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The Avoiding Broke Podcast

By Avoiding Broke

Our mission is to increase "Personal Finance education for everyone". We want to help as many people as possible to understand how to make, protect and grow their money.

All opinions are our own and not financial advice. Always do your own research.
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EP 116: Who do you want to be in the future?

The Avoiding Broke PodcastMar 12, 2023

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EP 127: How mindset can help you reach your financial goals.

EP 127: How mindset can help you reach your financial goals.

In this episode, Leanne talks about how our mindset can be our greatest tool to help us reach our financial goals. She covers what is mindset and how she tries to keep hers in a place that serves her.
May 28, 202308:28
EP 126: Lifestyle Inflation

EP 126: Lifestyle Inflation

In this episode, Leanne talks about lifestyle inflation- what it is, why it can be a problem and some tips to help not fall into the lifestyle inflation trap.
May 21, 202306:42
EP 125 - 100% mortgages are back - Benefits and concerns

EP 125 - 100% mortgages are back - Benefits and concerns

100% mortgages are being reintroduced to the UK property market. They offer a useful, but potentially risky, route to home ownership. We run through some benefits of and concerns about 100% mortgages
May 14, 202322:20
EP 124: Parenting and personal finance

EP 124: Parenting and personal finance

Parenting and personal finance - the game changer. There is a need to plan schools, financial literacy, saving, investing, housing, day to day spending and more! Its a different level of planning needed. #personalfinance #parenting #financialfreedom
May 07, 202312:52
EP 123: Be consistent and build good habits!

EP 123: Be consistent and build good habits!

In this episode, Leanne talks about the importance of consistency and building good habits in working towards your goals.
Apr 30, 202304:53
EP 122: Farsighted personal finance

EP 122: Farsighted personal finance

We can all become stressed, worried and confused by current financial challenges - but how we decide what is really important? We have the power to decide if an issue will be important in a years time, or to decide which handful of issues take our energy and let everything else have less thought. This is the essence of being more farsighted and deliberate about shaping our future.
Apr 23, 202305:30
EP 121: Don’t stress about your budge, stay calm!

EP 121: Don’t stress about your budge, stay calm!

EP 121: Don’t stress about your budge, stay calm! Doing a #budget can be stressful and the outcome may not be what we want. However, a budget is only a point in time ‘guess’ so we shouldn’t stress about it. Instead, focus on the discipline, consistency and grit needed to make the numbers work as best as possible to deliver the outcome you want!
Apr 16, 202308:21
EP120: Can you increase your income?

EP120: Can you increase your income?

In this episode, Leanne talks about ways to increase your income. With high inflation impacting so many of us globally, can you increase your income to maintain or improve your standard of living.
Apr 09, 202307:44
EP 119: Personal finance reflection - end Q1 2023

EP 119: Personal finance reflection - end Q1 2023

Q1 2023 has seen more challenges in the economy as interest rates have increased, banks have collapsed and more people are struggling. This outlook covers our thinking about income, spending, savings, investments and real estate
Apr 02, 202318:57
EP 118: Overpay on debt daily for HUGE savings

EP 118: Overpay on debt daily for HUGE savings

Overpay #debt daily to fight high #interestrates

Interest on debt is often calculated daily. Overpaying daily can reduce the total amount you pay back and help you repay debt sooner.
Mar 26, 202305:50
EP 117: What’s your ultimate why?

EP 117: What’s your ultimate why?

Why do you do the things you do? Why do you make the decisions you make? In this episode Leanne talks about why it’s beneficial to understand your ultimate why- this is the ultimate goal or reason that you have for wanting to make good financial decisions and to learn and grow.
Mar 19, 202306:49
EP 116: Who do you want to be in the future?

EP 116: Who do you want to be in the future?

In this episode, Leanne talks about understating your current financial personality and who you want to be in the future. If we think about who we want to be in the future, we can try to make financial decisions now that align with the future self.
Mar 12, 202306:58
EP 115: 2 simple questions to improve all financial decisions

EP 115: 2 simple questions to improve all financial decisions

2 simple questions to improve all financial decisions….start today I bet you will make better choices!
Mar 05, 202301:50
EP 114: Steps to building a financial foundation

EP 114: Steps to building a financial foundation

A financial foundation or base is the start point for making better financial decisions. You figure out what your commitments and goals are, decide what financial support you need to achieve them and then execute! This podcast will give you some tips on how to set your goals and make them a reality.
Feb 26, 202311:31
EP 113: Set your financial goals

EP 113: Set your financial goals

In this episode, Leanne talks about how setting your financial goals can help you with your financial strategy. Leanne suggests a way to discover what your goals may be and how being clear on your goals can help you make decisions.
Feb 19, 202310:09
EP 112: Making financial decisions for the long term

EP 112: Making financial decisions for the long term

In this episode, Leanne talks about making financial decisions that will benefit us in the long term. We have a choice about whether we do something to benefit us in the short term or the long term. Leanne shares what she and Jamain are doing and thinking about, as well as the mistakes they make (or nearly make!).
Feb 12, 202313:19
EP 111: Take action now to improve your life!

