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Hosted by two brothers - Adam a comedian, Thomas an economist - this show will help you understand the world of money without the need for a calculator or dictionary. Easy to understand and jargon free. Adam will ask and Thomas will answer all those money questions you've pondered but never knew who to ask. From interest rates to GDP, trade wars to house prices, the world of economics has an impact on so many aspects of our everyday lives. This podcast will break it all down as Adam and "real life economist" Thomas guide you through how the world of money really works.    
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Comedian v Economist Equity Mates Media

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Hosted by two brothers - Adam a comedian, Thomas an economist - this show will help you understand the world of money without the need for a calculator or dictionary. Easy to understand and jargon free. Adam will ask and Thomas will answer all those money questions you've pondered but never knew who to ask. From interest rates to GDP, trade wars to house prices, the world of economics has an impact on so many aspects of our everyday lives. This podcast will break it all down as Adam and "real life economist" Thomas guide you through how the world of money really works.    
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Markets pummel UK's "bad fart" mini-budget

    Markets pummel UK's "bad fart" mini-budget

    The UK dropped a mini-budget on Friday. It went down like a bad-fart, despite being the most aggressive tax-cutting package in 50 years. The four-day work week trial is coming to Australia, Westpac has lifted their estimate of where rates will top out, and the boys give us a sneak preview of their FinFest panel. All this and more on this week's Comedian v Economist.
    If your life isn’t complete without charts, then you need to follow the Comedian V Economist instagram. 
    Comments on the show? A question for Thomas or Adam? Just want to send some appreciative thoughts their way? Go ahead and send them to cve@equitymates.com
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    In the spirit of reconciliation, Equity Mates Media and the hosts of Comedian V Economist acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today. 
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    Comedian V Economist is a product of Equity Mates Media. 
    All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only. Equity Mates gives listeners access to information and educational content provided by a range of financial services professionals. It is not intended as a substitute for professional finance, legal or tax advice. 
    The hosts of Comedian V Economist are not financial professionals and are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Equity Mates Media does not operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given.
    Before making any financial decisions you should read the Product Disclosure Statement and, if necessary, consult a licensed financial professional. 
    Do not take financial advice from a podcast. 
    For more information head to the disclaimer page on the Equity Mates website where you can find ASIC resources and find a registered financial professional near you. 
    Comedian V Economist is part of the Acast Creator Network.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 41 min
    Is the sub-prime monster back?

    Is the sub-prime monster back?

    Inflation rocked markets last week... again. When do we stop pretending it's transitory? The Perth Mint is in trouble, and it's more than just fridge magnets. Goldman Sachs foray into credit cards isn't going all that great, and e-truck manufacturer Nikola's founder has gone on trial for wire fraud. All this and more on this week's Comedian v Economist.
    If your life isn’t complete without charts, then you need to follow the Comedian V Economist instagram. 
    Comments on the show? A question for Thomas or Adam? Just want to send some appreciative thoughts their way? Go ahead and send them to cve@equitymates.com
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    In the spirit of reconciliation, Equity Mates Media and the hosts of Comedian V Economist acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today. 
    *****
    Comedian V Economist is a product of Equity Mates Media. 
    All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only. Equity Mates gives listeners access to information and educational content provided by a range of financial services professionals. It is not intended as a substitute for professional finance, legal or tax advice. 
    The hosts of Comedian V Economist are not financial professionals and are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Equity Mates Media does not operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given.
    Before making any financial decisions you should read the Product Disclosure Statement and, if necessary, consult a licensed financial professional. 
    Do not take financial advice from a podcast. 
    For more information head to the disclaimer page on the Equity Mates website where you can find ASIC resources and find a registered financial professional near you. 
    Comedian V Economist is part of the Acast Creator Network. 

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 38 min
    What happens if we freeze rents?

    What happens if we freeze rents?

    The Greens are calling for a rent freeze. Good idea or nah? NASA have found an asteroid worth a 'quadrillion bazillion' dollars, while studies show that women make better investors, even though they're less confident. All this and more on this week's Comedian v Economist.
    If your life isn’t complete without charts, then you need to follow the Comedian V Economist instagram. 
    Comments on the show? A question for Thomas or Adam? Just want to send some appreciative thoughts their way? Go ahead and send them to cve@equitymates.com
    *****
    In the spirit of reconciliation, Equity Mates Media and the hosts of Comedian V Economist acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today. 
    *****
    Comedian V Economist is a product of Equity Mates Media. 
    All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only. Equity Mates gives listeners access to information and educational content provided by a range of financial services professionals. It is not intended as a substitute for professional finance, legal or tax advice. 
    The hosts of Comedian V Economist are not financial professionals and are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Equity Mates Media does not operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given.
    Before making any financial decisions you should read the Product Disclosure Statement and, if necessary, consult a licensed financial professional. 
    Do not take financial advice from a podcast. 
    For more information head to the disclaimer page on the Equity Mates website where you can find ASIC resources and find a registered financial professional near you. 
    Comedian V Economist is part of the Acast Creator Network.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 29 min
    A third of ASX companies are Zombies! Eat your brains!

