Your Money Your Life

Your Money Your Life

Your weekly roundup of how movements in the world of finance, property, and the share market are affecting your pocket. Host: Financial Commentator David ‘Kochie’ Koch.

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Season 1


The downside to low interest rates

Low interest rates seem like a good thing across the board, but there's an ugly side that doesn't get talked about often, and will impact you if you're trying to save. Finance Journalist David Koch explains the drawbacks of low rates, why the property market might be cooling off, and an update on the Evergrande crisis in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the globe are impacting your hip pocket. 

The downside to low interest rates

Low interest rates seem like a good thing across the board, but there's an ugly side that doesn't get talked about often, and will impact you if you're trying to save. Finance Journalist David Koch explains the drawbacks of low rates, why the property market might be cooling off, and an update on the Evergrande crisis in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the globe are impacting your hip pocket. 

11:00

EP25 - S1

18 Oct 21

The best time of year to invest

Which month has the best record of stock market growth? Finance Journalist David Koch brings you a breakdown of which times of year are historically better for your shares, and why the research might mean we're on the brink of a crash, in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the globe are impacting your pocket. 

The best time of year to invest

Which month has the best record of stock market growth? Finance Journalist David Koch brings you a breakdown of which times of year are historically better for your shares, and why the research might mean we're on the brink of a crash, in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the globe are impacting your pocket. 

09:35

EP25 - S1

11 Oct 21

How you can benefit from a stock market drop

The recent fall in the stock market isn't all bad news, it could be an opportunity for you to invest while shares are down. But what caused the drop in the first place? Finance Journalist David Koch explains the factors that lead to the market being spooked, including all you need to know about the Evergrande crisis in China in his weekly roundup of how events across the world are affecting your pocket.

How you can benefit from a stock market drop

The recent fall in the stock market isn't all bad news, it could be an opportunity for you to invest while shares are down. But what caused the drop in the first place? Finance Journalist David Koch explains the factors that lead to the market being spooked, including all you need to know about the Evergrande crisis in China in his weekly roundup of how events across the world are affecting your pocket.

11:12

EP24 - S1

5 Oct 21

Can you expect petrol prices to drop soon?

Petrol is selling with the biggest profit margins seen in years, so when can you expect to see prices drop to reflect changes in oil prices? Finance Journalist David Koch explains the current global attitudes towards oil, economic recovery, clean energy, and more in his weekly roundup of how events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

Can you expect petrol prices to drop soon?

Petrol is selling with the biggest profit margins seen in years, so when can you expect to see prices drop to reflect changes in oil prices? Finance Journalist David Koch explains the current global attitudes towards oil, economic recovery, clean energy, and more in his weekly roundup of how events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

11:22

EP23 - S1

27 Sep 21

Why are unemployment rates still dropping?

Over a hundred thousand jobs were lost and major capital cities stayed locked down this month...so why is the unemployment rate at a twelve year low? Finance Journalist David Koch explains why you shouldn't put too much stake in this month's figure, and shares his stock of the week in his roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.

Why are unemployment rates still dropping?

Over a hundred thousand jobs were lost and major capital cities stayed locked down this month...so why is the unemployment rate at a twelve year low? Finance Journalist David Koch explains why you shouldn't put too much stake in this month's figure, and shares his stock of the week in his roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.

11:34

EP22 - S1

20 Sep 21

Surprise support for Australia's economic recovery

The Reserve Bank of Australia isn't just keeping interest rates low this week, they're ramping up support to help our economy recover. Finance Journalist David Koch explains how this support will help, which regional areas have the biggest property booms, and what you need to know about tax if you've just started investing in shares, in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

Surprise support for Australia's economic recovery

The Reserve Bank of Australia isn't just keeping interest rates low this week, they're ramping up support to help our economy recover. Finance Journalist David Koch explains how this support will help, which regional areas have the biggest property booms, and what you need to know about tax if you've just started investing in shares, in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

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EP21 - S1

13 Sep 21

Can we avoid another recession?