EP 111: Take action now to improve your life!

In this episode, Leanne talks about the importance of taking action to improve your life. How often do we read, watch or listen to something and then take no action to implement what we’ve learnt? Make use of all the knowledge you’ve gained and take actions.
Feb 05, 202307:06
EP 110: Focus on one single goal in your personal finances

EP 110: Focus on one single goal in your personal finances

The rich are able to focus on single goals and tasks and get more done. In our personal finances we are often trying to do at least 4 things at once: grow income, reduce expenses, save and invest. Instead of doing all 4 things at once, try to focus strongly on just one priority and hopefully see your results improve
Jan 29, 202304:31
EP 109: Using longer-term objectives to improve productivity and finances

EP 109: Using longer-term objectives to improve productivity and finances

A big difference between the rich and poor is the ability to think longer term in order to improve productivity and wealth.

This podcast covers some simple tips to shift your thinking in order to improve productivity at work, improve your personal finances and work on your self development.
Jan 22, 202313:32
EP 108: How do you make financial decisions?

EP 108: How do you make financial decisions?

In this episode, Leanne talks about some of the behavioural economics concepts (behavioural biases) that may explain why we make the decisions we do. By understanding the theory, we can pause and take time to think about the biases and whether we still want to make the same decisions. Knowledge is power and can help us make positive changes. Also if you would like to sign our petition to make personal finance part of the school curriculum, here’s the link: https://www.change.org/p/teach-personal-finance-in-all-schools-and-give-ongoing-help-to-adults?recruiter=1288440146&recruited_by_id=44dcc260-7818-11ed-850d-7981bf0ae869&utm_source=share_petition&utm_campaign=share_for_starters_page&utm_medium=copylink
Dec 11, 202213:25
EP 107: 2023 financial outlook - Part 1

EP 107: 2023 financial outlook - Part 1

Jamain takes a quick initial guess about the property market, domestic spending and investment conditions in 2023
Dec 05, 202216:58
EP 106: Prioritise life like the wealthy

EP 106: Prioritise life like the wealthy

EP 106: Prioritise life like the wealthy is about planning, simplifying and prioritising everything you do in order to achieve more than ever before
Nov 27, 202207:15
EP 105: Financial preparation for 2023 - 2 amazing tips

EP 105: Financial preparation for 2023 - 2 amazing tips

Your credit score and financial margin of safety (how much cash in the bank) could be THE key financial decisions we make in 2022. Time to prepare for 2023 is NOW!!!!
Nov 20, 202211:05
EP 104: Economic update- Inflation, Recession and Interest rates

EP 104: Economic update- Inflation, Recession and Interest rates

In this week’s episode, Leanne provides an overview of the economic situation and explains the basics of inflation and recession- covering why they usually occur and how these are usually dealt with and the interaction between them.
Nov 13, 202211:04
EP 103: Take responsibility of your finances- knowledge is power.

EP 103: Take responsibility of your finances- knowledge is power.

In this episode, Leanne shares her thoughts on how we can all take responsibility for our own finances. We should all try to understand how interest rates and inflation (for example) impact us personally.
Nov 06, 202208:06
EP 102: November 2022 Personal finance update - income, savings, investing and debt

EP 102: November 2022 Personal finance update - income, savings, investing and debt

EP 102 covers our November 2022 personal finance update. This is an outlook for income, savings, investing and debt. The last few months have been hard and the next year expected to be worse…it’s important to understand your personal finances!
Oct 30, 202219:50
EP 101: Your thoughts are powerful!

EP 101: Your thoughts are powerful!

In this episode, Leanne talks about how powerful our thoughts are. We should use our mind as a tool to help us achieve the greatness we all have inside. This episode also includes some tips on how to turn your thoughts positive.
Oct 23, 202208:45
EP 100: The real meaning of Empathy?

EP 100: The real meaning of Empathy?

In this episode, Leanne explores the meaning of empathy and challenges her current thinking of empathy.
Oct 09, 202206:57
EP 99: The power of gratitude!

