Real Money with Effie Zahos

How Naomi was blindsided by her now ex‘s financial deceit

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Episode notes

On today’s episode, we meet Naomi. She explains how she was blindsided by her now ex-partner’s financial deceit and reveals the red flags to watch out for. Relationship counsellor, Fiona Baillie, also joins Effie and shares where you can go for help. Plus, we hear from family law specialist Brett Hartley who runs through information you may want to consider if ending a relationship.

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Podcast resources:

The pros and cons of prenuptial agreements


What am I entitled to in a divorce?


5 money conversations to have with your partner


What to look for in a joint bank account


If any issues on today’s episode raise concerns for you, help is available through services such as Lifeline (13 11 14).

You can find a PACFA member counsellor or psychotherapist near you (or offering telehealth) via the Find a Therapist search directory at

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