expert author

Helen Baker

Licenced financial planner, author, speaker and spokesperson.

About Helen

Helen is a qualified, award winning financial planner with more than 13 years of experience in the industry. She is the founder of On Your Own Two Feet, a financial advice service that specialises in helping women across Australia gain and retain their financial freedom.

Helen is one of the only 1% of financial planners in Australia who hold a master’s degree in the field. In fact, she has earned two masters degrees, in Financial Planning and a Master of Management (Innovation and Change). She also has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree.

Helen regularly appears on Australian TV and radio as a finance expert. She's been featured on Network 10, Sky News, The Today Show on Channel 9, The Morning Shown on 7 News, the ABC's 7.30 program and ABC Radio.

Helen Baker on TV

She's also a regular commentator on some of Australia's biggest online news publications, including The Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Women's Weekly, Mamamia, Yahoo Finance,, the Daily Telegraph, and the Daily Mirror, to name a few. She also speaks regularly at events and conferences.

In recognition of her work, Helen was jointly named Adviser of the Year at the 2022 Godfrey Pembroke Group National Conference.

She is the author of two popular finance books: On Your Own Two Feet – Steady Steps to Women’s Financial Independence and On Your Own Two Feet Divorce – Your Survive and Thrive Financial Guide. Proceeds from the sales of Helen's books are donated to charities supporting disadvantaged women and children, including victims of domestic violence.

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