EP 99: The power of gratitude!

In this episode, Leanne shares her thoughts on the power of gratitude. Saying out loud what you are grateful for can have such a huge positive impact on your life.
Oct 02, 202207:36
EP 98: Level-up our self-esteem INSTANTLY

EP 98: Level-up our self-esteem INSTANTLY

A lot of people are struggling with motivation and confidence. We can do a lot to address this feeling almost immediately….check it out.
Sep 25, 202207:32
EP 97: Focus on what you can control!

EP 97: Focus on what you can control!

In today’s episode, Leanne talks about how important it is to focus on the things you can control and not to waste your precious time on those things outside of you control. She also suggests 3 things that you may want to focus on.
Sep 18, 202209:17
EP 96: Lessons learned from 97 days of meditation

EP 96: Lessons learned from 97 days of meditation

We have been meditating consistently for the last 97 days….here are 3 key lessons learned.
Sep 11, 202208:10
EP 95: The courage to be disliked! Lessons from the book!

EP 95: The courage to be disliked! Lessons from the book!

In this episode, Leanne shares what she has learnt from the book ‘The Courage to be Disliked’. It’s a real thought provoking book about how being happy is all within our own control! We hope you find the lessons useful!
Sep 04, 202211:48
EP 94: Cost of living crisis and mental health

EP 94: Cost of living crisis and mental health

A cost of living crisis has hit globally. EP 94: Similar to Covid times, the strain of a poor economy is impacting peoples mental health and wellbeing. Today we discuss 3 simple ways to combat mental health challenges.
Aug 28, 202208:09
EP 93: Finding happiness!

EP 93: Finding happiness!

Do you know what truly makes you happy? Is it possible we’ve been mistaken about truly makes us happy. In this video Leanne explores what makes her happy and the lessons she’s been thinking about this week.
Aug 21, 202208:07
EP 92: Reflection - Ask for help when you need it

EP 92: Reflection - Ask for help when you need it

This is a morning reflection. A lot of personal and financial management involves struggle and uncertainty. Coping with hard times sometimes means asking for help when we need it. This is even more important as the financial crisis bites.
Aug 14, 202202:58
EP 91: 3 ways to help prepare for the incoming recession

EP 91: 3 ways to help prepare for the incoming recession

A looming recession is confirmed and the economic outlook for the next year is poor. These 3 ideas are based on core economic and business principles and could instantly help improve your financial health.
Aug 07, 202207:33
EP 90: Now is the time to Budget!

EP 90: Now is the time to Budget!

Having a good budget can make all the difference to your financial situation. With the cost of living crisis we’re currently all living through, a budget is even more important.

In this video, Leanne provides some practical tips for budgeting.
Aug 05, 202208:41
EP 89: Thinking longer term about our money challenges and goals

EP 89: Thinking longer term about our money challenges and goals

Thinking longer term about our money challenges and goals is a mindset shift. We work on looking at problems and opportunities over a longer time (eg short term is 1 year minimum). This helps us to make better financial decisions in the very short terms (ie less than a year). This is a powerful mindset shift that has saved us thousands of £/$ in wasteful spending.
Jul 31, 202206:56
EP 88: 3 cost of living lessons from July 2022

EP 88: 3 cost of living lessons from July 2022

EP 88: 3 cost of living lessons from July 2022 covers three trends we are tracking and working on for July 2022: supermarket inflation, the emerging insurance gap and rising interest rates.
Jul 24, 202210:11
EP 87: 4 essential tactics to beat the cost of living crisis

EP 87: 4 essential tactics to beat the cost of living crisis

These are the 4 essential tactics me and Leanne used to to beat the COVID economic shock and will use to tackle the cost of living crisis.
Jul 17, 202210:24
Potential economic crash ahead - prepare now!

Potential economic crash ahead - prepare now!

There are warning signs that the UK (and likely global economy) is heading for a crash. The relationship between wages, inflation, business performance and politic / society will potentially leave many people struggling - be alert!
Jul 10, 202210:52
5 amazing ways to save money on your summer holiday

5 amazing ways to save money on your summer holiday

5 amazing ways to save money on your summer holiday: flights, hotels, cashback, points, packages and self-catering
Jul 03, 202209:60
Tactics to beat cost of living increase - food spend

Tactics to beat cost of living increase - food spend

We will be looking at more tactics to beat the cost of living increase. Today is optimising food spend
Jun 27, 202210:46
3 key things that wealthy people are doing that the poor are not