The economy is still growing, but as we start to see reporting reflect the economic impacts of lockdown, we may not be able to hold off a recession for much longer. Finance Journalist David Koch explains what would trigger a recession and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

Can we avoid another recession?

The economy is still growing, but as we start to see reporting reflect the economic impacts of lockdown, we may not be able to hold off a recession for much longer. Finance Journalist David Koch explains what would trigger a recession and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

10:41

EP20 - S1

6 Sep 21

Which major Australian companies are reporting heavy losses?

AfterPay and Qantas both reported huge losses this week, so what does that mean for investors in their stock? Plus there's more evidence of Bitcoin scams, and significant financial side effects to the situation in Afghanistan. Finance Journalist David Koch shares this and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.  

Which major Australian companies are reporting heavy losses?

AfterPay and Qantas both reported huge losses this week, so what does that mean for investors in their stock? Plus there's more evidence of Bitcoin scams, and significant financial side effects to the situation in Afghanistan. Finance Journalist David Koch shares this and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.  

11:12

EP19 - S1

30 Aug 21

Should you switch your super to cash in a crisis?

Staying calm in an economic crisis could save you thousands, so how should you best handle your finances when the market looks weak? Finance Journalist David Koch shares his advice on the best options for your finances in this pandemic, why interest rates will stay low for a while, and the newest venture of Australia's largest bank, in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.  

Should you switch your super to cash in a crisis?

Staying calm in an economic crisis could save you thousands, so how should you best handle your finances when the market looks weak? Finance Journalist David Koch shares his advice on the best options for your finances in this pandemic, why interest rates will stay low for a while, and the newest venture of Australia's largest bank, in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.  

09:09

EP18 - S1

23 Aug 21

How recent lockdowns are impacting the economy

How long might we see lockdowns effecting our economy? And which industries will be hit the hardest? Finance Journalist David Koch gives his advice on lockdown budgeting, how to get yourself out of a credit card debt rut, and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket. 

How recent lockdowns are impacting the economy

How long might we see lockdowns effecting our economy? And which industries will be hit the hardest? Finance Journalist David Koch gives his advice on lockdown budgeting, how to get yourself out of a credit card debt rut, and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket. 

09:58

EP17 - S1

17 Aug 21

A phone call that could save you thousands

Calling your bank to ask for a better interest rate on your loan works more often than you’d think! Finance Journalist David Koch shares everything you need to know before you pick up the phone, as well as the success story of Afterpay, inconsistencies in property pricing, and why you may want to invest in rare earth resources in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

A phone call that could save you thousands

Calling your bank to ask for a better interest rate on your loan works more often than you’d think! Finance Journalist David Koch shares everything you need to know before you pick up the phone, as well as the success story of Afterpay, inconsistencies in property pricing, and why you may want to invest in rare earth resources in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

09:19

EP16 - S1

9 Aug 21

Why is inflation making headlines?

What does a high inflation rate mean for your budget? And should you be interested in the newest online bank coming to Australia? Finance Journalist David Koch answers these questions and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.

Why is inflation making headlines?

What does a high inflation rate mean for your budget? And should you be interested in the newest online bank coming to Australia? Finance Journalist David Koch answers these questions and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.

09:25

EP15 - S1

2 Aug 21

Are we headed into another recession?

How are extended lockdowns slowing our economic recovery? What impact will hosting the Olympics have on Queenslanders? And what do you need to know about PayPal's new Afterpay rival? Finance Journalist David Koch answers this and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

Are we headed into another recession?

How are extended lockdowns slowing our economic recovery? What impact will hosting the Olympics have on Queenslanders? And what do you need to know about PayPal's new Afterpay rival? Finance Journalist David Koch answers this and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

09:39

EP14 - S1

27 Jul 21

Escaping a cash squeeze

With COVID uncertainty rising, there are steps you can take to protect yourself from an emergency money scramble - or get yourself out of a tight squeeze if you're there already. Finance Journalist David Koch shares his tips on protecting your finances, and answers the age old question of whether it's better to buy or rent property in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket. 

