FT Money Show

FT Money Show

By Financial Times

The Financial Times Money Show brings you engaging insight into personal finance. Claer Barrett, her team and leading industry commentators dissect the week’s news and discuss how it will affect you and your pocket. Produced by Lucy Warwick-Ching.

Episodes

Can I get my money back for cancelled flights?

FT Money presenter Claer Barrett talks to FT columnists Michael Skapinker and Lindsay Cook about the issues travellers are experiencing, which airlines appear to be the best and worst and how UK listeners can go directly to their credit or debit card provider to request a refund for cancelled flights and holidays.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/05/2019m 58s

Will UK taxes have to rise to pay for the pandemic?

Will UK taxes go up in the near future? A leaked Treasury document shows the government is pondering some taxing questions. In this week's FT Money Show podcast Claer Barrett and guests discuss what could happen - and when. Plus, financial planning is a topic we know many of you are turning to under lockdown - Michael Martin from Seven Investment Management gives some tips on what to prioritise.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/05/2019m 7s

Shoring up your personal finances

As the chancellor commits to spending billions more on support packages for workers and companies, FT Money presenter Claer Barrett and experts explain what you could claim. Next up on the show, maths teacher and TV personality Bobby Seagull talks about this year’s National Numeracy Day - an opportunity for people of all ages to boost their numeracy and money management skills.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/05/2022m 35s

Learning about money and rich people's problems

Claer Barrett and Lucy Warwick-Ching discuss covert and overt ways to interest children in learning about money, and columnist James Max reveals that his biggest problem during the lockdown has been keeping his house clean without his regular cleaner.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/05/2018m 25s

Investing through the crisis

Claer Barrett explores some of the biggest issues facing small investors with investment columnist Merryn Somerset Webb and Fidelity’s Maike Currie.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/04/2014m 3s

What you should do if your company wants to cut your pay

There are lots of pressures on household budgets at the current time, but experts on the FT Money show are here to guide you through it. On this week's podcast we’re going to be talking about worker’s rights if companies want to cut their pay; whether you should take a ‘payment holiday on your mortgage’, and how to get a refund on a holiday you can no longer take - our Money Mentor Lindsay Cook is here to help. And with children at home, we’ve also got ideas to inspire them to learn more about money matters - and there’s even a competition parents can enter for sharing their best ideas.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/04/2025m 0s

Individual Savings Accounts - could these tax free wrappers take over from pensions as our preferred savings vehicle?

Could Isas overtake pensions as the UK's tax-saving vehicle of choice? The tax benefits of pensions have been steadily eroded over the past decade but at the same time, Isas have been coming into their own. Most people approaching retirement today will rely on a combination of pensions and Isa income. In this week's show, FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett takes a break from covering the coronavirus and what it means for your money, and interviews the FT's Money Mentor columnist about why investors like Isas so much and how these investments compare to pensions.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/03/2010m 43s

UK Budget, coronavirus planning and crashing stockmarkets

It's been a week of shock and awe for UK investors. Wednesday started with an emergency interest rate cut from the BoE. New chancellor Rishi Sunak then delivered a Budget full of emergency "first aid" measures to help workers, the self employed and small businesses survive the crisis - and some very unexpected news for wealthy pension savers. And in the meantime - stock markets around the world continue to experience deep falls as central banks work out how to respond to the coronavirus.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/03/2025m 28s

Campaign for clear pension charges, how the coronavirus has hit stock markets and coal fires

Join our campaign for clear pension charges - FT Money has been exploring the impossibility of comparing the costs of drawdown plans. The FT is calling on the pensions and advise industry to be transparent about charges to help people to shop around. In this week's show, FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett interviews o the FT's pensions expert about our campaign. Next up, the spread of the coronavirus has given world stock markets a nasty turn - FT Moneys' new investment reporter, Madison Darbyshire, talks about how investors are reacting. And finally, to cheer listeners up a bit - James Max, our Rich People's Problems columnist is here to discuss a burning issue - the government's proposed ban on coal fires.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/03/2030m 20s

Split mortgages, scams, and free money for childcare

Do you want to find out how to do the splits on your mortgage? FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett is not talking about stretching yourself, but instead, how thousands of borrowers are finding their mortgage lender is flexible enough to give them more than one type of mortgage. Next up, nearly a million people reported scam calls, texts or emails from criminals posing as UK tax authority HMRC last year - we tell you how to protect yourself. And finally, despite the rising cost of childcare, statistics show a million parents are not claiming for the tax free childcare they are entitled to - are you one of them?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/02/2027m 25s

Finance on Instagram: what's not to like?

The "Instagram generation" are more famous for sharing consumption-driven images than being savvy with money - but the social media platform is increasingly providing the "inspo" for young people looking to save money, learn to budget, start investing or get out of debt. Presenter Claer Barrett talks to FT Money writer Katharine Gemmell and FT columnist Jason Butler.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/02/2030m 33s

Pensions tax relief, Winter fuel allowance and Britain's house prices

Is time running out for pensions tax relief? Chancellor Sajid Javid is reported to be considering a major shake-up of pensions at the Budget in a months time. The FT's pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo talks to FT Money editor Claer Barrett about what form this could take. Next up, we debate the value of the Winter Fuel Allowance for wealthy pensioners. And finally, our resident property guru James Pickford on how the next property cycle could turn out.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/02/2024m 20s

Pensions advice, new overdraft rules and Latin terms in the investment world

Have you been mis-sold pensions advice? FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett talks to the FT's pensions expert Josephine Cumbo about the suitability of financial advice in relation to retirement planning. Next up on the show we discuss how the new bank overdraft rules could affect you. And finally, does your financial adviser speak your language? FT columnist Moira O'Neill has spoken out against the widespread use of Latin terms in the investment world - should it be allowed to continue ad infinitum?     See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/02/2024m 12s

Stock picking competition, how to get a pay rise and company pensions

Could your stock picking skills beat the market this year? In this week's FT Money Show podcast presenter Claer Barrett talks to FT Markets reporter Robert Smith about the results of our 2019 contest between readers and FT journalists. Plus we give you details of how to enter this year's competition. Next up, January's nearly over but you still have another 11 months to make good on your New Year's resolutions. If you had resolved to get a pay rise or sort out your pension this year, keep listening as help is at hand.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/01/2022m 40s

The $1.6tn US student debt nightmare

Student debt in the US is crippling millions of Americans. Last year the amount students owed came to a total of $1.6tn - that's 8 per cent of the country's national income. This week we hear from one of the 45m students paying back debts to the government. FT Money Show presenter Lucy Warwick-Ching talks to FT reporter Alice Kantor about why university is so expensive in the US compared to the UK and whether there is anything that can be done about it.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/01/2012m 31s

Pensions tax relief, buy to let and buying a new car

The well-advised wealthy are worrying that pensions benefits could be cut. FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett asks the FT's pensions expert for the details. Next up we discuss whether it's better to invest in buy to let or a holiday let? And if you're thinking of buying a new car you might change your mind about how you finance it after you listen to this podcast.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/01/2026m 18s

Has Harry Potter been a wizard with his finances

Harry Potter will turn 40 in the year 2020, but has he been a wizard with his finances? Presenter James Pickford speculates on his fictional fortune with Moira O’Neill, head of personal finance at Interactive investor - plus we look at the financial impact of a Dry January, and where to find the best deals on gym membership.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/01/2019m 40s

You’ve made a financial mistake - now what

2019 has been a bumper year for bad investments - the unravelling of Neil Woodford's investment empire has left many nursing heavy losses, others have lost money in mini bonds or have money trapped in property funds. Presenter Claer Barrett talks to experts about what people should do if their investments haven't worked. Plus, as we enter the season of goodwill we tell listeners how to talk to their family about money.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/12/1924m 34s

What you need to know before hiring a nanny

Finding suitable childcare is an issue that we know makes many of the FT Money Show listeners bawl so we've invited someone onto the show to try to make sense of it. Today's lead guest on the FT Money Show, Izabella Kaminska, was so struck by the financial complexity of working out the costs of hiring a nanny - from tax, to organising a pension and accounting for various extras - she decided to write about her experiences. On this week's podcast Izzy talks to presenter Claer Barrett about the true costs of childcare. Plus, we discuss what makes a person more at risk of being scammed.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/12/1925m 19s

The general election and your finances, the gender pensions gap and our love/hate relationship with cash

The general election and your finances - with a week to go, what changes could the major parties bring in? Presenter Claer Barrett talks to Rachael Griffin, a tax expert at Quilter, about the pledges. Next up on the show if you're self employed, have you got a pension? A third of self-employed women say they are saving nothing into a pension. Blogger Emma Maslin, better known as the Money Whisperer, has lots to say on this topic. And finally - they might say it's vulgar to talk about money, but James Max, our Rich People's Problems columnist is here to explain why he loves cash.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/12/1931m 14s

What happens to our digital assets and online accounts when we die?

Have you ever counted how many online accounts you have? Do you listen to music on Spotify, upload your pictures to the cloud or hold your savings in an online bank account? If the answer is yes to any of these questions you should consider what happens to these assets when you die. On this week's FT Money show presenter Lucy Warwick-Ching delves into the world of digital legacies - from Facebook to cryptocurrencies. She talks to Angharad Lynn of VWV, James Norris of the Digital Legacy Association and Ian Bond of the Law Society about the rise of digital wills and end of life planning companies.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/11/1918m 1s

Investment trusts: family trusts, dividend heroes and compared to other investments

On this week's FT Money show we discuss investment trusts and the different ways investors can use them in their portfolios. Presenter Emma Agyemang, FT Money reporter, talks to Jason Hollands, managing director at Tilney Group and Moira O'Neill of interactive investor about how listeners can invest alongside the wealthiest families. Plus, the dividend heroes - which offer the most consistent income and are they still a good option for investors? And finally, Merryn Somerset Webb tells listeners why she thinks investment trusts have a better chance of lasting a lifetime compared to other assets.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/11/1930m 41s

How to find a financial adviser, general election planning for your finances and the rise of the 40 year mortgage

How to find a financial adviser - a relationship with an adviser you can trust is something that FT readers often tell us is hard to come by. FT Money editor Claer Barrett talks to Damian Fantato, deputy editor of FT Adviser about the solution. Plus, with less than a month to go until the general election, financial advisers tell us they are getting calls from a lot of worried clients - we discuss what's troubling them. And finally, the rise of the 40-year mortgage - Paul Lewis, presenter of BBC Moneybox is here to share his own worries about extra long hours.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/11/1927m 29s

Election planning for your finances, digital tax returns and balancing your budget

Taxing questions ahead of the General Election - as the spending pledges of the major parties add up, how might the tax rules change to pay for it all? Presenter Claer Barrett talks to Nimesh Shah, a partner at Blick Rothenberg to get the answers. Plus, if you’re already dreading your annual tax return, would you prefer it if computers did it for you? Chris Giles, the FT’s economics editor, has been probing the future shift toward personal tax accounts that could deduct what you owe in real time! And finally, Becky O'Connor from Royal London tells listeners about a host of savings tips and tricks that could help you balance your own budget.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/11/1931m 0s

How much do you need to retire on? The answer is more than you think

There's been a series of scary surveys this week about how much we need to save to fund our retirement so Claer Barrett, FT Money editor, has invited Moira O'Neill from Interactive Investor joins onto the podcast to talk us through the numbers. Next up, have you heard of a Susu? Emma Agyemang reveals details about the revival in this decades-old method of saving. And finally, the FT's Rich People's Problems columnist James Max joins us in the studio to discuss the cost of getting a new puppy.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31/10/1925m 11s

How to set up your own investment club

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss how tens of thousands of UK private investors are meeting in pubs, restaurants and private homes to discuss how to beat the market - with tips for anyone thinking of doing the same.Plus why the wealthy get married in secret, and how banks could do more to help customers with mental health issues.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/10/1920m 40s

Are you facing losses from the closure of the Woodford equity income fund?

Hundreds of thousands of investors with money trapped in the Woodford Equity Income fund found out this week that the fund is to be liquidated, the fund manager would be sacked and that their money would be returned to them eventually. Claer Barrett, FT money editor, talks to guests about how much money investors have lost and how much they are likely to get back and when. Plus we hear from someone who was landed with a £476 fine and a criminal record - just for forgetting to charge her iphone.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/10/1932m 16s

You probably have a pension - but have you got a retirement plan?

It's financial planning week and this year's theme is retirement planning. As part of the initiative, thousands of certified planners are offering a free hour-long session to people wanting help with setting their financial goals. FT Money deputy editor James Pickford talks to the FT's pensions correspondent about retirement planning. Plus we hear from Jackie Lockie, head of financial planning with the CISI, and Patrick Connolly of Chase de Vere, about how best to plan for retirement.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/10/1917m 40s

Students: top tips on how to budget at university

What's the best bank account for students? Who will give you an interest-free overdraft? And how can you get hold of a student railcard? Lucy Warwick-Ching, FT Money digital editor talks to three experts about how to make the most of your money as a student. Plus we hear how your credit rating as a student can affect your ability to get finance long after you've finished studying. And finally Guy Anker of Moneysavingexpert.com tells us why you shouldn't automatically pay off your student loan if you can afford it.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/10/1915m 16s

Would you lend your parents money?

