Economists beware: your jobs may be under threat by a rogue bunch of super-smart marshmallows...
Following the unbridled success of yesterday's 'QE explained by cartoon bears' animation, IFAonline brings you its top five financial cartoons, courtesy of YouTube.
Financial crisis explained
This can be best summed up by the comments of a previous viewer: "Thank you for putting this complicated issue in marshmallow terms where I can understand it." See for yourself...
Do your clients know the difference between ‘money makers' and ‘money losers'? This Funny Money cartoon, produced in collaboration with the Investor Education Fund, may prove a handy advice aid. Although, it basically says it isn't really worth buying anything at all, not even clothes...
The Big Dipper
This is an interesting (although a bit jarring) animation on the ups and downs of investing and the consumer trend of buying high, selling low. Now, this is one rollercoaster I would pay to ride...
Catch 'em early
This is a cracking little cartoon for your clients to (maybe) show their little'uns. Although, according to this animation, when it comes to educating children about investments, you can't begin early enough.
How to keep shareholders calm, by Warren Buffett
At Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders' meeting last year, held at the height of the credit crunch, more than 50,000 attendees were shown the following ‘reassuring' animation. We wonder what those same attendees would make of CEO Warren Buffett's remarks last month that his purchase of the company in 1964 was his "dumbest" ever.
Caring for children and elderly relatives
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Square Mile’s series of informal interviews
Fine reduced to £60,000
Two roles created