3 key things that wealthy people are doing that the poor are not

Right now in this #costofliving / #finance crisis, there are 3 key things the wealthy are doing that the poor are not….addressing these gaps will offer a huge personal advantage
Jun 19, 202206:53
Make slow, quiet progress in challenging times

Make slow, quiet progress in challenging times

It can be very difficult to make progress, or to stick to your commitments in challenging times. Todays reflection considers the of making slow, quiet progression and steps forward.
Jun 05, 202210:10
Take mindful moments to improve your wellbeing

Take mindful moments to improve your wellbeing

I enjoyed an epic, mindful moment this weekend and want to share this mood-boosting experience. It’s a huge wellbeing improver!!!
May 29, 202205:42
Avoid money traps this summer

Avoid money traps this summer

Short-term money decisions can cost us BIG! Summer is a prime time where people amass HUGE debts. Some simple forward-planning and discipline can save you months / years of debt!
May 22, 202209:07
Self discipline during tough times - cost of living crisis

Self discipline during tough times - cost of living crisis

Self discipline during tough times - cost of living crisis looks at basic discipline we need to form to survive the current economic crisis and recover strongly!
May 08, 202208:21
Happiness hack - make your daily relationships amazing

Happiness hack - make your daily relationships amazing

Happiness is something we all hope for but struggle to explain or obtain. Jordan Peterson said something fascinating that making our daily engagements ‘pristine’ will help us get closer to it….this is something well worth thinking about and attempting!
May 02, 202207:50
Protecting our personal finances during the cost of living crisis

Protecting our personal finances during the cost of living crisis

The cost of living crisis is impacting all of us and it’s increasingly hard to generate value / growth for our finances. Jamain shares some thoughts about the current economy, where we may have pressure in the future and how we can begin to protect our interests.
Apr 24, 202213:35
Shake up your finances - April 2022

Shake up your finances - April 2022

Inflation, rising debt and low wages are killing people. We need to take a stand and make moves to improve our situation.
Mar 27, 202223:10
Be spontaneous to unlock your creativity

Be spontaneous to unlock your creativity

In this episode, Leanne talks about the benefits of being spontaneous! Not only can you have a lot of fun but being spontaneous every once in a while can help you unlock your creativity and feel refreshed!
Mar 20, 202206:02
3 great tips to deal with stress

3 great tips to deal with stress

In this episode, Leanne shares her 3 top tips for dealing with stress. There is so much going on in the world at the moment and we all get a bit stressed so make sure you take the time to developing your ways to deal with stress!
Mar 13, 202207:59
Economic update: How to deal with the increased cost of living

Economic update: How to deal with the increased cost of living

In this episode, Jamain and Leanne discuss the increased cost of living. Its hard to escape news of soaring prices but in this episode we discuss ways to try and deal with it and share what we’re doing in the Graveney household.
Mar 06, 202225:20
Be brave to reach your goals!

Be brave to reach your goals!

In this episode, Leanne talks about ways to be brave to take the steps towards your goals. It can be scary to take those first steps, you need to be brave to face the fear head on.
Feb 27, 202206:50
Small things make a big difference!

Small things make a big difference!

In this episode, Leanne talks about how the small things can make a big difference. We shouldn’t neglect the small things as they can make life wonderful and help us achieve our goals.
Feb 20, 202205:35
The power of journaling!

The power of journaling!

In this episode, Leanne talks about the power you can unlock by journaling. It’s a truly wonderful way to unlock your thoughts, organise your ideas and keep your mind a positive place.
Feb 13, 202207:04
How to deal with stress

How to deal with stress

In this episode, Leanne talks about the ways that she sets herself up to deal with life’s stresses. Life is hard sometimes and we all get thrown curve balls but there are things we can do to help ourselves to deal with these in a positive way.
Feb 06, 202206:07
What Disney’s Encanto taught me about living life and personal development.

What Disney’s Encanto taught me about living life and personal development.

In the episode, Leanne talks about how the Disney film Encanto taught her a few good lessons about living life, reaching potential and personal development. Leanne discusses the weight of expectations and the need to be perfect before trying to do something.
Jan 30, 202206:42
Planning for a successful 2022

Planning for a successful 2022

Hey guys - happy 2022. I’ve taken a good break, reflected on 2021 and planned how to make 2022 a great year. Have a listen and hopefully take some ideas to help you! Be awesome, Jamain
Jan 23, 202213:49
Merry Christmas from Avoiding Broke

Merry Christmas from Avoiding Broke

This is Leanne’s last podcast of 2021 but she’ll be back in 2022. Before taking a break over the festive period, Leanne shares with you her key lessons from 2021 and what she hopes to take into 2022!