FT journalist Alice Kantor's recent column "Why I refused to lend money to my parents" is one of the FT Money's most-read and most commented columns ever. Claer Barrett, FT Money editor, invites Alice onto the show to talk to her about why she said no to her parents request for a loan. We also hear tips on how listeners can say no to friends and family who ask to borrow money.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/09/1922m 39s

Escape the motherhood penalty, teenage investors and 'best buy' investment lists

Having a baby is one of the best things that could happen in your life - but sadly it could also be the worst thing that could happen to your finances. We discuss the effects of the gender pay gap. Plus FT Money editor Claer Barrett talks to guests about what kind of investor Adrian Mole could have grown into. And what could happen to the 'best buy' lists used by fund supermarkets in the wake of the Woodford scandal?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/09/1920m 25s

Financial Room 101 - what would you most like to banish?

What are the biggest barriers to managing our money? Special guests Martin Wolf, Bobby Seagull and Justin Urquhart Stewart tell presenter Claer Barrett what they would banish to ‘Room 101’ to improve the nation’s finances. This week's podcast comes to you from the FT Money tent at the FT Weekend Festival at Kenwood House.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/09/1941m 25s

Do you have a joint bank account with your partner?

As research shows modern couples are more likely to keep their finances separate, presenter Claer Barrett and guests debate how women in particular are managing their money. Plus, ahead of the new university term we reveal finance tips for students and their parents, and ask what could emerge as the next consumer misselling scandal after PPI.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/09/1923m 48s

Could you profit from a last minute PPI claim?

With a matter of days until the deadline, presenter Claer Barrett discusses the practicalities of making a claim online with the FT's Money Mentor Lindsay Cook. Plus, how to build effective money habits, and the growing NHS pensions row.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/08/1926m 22s

Investing for the under 40s - the pros and cons of the Lifetime Isa

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests explore how under 40s are using the Lifetime Isa to save for a property, or invest for the future. What strategies are younger investors taking? Plus the new rules on automatic compensation when broadband goes down, and the six ways pensions scammers are most likely to try and con you - would you fall for it?   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/08/1923m 44s

Your money under a Boris government

As fears of a 'No Deal Brexit' rise, the pound and share prices of UK domestic stocks have tumbled. Some might see this as a buying opportunity - yet others fear there's further to fall. Termed 'The BoJo trade' by investment pundits, Claer Barrett, FT Money editor asks - which side of this trade are you on? Next up on the show - why are some investors moving into defensive stocks? And finally, we hear from our Rich People's columnist, James Max, about the cost of private medical insurance.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
01/08/1925m 19s

How to enjoy your retirement, and top tips for getting the best deal on your holiday money

If ever there was a word that needed to be retired it's 'retirement'. The kind of images this word conjures up is sunny beaches and no longer having to set an alarm clock, or a stressful feeling about how much longer you will need to work to afford such a lifestyle. This week author Don Ezra talks to FT Money editor Claer Barrett about how best to get to and enjoy what used to be called retirement. Next up, if you're heading off on holiday soon then listen to our top tips on how to get the best deal on your holiday money.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/07/1928m 0s

Inheritance tax rules, confusion over freelance tax payments and investing in fine wines

Inheritance tax rules are due for a shake up - FT Money editor Claer Barrett asks whether efforts to simplify the system can ever shake off its claim to be "Britain's most hated tax"? Next, experts discuss whether the IR35 tax rules are flawed or not. And finally, Alan Livsey, the FT's wine buff talks about an investment that is literally liquid - fine wine.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/07/1919m 40s

Does your state pension add up?

Millions have used a government website to check their state pension, only to find they have missing years of National Insurance contributions. Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss what can be done, plus experts debate the future for inheritance tax and whether the cap on high cost credit should be extended.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/07/1930m 44s

Retirement homes, mobile phone bills and tennis club membership

Retirement property has a reputation for being a rip off, but several large operators claim to have reinvented the model. The FT's Money Mentor columnist Lindsay Cook joins Claer Barrett to discuss the issues. Next up, is your mobile phone a drain on your finances? Guy Anker from MoneySavingExpert tells us how. And finally, listeners hear from the FT's Rich People's Problems experts about the controversy surrounding his local tennis club.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/07/1920m 8s

'Facebank', financial scams and shareholder rights

Facebook plans to shake up the finance world with a new digital currency called Libra - we hear about its pros and cons. Next up, we discover what Moll Flanders, the literary anti-heroine, can tell us about modern day bank fraud. And finally we find out how smaller shareholders can stand up for their rights.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/06/1917m 42s

Mid-life financial MOT, credit card debts and Britain's growing tax gap

Do you find yourself stumped by questions about how much to put towards your mortgage payment versus your investments? It may be time for a midlife financial MOT. Presenter James Pickford talks to FT reporter Lucy Warwick-Ching about why advisers are targeting people in their forties and fifties. Next, we speak to a woman who cleared credit card debt to the tune of £16,000. And finally, we discuss what's behind Britain's growing tax gap.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/06/1917m 16s

The true cost of regulation, how to manage our spending habits and new payment card measures

How much are you really paying in your taxes to regulate the banks? Presenter James Pickford talks to Paul Lewis, Moneybox presenter about how much it costs to make sure the financial services industry doesn't break the rules. Next, we tell you how to keep your money plans on the straight and narrow. And finally, FT Money Mentor Lindsay Cook sings the praises of a payment card measure that is little promoted by banks but can be extremely effective for consumers.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/06/1917m 22s

Neil Woodford, YouTube millionaires and Rich People's Problems

Neil Woodford, the star fund manager who launched his own equity fund five years ago, was forced to halt withdrawals from his Equity Income fund last week - FT Money's deputy editor talks to investment reporter Kate Beioley about what went wrong. Next up, listeners hear how to become a Youtube millionaires, and what your choice of wristwatch says about you.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/06/1919m 45s

Barbie turns 60 - but how big is her pension?

Barbie has had more than 200 careers over the past 60 years, including an astronaut, news anchor, fashion model and pop star. But what financial challenges does she face as she heads towards the Barbie Retirement Dream Home? Presenter Claer Barrett talks to Moira O'Neill of Interactive Investor and Michael Martin of Seven Investment Management, plus they debate common problems with inheritance tax and how to avoid a holiday rip-off.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/05/1915m 58s

Wealth managers, switching pension providers and where Britain's wealthy live

How are the UK's wealth managers tackling market turbulence? James Pickford, deputy FT Money editor, talks to Alice Ross about how the private banking industry is reacting to the changing needs of its clients. Plus - we delve into the reasons why some customers are waiting months to have their investments moved from one pension provider to another. And finally, where do Britain's wealthy live?   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/05/1917m 58s

National numeracy day - women and maths

In honour of National Numeracy Day we're looking at why so many women say they're less confident with numbers than men - and why this is a myth we're keen to bust. Bobby Seagull, the FT columnist and possibly Britain's most famous maths teacher joins presenter Claer Barrett to crunch the numbers. Next up Mike Ellicock, chief executive of the National Numeracy charity on the latest numbers quiz. And finally the founder of Boring Money draws some parallels between an aversion to maths and a lack of confidence to invest.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/05/1927m 49s

Equity release, shoddy customer service and the rise in customer complaints

Would you use your property to supplement your pension? Claer Barrett and guests examine the pros and cons of using equity release. Next, the FT Rich People's Problems columnist James Max talks about bad customer service, and finally, we analyse what people are complaining about.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/05/1924m 55s

The Royal baby, women investors and inside the UK's debt crisis

As the world awaits the arrival of the Royal Baby, Claer Barrett and guests discuss finding an investment strategy for your child that's fit for a prince or princess. Plus - are women better at saving than men? Dame Helena Morrissey uncovers the statistics. And finally, we discuss what can be done to tackle Britain's debt crisis.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/05/1918m 59s

Merryn Somerset Webb on the rise of ESG investments

Are you investments taking on a green tinge? As climate change protests stop the traffic in London, interest in ethical investing is accelerating fast. FT columnist Merryn Somerset Webb welcomes greater interest from fund managers, but warns it needs to be more than "greenwash" to be effective. Plus Money Mentor Lindsay Cook dissects the problem debts of the wealthy, and as US markets hit a fresh record high. Artemis fund manager Simon Edelsten warns investors about the dangers of hubris.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/04/1921m 4s

Maternity pay, online investors and the value of time

Despite changing attitudes in the workforce there are still bosses who wouldn't give you a job if they thought you were going to have a baby in a few years. Lucy Warwick-Ching talks to Mumsnet about the wide disparity in maternity and paternity policies among employers and gives listeners the chance to have their say. Plus - we hear from an "armchair investor" about the realities of trading from the comfort of your home. And finally Jason Butler tells us how to how to maximise the most of the precious thing we own - our time.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/04/1922m 49s

A mortgage milestone and what Brexit means for investors

FT money deputy editor James Pickford is joined by Jason Hurwood of Nationwide to discuss the move by the UK’s second biggest mortgage lender into equity release, investment writer Kate Beioley says Brexit is prompting investors to hoard cash, and pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo looks at new research exposing the costs of exiting a pension scheme.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/04/1917m 45s

The collapse of London Capital and Finance, climate change investing and buying a ski apartment

In light of the London Capital and Finance scandal the city watchdog is warning consumers about how some high-risk investments are marketed. Claer Barrett is joined by senior FT journalists Barney Thompson and John Gapper to assess what's gone wrong. Next up, could climate change provide a novelway to start a conversation about investment with your children? And finally our Rich People's Problems columnist discusses whether his ski apartment is good value for money.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/04/1922m 47s

Pension problems in the NHS, auto-enrolment and a new pet insurance product

Diagnosing pension problems in the NHS - an FT investigation has revealed that senior doctors and consultants across the country are turning down extra shifts through fear of landing themselves with punitive tax bills. Josephine Cumbo asks whether the pensions taper is bad for our health. Next up, she interviews Paul Lewis, the Moneybox presenter on auto enrolment schemes. Finally, she delves into the world of pet insurance products - did you know there is a fitness tracker for dogs?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/03/1912m 39s

Financial advice for young people, crowdfunding and why Brexit has ruined my dinner parties

Think you're ready for a financial adviser but you can't find anyone to take your money? FT Money editor Claer Barrett talks to money blogger Iona Bain about why old fashioned advisers don't want young people's money. Next up, podcast guests chat about crowdfunding - how it works, the risks involved - and what a unicorn is! And finally, James Max is causing a stir with his topic of dinner party conversation.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/03/1920m 30s

Retirement planning, Help to buy and ageism in society

Are you ready for retirement? Claer Barrett, FT Money editor, and guests discuss the importance of financial planning - whether you're hoping to retire in 50 years or 50 weeks. Plus, first-time buyers get a boost from Help to Buy, but should the government consider aiming a tax break at the 'last-time buyers' to help more of them downsize? And finally, listeners hear from FT Money's new columnist - Jane Owen, whose debut column 'the invisible woman' rails against ageism in society.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/03/1915m 5s

Isa special: Everything you need to know about Individual Savings Accounts

New research says it's possible for younger investors to build up a million pound Isa portfolio - and in this week's podcast Claer Barrett and guests tell listeners how to do it. Also, Kate Beioley talks about how freelance workers can use flexible Isas to smooth out the lumps and bumps in their income, and Moira O'Neill of interactive investor discusses how to set up a stocks and shares Isa. And last but not least James Max, FT Rich People's Problems columnist reveals what it's like to work at an investment bank.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/03/1928m 31s

Pension freedoms: the unintended consequences revealed

Have you cashed in your retirement savings under the pension freedoms rules? If so, are you one of the many UK pensioners who have found that the freedom to do what you want with your savings is not delivering quite what you had wished for? FT Pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo debates the issues with fellow guests Steve Webb of Royal London, Claire Walsh of Schroders and Malcolm McLean of Barnett Waddington.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/02/1923m 19s

How to crack your credit score

FT money editor Claer Barrett is joined by Money Mentor Lindsay Cook to discuss cracking your credit score – including why yours might be worse than you think – and Mike Tuckett from Transport for London, who shares some staggering stats about contactless travel. Bobby Seagull, of University Challenge fame also stops by to sound off about football signs.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/02/1921m 13s

The fight for our data, good news for renters and final salary pension problems

From rental fees to who owns your financial data - the FT analyses this week's personal finance news and gives you the lowdown in downloadable form. Claer Barrett, FT Money editor, and guests discuss letting agency fees, 'made up' figures in a fintech advert and pension problems for the older generation.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/02/1916m 57s

Six financial mistakes that women need to avoid

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss what every female needs to know about her finances. From practicing 'financial self defence', getting started in investing and bridging the gender pay and pensions gap, this special edition of the FT Money podcast covers all these issues and more.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/02/1929m 16s

Are you facing a tax bill that is so large you can't pay it?

