Australians have been on a bit of an overseas shopping spree recently. With our high dollar and high incomes, we’ve been very nice global citizens doing our bit by splurging on TVs, shoes, or all expenses paid Contiki tours.
Unfortunately, there’s not a great return on investment on this consumerist rampage.
Shouldn’t we be spending our hard-earned on something much more productive? After all, this mining boom won’t last forever.