We hope you have a wonderful time over this holiday season!
Dec 12, 202106:36
Kindness is a strength!

Kindness is a strength!

In this week’s episode, Leanne talks about kindness. Kindness can be seen as soft and not something that goes hand in hand with being ambitious and driven. However, this is not the case! Kindness is a real strength and can help you achieve your goals!
Dec 05, 202107:01
Reflections on the importance of self-belief

Reflections on the importance of self-belief

Hi everyone - today Jamain talks about the importance of self-belief. We have been on a personal journey of learning these past few months and are glad to share some reflections. 

Nov 28, 202108:04
The importance of planning to succeed!

The importance of planning to succeed!

In this episode Leanne talks about the importance of planning! December and the holiday season is nearly upon us and that can bring added pressures in our home and work lives. Planning how to do the things you want and need to do during this time can help you to achieve what you want to achieve and succeed!
Nov 21, 202107:50
Personal development with Ahmet and Avoiding Broke #personaldevelopment #selfimprovement #mindset

Personal development with Ahmet and Avoiding Broke #personaldevelopment #selfimprovement #mindset

In this video I speak to the awesome Ahmet of Ahmet Self Improvement / Personal development. We take some time to discuss Ahmet's personal development journey and ambitions, as well as get some of this top learnings from his own life.   

Ahmet is an inspiration and, if you want to hear more about the habits and techniques he tests and learns from, visit his page: https://www.youtube.com/c/AhmetKaanPersonalDevelopmentProductivity

Nov 14, 202140:36
Be a great communicator!

Be a great communicator!

Communication is so important. However, sometimes we miss the point of communicating and so miss all of its wonderful benefits! Leanne shares her thoughts on how to be a great communicator!
Nov 07, 202108:24
Time to reflect

Time to reflect

In this episode, Leanne talks about the importance of taking time to pause and reflect. It’s so important to celebrate where you are, be grateful for all you have and to motivate yourself to keep going!
Oct 31, 202106:30
Our Q4 2021 investing plan and key reasoning

Our Q4 2021 investing plan and key reasoning

What are we investing in - Cash, stocks, crypto, real estate? Jamain Graveney discusses his current investment decisions and the thinking behind it.
Oct 24, 202124:36
Taking a break can boost your performance!

Taking a break can boost your performance!

In this episode, Leanne talks about the importance of taking a break. Not only will taking a break help you not to burn out but it will also help you be more creative, more focussed and boost your wellbeing!
Oct 10, 202107:49
Getting Balance

Getting Balance

In this weeks episode, Leanne talks about the importance of balance and some of things that she thinks about when trying to get a better balance. We only every get busier and so consciously thinking about how to get balance has become even more important.
Sep 26, 202108:26
Learning to say no!

Learning to say no!

Int his episode, Leanne talks about the importance of saying no and shares some of her top tips to help you to say no.
Sep 19, 202107:18
To be successful, you have to learn to fail!

To be successful, you have to learn to fail!

In this episode, Leanne talks about how to embrace failure and to move on from it to reach your goals. There will always be bumps in the road but you must learn to overcome them and to keep going!
Sep 05, 202108:40
3 Secrets to Being Successful

3 Secrets to Being Successful

In this episode, Leanne shares 3 secrets that she’s been thinking about that will help you to be successful! Whatever your goals and dreams are, these three things will help you to achieve them and will help to keep you on your path to success!
Aug 29, 202109:31
How to get started in cryptocurrency investing

How to get started in cryptocurrency investing

Have you ever wondered what is bitcoin? Why should I invest in cryptocurrency? How can I invest in cryptocurrency? This podcast will hopefully help answer some of the big initial questions in a simple way.
Aug 22, 202126:07
Building confidence- part 2

Building confidence- part 2

In this episode, Leanne talks about 3 ways to build your self confidence. These are three things that you can put into practice straight away to start to build yourself up from the inside out!
Aug 15, 202107:24
3 secrets about building confidence!

3 secrets about building confidence!

In this weeks episode, Leanne talks about 3 secrets to building confidence. You won’t find these three things on lists you can Google, these are secrets gained from years of experience and a focus on self development. We hope you find the tactics useful and helpful in boosting your confidence to propel you onwards and upwards!
Aug 08, 202110:08
Tactics to improve your morning routine and personal effectiveness.

Tactics to improve your morning routine and personal effectiveness.