This special edition of the FT Money show is dedicated to examining the far reaching effects of the loan charge on 100,000 freelance contractors in the UK. Claer Barrett, the FT Money editor, and Emma Agyemang, the FT's tax reporter, talk to individuals facing huge tax bills, and get the inside story from independent tax experts and the politicians who are calling for the law to be changed.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31/01/1924m 35s

Finance tips for freelancers, insurance pitfalls and how to write the perfect 'to do list'

FT Money editor Claer Barrett on the latest finance tips for freelancers ahead of the tax deadline. Plus Paul Lewis, the Moneybox presenter reveals the hidden pitfalls of staying with the same home insurance provider year on year. And finally professor Elizabeth Emens on how tips to help you cross off more things on your financial to-do lists.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/01/1928m 0s

Open Banking: what is it and how can you benefit from the new rules

FT Money Digital editor Lucy Warwick-Ching and guests discuss what open banking is, why it was launched and which are the best apps for consumers. Plus we delve into exactly why despite the hype around the launch, just one in four people have heard of open banking.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/01/1913m 40s

A stock picking competition, dealing with post-christmas debt and collecting coins

This week's bumper podcast offers listeners the chance to compete against the FT investment experts. Plus FT Money editor Claer Barrett talks to a man who quit his corporate job and took a huge change of career direction. Also on the show is Lindsay Cook, the FT's Money Mentor, on zero per cent credit card deals. And finally, as the Royal Mint launches a new range of collectible coins, we ask if they are ever a good investment.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/01/1924m 58s

Financial New Year's Resolutions: How to manage your money in 2019

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guest presenter Bobby Seagull of University Challenge fame present a special New Year's edition of podcast packed with tips and ideas for managing your cash in the year ahead, featuring the "financial resolutions" of a host of FT commentators   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/01/1924m 40s

Brexit buying opportunity, the top FTSE risers and fallers and should you take your claim to the small claims court?

FT Money editor Claer Barrett talks to Merryn Somerset Webb about how investors can take advantage of choppy markets. Plus, we highlight the winners and losers of the FTSE 100 stocks and is the small claims court a better bet than the ombudsman service?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/12/1823m 20s

Beyond Brexit, christmas lights for beards and the growing trend presents for teachers

FT Money editor Claer Barrett investing beyond Brexit - what action should you consider to ride out the volatility. Plus as Christmas approaches, what is this year's must have party accessory and will you be buying a present for your child's teacher this year?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/12/1821m 13s

Buying your first property, the pensions dashboard and private banking

Claer Barrett and guests discuss how tough it is for first time buyers to get onto the property ladder if they don't have help from mum and dad. Plus, the pensions dashboard - it's finally arrived, so what should we make of it. And Rich People's Problems columnist James Max tell us why he's happy to pay though the nose for old fashioned banking.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/12/1826m 17s

What do you really think about financial advisers - and what do they say about you?

We've devoted this week's Money Show podcast to examining the changing relationship between financial advisers and their clients. Over the past month, more than 400 of you have bared your financial souls to us, completing FT Money's detailed survey about financial advice - covering what you most want to ask an adviser for help with. Claer Barrett and guests discuss what you love and hate about the advice profession.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29/11/1824m 9s

Black Friday bargains, women's pensions and investment trusts

Claer Barrett and guests discuss Black Friday deals and talk about the campaign to reduce the state pension age for women born in the 1950s. Plus we take another look at investment trusts and whether small companies could bring investors high returns.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/11/1815m 38s

Can you learn about money from reading someone's financial diary?

Claer Barrett and guests discuss the phenomenal success of the Money Diaries - an online website that has enabled women around the world to anonymously share their financial spending secrets. Plus we hear from a former banker turned entrepreneur who has set up a company to help women take control of their money.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/11/1818m 56s

Britain's financial 'invisibles', child benefit fines repaid and why Lord Lee is selling some shares

Lucy Warwick-Ching and guests debate what it means to be refused access to credit, why HMRC is repaying fines it levied for unpaid tax, and how a volatile stock market has lead to Lord Lee selling some shares.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/11/1815m 54s

What will the Budget mean for you?

Claer Barrett and guests discuss how the chancellor's budget will hit your pocket. Is the new income tax change really as good as it sounds? And how will it affect you if you're self employed or a landlord. Finally, we unpick the pension contribution rules and spell out how much you can contribute.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
01/11/1815m 13s

Share incentive schemes and what you really think of financial advisers

FT money editor Claer Barrett is joined by Money Mentor Lindsay Cook to discuss the perks and pitfalls of company share incentive schemes and columnist Jason Butler stops in to talk curbing Christmas shopping enthusiasm. Finally, why FT Money wants to know what you really think of your financial adviser.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/10/1816m 6s

Remortgaging your home, holding cash and getting more women to invest

Claer Barrett and guests discuss why people are using their homes as piggy banks and what they are doing with the extra money. Other topics of debate include why more and more investors are sitting on cash rather than putting their money into the stock market, and how to get more women to engage with their finances.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/10/1818m 25s

How to fight fraud, the oil price and putting the payday lenders out of business

Claer Barrett and guests discuss whether banks are doing enough to help their customers in the fight against fraud. Other topics in this week's show include the oil price and whether it could surpass $100 a barrel, and we hear from the man behind a new tool to help consumers win compensation from high cost lenders.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/10/1818m 25s

Cannabis, stamp duty and gender financial differences

This week's show looks at the rise of cannabis and whether UK investors should be looking to take a position in pot stocks. Plus the rise in stamp duty and why the differences in the way men and women save and spend appear at a very young age.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/10/1816m 47s

Emerging markets, tax avoiders and owning property

Emerging markets turmoil - how should investors react? James Pickford and guests discuss the options. Also, the HMRC crackdown that threatens huge financial difficulties for thousands of low earners. Plus James Max gives his (controversial) view on how many homes one person should have.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/10/1821m 5s

Is property still a good investment?

As the market gets stickier in the run up to Brexit, the FT Money podcast debates where property prices will go next. Plus Merryn Somerset Webb shares her thoughts on the tenth anniversary of the financial crisis.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/09/1822m 4s

Free perks with your bank account, fixed rate mortgages and tech stocks

Does your bank give you a free daily coffee, free cinema tickets, money off meals out or a cheap taxi to the airport? Welcome to the world of premier banking - the FT Money Show reveals more. Plus, as interest rates rise, more homeowners lock into a five year fix, and could soaring valuations of FAANG stocks be coming to an end?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/09/1813m 24s

Electric cars, investing in Fundsmith, and the growing problem debt in the UK

On this week's show FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss the growing market for electric cars - what they are like to drive and how the finances stack up. And Terry Smith of Fundsmith calls in to tell us about Smithson, a new investment trust investing in global small and mid cap stocks.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 13s

EIS investments, rising debt problems and Child Trust Funds

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss the latest trends in EIS investments and the rising number of people getting into problem debt. And child trust funds come of age - we explain how to make the most of your investment.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 42s

Investing in English wine, problems with the pensions dashboard, and cycling your way to a tax break

From sparkling wine to cycling tax breaks,  FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss the FT's latest personal finance stories.Should you be pouring your money into wine or would you be better off investing in Champagne? And Paul Lewis of BBC radio 4's Moneybox is here to ask what's happened to the government's promise of a pensions dashboard.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 1s

Fraud - how can you avoid becoming the next victim?

From banking fraud to pension liberation schemes and property deposit scams, FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss the latest elaborate swindles and tell you how to avoid them. The techniques that the con artists are using today are worryingly sophisticated - but listening to this special edition of the FT Money podcast should be your first line of defence.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 51s

What would a no-deal Brexit mean for your money?

FT Money editor Clear Barrett Barrett is joined by FT political correspondent Laura Hughes and FT Money reporters Aime Williams and Kate Beioley to discuss the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit and what it would mean for your finances. The team also talks travel money tips and FT columnist Jason Butler explains how to cash in by de-cluttering.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 57s

The maths of Love Island

FT Money editor Clear Barrett Barrett is joined by columnists Bobby Seagull, James Max and Edwin Esosa for a summery podcast that brings some cold hard maths to this year’s hottest show, analyses the sticky economics of jam making and separates good diversity schemes from bad.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 29s

Leasehold property, currency traps and a special subscriber offer for podcast listeners

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests on upcoming reforms to property leaseholds and how the latest downturn in sterling means you need to get the best possible rate on your money. We discuss the hidden charges that could sting travellers, and how to avoid these. Also, if you listen to the podcast you could be eligible for a special subscriber discount to the digital edition of the FT.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 28s

Train delays and commuter chaos: what are your rights?

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests on what to do if you've been caught up in the train disruption. What are your rights - and what chance do you stand of getting money back if a cancelled train has caused you to miss a flight, or pay to travel by taxi?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 19s

Questions to ask before you retire - do you and your partner want the same things?

FT Money digital editor Lucy Warwick-Ching and guests on the importance of planning for getting the best out of your retirement. Plus, will you still be paying off your mortgage in your seventies?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 47s

Money saving tips, starting a supper club and the trauma of expenses claims

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests on the best money saving tips for millennials and how to start a supper club. Also, the FT's Rich People's Problems columnist, James Max, tells us about the biggest expenses claim he's ever submitted  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 38s

Online gambling, more tax quirks and property peer-to-peer lending

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests on the truth about online gambling and the quirk in the tax system that disadvantages people who read books online. Also, David Stevenson on whether property peer to peer lending is ever a good idea.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 9s

Myths about divorce, investment trusts and the FT's Thrift Off experiment

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss the things people don't know about divorce, what has been happening in the world of investment trusts and discuss the FT's competition on how to spend wisely, and save in style.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 50s

Investing in Bitcoin, financial fitness and wealth managers

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss the volatile price of cryptocurrencies, how to cut your performance fees by going to the gym and how wealth managers are adapting to the needs of young people.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 28s

Selling property, talking about money and booking holidays online

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss why it's never been easier to view homes for sale on your phone, talking about money and how the decline of the high street travel agent has reduced our consumer rights.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 26s

The Millennial smartphone saving revolution

FT Money reporter Kate Beioley hosts a Millennial Money takeover this week, talking to FT reporters Rianna Croxford, Nicholas Megaw and Camilla Hodgson about the new savings and investing apps that let Millennials manage money from their smart phones. After road-testing the apps, are they helpful hacks or phone-based fads?   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 21s

Making partner in your firm, cashing in final salary pensions and investing in oil

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss the risks and rewards of becoming a partner in your firm and delve into the latest statistics on how many people are cashing out of final salary schemes. Plus David Stevenson on investing in oil.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 54s

National Numeracy, gas bills and some free money

The Financial Times is busting some Rhymes - Bobby Seagull, the maths teacher celebrates National Numeracy day by unleashing his 'maths rap' on the nation with his co-rapper and FT Money editor Claer Barrett.  Also on the show - why gas bills are rising and how listeners can win £1000.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 38s

Numeracy skills, saving for retirement and why millennials are not investing for their future

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss  Britain's lack of numeracy skills, how much you need to save in retirement and why young people can start investing for their future.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 33s

The future for inheritance tax, buying beach huts and launching a second career in your sixties

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss IHT - Britain's most hated tax, investing in a beach hut and how to launch a second career in your fifties or sixties.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 34s

Animal magic for markets, Woodford’s woes and why investors should care about central banks

Bull, bear, tortoise or hare – now foxes and hedehogs too. Not a new children’s book but a valuable market analogy according to money editor Claer Barrett and guests. Also this week,Merryn Somerset Webb on what the move from QE to QT means for investors, and finally Neil Woodford’s week of woe.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 8s

Valuable vinyl in the attic, the perils of investment cliches and the gambling habits of millennials

FT Money deputy editor James Pickford talks to Ludovic Hunter-Tilney, the FT's pop critic, about his quest to value his large collection of vinyl, CDs and cassettes - and how you might do the same. Miles Johnson, FT capital markets editor, on the dangers of setting too much store by investment's popular wisdom. Finally Kate Beioley of FT Money talks about the growing problem of online gambling, with its easy appeal to phone-toting millennials.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 38s

Canal barges, personal service companies, and cryptocurrencies

FT Money deputy editor James Pickford and guests discuss buying a boat, HMRC's focus on personal service companies and why investing in cryptocurrencies doesn't always pay off.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 11s

Pensions for the self-employed, solar powered properties and financial planning

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss the pros and cons of selling energy back to the grid if you have solar panels. Also, we give you ideas to get started on saving into a pension if you're freelance and finally Jason Butler, FT Money's Wealth Man on who to plan financially for life transitions before they happen.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 34s

Investing in pubs, house prices and growing your own vegetables

FT Money deputy editor James Pickford and guests discuss the pros and cons of buying and running your local pub. Also, Richard Donnell of Hometrack tells listeners what's happening to house prices across the UK, and finally James Max, author of Rich People's Problems, on a trend for growing your own vegetables.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 12s

How to find a financial adviser and the questions to ask when you find one

FT Money digital editor Lucy Warwick-Ching and guests discuss when people should pay for advice and how best to get it. The show delves into the different levels of advice available and how to choose the adviser best suited to you.     See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 14s

The penny pinching chancellor, EIS changes and what's wrong with ombudsmen?

