.

Do you want to know the secret sauce behind living a fulfilling, prosperous and joyful life? Join Serina Bird, Kirsti McQueen and friends as they explore the meaning of health, wealth and happiness.
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Australia

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Do you want to know the secret sauce behind living a fulfilling, prosperous and joyful life? Join Serina Bird, Kirsti McQueen and friends as they explore the meaning of health, wealth and happiness.

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English

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Episodes

12: Amanda Whitley from HerCanberra on forging your own path

12/11/2019
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Serina and Kirsti talk to Amanda Whitley, founder and director of HerCanberra, about living life on your own terms. After her second daughter was born very prematurely, Amanda was not able to return to her job. The solution? She started her own business. In this episode, Amanda talks frankly about having the courage to start her own business, the power of being aligned with her passion, and being a 'Dance Mum' to her two girls.

Duration:00:18:48

11: Juanita Flett talks about homelessness and women

12/9/2019
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In this episode, Serina chats to Juanita Flett, President of the National Council of Women ACT, about the hidden problem of homeless women and an innovative short-term solution for a Sleep Bus. And we talk about sustainable fashion, op-shopping and sewing! Homeless Women's Sleepbus for Canberra

Duration:00:14:24

10. Travis Shakespeare talks about his personal FIRE journey

11/27/2019
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Can you be a Hollywood executive and still be frugal? Is there pressure to drive an expensive car and be seen at all the right places? What do you do if your friends aren't on the FIRE path? In our second interview with Travis Shakespeare, director of Playing with FIRE, he talks about how he reached Financial Independence, and how he still works and saves. Playing with FIRE: how far would you go for financial freedom premiered a week ago, reaching No 2 on iTunes.

Duration:00:21:09

9. Director of Playing with FIRE, Travis Shakespeare talks about the Financial Independence Retire Early movement

11/15/2019
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Kirsti and Serina go international, chatting with Los Angeles-based Director of the Playing with FIRE documentary Travis Shakespeare. Why are so many young people in the US, and increasingly elsewhere, turning to the Financial Independence Retire Early movement? Is Australia the lucky country that has the life/work balance right? How much of a problem is student debt? Tune in to find out. Playing with FIRE launches in the US on Tuesday, 19 November.

Duration:00:19:58

8: The Queen of Green, Lish Fejer, talks energy efficiency

11/6/2019
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We chat to popular ABC Canberra presenter Lish Fejer about how she met her husband (not the usual boy meets girl story), her science experiments, and her passion for energy efficiency in the home. And bubble wrap. Watch out for her interactive cakes and the shower creep. Further details in the show notes.

Duration:00:30:39

7: Dave Gow talks about retiring at age 28

10/31/2019
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Dave Gow had an annual income of $75,000. Yet through a commitment to saving and investing, he and his partner Alison are now retired. In this podcast, Dave talks about what it is like to retire at age 28 (hint: it is more fulfilling than you might think), and how they got to their goal. Dave shares his views on investment on his blog, Strong Money Australia.

Duration:00:30:14

6: Rachel Smith talks about her year of not buying things

10/16/2019
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Rachel Smith, author of Underspent, talks to Kirsti and Serina about why a trip to Mumbai changed her spending habits forever.

Duration:00:19:14

5: Kirsti and Serina chat about how they are investing

10/8/2019
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Ever wonder how Kirsti and Serina invest themselves? Is property the answer? Or is it shares? In this podcast, they have an honest chat with each other about their investment strategies - what has worked for them, what hasn't and why.

Duration:00:36:00

4: Money, shopping and investing with Miss B from All About Balance

9/17/2019
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In this episode, Serina chats with Miss Balance from All About Balance about saving, superannuation, shopping, and living an abundant life. On how to get the best online deals, see Cashrewards and SHOPBACK. For show notes, see the This Abundant Life website.

Duration:00:16:52

3: Michael Miller talks about the latte factor and retirement

9/4/2019
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In episode 3 of This Abundant Life, Kirsti and Serina talk with financial planner Michael Miller from MLC Advice Canberra about coffee, wealth, frugality and the meaning of life.

Duration:00:21:36

2. Mia Swainson on zero waste and sustainability

8/26/2019
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In episode 2, Kirsti and Serina chat with Mia Swainson, sustainability advocate and the driver of Canberra's Zero Waste Festival.

Duration:00:20:42

This Abundant Life: podcast 1

8/19/2019
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Guess what? We're doing a podcast! In this, our first ever podcast, Serina Bird (author of The Joyful Frugalista) and Kirsti McQueen talk podcasting - how they met, why they are podcasting and the honest truth about where they are at with their life and finances. For the music, Blue Highway by Podington Bear is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License.

Duration:00:49:15