Hi everyone! Todays show is all about tactics to improve your morning routine and personal effectiveness. This is a topic many of our community think about a lot as we seek continuous improvement!
Aug 01, 202114:48
3 Secrets about Happiness

3 Secrets about Happiness

In this weeks episode, Leanne shares 3 secrets about happiness. We all want to be happy and our level of happiness has a huge impact on our lives and so we hope this episode will help you unlock even more joy and happiness in your life.
Jul 25, 202108:08
Personal growth blueprint - the future of Avoiding Broke!

Personal growth blueprint - the future of Avoiding Broke!

Today, Jamain discusses how Avoiding Broke has developed in the last 18 months and where the team want to take it - to create a blueprint for personal growth. This is all about self improvement, greater wealth and better health….key components in the quest for social mobility and upliftment. The future is bright and we are excited!
Jul 18, 202112:31
Why being patient will help you succeed!

Why being patient will help you succeed!

Patience really is a virtue! In a fast world of instant gratification and having everything on demand, it’s easy to forget the importance of being patient. Slowing down and being patient is key to considering all angles and making better decisions.
Jul 11, 202106:41
The Importance of Reflection

The Importance of Reflection

In this episode, Leanne talks about why it’s so important to reflect, learn and put that learning into practice. We’re all on a lifelong journey and we’re always learning but we need to reflect and put that learning into practice for it to have the amazing impact on our lives that it can have.
Jul 04, 202108:22
Become Antifragile - get mentally and physically stronger

Become Antifragile - get mentally and physically stronger

Become Antifragile - get mentally and physically stronger! Today we discuss lessons from the incredible book Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Taleb teaches us a lot about taking opportunities, reducing assumptions, continuous learning and self-reflection, and simplifying our thinking to help us be more effective. These are some incredibly powerful ideas that can completely change the way you think about yourself and your opportunities in this world.
Jun 27, 202113:47
How do I create a positive mindset?

How do I create a positive mindset?

In this episode Leanne reflects on Father’s Day and how celebrations that bring us so much joy can help us to create a positive mindset.
Jun 20, 202107:47
Open yourself to opportunities

Open yourself to opportunities

In this episode, Leanne talks about how being open and honest with ourselves opens us up to receive more opportunities.
Jun 13, 202107:11
Improve your personal performance in the future!

Improve your personal performance in the future!

Live in the future, execute in the present! This week Jamain discusses some elite performance methods to plan into 2022 and beyond.
Jun 06, 202112:48
The importance of looking after yourself!

The importance of looking after yourself!

In this episode, Leanne talks about the importance of looking of yourself when you’re working hard to reach your goals. When you’re striving to learn, grow and achieve your dreams, you need to make sure you give your body and mind the chance to recharge!
May 30, 202107:44
Elite performance habits - the power of thinking longer-term

Elite performance habits - the power of thinking longer-term

Good morning world! Today we discuss how thinking longer-term can easily improve your mindset and money. This is an elite performance habit that everyone can benefit from!
May 23, 202110:50
Mental models for decision making

Mental models for decision making

In this episode, Leanne shared some mental models that can help you with problem solving and making decisions. The world is a complex place and these models can help you achieve elite performance within the complexity.
May 09, 202108:14
Property, impulse buying and low interest on savings.

Property, impulse buying and low interest on savings.

Jamain Graveney discusses some interesting news headlines from 1 May 2021, including property, impulse buying and low interest on savings. Enjoy!
May 02, 202110:11
High performance habits - mindset and money

High performance habits - mindset and money

Jamain Graveney discusses some key high performance habits that drive him. These habits can support the constant improvement and growth that Team Avoiding Broke is seeking!
Apr 25, 202111:38
Being present- unlock your creativity, focus and happiness.

Being present- unlock your creativity, focus and happiness.

When we’re striving to create a better future for ourselves we may forget the importance of being present in the here and now. Being present had so many benefits, which Leanne shares in this episode!
Apr 18, 202109:32
April 2021 property buying and investment outlook

April 2021 property buying and investment outlook

This week covers our April 2021 property buying and investment outlook. Jamain looks at a number of key economic trends and ideas that can inform if, when and where to buy your next property.
Apr 11, 202113:07
Do your money health-check today!

Do your money health-check today!

Now is the time to set your key money behaviours to help you on your path to financial success
Apr 04, 202109:27
Commitment

Commitment

In this episode, Leanne shares her thoughts and lessons on what it means to be committed. Commitment is necessary to achieve your goals but how much thought do we give it and do we reflect enough on our commitment?
Mar 28, 202111:48
What is success?

What is success?