FT Money editor Claer Barrett talks to Sarah Coles, personal finance analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown about the surprise potential demise of 1p and 2p coins, announced in the Spring Statement this week. Claer also talks to investment reporter Kate Beioley about Spring Statement changes to a group of tax-efficient investments. Finally FT Money Mentor Lindsay Cook stops in too to talk what's wrong with industry ombudsmen.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 32s

Female finance, Australian pensions and bank account fraud

In honour of International Women's Day FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests discuss why women don't invest more. Plus pensions down under - what Brits could learn from the Australian savings habit. And how Britain's shrinking bank branch network is the new front line in the fight against fraud.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 52s

The new Isa season - how to make the most of this year's tax-free allowance

FT Money digital editor Lucy Warwick-Ching and guests discuss Individual Savings Accounts (Isas). This podcast explains the rules, spells out the best investments and dissects the different types of Isas available.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1812m 22s

Navigating the care system - what you need to know before looking for a care home

FT Money editor Claer Barrett talks to Rosie Carr, deputy editor of Investors Chronicle about the rising cost of care homes and how to find a suitable one for your loved ones. They discuss ways to plan ahead so you can afford the fees and perhaps leave something in your estate for your relatives.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 23s

Reusable coffee cups, Scottish income tax bands and compensation

FT Money editor Claer Barrett on the investment case for using reusable coffee cups - how they can save you money as well as saving the planet. Plus, Claer and Moneybox present Paul Lewis get to grips with the new Scottish income tax bands. And finally, the show ends with guests discussing how much risk accident victims should be expected to take when investing their compensation funds.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 48s

The death of the piggy bank - why children are turning to new technology to learn about money

FT Money digital editor Lucy Warwick-Ching on the best financial apps to use to teach children about managing money. Along with a psychologist she also delves into the vital lessons we all need to learn about cash  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 7s

House prices, family trusts and the high cost of private members clubs

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests debate the real value of property and the demise of family trusts. James Max drops into the studio to discuss his latest Rich People's Problems column on paying thousands of pounds a year in private club memberships.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 39s

Bitcoin, retail shares and the financial risks of being female

FT Money editor Claer Barrett on the perils of investing in Bitcoin. She also takes a closer look at whether people should invest in retail shares and debates the financial risks of being female following the publication of a report that claims that young women today face greater financial insecurity.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1823m 31s

The real meaning of risk for retail investors: John Kay takes new regulations to task

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests debate the true meaning of risk for retail investors, and Professor John Kay reveals why he thinks new European legislation will be a hindrance, not a help. Plus Maike Currie questions why the latest investment book features 67 men and only one woman, and consumer finance experts Georgie Frost and Helen Dewdney tackle "Blue Monday  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1826m 55s

Young people's finances - attitudes to money, getting teenagers to love maths and the hidden perils of shared ownership

FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests debate why young people think money is boring and come up with ways to convince them otherwise. Bobby Seagull, the University Challenge semi finalist reveals his unconventional methods for getting teenagers to love maths. Finally, why being single could prevent you from getting on the first rung of the property ladder  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 3s

Your finances under a Labour government, new years resolutions and Champagne sales

FT Money editor Claer Barrett on whether you should attempt to hedge your finances against a future Corbyn government. Next she interviews Rich People's Problems columnist James Max on why he won't be wasting his money on a gym membership this January and finally Ed Bowsher tells listeners why more of us are drinking Prosecco.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 26s

Should investors buy Bitcoin?

FT Money presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss whether or not Bitcoin deserves a place in your investment portfolio and why restaurant service charges leave a bad taste in the mouth. Finally, why we might all be renting used cars in the future instead of buying.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 7s

Private education - spiraling costs, pupil discounts and how to get a scholarship

FT Money digital editor Lucy Warwick-Ching delves in the world of private education and talks to experts including the Good Schools Guide. She and her guests reveal how much it actually costs to send your child to private school as well as tips on how to pay for fees and also some of the tricks to help you get a discount.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1812m 29s

Being fired, Budget reaction and rich people's problems

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett quizzes James Max about his experience of being fired and asks him to come up with solutions to your Rich People's Problems questions. Merryn Somerset Webb joins them later to give her views on last week's Budget.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1826m 29s

Autumn Budget: How do the chancellor's measures affect me?

FT Money Show presenter Lucy Warwick-Ching and guests discuss the Budget announcements and what what it means for your pocket.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/184m 24s

Pension savings, stamp duty and Budget predictions

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss how much is enough when your saving into a pension, whether stamp duty is suffocating the housing market and what property measures we can expert in next week's Budget.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 12s

Paradise lost - the future for off-shore investing

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett speaks to Holly Mackay of Boring Money and the FT's Vanessa Houlder in the wake of the Paradise Papers, discussing the widespread nature offshore investments and collective investment vehicles. Plus Paul Lewis outlines why the Budget could bring reforms to Universal Credit, and Leonora Walters of the Investors Chronicle explains why discounts on many investment trusts are narrowing.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 43s

UK property prices, self build and pension transfers

FT Money Show presenter Hugo Greenhalgh and guests discuss the rise in property prices, how to build a house, and the Great British pensions cash-in.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 35s

Should I get my teeth whitened?

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss the merits of tooth whitening, the FCA's new campaign on investment fraud and the ten nastiest tax problems   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 28s

Inflation, Brexit-proofing your portfolio and investing in Germany

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss the rise in inflation, the best ways to Brexit-proof your investment portfolio. Finally they discuss how the Germans save and invest and whether we can learn anything from this in the UK.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 41s

Exchange traded funds: are they an accident waiting to happen?

FT Money Show presenter James Pickford and guests discuss ETFs - one of the biggest investment trends of recent years. They also debate the way we measure inflation and analyse what's happening at Barclays Smart Investor platform.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 14s

Should you invest in Art?

As art collectors gather for the Frieze Art Fair in London, we ask if fine art can produce a dazzling investment return, plus Merryn Somerset Webb on the Fidelity fees shake up and Jason Butler talks about why you shouldn't rely on the Bank of Mum and Dad.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 40s

Millennial Money: FT writers give advice to today's 18 year olds

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss what millennials need to know about money, whether classic cars are ever a good investment, and if company pension schemes are too pricey.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 39s

Chasing the Chinese Dragon - should investors buy into the China story?

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss whether investors should buy into the china story, how to get compensation for cancelled Ryanair flights and how solar panels work in practice.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 12s

Financial scandals, freelancer finances and investing in wine

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett talks to Moneybox presenter Paul Lewis about how to spot a financial scam. Also, with more of us working in the so-called 'gig economy' what are the money matters that you need to know about, and finally on the show we discuss the pros and cons of investing in wine.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 19s

What's gone wrong with Barclays newly launched Smart Investor website?

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss the ongoing problems at Barclays new Smart Investor website, give financial tips for new university students and debate the benefits of active verses passive fund management.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 30s

The Archers - we take financial advice to Ambridge

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on the financial advice we would love to give the characters on the Archers, the latest Rich People's Problems column on losing a drone, and which small-cap share should be the hero of your portfolio.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 19s

Small shareholders - are big companies finally wising up to their value?

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on how small shareholders can get involved in managing the companies they invest in, why some landlords are not paying enough tax and savings accounts that pay more than the rate of inflation.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 55s

Power of Attorney - a sensible piece of financial planning, or something that could leave you vulnerable to abuse?

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on lasting powers of attorney, whether employers are paying enough into company pensions and asks her guest how long he would spend trying to extract a pound coin if it got stuck in a supermarket trolley.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 28s

The titanium credit card - do you really need one?

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on why rich people should have a titanium credit card, whether the 'black box' technology could result in a car insurance discount and why some people are borrowing against their homes to buy shares.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 8s

Take Aim - and save on inheritance tax

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on why it might be a good time to invest in pharmaceutical giant Astra Zeneca, the advantages of investing in Aim shares and the phenomenon of restart parties designed to save money - and the planet.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 4s

Living until 100

FT Money's wealth correspondent Hugo Greenhalgh is joined by FT Money columnist Lindsay Cook to discuss what living to 100 means for your money. Plus, investment reporter Aime Williams on overpriced tracker funds, and financial expert Ben Yearsley on how to cope with rising school fees.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 41s

The ticking time-bomb of interest-only mortgages

FT Money's wealth correspondent Hugo Greenhalgh is joined by investment reporter Aime Williams to discuss interest-only mortgages. Plus, Lucy Schonegevel of Macmillan Cancer Support on the enormous travel insurance premiums facing former cancer patients, and FT Money deputy editor James Pickford probes the issue of conveyancing fraud.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 1s

Should you invest in Venture Capital Trusts?

FT Money editor Claer Barrett is joined by investment expert Alex Davies to discuss the perks and pitfalls of VCTs. Plus Emma Dunkley, the FT's retail banking correspondent, on why Lloyds is scrapping overdraft charges, and Family Money columnist Lucy Warwick-Ching reveals why HMRC's new tax-free childcare accounts are causing parents to have tantrums.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 53s

HMRC hunts down tax cheats

FT Money Show presenter James Pickford and guests on HMRC taking action against people who evade tax, why some homeowners are staying put in their properties rather than moving up the ladder, and how some people are being forced to pay stamp duty twice.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 12s

Is your fund manager any good?

FT Money Show presenter James Pickford and guests on how a new FCA report into fund management is set to shake up the industry, how to claim for PPI compensation and property funds, a year on from the trauma of frozen withdrawals.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 51s

Inflation - what you need to know

FT Money Show presenter Lucy Warwick-Ching on what's driving inflation up, how to inflation proof your finances and how pensioners can protect their assets in this climate.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 23s

How to make financial sense of the election

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on the aftermath of the general election, profit warnings and why you may not be rich enough to hold a multi-currency bank account.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1812m 56s

Getting married - for tax reasons

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on the tax benefits of getting married, the UK pensions system and quantitative easing.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1822m 22s

BA flight chaos: how to get compensation

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett is joined by BBC Money Box presenter Paul Lewis and guests to discuss the recent chaos for British Airways passengers, the impact of redundancy on family finances and why the Isa should be scrapped.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 49s

Merryn Somerset Webb on the social care U-turn

In this week's FT Money show, columnist Merryn Somerset Webb tells presenter Claer Barrett why the Conservative party was wrong to u-turn on its manifesto pledge to change how social care is funded. Plus, what kinds of price reductions are buyers able to negotiate in the current property market, and how it's possible to invest in stem cell research.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 30s

Vanguard and the passive revolution

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett is joined by Money columnist Jason Butler and guests to discuss low-cost fund giant Vanguard's new online investment service, how much MP's pension schemes are worth, and what investors should do if the stock market crashes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 17s

Property fraud is every landlord's nightmare

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on the rise in property fraud, whether you should buy a used car and investing in technology.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 25s

How will the new IHT rules affect you?

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on the new IHT rules, the bank of mum and dad and how to get a free financial planning session.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 52s

Should the pensions triple lock be scrapped?

FT Money Show presenter Hugo Greenhalgh and guests on whether the pensions triple lock will last past the election, how cashing in your pension could affect your ability to borrow and investing in minibonds.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 20s

How will the general election affect your finances?

FT Money Show presenter Hugo Greenhalgh on the countdown to the general election and why batteries are the next big investment.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 2s

Credit cards - are they really your flexibIe friend?

FT Money Show presenter James Pickford and guests on credit card debt, UK investors and the virtues of simplicity in financial planning.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 6s

Is the Lisa really the best way to save for your property or pension?

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on the lifetime Isa, how investors can play the inflation trade, credit card debt problems and how to avoid sky high charges at the airport.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 49s

One year of the pensions taper tantrum

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett is joined by pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo and guests to discuss the problems faced by higher earners hit by the pensions taper one year on, how you can set up last minute investments for your children and grandchildren, and why those with mortgages on holiday homes are facing currency charges.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 6s

Is car finance driving you to distraction?

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on the soaring popularity of car leasing deals, online estate agents and the new pound coin.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1812m 15s

Space - the final investment frontier?

