First, let's address something many are feeling but few are saying: sometimes, it's hard to stay optimistic. Whether you're grappling with a sickness, personal setbacks, or disappointing weekend, it's hard to keep in mind that over the long term, there are wins as well as losses. For the most part, rest and medication can work,
The core reason behind inflation, and consequently, higher interest rates, is arguably due to the prolongation of exceedingly low rates in the past. This approach was the consensus of central banks post-2008 and more recently in March 2020. While this strategy was widely endorsed, I held reservations. Over time, my perspective has shifted towards the
Some would suggest the separation of church and state wasn’t about protecting the state from the church – it was the other way around. Another organisation we may wish to keep separate from our government, is New Zealand's Central Bank - As per the RBNZ website they say ‘We have statutory independence from the government.
In the 1980's, the medical alert business was just getting started - 'Help, I've fallen and can't get up' - I loved saying this slightly irreverent quote every time I saw someone fumble or fall over as a child - I know, sorry! The official cash rate has fallen. Are we in trouble NZ? Will