What is success? We all say we want to be successful but what does it actually mean? Leanne explores what success is and how to define it for yourself.
Mar 21, 202106:51
Investing after UK budget and US stimulus

Investing after UK budget and US stimulus

Jamain Graveney goes over how Avoiding Broke is investing in light of the UK budget and US stimulus announcements
Mar 14, 202114:21
Create a positive mindset

Create a positive mindset

Creating and cultivating a positive mindset can be so beneficial. It only can it make you happier, it can help you strive towards your goals and overcome obstacles that may arise. In this episode, Leanne covers to be edits if a positive mindset and tips on how to create and cultivate a positive mindset.
Mar 07, 202107:45
Return on savings, property and money education post-COVID

Return on savings, property and money education post-COVID

Jamain Graveney discusses the challenge of (and ideas for) getting return on savings, property as an investment and preparing for the post-Covid business world.
Feb 28, 202114:03
Think about your future!!

Think about your future!!

Thinking about the future can have many benefits. In this video, Leanne covers two important ways that thinking about the future can help give you clarity and perspective. Firstly, by helping you set goals and secondly, by helping you consider your investments.
Feb 21, 202108:43
The economy, alternative investments and managing your household money.

The economy, alternative investments and managing your household money.

Happy valentines day! Today Jamain Graveney discusses the economy, alternative investments and managing your household money. Enjoy!!!
Feb 14, 202111:51
Our key financial moves in 2021 - budgets, crypto, property and more!

Our key financial moves in 2021 - budgets, crypto, property and more!

Jamain Graveney discusses the key financial moves Avoiding Broke are making in 2021. We cover income, costs, crypto, pensions, real estate and more. These moves help us get better financial outcomes and improve the health of our money and personal finances
Feb 07, 202112:24
Looking after your Mind, Heart and Soul in 2021

Looking after your Mind, Heart and Soul in 2021

2020 was a unique year and taught us a lot about dealing with uncertainty. In this podcast we reflect on what we’ve learnt and how we’re going to look after ourselves in 2021.
Jan 27, 202109:39
Financial crash in 2021? Manage your assets and liabilities NOW!

Financial crash in 2021? Manage your assets and liabilities NOW!

Your money, time, health and attention are important assets that support you in life. In 2021, if a financial crash arises, all these assets will be placed under pressure. Don’t wait for something to go wrong...take time to assess your assets and liabilities so you are better prepared for uncertainty.
Jan 25, 202110:34
Merry Christmas and lessons we’ll take into 2021

Merry Christmas and lessons we’ll take into 2021

We want to wish you all a merry Christmas! We also share with you what lesson both be of us will be taking into 2021 with us to continue our investing journey.
Dec 20, 202006:21
Investing in markets, real estate, crypto, commodities in December 2020
Dec 13, 202011:43
Property/ real estate investing- Minimising disruptions in your cash flow!

Property/ real estate investing- Minimising disruptions in your cash flow!

Cash flow is king in your property business and in this episode we discuss ways to minimise disruptions in your cash flow. We cover our thoughts on setting the rent level, being flexible on terms, being clear about the beneficial aspects of your property and how you advertise! We hope you find it useful!
Dec 06, 202015:42
Property investing- key location factors.

Property investing- key location factors.

In this week’s episode, we talk about some key factors that you may want to think about when considering what location to buy an investment property in. We cover, the impact of the move to working from home, big businesses and the use of management services.
Nov 29, 202010:04
Key property investing criteria

Key property investing criteria

This week we discuss the key criteria to consider when you’re looking to invest in property. We cover the economy, unemployment rates, cash flow, location and capital growth!
Nov 22, 202012:37
Saving, credit and debt.

Saving, credit and debt.

This week we discuss low savings rates, the boom in sales and ‘deals’ when shopping, and rising debt. We focus on the opportunities out there to improve your financial situation.
Nov 15, 202006:24
Christmas shopping budget

Christmas shopping budget

In this weeks’ episode, we discuss Christmas budgeting! With approximately 6 weeks to Christmas there are the usual temptations all around us to buy on credit, spend in early Christmas sales and push the boat out. So a Christmas budget is essential!
Nov 08, 202012:54
Spending smartly in lockdown!

Spending smartly in lockdown!