FT Money Show presenter Hugo Greenhalgh and guests on how to invest in space, Scottish taxes and the benefits of children's bank accounts  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 47s

What will the Budget mean for you? (corrected audio)

FT Money Show presenter Lucy Warwick-Ching and guests discuss the 'slow and steady' Budget announcements and what it means for your pocket.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/187m 42s

Are you ready for the new Isa season?

FT Money Show presenter Claer and guests discuss the growing family of tax free Isas - and how your whole family can use them to invest.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 12s

Final Salary pensions - are they set to become rather less generous?

FT Money Show presenter James Pickford and guests discuss digital innovation, final salary pensions schemes and fund fees.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 56s

Passive Investing - is it causing distortion in the market?

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss passive investing, National insurance and why new businesses are being started by older people.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 19s

Tax - how you can legally cut your bill

FT Wealth correspondent, Hugo Greenhalgh is joined by Lee Goggin of find a wealth manager to discuss how to leave your wealth manager without incurring punitive charges for doing so.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1812m 57s

Can your family finances survive the cost of dementia?

Presenter Claer Barrett is joined by the FT's wealth correspondent to talk about the financial repercussions of a dementia diagnosis, plus columnist Jason Butler on how to get to grips with your finances, and how the rules around binary trading are tightening up.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 44s

Should you invest like Warren Buffett?

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett is joined by Money columnist Merryn Somerset Webb and guests to discuss why Warren Buffett is not really a value investor, whether employee share schemes are ever a good idea and the reasons behind one wealth manager's recent interest in female clients.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 6s

The cost of a good night's sleep - how can insomnia affect your health, and your earnings power?

Presenter Claer Barrett is joined by the writer Daniel Pembrey to discuss sleep clinics for the wealthy, plus Paul Lewis on the "tax trap" for those earning six-figure salaries, and could US small cap stocks be the way to play President Trump's inauguration?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 47s

What financial personality type are you?

Psychologists have identified six common traits that can lead to bad financial decisions - so are you a cash splasher, an ostrich or an anxious investor? Plus, the trading secrets of Car Boot sales, and the rising costs of social care.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 39s

Should you cash in your final salary pension?

FT pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo joins presenter Claer Barrett to analyse record transfer valuations for final salary pensions. Isa millionaire Lord Lee discusses the state of his portfolio, while Wealth Man columnist Jason Butler asks if money can really buy happiness.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 56s

The investment outlook for 2017

Following a year of political shocks, JP Morgan's Stephanie Flanders and the FT's Jonathan Guthrie discuss what may come next. We also discuss the disappearing £50 note.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1811m 11s

The backlash against Airbnb

Investors who have done well out of Airbnb are being targeted by councils who see the site as a force shrinking the supply of rental properties. Presenter James Pickford and guests Madhu Murgia, David Stevenson and Vanessa Houlder also discuss investment opportunities arising from the US election and the difficulties of using offshore tax structures.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 1s

The 12 Saves of Christmas

Lindsay Cook reveals how to save on champagne, perfume and other high-value items. FT journalists Hugo Greenhalgh and Thomas Hale discuss private jets, which can be surprisingly economical, and letting agents' fees, which have been astonishingly high.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 38s

What will the Autumn Statement mean for your money?

Presenter Claer Barrett is joined by tax and pensions experts Raj Mody of PwC, Christine Ross of Handelsbanken Wealth Management and Nimesh Shah of Blick Rothenberg to discuss the main points of Philip Hammond's first Budget statement  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/187m 2s

The best of alternative investments

In this week's FT Money show, presenter James Pickford and guests discuss how to invest in infrastructure as governments boost their spending, which fine wines you should be buying for your Christmas table, and how much you should pay for a Himalayan crocodile handbag.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 43s

Trump wins: what is a private investor to do?

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss what fund managers are advising us to do with our money in light of potential changes in the US economy and foreign policy. Also on the show: the Tesco Bank hack, and former pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann on the problems with the Lifetime Isa.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 40s

Biometrics, hacking and your money

In this week's edition of the Money Show, Claer Barrett and guests discuss biometrics, sustainable investing and how the dystopian future of hit Netflix show Black Mirror could soon be a reality of our personal finances (sort of).  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 54s

Investment trusts come back into fashion

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss the trend for investment trusts to venture into esoteric asset classes as they reinvent themselves, as well as the launch of a new, crowdfunded version of the traditional vehicle that promises accountability and transparent fees.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 9s

The return of inflation

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss how to invest amid rising inflation in Britain, and the place of Asian stocks in a portfolio. We also hear from the Conservative MP who wants the new, Lifetime Isa to be put to rest.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 2s

Household bills - what do your elderly parents pay?

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss "the switcher's charter" as they look at how to get the best deals on your mortgage, bills or bank account, how the chancellor can help first time buyers, and why millennials keep losing their pensions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 37s

The perils of owning a period property

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss the problems of buying listed buildings, the outlook for pensions from the Tory party conference, and how your budding new romance may soon be hit with a "love tax."  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 8s

Desperately seeking income

Central bank monetary stimulus is propelling the prices of traditional income-producing investments ever higher, reducing their yields and sending income-hunters into riskier assets. How to assess whether what your money manager is selling you is safe. Plus: paying tax on our smartphones, and where our donations to medical research really go.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 42s

Dragging pensions out of the Stone Age

In this week's Money Show, presenter Josephine Cumbo discusses the need for digitisation of pensions, how to make your existing pension pot last, and why the retirement industry must become less boring for younger savers.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 4s

Middle classes buy in below stairs services

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Naomi Rovnick and guests discuss the rise of the 'do it for me' economy, absolute return funds, and how to make the most of your workplace cycle to work scheme.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 18s

Is London's property bubble about to burst?

In this week's Money Show, presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss whether it is time to bail out of London real estate, as well as the future for investing in bond proxies, and why UK economic data has surprised on the upside.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 41s

The pensions tax squeeze

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett is joined by Jason Hollands, managing director of investment adviser Tilney Bestinvest, to discuss how wealthy investors are pushing up demand for tax-efficient Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) as new rules restrict how much they can save into their pensions. Plus, reaction to Andy Haldane's comments on how he'd pick property over a pension, and the early impact of London's 24 hour tube.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 43s

Teaching your children about money and wealth

The "rich kids of Instagram" phenomenon has unsettled many parents, affluent or not. How can you ensure your children have enough to do what they want, but not so much that they do nothing? Also on the show: zero interest credit card transfers  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1811m 1s

Should you cash in your final salary pension?

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Jo Cumbo and guests discuss whether it's time to cash in that precious "gold-plated" company pension.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 47s

Should parents repay a child's student loans?

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss student loans, leasehold properties, and how to talk to your children about your wealth.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 51s

Your Brexit FAQs answered

In this week's Money Show, FT correspondents and outside guests tackle questions we have received from our community of readers and listeners on Brexit and the pound, property and interest rates.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 31s

Investing in fine wine

In this week's Money Show, presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss fine wine, bond funds, savings accounts and the Bank of England's interest rate decision  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 14s

Stuck in property funds

Commercial property funds are pulling up the drawbridge after Brexit. FT Money deputy editor James Pickford discusses your options, as well as looking at the commuter chaos on Southern Rail, and a new tax clampdown on contractors.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 28s

What does Brexit mean for my money?

Much of what will happen after Brexit remains obscure, but in this special post-referendum podcast, FT Money deputy editor James Pickford and guests discuss the ramifications for the future of British investments, property and pensions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 54s

Flying in first class for a fraction of the cost

Some people are so good at collecting air miles and hotel points that they live a life of luxury for a fraction of the cost, but how easy is this for the average person? FT Money deputy editorJames Pickford and guests also discuss the latest woes in the beleaguered annuities market, and whether or not retail investors should bother with private equity funds.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 10s

Nudging millennials to save for the future

How new micro-investing apps could help young people to invest their spare change. Plus does cash beat shares? Presenter Claer Barrett probes Paul Lewis on his latest research, and we ask how sustainable oil dividends are for investors.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 43s

Where next for buy to let?

Higher costs and tighter mortgage lending mean the sums no longer add up for many landlords. Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss the growing attractiveness of property in the north of England, plus John Lee debates how to get your children interested in the stock market, and we ask what would you do with your money if you only had a year to live?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 46s

What women want from investments

Women display reckless caution through their love of cash savings and are missing out hugely on stock market returns. Claer Barrett and guests discuss why women avoid putting their money to work in financial markets, and what they and the (male dominated) asset management industry should do to solve this problem.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 21s

The hidden charges in your pension and investments

Presenter Claer Barrett and asset management experts discuss the multitude of charges taken out of our investment funds, workplace pensions and SIPPs. The FT's wealth correspondent Hugo Greenhalgh talks about the financial challenges facing Britain's "squeezed middle", who get less government assistance as their cost of living mounts. Columnist Lindsay Cook reveals the difficulties she encountered in helping a friend who has multiple pensions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 55s

Please (equity) release me?

Are loans that can eat up the value of your home ever worth it? Claer Barrett and guests discuss the pros and cons.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 48s

How to protect your wealth as the Brexit vote nears

Should investors bet on Brexit? With a few weeks to go until the referendum, should private investors be prepared for mayhem in the markets – or a “snapback” in UK equities if Britain votes to stay within the EU? Presenter Claer Barrett and David Stevenson, the FT's Adventurous Investor, map out potential trading routes. Plus former UK pensions minister Steve Webb argues for the speedy introduction of a "pensions dashboard" to help savers see if their retirement funds are running on empty.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 43s

How to cut the cost of your wedding (without scrimping on romance)

Claer Barrett and guests discuss how to prevent a white wedding tipping your finances into the red. Plus the rise of online betting and the row over second homes in St Ives.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 2s

Drawing the state pension: does it pay to delay?

Claer Barrett and guests discuss how you may benefit from waiting to start dipping into the UK state pension, as well as the merits of fund managers and financial advisers spending so much time on the golf course.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 14s

Bidding for returns: is commercial property an alternative to buy-to-let?

Claer Barrett and guests discuss the attractions of investing in commercial property, whether now is the time to invest in oil stocks, and how auto-enrolment pensions don't add up  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 8s

What Brexit could mean for your money

Naomi Rovnick and guests discuss the impact of EU membership on UK investors, as well as fund managers' short-termism and how useful the Panama Papers could prove to HMRC  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 34s

Soaring classic car prices and the wealth management bandits who target expats

Why runaway classic car price rises could slow down The wealth management bandits who raid expats' savings Asian stocks as income investments  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 17s

A year of pension freedoms and the buy-to-let meltdown

Are we investing our pension cash wisely or being scammed? Buy-to-let investors in panic rush to buy before a big tax rise  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1812m 54s

Millennials: moaners or martyrs? Janan Ganesh takes on Aime Williams

Claer Barrett and guests discuss whether young people are entitled to moan about money, whether loyalty pays with store cards, and how investors could quantify political risks  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 7s

A Budget for the next generation?

George Osborne's Budget delivered a surprise boost for millennials in the form of the Lifetime ISA. But how will it hit other age groups in the wallet? FT Money editor Claer Barrett gets first reactions from Raj Mody, head of pensions at PwC; Christine Ross, head of advice at wealth management firm Heartwoods, and Nimesh Shah, partner and tax specialist at Blick Rothenberg.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/188m 2s

The high price of romance

Claer Barrett and guests discuss the costs of matchmaking and changes to how pensions are taxed in the UK  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 12s

How will Brexit affect your investments?

The likely cost to investors of a Brexit. How fund managers' fees can swipe 40% of a retirement pot. Income investing and your Isa.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 48s

Re-emerging markets?

Are emerging market stocks in the bargain bin for good reasons? Or is it time to buy back in? How should emerging markets fit into a balanced portfolio?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 34s

£100k salaries and the 60% tax curse

Why people earning £100k or more are paying a marginal tax rate of 60 per cent. The pitfalls of trying to pick stocks in China. How 'smart beta' is causing dumb investing decisions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 40s

Young, gifted and broke

Millennial money: how 20-somethings think about finance. The ease of sinking into unmanageable credit card debt. Divorce for £59 online? This could be a costly DIY mistake.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1811m 27s

Protect your pension from the taxman

The lowering of the lifetime pension savings allowance. Should people near retirement continue building pension pots? Investment fund managers buying 'valueless' research: how this hits your pension.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 51s

Dividends in danger

FTSE dividend yields are high, but is this a warning sign? The assault on the buy-to-let sector. Why digital tax returns really are exciting.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 46s

Is oil the contrarian buying opportunity of a generation?

How to pick stocks for an oil price recovery. Why "flatflation" (zero inflation) will hit our finances. Higher-rate pension tax relief - why it could be scrapped.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 17s

How to take a grown-up gap year

Plan and finance the sabbatical or extended beach holiday you've always dreamed of. Why wealth advisers are still really just chasing fees. HMRC cracks down even harder on undisclosed offshore funds.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 52s

How to get a pay rise

A former big company MD tells you how to argue for a raise, while we also advise how to detox your finances for 2016.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 52s

Rates have risen, so what next?