Escaping a cash squeeze

With COVID uncertainty rising, there are steps you can take to protect yourself from an emergency money scramble - or get yourself out of a tight squeeze if you're there already. Finance Journalist David Koch shares his tips on protecting your finances, and answers the age old question of whether it's better to buy or rent property in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket. 

09:51

EP13 - S1

19 Jul 21

How to prepare for rising interest rates

Your loan's interest rate might not be rising yet...but it will, and when it does you'll be thankful you prepared early. Finance Journalist David Koch shares how to proactively prepare for the inevitable rise, and an expert panel's opinions on which stocks could change your life in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket. 

How to prepare for rising interest rates

Your loan's interest rate might not be rising yet...but it will, and when it does you'll be thankful you prepared early. Finance Journalist David Koch shares how to proactively prepare for the inevitable rise, and an expert panel's opinions on which stocks could change your life in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket. 

09:13

EP12 - S1

12 Jul 21

Why you're richer than you feel

The average Australian has never been richer...on paper. So why doesn't it feel like it when it comes to balancing your budget? Finance Journalist David Koch answers this and more as he sums up the results from last financial year in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.  

Why you're richer than you feel

The average Australian has never been richer...on paper. So why doesn't it feel like it when it comes to balancing your budget? Finance Journalist David Koch answers this and more as he sums up the results from last financial year in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.  

09:39

EP11 - S1

5 Jul 21

Nine 'tax commandments'

How to boost your savings at tax time, why did cryptocurrency crash this week, and which shares will pay you the biggest dividends? Finance Journalist David Koch answers these and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.  

Nine 'tax commandments'

How to boost your savings at tax time, why did cryptocurrency crash this week, and which shares will pay you the biggest dividends? Finance Journalist David Koch answers these and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.  

09:45

EP10 - S1

28 Jun 21

How financial infidelity could be costing you money

A 15 minute financial chat with your partner each month could save you thousands of dollars! In this week's episode Finance Journalist David 'Kochie' Koch takes you through his steps for aligning your financial goals with your partner's so that you can work together to achieve them faster.

How financial infidelity could be costing you money

A 15 minute financial chat with your partner each month could save you thousands of dollars! In this week's episode Finance Journalist David 'Kochie' Koch takes you through his steps for aligning your financial goals with your partner's so that you can work together to achieve them faster.

08:16

EP09 - S1

14 Jun 21

Australia’s recession rebound

This is the fastest recovery from a recession in half a century, houses are selling like hotcakes, and it’s a great time to invest in a share market fund that could pay for your children’s future. Finance Journalist David Koch gives his tips on how to best take advantage of the booming economy, why cryptocurrency isn’t as anonymous as you think when it comes to tax, and how to choose your first share market investment in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

Australia’s recession rebound

This is the fastest recovery from a recession in half a century, houses are selling like hotcakes, and it’s a great time to invest in a share market fund that could pay for your children’s future. Finance Journalist David Koch gives his tips on how to best take advantage of the booming economy, why cryptocurrency isn’t as anonymous as you think when it comes to tax, and how to choose your first share market investment in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your hip pocket.

11:51

EP08 - S1

7 Jun 21

Why is your cost of living going up?

The price of basic items like rent, food, and education is rising, meaning it’s getting harder to balance your household budget. Finance Journalist David Koch breaks down which items are getting more expensive, as well as whether or not regional properties are a good investment option, and why the tax office will be looking more closely at your work and travel expenses this year in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.

Why is your cost of living going up?

The price of basic items like rent, food, and education is rising, meaning it’s getting harder to balance your household budget. Finance Journalist David Koch breaks down which items are getting more expensive, as well as whether or not regional properties are a good investment option, and why the tax office will be looking more closely at your work and travel expenses this year in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.

12:08

EP07 - S1

31 May 21

Should you expect a payrise this year?

