Serina Bird podcast interview

If you’re looking for many more ways to live a joyful abundant lifestyle, you can’t go past today’s guest Serina Bird.

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Serina is a former diplomat, author of The Joyful Frugalista, host of The Joyful Frugalista podcast and a money coach. 

As a self-professed frugalista, she has successfully gone from a single mum to a millionaire and achieved a net worth of over $2 million.

Serina is passionate about her frugal lifestyle and encouraging others to save more because she sees so many people struggling with their financial situation.  As she says, Australia is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Yet everywhere she sees people struggling with money: struggling in their relationships, struggling to buy enough things to keep their kids happy, struggling in jobs they don’t like but are too scared to leave, or struggling in relationships that are seriously bad but they can’t afford to leave.  

But Serina knows that life’s abundant. And she also knows that when you respect and understand money, it almost magically transforms itself into something that grows and just keeps growing.

Serina’s vision is to encourage you to become a frugalista – spending less and saving more (with joy) on your path to financial empowerment. 

In our wide ranging discussion today, Serina shares her tips on:

  • What is a frugalista and how will becoming one help you live the good life?
  • How to look flash without the cash
  • And how to give yourself an immediate pay rise right now without needing to ask your boss 

And if you really want to get the full juice on how to transform your relationship with money and your life using easy hands on practical tools then do yourself a big favour and buy a copy of her  book The Joyful Frugalistagrow your cash, be savvy with your money and live abundantly.

And Serina is one of the many leading money and finance leaders and experts that will be joining me at the Money Debates national summit that goes live right here  from Monday 24 August through to 20 September 2020.

You will access TedX quality talks and panel discussions from money and finance experts across the full spectrum of managing your money for you and your family from money saving tips, managing your home loan, share investing, superannuation, money mindset – you name it – its been covered.

You can get an all access pass for the huge sum of just $11 – which is being donated to charity. Just go to and book your place now.

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Get Invested is the podcast dedicated to time poor professionals who want to work less and live more. Join Bushy Martin, one of Australia’s top 10 property specialists, as he and his influential guests share know-how on the ways investing in property can unlock the life you always dreamed about and secure your financial future.

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