How to invest in an environment of rising US interest rates Why European stocks look attractive  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 45s

Does your family have designs on your pension?

Pensions freedoms and the risks of adult children financially abusing their parents. Generation rent struggles to get on the housing ladder. Time to buy European stocks for their dividends.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 56s

Lord Lee, the retail investor who turned £150,000 into £4.5m

Baron Lee of Trafford shares his stock-picking strategies The best ways to save money on your Christmas shop Are Help-to-Buy ISAs worth it?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 12s

Buy to Let-down - how will new stamp duty rules hit landlords?

FT Money editor Claer Barrett debates the Autumn Statement's property shock with tax experts  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 16s

High earners and divorce

Is divorce getting cheaper for high earners? Fund managers pressured to come clean on hidden costs. Fundsmith founder Terry Smith's top investment tips  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1824m 38s

Last of the tax loopholes

From stakes in crematoria to leasing dustbin vans...we profile the unusual tax-efficient investments that remain available in the UK, following the government's moves to close multiple loopholes. This episode also discusses how to not get caught by mortgage or insurance deals ending, and Brits' enduring love of buy-to-lets as pension proxies.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 57s

Do you know how much your personal data is worth?

Who is willing to pay for your data? Why MPs have rapped HMRC for its customer service. Which stocks will benefit from resurgent UK consumer spending?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 35s

The nightmare on pension street

As its Halloween, this Money Show discusses pension changes that promise more trick than treat, the "hammer horror" of auction house commissions, and why even companies with the growth profile of zombies can provide juicy dividends.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 33s

How to pay the nanny's pension

How the pension needs of nannies will raise the bills for middle class parents. Investment trusts come under scrutiny. How to invest in the growing spending power of the Chinese consumer.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 30s

Buy-to-let investors feel the heat

FT deputy personal finance editor James Pickford and guests discuss how the government is putting buy-to-let investors under stress, and how young people should plan their finances for a lifetime.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 37s

Student finances, Steve Webb on pensions and a digital dawn for HMRC

The FT's Money Mentor looks at student money worries. Plus Steve Webb, the former pensions minister, answers questions on the new State Pension. And we delve into HMRC's plans for digital filing.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1825m 33s

Do sports stars have a winning financial strategy?

Celebrity sportspeople can earn hundreds of thousands of pounds a week - but how do they make the good times last? Plus veteran investor Terry Smith tells us why he doesn't hold pharma stocks, and FT Money's new columnist Paul Lewis, presenter of Moneybox, tells us why he thinks Premium Bonds are a good bet.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 13s

Charity donations, the hunt for income and Santander hikes fees

Why you shouldn't place blind faith and hope in charity - we hear what donors can do to ensure their money goes to good causes. Plus unexpected places to find income investments and we assess whether the Santander 123 account still adds up.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 53s

Is there any such thing as a defensive share?

A trip to the hairdressers inspires FT Money editor Claer Barrett to delve into defensive shares. Plus we analyse the growing pensions drawdown market and take a look at the mini bonds market.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1823m 1s

Other People's Money: John Kay talks exclusively to the FT about his new book

Leading economist and finance industry insider John Kay talks exclusively to the FT's Claer Barrett about what has gone wrong in the dark heart of the finance sector.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 46s

Global stock market volatility and private banks' digital push

Claer Barrett and guests discuss the aftermath of 'Black Monday' in Chinese markets for private investors, and how the digital revolution is finally reaching the world of private banking  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1812m 44s

Future of retirement: How much do you need to save?

With a pension savings crisis looming and sweeping changes affecting the rules on how we spend and deploy our retirement savings, it's becoming ever harder to avoid the issue.Judith Evans talks to savers and pensions experts about how best to plan for retirement.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 16s

Rising interest rates, gold bugs and Chinese funds

This week we look at how to prepare for an interest rate rise plus how to make money from gold. And for the more adventurous investor, we examine the prospects for Chinese funds  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 42s

Becoming a landlord, liquidity risks of investing and social investments

This week's podcast examines the dilemma of whether you should sell or rent out your home if you're offered a job abroad. Plus, we examine liquidity risks of income drawdown and the tax breaks on social investments.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 36s

Will disputes, alternative assets and holiday swindles

Claer Barrett and guests discuss some unusual investments that warrant investor caution, and the implications of a landmark ruling for those leaving a financial legacy to their families  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 16s

Rich rewards from farmland? Plus angel investing and dividends

Investors in farmland reap a rich harvest. Plus we look at the attractions and risks of angel investing and how the dividend tax could deliver a bumper year.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1822m 13s

Female breadwinners, China's meltdown and HMRC's latest crackdown

FT Money looks at the ups and downs of being a female breadwinner. We also discuss what China's market meltdown means for your investments and HMRC's latest crackdown on those it thinks have broken the rules.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 12s

Budget special: Buy-to-let, tax on dividends and inheritance tax

How will the measures in the first Conservative Budget since 1997 affect your finances? Jonathan Eley unpacks the policy details with the help of Nimesh Shah, partner at Blick Rothenberg; Jason Butler, founder of Bloomsbury Wealth, and Claire Evans, partner at Deloitte.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 17s

Self-building, Greek travel and community shares

James Pickford and guests discuss the costs and challenges of building your own home, what those travelling to Greece should carry in their wallets, and the rise of community share offers to fund local projects  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 40s

Greek crisis, the sharing economy and pensions advice

Claer Barrett and guests discuss what Greek debt negotiations mean for European investors, making money from spare bedrooms and parking spaces, and what distinguishes guidance from advice for pension savers  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 40s

20 years of Aim - we expose the risks - and delve into the £1bn pensions spending spree

As Aim celebrates 20 years on the LSE, Claer Barrett and Professor Paul Marsh assess the risks. And Josephine Cumbo asks what more could be done to help UK pensioners access their pension cash.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 24s

Pre-nups, German rent controls and pension freedoms

As the summer wedding season approaches more of us are insisting on a pre-nup before we walk down the aisle. Are these legally binding? Plus we ask whether London can learn from Berlin in terms of rent controls and discuss pension freedoms  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 57s

Merryn Somerset Webb, Lloyds bank shares and anomalies in the tax system

This week Merryn Somerset Webb makes a guest appearance on the show to talk about her column on the path to financial happiness. We also debate what the sell off of Lloyds shares means for investors and delve into anomalies in the tax system  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1823m 3s

Right to Buy, future of banks and safety deposit boxes

This week we delve into the Queens Speech and how it could transform the UK's housing market. Plus what is the future for banks, and should you use a saftey deposit box in light of the Hatton Garden heist  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 32s

30th anniversary of FT Money, nanny pensions and investing in wine

It's the 30th anniversary of FT Money - we look back at three decades of investing. This week, new FT Money editor Claer Barrett also delves into the world of nanny tax and investing in wine  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 46s

Post-election housing policies, Brewdog crowdfunding and the new pensions minister

The FT's James Pickford talks to Knight Frank's Liam Bailey about the housing market post election. This week's show also examines Brewdog's bid to raise £25m from crowdfunding and what the new pensions minister means for your retirement savings  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 54s

The election, alternative property and the bond market

This week we look at the effect of the Election on your finances, alternative ways of getting onto the property ladder and the bond market warnings.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 36s

Alliance Trust, final salary pension schemes and investment themes

This week's show looks at the latest events at Alliance Trust and the threats facing final salary pension schemes. Jonathan Eley also interviews the FT's James Mackintosh about the investment trend to 'Sell in May'.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 12s

Payday lenders, mortgage limits & Woodfood's investment trust

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the plight of payday lenders subject to tighter regulation, lending in the first year after the mortgage market review, and whether enthusiasm for Neil Woodford's small cap investment trust is justified  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 19s

Zero inflation, pension tax relief and the electoral roll

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss what the period of zero inflation means for mortgage borrowers, how political parties are planning to raid pension tax relief, and what the electoral roll is used for beyond voting  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 34s

Jisas, buy-to-let and new tax reliefs

This week's show looks at how easy it is to transfer a child trust fund into a Junior Isa. Jonathan Eley also questions whether the 'wall' of pension money set to hit the buy-to-let market could actually be just a trickle. And the team examines what new tax reliefs are available to taxpayers and savers.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 4s

Pension cash, fund stewardship and overseas property

This week's show looks at taking cash out of your pension fund and whether fund managers are looking after your money. Jonathan Eley also talks to James Pickford about the outlook for holiday property.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 28s

Pensions guidance, house prices and Alliance Trust

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss what to expect from free guidance on pension options, whether house prices are finally coming off the boil, and the future of the UK's largest investment trusts  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 28s

Budget 2015: How your personal finances could be affected

George Osborne's no-giveaway budget has given away a higher personal tax allowance, access to retirement annuities (but a cut to the lifetime pension allowance), and a new Help to Buy ISA for first-time home-buyers. Matthew Vincent discusses how these measures will affect your finances with the help of Nicola Roberts, partner at Deloitte; Nimesh Shah, partner at Blick Rothenberg; and Jason Butler, founder of Bloomsbury Wealth.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 18s

Digital passports, Isa deadline and tax avoidance

This week's show delves into the new digital passport and offers advice on where to put this year's Isa allowance. We also ask who is really to blame for the tax avoidance scandals that have been hitting headlines?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 44s

A stronger pound, crowdfunding and farmland

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the effect of a stronger pound on holidaymakers, why money is pouring into risky crowdfunding and ways to invest in farmland  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 48s

Election implications, renewables and car financing

This week's show looks at how investors are reacting to the uncertainty surrounding the general election. James Pickford also delves into green energy and the mysterious world of car financing  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 25s

Pension drawdown, investment behaviour and enterprise investment schemes

Lucy Warwick-Ching and guests discuss Hargreaves Lansdown's cut to drawdown costs, why people are prone to making irrational investment decisions, and the merits of investing in enterprise investment schemes  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 43s

Conveyancing, pension scheme deficits and fund fees

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss a new service that promises to speed up home purchases, record private sector pension scheme deficits, and the latest in the debate on fund management fees  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 36s

Card compensation, protecting pension savers and property websites

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss compensation for those mis-sold credit card insurance, measures to help pension savers make the right financial decisions, and the new property portal OnTheMarket.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 21s

Savings rates, equity release and cybersecurity

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the FCA's criticism of the savings market this week, why equity release is on the rise, and the vulnerability of investments and savings to cyber criminals  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 21s

Corporate leadership, tax returns and annuity reforms

James Pickford and guests discuss the importance of company management for investors, tips for taxpayers ahead of the self-assessment deadline, and proposals that would allow annuity holders to sell their products  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 53s

Pension reforms, mortgage slowdown and student housing

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the major pension reforms effective in April, how the mortgage market slowdown is affecting high-value borrowers, and the troubles afflicting student accommodation funds  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 15s

Basic bank accounts, investing in Russia and financial advice

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss whether free current accounts are under threat, the investment climates in Japan and Russia, and whether people are receiving better financial advice two years after major reforms  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 43s

Investing in Tesco, state pensions and payday lenders

James Pickford and guests discuss how Tesco's woes are affecting investors, why the new single tier state pension does not benefit everyone, and how new regulations will affect the payday lending industry  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 37s

Autumn Statement: what it means for your money

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss changes to stamp duty rates for house buyers, inheritance rules for individual savings accounts, and changes for peer-to-peer lending  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 5s

Credit cards, buy-to-let investments and pet projects

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss whether an FCA investigation will make it harder to get a credit card, if booming returns for buy-to-let landlords can be sustained, and how investors can profit from pet animals  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 43s

State pensions, multi-asset funds and Swiss gold

This week's show discusses forthcoming changes to state pension rules, whether multi-asset funds present solutions for ordinary investors, and how a vote in Switzerland could affect the gold price  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 28s

Payday lending, mortgage brokers and Chinese shares

Jonathan Eley and FT colleagues discuss the expected demise of so-called payday lenders, the rise of mortgage brokers and other intermediaries, and the opening up of the Shanghai stock exchange to foreign investors  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 17s

Holiday pay ruling, bequeathing money and salary sacrifice

This week's show looks at the impact of this week's court ruling on holiday pay entitlements, why people choose to leave their natural heirs out of their will, and how salary sacrifice can be used to save tax  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 20s

Bank closures, junior Isas and European equities

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss whether Lloyds' branch closures spell the end of high street banking, the third birthday of junior individual savings accounts, and where value may lie in European shares  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 42s

Low interest mortgages, ethical investing and Equitable Life

This week's show looks at new mortgage deals offering very low interest rates, the performance of ethical investment funds, and Jonathan Eley talks to Equitable Life pension holders who were protesting this week  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 53s

UK inflation, HMRC powers and pension freedoms

FT economics editor Chris Giles joins Jonathan Eley to discuss the impact of the latest inflation figures. Also in the show, is the arm of the taxman reaching too far? And why the latest pension freedoms may not prove revolutionary  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 48s

