Friends With Money #28: Howzat - cricket reduces anxiety: Adam Zwar

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Australian journalist, actor, and writer Adam Zwar tells us about his love of cricket, real estate, and lost cats.

On the release of his new book Twelve Summers which talks about his 12 formative summers, the milestones, and unforgettable moments linked to the game he loves, Zwar spoke to Money's managing editor Julia Newbould on the Friends with Money podcast and covered topics from how it all started with eating honey, to the Ashes, to his worst investment in short films.

  • He once worked as an escort driver, which was really easy until it got dangerous
  • He loves to spend money on travel and streaming services
  • He calls out lost cats as his Achilles' heel.

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Julia Newbould was editor-at-large and later managing editor of Money from November 2019 to February 2022. She was previously editor of Financial Planning and Super Review magazines; managing editor at InvestorInfo and at Morningstar Australia. Julia co-authored The Joy of Money, a book on women and personal finance. She holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney where she serves on the alumni council.

Adam Zwar is an Australian author, actor and podcast host. He co-created Squinters, Lowdown, and Wilfred and created the critically acclaimed comedy Mr. Black. He is the author of Twelve Summers, which traces the memorable moments of his life through 12 seasons of cricket.