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Money Talk Xtra



This and every Saturday morning at 8:30, join Peter Lewis for Money Talk Xtra, a programme about personal finance, about investing, and about entrepreneurship. Each week Peter and his team delve into issues relating to your money, your investments, and your finances, with expert guests to answer your questions. He'll look at some of those life changing events that can impact your personal financial situation, talk about investment, and discuss topical issues. 

If you have any questions or have suggestions for topics you would like us to discuss, just email moneytalk@rthk.hk or go to our Facebook page “Money Talk Xtra on RTHK Radio 3”. 

Produced by Phil Whelan



Raising age eligibility from 60 to 65 for elderly welfare subsidies / Married couple / London Gold Scam

Peter Lewis returns with Money Talk Xtra this Saturday morning at 8:30 and meets the Chairman of the Hong Kong Deposit Protection Board to hear about how we ensure your deposits in banks and financial institutions are safe. Jimmy Lam speaks to a listener to hear about how he's preparing financially for Valentine's Day. Finally, on the investment front we'll take a look at China's bond market.

If you want to get in touch with any personal finance questions then please email moneytalk@rthk.hk or post on our Facebook page – Money Talk Xtra on RTHK Radio 3.

16/02/2019 - 足本 Full (HKT 08:30 - 09:00)

16/02/2019 - Raising age eligibility from 60 to 65 for elderly welfare subsidies

To tell us how it impacts the elderly and their families, Peter Lewis was joined by Anthony Wong, Business Director of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.

16/02/2019 - Married couple

Jimmy Lam met our listener Dora who’s just got married recently to hear about her financial challenges. To get some advice for her, Jimmy Lam caught up with financial planner Rosy Siu.

16/02/2019 - London Gold Scam

We talked recently about investment scams on Money Talk Xtra and gave some advice about how to spot them and avoid them. Unfortunately within days of that, the police revealed details of a fraud that duped seven investors out of a total of nearly HK$620 million, which involved trading gold on the London commodities market. To find out what happened, Peter Lewis was joined by Paul Jackson, Managing Director and Asia-Pacific Leader for Cyber Risk at Kroll.


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Listener Helen Ng (left), and David Bojan (right), Managing Director of H Capital

Budgeting for CNY / First CNY after getting married / Understanding options

We’re two weeks away from Chinese New Year. So on this Saturday's Money Talk Xtra, with Peter Lewis and Jimmy Lam, we’ll talk about how to get financially prepared for the festival. One of our listeners is facing his first CNY after getting married which means plenty of laisee to give out. He’ll share some of his financial worries around that with Jimmy. In our investment segment we’ll continue our tutorial on some common investment products by shining the spotlight on options.

If you would like to be our featured listener on the programme one week, please email us at moneytalk@rthk.hk and let us know about your financial concerns so we can try and get advice for you. We’re also on Facebook – Money Talk Xtra on RTHK Radio 3. (Saturdays, 8.30am-9.00am)

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03/02/2018 - 足本 Full (HKT 08:30 - 09:00)

03/02/2018 - Budgeting for CNY

We’re coming up to CNY, a time when expenses usually go up. So it’s wise to have a family budget to better manage your additional spending over this period. David Kneebone, the General Manager of Hong Kong Investor Education Centre shares some tips with you.

03/02/2018 - First CNY after getting married

One of our listeners Simon Ko is having his first Chinese New Year after getting married. That means it will be the first time he and his wife are handing out red packets. Jimmy Lam went to speak to him to understand some of his concerns around that. Jimmy Lam went to speak to social worker Rachel Chiu to see what she advised.

03/02/2018 - Understanding options

Many of you will have come across financial options on markets such as the Hang Seng Index which trade here in Hong Kong. To help explain more, Peter Lewis went to talk with Wong Pak Chung, Vice President of Equities Product Development at HK Exchanges and Clearing.