Friends With Money #159: Investment insights with Natasha Etschmann


Building wealth through investing is a gradual process - one that naturally comes with its fair share of success and setbacks.

This week on the Friends With Money podcast, Money's Tom Watson talks with financial educator and author Natasha Etschmann (@tashinvests) about her investment journey and the insights she's gained along the way.

  • What made you want to get into investing?
  • Why did you decide to write How To Not Work Forever?
  • How do you find the money to invest?
  • What's your view on paying off a mortgage vs investing in shares?
  • Are you a fan of dollar cost averaging or lump sum investing?
  • What are the investing mistakes you often see people make?

friends with money podcast 159 investment insights with Natasha Etschmann

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Tom Watson is a senior journalist at Money magazine, and one of the hosts of the Friends With Money podcast. He's previously worked as a journalist covering everything from property and consumer banking to financial technology. Tom has a Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Natasha Etschmann is a personal finance educator and author of How to Not Work Forever. Natasha creates personal finance content for hundreds of thousands of followers across her @tashinvests handle on Instagram and TikTok, as well as through the Get Rich Slow Club podcast which she co-hosts. Having trained as an occupational therapist, Natasha holds a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) from Curtin University and a Cert IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking. She is an Authorised Representative of Guideway Financial Services Pty Ltd (AFSL 420367).