29 May 2012
Morgan Online May 2012
Economy: Budget 2012 in Review
Senior economist John Carran looks at the good, the bad and the ugly of last Thursday's Budget. Watch video.
Gareth Morgan shares his thoughts on the Budget and job creation. Read article.
Earlier, Gareth discussed the issues facing the Government as it headed into Budget 2012. Watch video.
Markets: Greece is Still the Word
Balancing the books is a tough call for any government in these uncertain times. Once again, Greece is giving the rest of the world the jitters. Fears of a Greek exit from the euro have even given birth to a new word ‘Grexit’. Find out what Grexit could mean for the local and global economies. Watch video.
Property: House Prices a Cancer for the Economy
Housing affordability is a hot topic this year. There may not have been anything in the Budget to address the issue, but Gareth has some ideas!
KiwiSaver: New CashPlus Portfolio from 1 June
The Gareth Morgan KiwiSaver Scheme currently offers three investment options – Conservative, Balanced and Growth. From 1 June 2012, we will have a fourth option available – CashPlus, which invests in a range of cash and fixed interest securities. Find out more about our investment options.
Investment: Tough Times for Store Owners in the Internet Age
Nathan Field writes about the changing landscape of retailing. Canny consumers are now checking out products in store but making their purchases online. Read article.
Tax and Welfare: Appeal Ruling Step Towards Care Rethink
Authors of The Big Kahuna, Gareth Morgan and Susan Guthrie, say a recent Appeal Court ruling confirms that our social policies – not just health but early childcare and welfare benefits too – are discriminatory and a breach of human rights. Read article.
Money: Free Investment Review
If you want a no-obligation second opinion on your investment portfolio, take advantage of our portfolio review service. No, we don't charge for this review, but it is a no-holds-barred exercise, so be prepared for Gareth Morgan-style brutal honesty! Send us your details.
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