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.
Sunday, April 27 2008
In today's podcast, Scott Keefer looks at recent comments made by Warren Buffett to a group of 150 Wharton business students.
In the podcast Scott looks at the advice Buffett, arguably the world's most successful investor, has for investors. In particular it suggests that non-professional investors should use index funds and buy into these over time. Not to try to time markets or pick individual stock winners. Buffett concludes his comments by stating that the only way an investor can get killed is by high fees or trying to outsmart the market.
Please click the following link to be taken to this podcast - Buffett's Latest Advice.
Sunday, April 20 2008
In today's podcast, Scott Francis looks at the topic of longevity risk. He refelects that as we all are tending to live longer it is a risk that needs to be seriously considered.
In the podcast Scott looks at the strategies that need to be considered - having a greater exposure to higher volatility - higher expected returns assets, focusing on the income that is being produced by investments and the use of the superannuation environment providing tax free investment earnings in pension mode and tax free pension payments after the age of 60.
Please click the following link to be taken to this podcast - Planning for Longevity Risk.