BWA Podcast Show: Building Financial Acumen

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BWA PODCAST SHOW, Building Financial Acumen: Moving Away From a Scarcity Mindset

Join Leanne Jeffery, Coordinator for Business Women Australia and the insightful Shayne Sommers from Shaforth as they talk about how to bolster your financial wisdom in 2024. Shayne will unravel the intricacies of finance, exploring the latest trends and embracing the technological wave propelling us into the future. Shayne will decode the mysteries of financial acumen, offering you a front-row seat to the insights that can shape your financial landscape. Tune in, engage, and empower yourself with the knowledge to navigate the financial currents of the new year alongside Leanne and Shayne.


Shayne is a Private Wealth Adviser in the North Sydney office for the Shadforth Financial Group.

Shayne maintains personal advice relationships with private clients as well as provides advice to corporate members and facilitates seminars for corporate clients. Shayne also provides technical training to our team across the country.

Shayne holds a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism/Psychology) from the University of Queensland, as well as a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning. Shayne is a Certified Financial Planner® practitioner and Life Risk Specialist® professional with the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA).  In 2022 Shayne was recognised as the Financial Adviser of the Year at the Women in Finance Awards.

Shayne’s background in communications and psychology allows her to communicate effectively to individuals and groups about a broad range of topics, from basic financial planning concepts to the challenging technical niches within the industry. Shayne also contributes to the Certified Financial Planner® certification program via the FPA and the Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) program via Pearson Vue and CPA Australia.

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