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Peter Switzer

Peter Switzer launched his own financial business 30 years ago. The Switzer Group has since grown into three successful companies spanning media and publishing that creates written content as well as video and films, with its latest acquisition being the global brand Harper’s Bazaar, financial advice, insurance and business advice. Peter is an award-winning broadcaster, twice runner-up for the Best Current Affairs Commentator award for radio, behind broadcaster Alan Jones. He talks to Ben Fordham each morning on 2GB, as well as writing each day on switzer.com.au

24 April 2024
Today’s a taxing day for rate worriers

Pressure’s on. Will today’s inflation news bring us closer or push us further away from our first rate cut?

23 April 2024
Let taxing politicians lie

The PM and Treasurer could have lied but not enough voters could give a toss.

22 April 2024
Why are petrol prices unbelievably expensive?

Petrol prices are contributing to higher inflation and making it difficult for the RBA to cut interest rates. Why are these prices so elevated? And what can be done to fix this?

19 April 2024
Unemployment is rising and that’s a good thing

I can’t believe I’m saying that when unemployment went up in March, it was a relief! But here’s why I’m saying this…

18 April 2024
Gold’s glittering, so should you buy it?

Warren Buffett says about gold: “Gold gets dug out of the ground in Africa, or someplace. Then we melt it down, dig another hole, bury it again and pay people to stand around guarding it. It has no utility. Anyone watching from Mars would be scratching their head.” So, should you buy it?

17 April 2024
Game on: Woolworths-v-The Greens, with gaol time threatened

Better regulation and public exposure of big companies with excessive market power that wield it against the public interest, should be named and shamed. But gaol? Give me a break!

16 April 2024
Double holidays are coming for workers but there’ll be a price

Imagine you’re an employee who’d love to double your annual holiday leave. How good would that be if you had responsibilities and needed the time? But there’s a catch…

15 April 2024
Treasurer Chalmers tax concessions to beat the ghost of Paul Keating

Targeted assistance makes sense but there has to be rigorous and robust tests to prevent money being wasted.

12 April 2024
Could workers returning to the office be good for interest rates?

Despite the last unemployment reading revealing a drop from 4.1% to 3.7%, there’s a current return-to-the-office trend, which is seen as an anecdotal sign that the economy’s slowing

11 April 2024
Albo wants to help local manufacturers out-compete China!

The Federal government wants to safeguard our economy from China and the threat of supply chain problems. It’s behind a ‘big push’ protection program for industry ahead of the 2025 election campaign, which clearly has started!

10 April 2024
Seven property facts all players should know

When someone as smart as Dr Shane Oliver pens a piece on “seven things you need to know about the Australian property market”, I’m happy to learn and share it with you, my subscribers.

9 April 2024
Young people in the workplace are surprising recruiters and employers

Please don’t shoot the messenger but the recruitment industry say Gen Z young people are reportedly asking for big pay rises and when do they want them? Now, or they are “out of here!”

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