Youtube Videos


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Here are all the videos from my Youtube channel “The Frugal Samurai”

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5 Personal Finance Habits For Today

Personal Finance doesn’t have to be hard! In fact, anyone can start doing these habits right now. The hardest thing is just starting… and when you do, you’ll be amazed at what you can achieve!

6 Financial Lessons From Quarantine

COVID-19 has certainly smacked us around a bit, here are some lessons we can all take away from this unprecedented health and economic crisis that’s been created.

Australia In Recession

So it’s official, Australia is now in recession! Learn what this means for you and how it would impact your personal finances in this video.

6 Personality Traits Of Successful Investors

Gambling, speculating, punting… these are all traits none of the successful investors have. So what do you need to be a successful investor? Watch the video!

7 Steps Involved In Buying Property

Buying real estate can be confusing and difficult to understand, so why not watch this step-by-step guide as to how to get started on the property ladder.

What to Consider When Buying Property

And if you are ready to take the next step in real estate, have you considered all of these factors? Make sure you watch the video to check if you missed anything before you buy!

3 Common Structures When Buying Property

Purchasing property has both tax and legal considerations depending on which structure you buy in. So if you’ve ever wondered what is the best structure to buy property, have a watch!

Industry Secrets From A Leading Real Estate Agent

We were at a birthday weekend and on short notice, I grabbed my good friend and leading real estate agent Michael Taylor for an interview to share the tips and tricks on buying and investing in property.

How To Create An Emergency Fund

A short and insightful video on how to create an emergency fund. The importance of an emergency fund has never been more paramount than in the last few months during this tumultuous 2020.

8 Streams Of Income Anyone Can Start

Many of us only have the one income source – our jobs, but as we have seen in the last few months, it’s never more paramount to diversify our income streams so you have others to fall back on.

1 Easy Way To Build Your Retirement You MUST Know

There is a very simple and easy way to build your retirement savings here in Australia, and that is salary sacrificing! Retirement might be far away for many of us, but at the end of the day – it’s still our money.

PROPERTY VS SHARES – The Age Old Debate (Which One Is Better?)

For decades, the debate has raged on, property or shares? In this video, we look at the pros and cons of each and what you need to consider before jumping into either market.


Negative gearing is about as controversial of a topic as you can get in investing here in Australia. It’s always in the media and generates a lot of attention. So what is it, when should you do it and is it still relevant today?


One of the most under-rated topics in personal finance, is on how to manage your finances together as a couple. Sure it’s easy when you live and spend for yourself, but when you find “the one”, you want to make sure your finances are as strong as your relationship!

How To Invest $10,000 In Australia

Many commentators would say to invest in shares or ETFs with a spare $10k, but I thought I would show you 4 traditional ways to invest that money, as well as 3 bonus ways you might not have thought about.


Many of us have a massive financial burden in our lives, one that feels like an anchor around our finances… and that is our home loan! In this video, I’ll show you 6 ways without needing a 2nd job or even increasing your income.


Research shows it takes 6 years of savings just to buy an entry level home in Sydney or Melbourne. In this video, I’ll show you 4 simple and effective ways to fast-track your savings for that first home deposit.


Hey! Wouldn’t it be great to rewind the clock back to our 20’s? When we were so full of life and had so much time on our hands? Well, this is also the time when we should be developing good money habits. In this video, I’ll walk you through 5 financial hacks to do in your 20’s.


The Great Australian Dream is to buy your own place and put up roots, but as property prices continue to rise, many young people are concerned we’ve missed the opportunity to get in – and it makes more financial sense to rent, which is the best way to go?

5 Financial Hacks In Your 30s You MUST KNOW

The 30s is the time of the 3M’s, marriage, mortgage and munchkins! However it is also the time to get serious about finances and building on the next chapter of your life. This video highlights what is needed to set yourself up for the decades ahead.

Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To ETFs

A very quick and simple introduction to an asset class which has seen exponential growth in the last few years – Exchange Traded Funds, or ETFs for short. With a total global market cap in excess of $7 trillion – ETFs have definitely become a mainstream asset class.


Follow on from an earlier post, but advertisers are so sneaky these days with their tactics to make us buy more! Don’t be fooled, in this video – I’ll expose 6 of the most common ways they get us to spend more money!