Working longer, the Brazilian economy and investing in books

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the government's wish for us to stay in work longer, whether Brazil's elections may boost emerging markets, and whether money can be made from collecting antique books  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 10s

Pension "death tax", mortgage prisoners and asset portfolios

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss who will really benefit from pension funds passing tax free to heirs, how some people are trapped on their current mortgage rate, and whether ready-made asset portfolios are any good  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 30s

Mansion taxes, investment psychology and intestacy rules

This week's show looks at how a proposed mansion tax may work and who would be affected, plus how behavioural psychology can aid investors, and how inheritance laws are changing where there is no will  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 35s

Pension cash, property p2p and Alibaba

Should you use your pension pot to repay your mortgage? Also in this week's show, is property investment through peer-to-peer lending worth it? And why should investors be cautious about Alibaba's IPO?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 2s

Scottish referendum: what it means for investors and homeowners

Jonathan Eley and guests, Jane Sydenham of wealth manager Rathbones and David Hollingworth of London and Country Mortgages, discuss the potential impact of a "Yes" vote next week for private investors and for the property market.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 35s

Pension exit fees, offline finances and PPI

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss expensive legacy pension schemes, the challenges faced by those who do not manage their finances online, and why PPI compensation isn't yet finished  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 50s

Annuities, the bond bull market and football funds

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss why you need to be more careful than ever when choosing an annuity, how long the bond bull market can last and the football fund run by former England boss Terry Venables  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 21s

Monetary policy, challenger banks and active funds

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the Bank of England's latest comments on house prices and wages, challengers to incumbents in retail banking, and whether now is the time to return to actively managed funds  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 7s

Mortgage lending, ETFs and poor pension products

In this week's show, James Pickford and guests discuss strange deals in the mortgage market, why exchange-traded funds are in vogue, and how many pensioners are stuck in poor value pension products  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1822m 0s

Asset management, corporate bonds and annuities

James Pickford and guests discuss how changes in the asset management industry could benefit investors, the potential risks for corporate bond funds, and the sale of inappropriate annuity products  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 1s

Pension reforms, holiday homes and investing in university research

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss new pension rules that will apply from next April, what to bear in mind when buying property overseas, and how investors can access ideas emerging from universities  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 15s

Tax avoidance clampdown, employer pensions, and family finances

What's your employer doing with your pension? Jonathan Eley and guests also discuss HMRC's crackdown on tax avoidance scheme investors, and the latest venture aimed at spreading financial risk across generations  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 31s

Savings rates, China vs India, and buy-to-let

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the state of the UK savings market, whether retail investors should look again at China and India, and if buy-to-let landlords will ever have it so good again  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 42s

Property funds, investment strategy and Islamic pensions

James Pickford hosts a discussion of the appeal and risks of popular property funds as well as a new sharia-compliant pension product, plus the insights of FT investment editor James Mackintosh on where value lies for investors  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 35s

Controlling house prices, minimising tax and star fund managers

In this week's show, Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the Bank of England's measures to cool the UK's housing boom, a range of tax-efficient investments and the risks attached, and the latest fund news from Neil Woodfood and Terry Smith  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 36s

New ISAs, pensions advice and IFA liability

James Pickford and guests discuss what forthcoming reforms to ISAs mean for investors, how the pensions industry may provide guidance promised to retirees, and the liability of independent financial advisers for bad investment advice  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 29s

Energy prices, expensive divorces and Tesco Bank

In this week’s show, Jonathan Eley and guests discuss why the Big Six energy companies aren’t cutting prices, why divorce is becoming more common - and expensive - and how Tesco’s new current account measures up.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 33s

Dutch-style pensions, P2P lending and Green Deal

Could proposed collective pension plans deliver more income? Jonathan Eley and guests also discuss how peer-to-peer lending may be incorporated in ISAs, and how to claim government money for improving your home's energy efficiency  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 19s

TSB flotation, Scottish independence and fracking

In this week's show, Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the prospects of TSB, the impact of a Scottish independence vote for investors and business, and whether there is money to be made from fracking  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 21s

Mortgage market, pension products and small caps

Are new lending rules slowing mortgage lending? Jonathan Eley and guests also discuss emerging alternatives to annuities, and whether the rally in small company shares is coming to an end.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 49s

Stop-gap annuities, private equity and investor charges

In this week's show, Jonathan Eley and guests discuss whether new flexible annuity products offer savers value, if investing in private equity is worth it, and the confusing array of charges that investors face  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 5s

British banking, building to rent and investing in commodities

What will a reformed Barclays mean for shareholders and customers? Jonathan Eley and colleagues also discuss whether "build to rent" is taking hold in the UK property market, and the different ways of investing in commodities  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 59s

Pensions guidance, Woodford's new venture and frontier markets

Jo Cumbo explains why the government's pensions guidance guarantee is not quite what it seems. Also in the show, David Oakley talks about the prospects of Neil Woodford's new fund, and Jason Hollands of Bestinvest explains the performance of frontier markets  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 39s

Mobile payment, the mortgage market and structured products

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss next week's launch of mobile payment service Paym, why getting a mortgage may become more expensive and time-consuming, and the attractions and risks of structured products  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 12s

Protection for tenants, investing in UK technology, and index-hugging fund managers

What will redress, if not quite regulation, mean for tenants of rental properties? How can you invest in the UK's best technology companies? And is your fund manager a closet index-hugger?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1833m 53s

Protection for tenants, investing in UK technology, and index-hugging fund managers

What will redress, if not quite regulation, mean for tenants of rental properties? How can you invest in the UK's best technology companies? And is your fund manager a closet index-hugger?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 29s

UK property market, investment charges and international equities

James Pickford and guests discuss the transparency of fees and charges for investment advice, whether a property bubble is emerging, and how to invest in overseas stock markets cost-effectively  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 38s

FCA credit card probe, star fund managers and regulated crowdfunding

Why has the regulator ordered a probe into the UK's £150bn credit card? Jonathan Eley and guests also discuss the performance of fund management's galacticos and the new rules governing peer-to-peer lenders and crowdfunding websites  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 44s

Pensions reforms: an overdue liberalisation or a dangerous gamble?

Jonathan Eley discusses the changes to pensions announced in the Budget with Tom McPhail, head of pensions research at Hargreaves Lansdown, and James Lloyd, a director at the Strategic Society Centre  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 22s

Budget special: major pension reforms, ISAs and tax avoidance

This week's Budget was nothing short of revolutionary. Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the implications of the Chancellor's reforms for ISA savers, pension holders, and investors in tax avoidance schemes  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 8s

Reduced mortgage offers, Invesco leadership and Lloyds capital restructuring

How can pension contributions and student debt affect your mortgage offer? Also in this week's show, FT investment correspondent David Oakley talks about the man taking over at Invesco, and Elaine Moore discusses the impact of Lloyds' restructuring on retail investors  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 33s

Isa special - Cash Isas, junior Isas, and where to invest

Why are cash Isa rates so low and yet so popular? This week's Isa special also takes a look at junior Isas, and Tom Stevenson of Fidelity talks about where to invest your allowance  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 49s

Mortgage rates, investing in biotech, and with-profits

When mortgage rates rise, how bad will it be? Jonathan Eley and guests also discuss whether the UK biotech sector is set for a boom, and whether with-profits policies are worth retaining  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 20s

Bitcoins, falling inflation and male life expectancy

Is it really time to swap your pounds for bitcoins? Also in the show, what falling inflation means for investors and some good news for men who have recently retired.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 11s

Flood insurance, annuity problems and passive investment funds

How are the recent floods going to affect house insurance premiums? Jonathan Eley and guests also discuss problems with the annuity business, as well as the falling cost of investing in passive funds  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 40s

PPI and CPP compensation, investing in China, and solar panels for retirement

As banks' total PPI bill nears £20bn, is there anyone else entitled to compensation? Chinese equities have rarely been cheaper but which obstacles remain to investors? And are solar panels really a viable investment for your retirement?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 51s

Emerging market turmoil, investment platforms and renting luxury assets

Are we seeing a re-run of the 1990s? Jonathan Eley discusses EM volatility with the FT's Jonathan Wheatley. Plus, how to choose the right investment platform and whether luxury goods can pay their way  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 5s

Workplace pension schemes, real estate investment trusts and equity release

Will the government limit the charges applied to workplace pension schemes – and if so, when? Real estate investment trusts should do what it says on the tin, and the pros and cons of equity release  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 31s

Changes to platform pricing, pension system failures and bankruptcy

Jonathan Eley talks to Andy Creak of rPlan about what the latest changes to platform pricing mean for investors, Jo Cumbo discusses why the pension system fails those with modest savings, and Elaine Moore asks if going bankrupt should be easier than it is now, or harder  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 17s

Problems with Help to Buy, alternative assets and investment predictions

What can investors expect from 2014? Why isn't the government's Help to Buy scheme available for all properties? And are expensive cars, watches and Chinese art a better bet than stock markets?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 13s

What's the outlook for savers, borrowers and investors in 2014?

FT Money looks back at 2013 and ahead to 2014 with Paul Kavanagh from Killik & Co.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 46s

Bank bonuses, investing in Asia, and foreign property buyers

More scandalous behaviour at Britain's leading banks. Why southeast Asia could be worth looking at for adventurous investors. And why wealthy foreigners are still buying UK property to rent out.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 14s

FT Money Autumn Statement special podcast

Jonathan Eley talks to three experts about what the autumn statement means for you. Christine Ross of SG PB, Claire Evans of Deloitte and Paul Emery of PwC go through the measures  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 17s

Price comparison sites, the big debate and Royal Mail

Price comparison websites are to be investigated by the City regulator. Four big investment ideas from some of the country's most eminent economists. And as Royal Mail issues its first results after flotation, we get the latest views on the shares.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 53s

95% mortgages, shareholder perks and boiler room scams

95 per cent mortgages return, with or without a government guarantee. Shareholder perks - nice to have, but how valuable are they? And how to avoid so-called "boiler room" scams.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 38s

Pension charges, IPO investments and stamp duty

Pensioners are being pushed into the wrong annuities. New companies are flooding onto the stock market but should ordinary investors buy their shares? And calls grow for reform of stamp duty on property.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 10s

Co-op restructuring, India's stock market and buy-to-let landlords

What went wrong at the Co-operative Bank, and is the restructuring announced this week a fair deal? India's stock market hits a new high - but are the underlying problems really fixed? And why it's becoming easier to become a buy-to-let landlord.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 24s

Islamic finance, retirement planning and why self-build has failed to gain traction

As London bids to become a centre for Islamic finance, are sharia financial products useful for ordinary savers and investors? The real mid-life crisis: why Britain’s middle-aged are the worst prepared for retirement. And why self-build has struggled to gain traction despite government encouragement  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 35s

Property downvaluations, energy prices and the fate of the Co-op

What to do if your lender says the house you want to buy is worth less than the offer you've put in. The furore over energy prices: are we being ripped off, or are politicians to blame for rising prices? And the inglorious fate of the Co-op - an ethical bank taken over by a couple of hedge funds  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 8s

The FT talks to Invesco Perpetual's Mark Barnett

Earlier this week the fund industry was stunned to hear that Invesco Perpetual's Neil Woodford is to leave after a 25 year glittering career. Jonathan Eley talks to Mark Barnett, who is taking over Mr Woodford's high income funds.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1810m 30s

Neil Woodfood's departure, social care funding and legacy disputes

If you're one of the tens of thousands of investors who hold funds managed by Neil Woodford, what should you do as he announces his departure? Ministers say no-one should have to sell their house to fund social care. But can we believe them? And the lessons to be learned from the Earl of Cardigan's unsavoury spat with his trustees  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1821m 16s

Royal Mail shares, DIY investors and ethical investing

Royal Mail shares start trading this week after unprecedented public interest. Have the changes to the way financial products are sold made any difference to the customer experience? And why many ethical funds are not quite what they seem.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 31s

Workplace pensions, fund charges and Help to Buy

Saving schemes for employees - will the next phase be a success? Passive investment funds - are they still the cheapest option? And why aren't banks signing up to the government's Help to Buy plan?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 30s

Student housing, small caps and changing your bank

Student housing - are traditional terraced properties still a good buy? Small caps - why are they outperforming larger companies. And changing your bank, have you been convinced yet?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 6s

Lloyds sell-off, university costs and manorial rights

The government starts to sell its stake in Lloyds - but will the public get a look in? As higher education costs rise we look at what the future might hold. And why manorial rights could be more than mere bragging rights.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 51s

Royal Mail privatisation, interest rate rises and concerns over annuities

Royal Mail privatisation - could the flotation mean good news for investors? The Bank of England and the markets have radically different views about when interest rates will rise. Who has got it right? And the financial regulator faces fresh calls to intervene in the £15bn-a-year annuity market.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 4s