Good news for your super, for employment levels and for anyone selling their Sydney home, but does this mean your wage will rise too? Finance Journalist David Koch answers these question and takes a deep dive into 'financial infidelity' and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.

Should you expect a payrise this year?

Good news for your super, for employment levels and for anyone selling their Sydney home, but does this mean your wage will rise too? Finance Journalist David Koch answers these question and takes a deep dive into 'financial infidelity' and more in his weekly roundup of how economic events across the world are affecting your pocket.

11:10

EP06 - S1

24 May 21

Federal budget breakdown

Your job, family, house, or small business - what does the federal budget say is in store for you? Finance journalist David Koch takes a look at what parts of the budget will impact your life the most, why you shouldn’t stress about government debt and why America's steep rise in inflation is leading to fears for our own inflation rate.  

Federal budget breakdown

Your job, family, house, or small business - what does the federal budget say is in store for you? Finance journalist David Koch takes a look at what parts of the budget will impact your life the most, why you shouldn’t stress about government debt and why America's steep rise in inflation is leading to fears for our own inflation rate.  

11:04

EP05 - S1

17 May 21

Is this economic boom going to last?

How a moving population is impacting property prices, why now is the time to refinance your existing loans, and what money you’re missing out on by not reviewing your savings account. Finance Journalist David Koch is struggling to find bad news to bring you on this week’s roundup of what’s happening in the financial world.

Is this economic boom going to last?

How a moving population is impacting property prices, why now is the time to refinance your existing loans, and what money you’re missing out on by not reviewing your savings account. Finance Journalist David Koch is struggling to find bad news to bring you on this week’s roundup of what’s happening in the financial world.

12:00

EP04 - S1

10 May 21

Is your rent set to rise?

The real value of Bitcoin, rent prices bouncing back, and why your used car could be worth more than you think! Finance journalist David Koch shares his weekly roundup of how events in the economy are affecting your pocket.

Is your rent set to rise?

The real value of Bitcoin, rent prices bouncing back, and why your used car could be worth more than you think! Finance journalist David Koch shares his weekly roundup of how events in the economy are affecting your pocket.

12:13

EP03 - S1

3 May 21

Taking advantage of 'cheap money'

Housing prices are soaring, loan rates are staying low (for now) so what does this mean if you’re getting into the property game? Finance journalist David Koch shares his weekly update of how events in the economy are affecting your hip pocket, tips on which loans let you take the most advantage of this short term ‘cheap money’ and shares some good news on your superannuation! Listen exclusively on the free LiSTNR app!

Taking advantage of 'cheap money'

Housing prices are soaring, loan rates are staying low (for now) so what does this mean if you’re getting into the property game? Finance journalist David Koch shares his weekly update of how events in the economy are affecting your hip pocket, tips on which loans let you take the most advantage of this short term ‘cheap money’ and shares some good news on your superannuation! Listen exclusively on the free LiSTNR app!

09:36

EP02 - S1

26 Apr 21

What's driving record levels of wealth amongst Australians?

How falling unemployment rates and a trade war with China is affecting our house prices, economy and ability to get a pay rise! This is your weekly round up of how events in the economy, sharemarket and property market are affecting your hip pocket directly, and more importantly what you can do about that! Host: Finance Journalist David 'Kochie' Koch.

What's driving record levels of wealth amongst Australians?

How falling unemployment rates and a trade war with China is affecting our house prices, economy and ability to get a pay rise! This is your weekly round up of how events in the economy, sharemarket and property market are affecting your hip pocket directly, and more importantly what you can do about that! Host: Finance Journalist David 'Kochie' Koch.

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EP01 - S1

19 Apr 21

Your Money Your Life - Trailer

Your weekly roundup of how movements in the world of finance, property, and the share market are affecting your pocket. Host: Financial Commentator David ‘Kochie’ Koch.

Your Money Your Life - Trailer

Your weekly roundup of how movements in the world of finance, property, and the share market are affecting your pocket. Host: Financial Commentator David ‘Kochie’ Koch.

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