    A third of ASX companies are Zombies! Eat your brains!

    Thomas reckons the Jobs and Skills Summit last week was a trojan horse. Up to a third of the ASX is already zombified on one measure, NFT trading has collapsed, and Japan wants you to tell them how to sell beer. All this and more on this week's Comedian v Economist.
    If your life isn’t complete without charts, then you need to follow the Comedian V Economist instagram. 
    Comments on the show? A question for Thomas or Adam? Just want to send some appreciative thoughts their way? Go ahead and send them to cve@equitymates.com
    *****
    In the spirit of reconciliation, Equity Mates Media and the hosts of Comedian V Economist acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today. 
    *****
    Comedian V Economist is a product of Equity Mates Media. 
    All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only. Equity Mates gives listeners access to information and educational content provided by a range of financial services professionals. It is not intended as a substitute for professional finance, legal or tax advice. 
    The hosts of Comedian V Economist are not financial professionals and are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Equity Mates Media does not operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given.
    Before making any financial decisions you should read the Product Disclosure Statement and, if necessary, consult a licensed financial professional. 
    Do not take financial advice from a podcast. 
    For more information head to the disclaimer page on the Equity Mates website where you can find ASIC resources and find a registered financial professional near you. 

    Comedian V Economist is part of the Acast Creator Network. 

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 34 min
    The world's first sneaker Ponzi scheme

    The world's first sneaker Ponzi scheme

    Belgium is having a bit of trouble with its unique wage setting system, low wages are correlated with greater memory loss, having rich friends helps you climb the social ladder, and some guy turned a sneaker business into a massive Ponzi scheme. All this and more on this week's Comedian v Economist.
    If your life isn’t complete without charts, then you need to follow the Comedian V Economist instagram. 
    Comments on the show? A question for Thomas or Adam? Just want to send some appreciative thoughts their way? Go ahead and send them to cve@equitymates.com
    *****
    In the spirit of reconciliation, Equity Mates Media and the hosts of Comedian V Economist acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today. 
    *****
    Comedian V Economist is a product of Equity Mates Media. 
    All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only. Equity Mates gives listeners access to information and educational content provided by a range of financial services professionals. It is not intended as a substitute for professional finance, legal or tax advice. 
    The hosts of Comedian V Economist are not financial professionals and are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Equity Mates Media does not operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given.
    Before making any financial decisions you should read the Product Disclosure Statement and, if necessary, consult a licensed financial professional. 
    Do not take financial advice from a podcast. 
    For more information head to the disclaimer page on the Equity Mates website where you can find ASIC resources and find a registered financial professional near you. 
    Comedian V Economist is part of the Acast Creator Network.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 28 min
    How to hedge against social collapse

    How to hedge against social collapse

    Michael Burry from The Big Short has sold everything but held on to one disaster trade. The wages data was the biggest fizzer of the year, Turkey's inflation shows no signs of letting up, and some Tesla owner microchipped himself. All this and more on this week's Comedian v Economist.
    If your life isn’t complete without charts, then you need to follow the Comedian V Economist instagram. 
    Comments on the show? A question for Thomas or Adam? Just want to send some appreciative thoughts their way? Go ahead and send them to cve@equitymates.com
    *****
    In the spirit of reconciliation, Equity Mates Media and the hosts of Comedian V Economist acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today. 
    *****
    Comedian V Economist is a product of Equity Mates Media. 
    All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only. Equity Mates gives listeners access to information and educational content provided by a range of financial services professionals. It is not intended as a substitute for professional finance, legal or tax advice. 
    The hosts of Comedian V Economist are not financial professionals and are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Equity Mates Media does not operate under an Australian financial services licence and relies on the exemption available under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of any information or advice given.
    Before making any financial decisions you should read the Product Disclosure Statement and, if necessary, consult a licensed financial professional. 
    Do not take financial advice from a podcast. 
    For more information head to the disclaimer page on the Equity Mates website where you can find ASIC resources and find a registered financial professional near you. 
    Comedian V Economist is part of the Acast Creator Network. 

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 37 min

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