Reserve Bank of Australia

Discover how the Reserve Bank of Australia fixes the price of money at the expense of ordinary Australian savers like you.

Find out how any shift in monetary policy can send the value of your assets, whether it’s your share portfolio, your house or even the dollars in your pocket up and down like a yoyo.

Understanding monetary policy will make you a better investor. Why not read the arguments for abolishing central banks like the RBA and letting the market set interest rates? To see what you think, start here…

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Welcome to Fantasy Land

The circulation of those borrowed monies within the economy is what’s kept the GDP numbers in the positive. For the best part of 30 years, we’ve been compounding our debt pile at an average annual…

Surprise Attack

Ever since June 1991 — our last official recession — the textbook approach to generating GDP growth has been to encourage households to borrow to ‘get the economy moving’. Our economic ‘success’ has really been…

When Wages Just Won’t Grow

Here’s where it gets sticky for the RBA: Their metrics are saying that almost all Aussies that want work have jobs. That suggests wages should be growing. But they aren’t. The biggest factor to wages…

Markets and Money