In this episode, we discuss the recent lockdown announcement in the UK and what this may mean for spending. We discuss ways to spend smartly, the importance of budgeting and looking after your mental health.
Nov 01, 202017:08
Improving income in 2020

Improving income in 2020

In this episode we talk about ways we can all increase our income in 2020. All of the ideas we discuss can be started today from your own home, using skills you already have. We hope you find it useful.
Oct 25, 202021:39
Positive mindset and financial planning

Positive mindset and financial planning

In this episode we discuss the importance of having a positive mindset and practical steps you can take to achieve a positive mindset. We also talk about the importance of a positive mindset to financial planning and ideas/steps that you can take now to assess and improve your financial situation.
Oct 18, 202024:07
Finishing 2020 strong

Finishing 2020 strong

In this episode we talk about what finishing strong in 2020 means to us. We know it’s been a tough year for so many people and so we share ideas on how to build yourself up and achieve what you want to achieve. You have it in you!
Oct 04, 202014:18
3 things we’ve done to prepare (financially and personally) for the next 3 months.

3 things we’ve done to prepare (financially and personally) for the next 3 months.

In this episode, we cover three things that we’ve done this week to prepare for the next few months and any potential further lockdown measures in the UK. We share with you what we’ve done in terms of our emergency fund, budget and how we’re looking after ourselves.
Sep 27, 202024:38
Set BIG financial goals that will change your life

Set BIG financial goals that will change your life

Jamain covers his personal approach to setting huge financial goals that have life-changing potential. Understanding how to set financial goals is crucial to achieving financial freedom and giving you more opportunities in life.
Sep 20, 202017:25
Our top financial, personal development and career decisions over the past 6 months.

Our top financial, personal development and career decisions over the past 6 months.

It’s Leanne’s birthday and so we’re feeling reflective. In this week’s episode, we both share our number one financial, personal development and career decisions. We speak very openly about what we’ve been up to.
Sep 13, 202020:13
Creating positive, wealth building, habits for long run success

Creating positive, wealth building, habits for long run success

In this episode we talk about ways to build long term, sustainable, habits to help you reach your financial goals. In this practical episode we also share exactly how we try to build our positive money habits, with examples, humour and an offer to help.
Sep 06, 202025:29
Leanne’s financial journey- get to know Leanne from Avoiding Broke

Leanne’s financial journey- get to know Leanne from Avoiding Broke

In this episode Leanne takes the time to talk about her financial journey-starting with her early relationship with money through to present day and what’s changed! Get to know more about Leanne- one half of the Avoiding Broke team.
Aug 30, 202023:32
Bring back lost money and saving- being efficient with your money.

Bring back lost money and saving- being efficient with your money.

This week we discuss bringing back lost money! That’s money you’ve spent but you can get back by returning items or selling them, for example. We also talk about forming positive habits and building consistency. Finally, we give you an insight into our thoughts on savings.
Aug 23, 202017:17
Taking care of discretionary expenses- being efficient with your money.

Taking care of discretionary expenses- being efficient with your money.

This week we discuss taking care of your discretionary spending. Looking at typical non-essential expenses in turn, we cover practical ways to be efficient with your money and cutting any waste.
Aug 16, 202015:39
Taking care of everyday expenses.

Taking care of everyday expenses.

This week we discuss taking care of everyday expenses. Looking at typical everyday expenses in turn, we cover practical ways to ensure we’re being efficient with our money and saving money where we can.
Aug 09, 202029:23
Set big goals!

Set big goals!

This week Leanne discusses the importance of setting goals, but not just any goals- big goals that encapsulate your ultimate, deep down, life ambitions. She talks about why it’s important to have big goals, how to set them and how to keep working towards them. Ultimately having a big goal will help you to avoid broke! Enjoy.
Aug 02, 202012:25
Shaping a money mindset and the fundamentals of budgeting

Shaping a money mindset and the fundamentals of budgeting

This week we discuss the importance of creating a positive money mindset that helps you make financial decisions. We also look at the fundamentals of why a budget is important to help you manage your money. As ever, we also discuss some of the key developments in the world of personal finance this week and think about tactics to avoid broke - enjoy!
Jul 26, 202022:33
Young workers, household debt and property cycles

Young workers, household debt and property cycles

This week we discussed some of the challenges facing young workers impacted by the current economy, individuals / families struggling with debt and opportunities for buyers and sellers in the current housing market. We covered a mixture of market developments and viable tactics people could employ to help themselves improve their situations.
Jul 19, 202032:42
The end of furlough, mid-week eating out and the future of work.

The end of furlough, mid-week eating out and the future of work.

In this episode we discuss ways anyone on furlough can learn new skills; the importance of supporting the reopening of local businesses; and career prospects for the young (note: we couldn’t cover the stamp duty changes due to a technical fault ☹️)
Jul 12, 202029:36