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The Legendary Leaders Podcast

May 4, 2021


Do you want to live a life of freedom now and in the future?


We are living in a world where people want to travel and retire early and not be confined in a job for decades. But for you to achieve the freedom you need to take those investment risks by overcoming limiting beliefs and adopting a great money mindset. 


Vix Munro is an entrepreneur, aspiring author, money enthusiast, and eternal optimist.  She’s passionate about money, investing, and the economy and is on a mission to help women step into their financial power and become money savvy in both - life and business. She opens up about her history with money and how she shifted her mindset by educating herself on investing and portfolio diversification.


Listen in to learn the simple and non-complicated ways you can start investing as a woman. You will also learn the importance of eliminating limiting beliefs about money that you have adopted from your childhood.


Key Takeaways:


  • How to live a life of freedom by planning and taking the many available retirement opportunities.
  • The importance of having a diverse investment portfolio.
  • The power of changing your mindset and limiting beliefs about money to achieve wealth and live a life of freedom.

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Episode Timeline:

  • [0:41] Intro
  • [6:10] Vix describes the freedom that she gets from traveling across the world.
  • [7:27] How to be confident and comfortable living a life of freedom while putting away enough for the future.
  • [9:50] The hybrid form of retirement and working opportunities that give people freedom today.
  • [11:42] How she helps women understand simple investing ways they can utilize.
  • [15:10] Vix’s debt story and how she started to invest in properties and later diverse investments.
  • [21:13] How she shifted her money mindset and educated herself on investing.
  • [27:25] She explains the scarcity mindset that she adopted from her parents.
  • [31:13] Why you should educate yourself and join support groups to expand your money mindset.
  • [36:24] How lack of financial role models in women’s lives contributes to their fear of investing.
  • [41:06] The importance of having your vision and creating a plan for retiring rich.



Standout Quotes:

  • “There are so many opportunities these days, and it’s up to us to create the retirement that we want.”- Vix Munro [11:13]


  • “It’s really fascinating that those mindsets and limiting beliefs can be pushed onto you in early childhood.”- Cathleen Merkel [27:16]


  • “Men invest more because they tend to be better risk-takers than women.”- Vix Munro [35:35]


  • “We’ve got to think about our why and then seek support.”- Cathleen Merkel [39:31]


  • Live the life you want both now and in the future.”- Vix Munro [41:06] 



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About Cathleen: 


As a Thought Leader in the Mindset & (Self-) Leadership space, Cathleen supports high achieving, but worn-out women create a more content & balanced life without sacrificing their hard-earned success. Following a simple 6 step framework, she helps you not only reconnect with your inner feminine side; Cathleen also supports you to rediscover your REAL YOU!

Cathleen focuses on women who lost their sense of purpose, who feel they are running in a hamster wheel, trying to please everyone but themselves. She helps you to turn your careers, your social connections and personal life around so that you will start feeling fulfilled and excited again about the days to come.  

At the end of the process, Cathleen's clients will feel healthier, happier, energised and clear about their future.  

With over 15 years of leadership experience in Retail, Media & Broadcasting, Engineering and Property Investment, Cathleen has not only experienced the challenges and opportunities of a female leader herself, she has also been leading and supporting various leadership development initiatives within large, complex, multinational matrix organisations.


Only by deeply experiencing her very personal life challenges – ‘hitting a wall experiences’ –Cathleen was able to redefine her own purpose, deciding to bring ease and content to as many women as possible on the planet!


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About Vix Munro:


Vix Munro is an entrepreneur, author, money enthusiast & eternal optimist. Her background is in accountancy, economics and pricing, with a career spanning over 30 years. This includes an MSc in Economics and running her own business for the last 13 of those years. 


Vix is passionate about money, investing and the economy. Her mission is to help women step into their financial power and become money savvy in life and in business. She believes we all have the ability to transform our money mindset, rewrite our money story and become financially empowered. And that this can be liberating, life changing and fun.  


Vix was born and raised in New Zealand. She arrived in London at age 23 with just £30 in her pocket and not looked back. She doesn’t like sitting still. She loves to travel and see, taste and try new things. 


My main socials are below. Please note that I'm in the process of rebranding (bad timing) to 'Retire Rich' but that will take some time still.