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  • 12. Reading the inflation tea leaves

    19:08
    Our dynamic duo is back together and this week JB and DC discuss the latest inflation numbers and the different ways they could be interpreted. Whilst the headline number is 4%, the last six months has seen inflation running at 2.2% annualised. What does all this mean for interest rates and monetary policy?If you have any questions or things you’d like to hear us talk about, get in touch with us at david@squirrel.co.nz or John@squirrel.co.nz.  The opinions expressed in this podcast are not financial advice, or a recommendation of any financial product. Any commentary provided are personal views and are not necessarily representative of the opinions of Squirrel. As always, we recommend seeking professional investment or mortgage advice before taking any action. 

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  • 11. Property development with Dan Bell and Matt Evans

    22:21
    This week JB is still living it up overseas and DC has a great chat about property development with our two resident experts on the ground, Dan Bell and Matt Evans. It wouldn't be an episode of Live at the Nut Bar without giving the Reserve Bank a bit of a grilling about the OCR either. If you have any questions or things you’d like to hear us talk about, get in touch with us at david@squirrel.co.nz or John@squirrel.co.nz. You can find Dave Tyrer at dave@squirrel.co.nz. The opinions expressed in this podcast are not financial advice, or a recommendation of any financial product. Any commentary provided are personal views and are not necessarily representative of the opinions of Squirrel. As always, we recommend seeking professional investment or mortgage advice before taking any action.
  • 10. Getting the lowdown from two mortgage advisers

    36:35
    Today DC gets perspectives from two of Squirrel's top mortgage advisers, Emma Wallace from Auckland and Nick Virtue from Wellington. What's really happening on the ground at the moment, what are home buyers talking about and how are they feeling about the current state of the country. A great chat with heaps of insights, you won't want to miss this one.If you have any questions or things you’d like to hear us talk about, get in touch with us at david@squirrel.co.nz or John@squirrel.co.nz. You can find Dave Tyrer at dave@squirrel.co.nz. The opinions expressed in this podcast are not financial advice, or a recommendation of any financial product. Any commentary provided are personal views and are not necessarily representative of the opinions of Squirrel. As always, we recommend seeking professional investment or mortgage advice before taking any action.
  • 9. Ye olde banking enquiry and it's findings

    25:42
    There's been an enquiry into retail banking and we discuss what's been unearthed. But will it actually have any impact in reality? We then chit chat about the economy and where it's at compared with a year ago.If you have any questions or things you’d like to hear us talk about, get in touch with us at david@squirrel.co.nz or John@squirrel.co.nz. You can find Dave Tyrer at dave@squirrel.co.nz. The opinions expressed in this podcast are not financial advice, or a recommendation of any financial product. Any commentary provided are personal views and are not necessarily representative of the opinions of Squirrel. As always, we recommend seeking professional investment or mortgage advice before taking any action.
  • 8. Ever heard of deposit insurance?

    27:31
    This week Dave Tyrer (DT) steps in for JB who is swanning around, and we discuss the latest introduction to the insurance suite - enter deposit insurance! Is it a good thing? Who benefits?If you have any questions or things you’d like to hear us talk about, get in touch with us at david@squirrel.co.nz or John@squirrel.co.nz. You can find Dave Tyrer at dave@squirrel.co.nz.  The opinions expressed in this podcast are not financial advice, or a recommendation of any financial product. Any commentary provided are personal views and are not necessarily representative of the opinions of Squirrel. As always, we recommend seeking professional investment or mortgage advice before taking any action.
  • 7. It's not easy being a small business owner

    29:41
    Times are tricky for small business owners! Rising rates, rising costs and rising challenges abound. This week JB shares his insights as a business owner and adviser to many other small business owners. Solidarity! If you have any questions or things you’d like to hear us talk about, get in touch with us at david@squirrel.co.nz or John@squirrel.co.nz. The opinions expressed in this podcast are not financial advice, or a recommendation of any financial product. Any commentary provided are personal views and are not necessarily representative of the opinions of Squirrel. As always, we recommend seeking professional investment or mortgage advice before taking any action.
  • 6. It's a no-CR for the OCR this time

    24:16
    Yesterday it was announced that the OCR will be held at 5.5%, for now. JB and DC get into it all and what this means for Kiwi - and why their view is that the OCR needs to be cut sooner rather than later.If you have any questions or things you’d like to hear us talk about, get in touch with us at david@squirrel.co.nz or John@squirrel.co.nz. The opinions expressed in this podcast are not financial advice, or a recommendation of any financial product. Any commentary provided are personal views and are not necessarily representative of the opinions of Squirrel. As always, we recommend seeking professional investment or mortgage advice before taking any action.