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STEP 1: Watch This 10-Minute Video Explaining What To Expect On The Call

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Step 3: Listen to this podcast where Terry explains the unique financial challenges faced by Australian farmers, from managing cyclical market pressures to navigating the complexities of farm investments

Drawing on his own experiences as a refugee turned investment advisor, Terry offers targeted advice on how farmers can optimize their off-farm investments to build financial resilience. He delves into common issues such as under-compensation, the physical toll of farming, and the need for smarter—not just harder—work. By adopting strategic financial habits and reassessing investment portfolios regularly, Terry shows how farmers can secure not only their businesses but also their futures, ensuring a sustainable and profitable path forward.

Step 4: The financial world can feel murky sometimes

At times, it can feel like a secret, members-only club; that only people with intimate industry knowledge of the finance world can make a real profit from.

That, combined with the overwhelming amount of information that exists out there when it comes to learning how to invest in shares, can create many misconceptions and beliefs about your ability to succeed with share investing and trading.

Here are some of the most common beliefs and people say about beginning their Freedom Trader journey, and what our students have experienced instead.

Simply click on any belief that is most relevant to you right now to see how other people like you have disproved these myths:

I Don't Have Enough Time

"I don't have time to learn investing and trading"

"Do I have to trade everyday?"

"I have a full-time job and 3 kids"

I'm Not Smart / Experienced Enough

"I'm not good with numbers / mathematics"

"I've never studied finance in my life"

"Investing is too complex for the average person"

Trading Is Not Safe Or Secure

"Investing / trading is just gambling in disguise"

"My money is safer at a bank / fund"

"I don't want to lose my hard-earned money"

What If There's A Market Crash?

"What if there's another GFC?"

"How do I know if there's another market crash?"

"You can't do anything about recessions"

I've Been Burnt In The Past

"People only profit when they teach others"

"Share trading is a SCAM - this is B.S."

"Other programs have been TOTAL CRAP"

Property Is Better Than Shares

"I like to have a REAL tangible asset I see"

"Property is safer / less volatile than shares"

"Property has a proven rate of return"

I Can't Self-Manage My Retirement

"I could never manage my own super or IRA"

"SMSFs / IRAs are too complex and risky"

"I'm not ready to have a SMSF / IRA"

I Can't Be Bothered / It's Not Worth It

"I don't want to give up my life / sleep."

"I want to be a passive investor. Not a trader."

"I could just give my money to a fund manager"

There's No Transparency / Honesty

"You just keep the best stuff to yourself"

"Are you really showing what you're doing?"

"Everything happens behind closed doors"

My Partner Doesn't Understand

"My partner thinks stocks are too risky"

"I can't get my partner to understand..."

"My partner and I fight about money constantly"

High Returns Come With High Risk

"I'm better off investing into a long-term deposit"

"Higher risks = Higher rewards"

"Safety and stocks are a contradiction"

Trading Is A Lonely Journey

"No one wants to help each other out"

"I don't trust myself"

"I don't have a mentor / peers doing this"

It Costs Too Much To Learn

"I can't afford to spend money on a course"

"Pay to learn investing? No thanks"

"I could buy so many other things with my money"

I Need A Lot Of Money

"You have to be wealthy for this to be worthwhile"

"You can only get rich with insider information"

"I need to hire an expert to succeed"

I'm Too Young / Too Old

"I'm too young to invest - I work at KFC!"

"I'm too old to learn anything new & I'm not techy"

"It's too late for me to benefit from compounding"

I'm On The Road Too Often

"I can't invest while I travel"

"I don't stay in the same place enough"

"I won't be able to holiday while trading"

If You're So Successful, Why Teach?

"You only make money teaching others. Not by doing."

"You're just a slick snake oil salesman"

"If you shared everything, how would I make money?"

Can't I Just Copy Someone Else?

"I could just copy someone else's trades"

"Can't I just use algorithmic trading?"

"I could just use a copy-trader"

I Want To Double / Triple My Returns

"I can't invest while I travel"

"I don't stay in the same place enough"

"I won't be able to holiday while trading"

It's Impossible To Beat The Market

"You only make money teaching others. Not by doing."

"You're just a slick snake oil salesman"

"If you shared everything, how would I make money?"

My Money Is Always Safe With A Pro

"I could just copy someone else's trades"

"Can't I just use algorithmic trading?"

"I could just use a copy trader"

Who is Terry Tran?

After taking himself from a $100,000 loss in the trading world to the triumphant growth of a $50,000 investment into a $1.5 million portfolio, Terry travelled the world with his newfound financial freedom. After about 18 months of non-stop travelling and indulging in life's little luxuries, however, Terry found himself lacking purpose and meaning. It also didn't help that most of his friends and family were all working full-time jobs while he had all this time to himself. 

That's what led him to start The Freedom Trader — to help others achieve a similar level of self-actualization.

Now, Terry dedicates his expertise to equip others, including farmers, with the tools needed to achieve financial freedom. With his background of overcoming adversity—starting from his escape from war-torn Vietnam to being raised by a widowed mother in scarcity—Terry understands the importance of resilience, a quality every farmer must embody.

His mission is to empower individuals to break free from the limitations of traditional income sources, much like how farmers strive to diversify and strengthen their revenue streams. Through his comprehensive educational programs, Terry is poised to help farmers navigate the financial complexities of their trade, aiming to enrich not just their fields but also their futures.

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