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Esther Andersen #myfinancialadvice

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The best piece of financial advice I was ever given growing up was ‘you need to spend money to make money!’

My partner calls me "Esther the investor" as I always spend my money pretty wisely to ensure I have long-term security.

My dad bought me some shares as a birthday present when I was younger and I didn't know anything about the stock market at the time. However, I got to see that investment grow over time and it helped me understand the impact of long-term investing.

I have now received advice from a really good broker who has helped me grow my portfolio over the years. Whether it be shares or property or even the smallest of investments, putting a bit of your income aside so that you can make investments is a good habit to get into. It will serve you again and again down the track.

When I was on Celebrity Apprentice and had the opportunity to learn about the Guru calculator for financial planning, I was astounded at how much I still didn't know about my finances! I think speaking with a professional and getting advice specific to you, is more worthwhile than you can probably imagine.


Jason Akermanis #myfinanicaladvice One of the best pieces of financial advice I ever received wasn’t directly about money. It was - ‘Marry the right person. This one decision will decide 90% of your happiness or misery’

Jeff Fenech #myfinancialadvice One of the best pieces of financial advice I’ve received was from the very successful businessman Theo Onisforou. He told me when I was in my early 50’s that ‘usually when something is too good to be true, it probably is’.

Peter Berner #myfinancialadvice One of the best pieces of financial advice I received was when I was 20 years old. The advice came from Don Alford who was my first boss. He told me: ‘Buy a unit in Potts Point. They are only about $40,000. Get the loan. Be smart.’

YBR’s Scott Maclean #myfinancialadvice “Always save 10% of your earnings and put it in a savings account.”

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