finder.com.au Money Podcast #12 – Mobile trends, a Vegemite economy and pizza shoes

Adam Smith 3 March 2017 NEWS

finder.com.au money podcast episode 12 v2

On this week’s finder.com.au Money Podcast, we give you the lowdown on air in a jar, pizza-ordering shoes and why finding a $20 bill could be more trouble than it’s worth. We also welcome back editor-in-chief Angus Kidman, who updates us on all the new phones launched at the Mobile World Congress, and explains how Vegemite gives us insight into good money habits.

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Notes and links mentioned in this podcast

  • 1:41 - The horrors of the morning commute
  • 4:10 - News: Uber video lands CEO in hot water (link to story)
  • 6:51 - News: Westpac gets the West-smack (link to story)
  • 10:49 - ANZ and AMEX break up (link to story)
  • 15:48 - 1 in 3 Aussies are prepared to leave their bank in 2017 (link to story)
  • 21:25 - Funny Money: Air in a jar (link to story)
  • 24:34 - Funny Money: Pizza shoes (link to story)
  • 29:43 - Funny Money: Woman finds $20, loses freedom. (link to story)
  • 34:22 - Angus Kidman on why the Mobile World Congress is called a congress
  • 36:22 - What is MWC and who was there?
  • 38:36 - Some of the cool devices at MWC and the frustration of mobile battery life
  • 44:43 - Blackberry is back-berry
  • 47:20 - Nokia rises from the grave
  • 51:14 - Mobile plans vs outright buying
  • 55:36 - iPhone catastrophes, rumours and innuendo
  • 58:11 - What does the future hold for mobile phones?
  • 1:00:00 - Vegemite as an economic indicator (link to story)
  • 1:05:25 - Vegemite is the Stockholm Syndrome of condiments
  • 1:08:10 - Battle of the mites
  • 1:10:33 - Listener feedback
  • 1:18:21 - Question of the week

Question of the week: What crazy feature would you add to your mobile phone?

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