The Savvy Investor

The Savvy Investor explores local and international money and finance news from a range of sources, including the Australian Financial Review, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, as well as leading commentators. Join presenter Rhody Thomas for all the latest finance news and commentary.


Episode 69

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Original broadcast date 28.12.2021

Episode 68

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Original broadcast date 28.12.2021

Episode 67

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Original broadcast date 14.12.2021

Episode 66

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Original broadcast date 30.11.2021

Episode 65

India, sustainability in private markets, and more.

Original broadcast date 16.11.2021


Episode 64

Fast and slow risk, Bunnings growth, and more.

Original broadcast date 02.11.2021


Episode 63

Founder-led and family-owned companies, home loan crackdown, and a review of Warren Buffet's portfolio.

Original broadcast date 05.10.2021


Episode 62

A guide for first-time investors, an eye-opening article on demographics, and how to make the most of a post-lockdown economy.

Original broadcast date 21.09.2021


Episode 61

Roger Montgomery's six most interesting stocks, the future of housing prices, and more.

Original broadcast date 07.09.2021


Episode 60

We discuss perspectives on coal from Ian Dunlop (CEO of the Australian Institute of Company Directors) and David Peaks.

Original broadcast date 24.08.2021


Episode 59

We look at the old "active vs. passive" debate, and where to hunt for dividends.

Original broadcast date 10.08.2021


Episode 58

The long-term future, ransomware and its effects on companies, the duties of directors, and a new asset class: private debt.

Original broadcast date 27.07.2021


Episode 57

The "One Stock Porfolio" theory explained, big investors warn on climate change and Lithium-ion batteries built in Tomago, plus info on bond markets and timing your tax return.

Original broadcast date 13.07.2021


Episode 56

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Original broadcast date 29.06.2021


Episode 55

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Original broadcast date 15.06.2021


Episode 54

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Original broadcast date 01.06.2021


Episode 53

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Original broadcast date 18.05.2021


Episode 52

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Original broadcast date 20.04.2021


Episode 51

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Original broadcast date 12.01.2021

Episode 50

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Original broadcast date 29.12.2020

Episode 49

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Original broadcast date 15.12.2020

Episode 48

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Original broadcast date 01.12.2020

Episode 47

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Original broadcast date 17.11.2020

Episode 46

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Original broadcast date 20.10.2020

Episode #45

In this week's episode, Ken looks at a piece by Ben Carlson on 'Some Money and Investing Stuff I've Changed My Mind About'; 'Why, despite Coronavirus, house prices continue to rise in the western world', an article in The Economist; and, 'How a Trump or Biden win will affect Australian shareholders', which is from the Aust. Financial Review.

Original broadcast date: 6 October 2020


Episode #44

Ken records this episode in Canberra at our sister station, 1RPH. He shares two articles: 'Save Like a Pessimist, Invest Like an Optimist' by Bill Gates and Morgan House; and, 'The Power of Retail Investors' from the Economist magazine.

Original broadcast date: 22 September 2020


Episode #43

This week, presenter Ken explores how to profit from global disruption - an article from the Australian Financial Review and a piece by Roger Montgomery in The Australian called, 'Welcome to the Wacky World of Wall St'. 

Original broadcast date: 8 September 2020


Episode #42

In this episode, presenter Ken explores the difference of being wealthy and being rich with Jason Zweig from the Wall Street Journal; and the implications of a USD downturn in the Australian Financial Review. All your finance news broadcast on 2RPH.

Original broadcast date: 25 August 2020


Episode #41

We meet Warren Buffett with Marc Rubinstein in Degrees of Certainty, and discuss a tech stock warning with Howard Marks from Oaktree Capital.

Original broadcast date: 11 August 2020


Episode #40

In this week's episode, we explore the investment implications of the US election with Shane Oliver from AMP, Don Stammer from The Australian, and Howard Marks from Oaktree Capital.

Original broadcast date: 14 July 2020

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Episode #39

We take a look at portfolio re-balancing in the pandemic in this episode, featuring Ben Carlson from A Wealth of Commonsense and Joanna Mather from the Australian Financial Review.

Original broadcast date: 30 June 2020

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Episode #38

This week, we look at market volatility, featuring 'A path through the storm' with William MacInnes in the Australian Financial Review and 'Bull market in gold is starting' with Patrick Poke in LiveWire Markets.

Original broadcast date: 16 June 2020

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Episode #37

 What will stop the market returning to its highs? We get the advice from Roger Montgomery in the Australian Financial Review, and we look at Chong Ser Jing's 7 timeless investing rules for stocks.

Original broadcast date: 2 June 2020

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Episode #36

In this episode, we discuss where to turn when dividends dry up with Chanticleer (Australian Financial Review) and explore Kris Walesby's 7 trends and how to play them using ETFs.

Original broadcast date: 19 May 2020

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Episode #35

What lessons should investors learn from this bear market? Joe Wiggins from Behavioural Investment lets us know. We also look at finding your balance in a topsy-turvy world with Jason Zweig (Wall Street Journal).

Original broadcast date: 5 May 2020

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