Money Podcast #15: Wi-Fi frights and Amazon wars

Posted: 30 March 2017 3:49 pm
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This week the podcast welcomes back our editor-in-chief Angus Kidman to talk about how #deviceban works, the possible launch of Amazon in Australia and The Block 2017. Plus, Marc and Liz talk with guest-host Jodie about rising home loan rates, money-making schemes on tinder and giant Canadian gold coins.

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Notes and links mentioned in this podcast

  • 4:35 - news item 1 - Consumer advocates march on Canberra [notes]
  • 8:30 - news item 2 - ACTU has pushed for a $45 per week minimum wage increase [notes]
  • 10:11 - news item 3 - Home loan rates are continuing to rise [notes]
  • 14:36 - news item 4 - Interest only home loans ban [notes]
  • 17:54 - news item 5 - Pay day lender relief packages for Cyclone victims [notes]
  • 19:30 - funny money 1 - Tinder money making scheme [notes]
  • 22:24 - funny money 2 - Giant coin stolen from German Museum [notes]
  • 26:39 - funny money 3 - New Jersey house is being stalked by ‘The Watcher’ [notes]
  • 29:41 - funny money 4 - Amazon groceries shipping program trial [notes]
  • 33:55 - Angus enters the studio wearing a great t-shirt [link]
  • 35:41 - The flight device ban [notes] [notes]
  • 44:00 - Free Qantas Wi-Fi [notes]
  • 50:50 - Amazon launch in Australia [notes]
  • 1:00:13 - The Block 2017
  • 1:07:04 - Question of the week responses
  • 1:12:26 - Question of this week

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