Monday's Money Minute Podcasts
Every Monday we will be publishing a 2 to 4 minute audio podcast about current financial issues. Click on the link for the relevant podcast to listen to the commentary.
Monday, February 25 2008
In today's podcast, Scott Francis looks at the adequacy or otherwise of the single age pension. He concludes that the current payment rate is not fair for single pensioners. Please click the following link to be taken to this podcast - Inadequacy of the Single Age Pension.
Sunday, February 10 2008
In today's podcast, Scott Francis looks at how the returns in the 12 months following a 20% or greater fall on share markets have on average seen a 30% rise. He concludes with 3 basic principles - (1) markets recover from falls, (2) market movements are very difficult to predict, and (3) returns from share markets have been 7% above inflation through history. Please click the following link to be taken to this podcast - Market Volatility and 12 Month Returns.