Vodafone, self-invested pensions and unusual investments

Vodafone's blockbuster deal - what it means for individual shareholders. Why there is less choice these days in self-invested pensions. And the unusual asset classes that have trounced shares, bonds and property  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 45s

First time buyers, financial technology and property syndicates

First-time buyers are back - but is it good news or not. How advisers are using computer games to get you to engage with your investments. And property syndicates - should we be clubbing together?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 51s

Gold, gilts and cash versus card payments

Gold is in the headlines again - but is it an insurance against disaster or a volatile fringe asset? Gilts are up - does this mean recovery is on the way? And if banks are right that cash is on its way out - what is going to take its place?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 56s

Self-certification loans, pensions and current account rules

Easier access to mortgages for the self-employed - but should we worry about reckless lending? How we can fix the looming pensions crisis? And the competition hots up in current accounts.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 32s

Interest rates, investing in commercial property and childcare expenses

What the Bank of England’s forward guidance means for you, the options for investing in commercial property and the government’s consultation on reforms to childcare.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 52s

Crowdfunding, tax avoidance and financial advice rules

Celebrities are after your money to back their pet projects - should you trust them? Why the wealthy are growing less interested in avoiding tax. And how the new rules on paying for financial advice aren't quite working out as planned.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 46s

Funding for Lending, peer-to-peer loans and premium bond odds

Funding for Lending one year on - what has the impact been for savers and borrowers? Peer-to-peer lending - higher risks, but also higher rewards. And how the odds of winning the premium bonds just got lighter.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 20s

Annuities, emerging markets and minimising IHT

Relief at last for annuity buyers as gilt yields inch higher. Are emerging markets worth the extra risk? And how to minimise the impact of inheritance tax?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 51s

First-time buyer mortgage, the hidden costs of investing and workplace pension schemes

The 0 per cent mortgage - what's the catch? The hidden costs of investing - how much is your portfolio costing you each year? And what to do if your workplace pension scheme is transferred to an insurance company?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 14s

Aim shares, investing for the long term and gold prices

Coming soon to your Isa - shares from Aim. Investing for the very long term - what will the world look like in 2050? And the debate about gold - should private investors own it at all?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 21s

Buy-to-let lending, confusion over care cap and what makes up the FTSE 100?

We look at the changing face of buy-to-let lending. We also expose widespread confusion over the care fees cap - we look at what is and what is not included. And we look at the overseas companies on Britain's stock market in the week that two Russian-backed mining firms are removed form the FTSE 100 index  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 9s

Banking report, China funds and NS&I

A tumultuous week for banks and bankers - but what does it mean for savers and borrowers? One of Britain's best-known fund managers admits defeat in China. And in an era of low rates and austerity, what exactly is the point of National Savings & Investments  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 23s

Pension contributions, house price indices, and long term care

More on how much and when you can contribute to your pension. House prices hit new highes - but how reliable are the indices that measure them? Plus a possible new way to finance long term care.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 33s

New rules on alternatives, FT Money roundtable and how to invest in wine

The FCA rules on promotion of alternative investments - what's in, and what's out. Jim O'Neill on the outlook for emerging markets and China. And how to invest in fine wine  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 40s

Tax-free pension cash, behavioural finance and will writing

Is your company short-changing you out of your pension? How our inbuilt biases get in the way of rational investment decisions. And how to write a proper will  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 34s

Bank of Ireland, European companies and investing in classic cars

Bank of Ireland backs down - but should you be fearful of tracker mortgages? European companies that are defying the continental recession. And calling all petrolheads: how you can make money from classic cars  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 5s

New retail bond launches, self-build property and Co-op customers

Another mini-bond launches, but should you put your money in them? How to build your own house? And what's to become of the co-operative bank?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1822m 9s

Bonds, green investing and the Queen's Speech

Bonds are awful, says Warren Buffett, but what is the alternative? How green investing has gone mainstream. And all the personal finance news from this week's Queen's Speech.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 36s

Interest only mortgages, structured products and foreign property dreams gone sour

Why almost half the UK’s 2.6m interest-only borrowers risk being unable to repay mortgages, are structured products a sensible way to manage risk – or simply a distraction? And a cautionary tale of investing in foreign property via self invested personal pension funds.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 14s

Supermarket annuities, charitable donations and funding for lending

Would you buy a pension through a supermarket? How to make your charitable donations work harder for. And how more government support for banks will affect the savings and mortgage markets.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 55s

Letting agents, gold prices and annuities

Proper regulation at last for letting agents. The drastic sell-off in the gold price, and how to navigate the annuity conundrum.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 33s

Becoming a buy-to-let landlord, identity fraud and Post Office bank accounts

Yields of 6 per cent on rental properties are tempting investors into the buy-to-let market. But is this the right time to invest? Chris Norris from the National Landlords Association joins FT Money to discuss this, banks stealing customer data and whether the Post Office can become a challenger to the big banks as it prepares to offer current accounts.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 8s

Savers in Cyprus, UK banks and bond funds

The latest from Cyprus and how it affects UK savers. What is to become of the UK's state-run banks. And the mounting warnings about bonds and bond funds.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 22s

Winners and losers in this year's Budget

John Whiting of the CIOT joins us for our FT Money special podcast on this year's Budget. We look at government help for homeowners, the new £10,000 personal allowance and how investing just got a bit cheaper and a bit easier.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 39s

State pensions, predictions for the Budget and high frequency trading

We cover the debate over women and the state pension and we look at what is expected to be in the Budget. Finally, is computer-driven trading harming your investments?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 35s

Bank shares, payday lenders and women and finance

Is it time to look afresh at bank shares? Day of reckoning for payday lenders, and do women make better investors than men?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 44s

FT Money Special: Individual Savings Accounts

This week FT Money looks at Individual Savings Accounts indepth - from cash Isas to stocks and shares Isas. We look at where you should put your money, and the more unusual products that are eligible for Isas  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 12s

New highs for the stock market, stamp duty avoidance schemes and HMRC targets second homeowners

The stock market hits new highs - but can it last much longer? Stamp duty - it's one of the most unpopular taxes in Britain, but it's unwise to try to avoid it. And the taxman wages a new war on second home owners  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 1s

Long term care, investing in Africa and bank advice

The future of long-term care - and how to pay for it. How to invest in Africa. And the results of an FSA mystery shopping exercise into bank advice  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 37s

Cash Isas, tax efficient investing and pensions

Isas - why you'll have to search high and low for a decent rate on your savings. How you can back growing British businesses, and get great tax breaks too. And some good news and not so good news in pensions  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 50s

Bond yields, tax planning and investing in art

Bond yields - what it means for investors. Simple tax planning - why everyone is going back to basics. And how you can invest in one of the best-performing asset classes of the past decade: art.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 30s

Income drawdown, financial education and how divorce can affect your mortgage

New rules for income drawdown, why we need to improve financial education, and how divorce can affect your mortgage.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 44s

Changes to state pension, equity income funds the future of banks

What the changes to the state pension mean for you. Why not all equity income funds are created equal, and what will a visit to your bank branch entail in years to come?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 23s

Retail Price Index news, PPI mis-selling compensation and RDR orphans

We explain what the retail prices index is and why it's important. Then we discuss whether websites can replace financial advice. And end with whether banks are stalling on PPI mis-selling compensation.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 45s

IFA sales tactics, charitable donations and overseas pensions traps

How risky are the funds your IFA has sold you? We also look at ways to give to charity and save tax at the same time. And the overseas pensions traps you should avoid at all costs  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 42s

FT Money Autumn Statement special podcast

FT Money talks to John Whiting, tax policy director at the Chartered Institute of Taxation about how the chancellor's Autumn statement will affect you.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 32s

Employee pensions, RDR and investing in racehorses

Should charges be clearer for workplace pensions? RDR is coming - we ask the FSA what it will mean for financial advice. And horse racing - is there a way to profit that doesn't involve a better slip?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 16s

Pension tax relief, demographics and silver

Pensions tax relief under threat, why the stock market can't fix our retirement problems. And how to get exposure to an asset that some think could rise fivefold.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 35s

Credit unions, gender pricing and HMRC investigations

Credit unions - the government wants them to help broaden competition in banking, but there are already scandals. Gender pricing has started, and how HMRC uses technology to track down tax evaders  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1820m 24s

US elections, fund of funds and private banking services

Barack Obama, Ben Bernanke and the cash in your pension. We also look at why you should be sceptical about funds of funds. And the banks you can call upon to do - well, virtually anything  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 22s

US election impact on investors, four-bedroom properties, and equity funds

Ellen Kelleher of FTfm looks at how investors can take a position on Obama vs Romney; Lucien Cook, director of residential research at Savills, tells us about the cost of trading up from a three- to a four-bedroom property in different parts of the UK; and with equity fund sales up, we examine whether this really means that investors are feeling confident.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1854s

New mortgage rules, dividends and Junior Isas

How the FSA loan rules will affect your finances. The importance of dividends in investing, and we look at how Junior Isas are faring one year on from their introduction  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 20s

Inflation, European shares and income drawdown

A rise in inflation - how will it affect your savings? Are European shares great value or a value trap? And we look at why women are set to gain from changes to income drawdown rules  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 39s

Barclays/ING, ethical investing and workplace savings

What Barclays' takeover of ING Direct means for savers and borrowers, can ethical investing pay? And ways your employer can help you to save and invest  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 23s

Gender pricing, rising mortgage rates and identity fraud

Should you buy now or wait until December to get an annuity? With mortgage rates on the rise, what can you do? And how to protect yourself from ID fraud  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 15s

Pensions for property, Sipps and investing in india

Should you use your tax-free lump sum to help your children onto the housing ladder? What to consider before setting up a Sipp. And, after a major reform package, has India become a better home for your investments?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 16s

State pensions, annuities and farmland values

More tinkering with the state pension: where does it leave those approaching retirement? A major provider pulls out of the annuity market. And has the price of farmland finally peaked after a decade-long boom?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 31s

How the failure of Northern Rock changed saving, borrowing and investing

It's five years since savers rushed to withdraw their money from Northern Rock. In this week's special FT Money Show we look at what has happened to savings, mortgages and investments in that time.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 27s

RDR, student lets and investing in China

Will RDR really result in better advice? How wealthy students are boosting the London rental market. And is now the time to invest in China?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 12s

Bond funds, cash lump sums and the new Barclays CEO

It is time for investors to switch out of bond funds, what to do if you have a cash lump sum and can Antony Jenkins put some zip back into Barclays shares?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 51s

Free banking, safe haven investments and investment trusts

Overdraft charges soar to £900 a year - how to avoid the fees. Where can you go to pick up a "safe" investment? And why you can't always have the investment trusts you want.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 19s

Energy bill, food prices and higher buy-to-let yields

This week's Money Show focuses on whether you should fix with your energy supplier, the factors affecting our supermarket bills and the outlook for buy-to-let  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 44s

Prime lending, the gold bubble, and unsuitable Sipps

We examine why some wealthy borrowers are being turned away by some banks. Also, is the tide turning on gold - should you sell up now? And which investments should you hold in your Sipp?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 16s

Falling loan rates, currency funds and PPI

We look at new historic low mortgages for low-risk borrowers. Also, Alice Ross, the FT currencies correspondent talks to the Money team about investing in currency funds. And finally, payment protection insurance - will the cold calls never end?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 24s

Falling mortgage rates, investment trusts and investing in the Olympics

New cuts to mortgage rates - how low can they get? Investing for the long term - why investment trusts should be in your portfolio. And the Olympics - can you make money as an investor  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 58s

Shake-up of high street banks, rogue letting agents and pension fees

Co-op buys 632 branches from Lloyds - what will this mean for customers? Why are rogue letting agents allowed to exploit landlords, and how fees are cutting pension values in half.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1813m 49s

New banks, paying for care and rising commercial property yields

Can any of the new banks really hope to challenge the big five providers? How will the 'pay when you die' care proposals really work, and why investors are focusing on yields rather than capital growth.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 8s

Quantitative easing, the retail distribution review and where to get the lowest mortgage rates

We look at how savers will be affected by the new round of quantitative easing and whether new rules will mean fund managers and platforms come clean on costs. Finally, why you'll only find the lowest loan rates at building societies.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 48s

Cashless society, hopeless interest rates and lenders trying to make mortgages easier

Why the RBS computer glitch calls new payment technology into question; how personal pensions can pay just 0.2 per cent on cash, and why some lenders are trying to make the mortgage process easier.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 24s

Pension fraud, Severn Trent retail bond and consent-to-let mortgages

We reveal a big increase in pension fraud as well as a new index linked bond launch from Severn Trent. And why borrowers need their mortgage lender's consent to let out their properties.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 21s

Is your financial adviser truly "independent"?

The FSA publishes its final guidance on the definitions of independent and restricted advice - what does it mean for investors? We look at the fixed-rates savings accounts that are expiring now. And does your bank consider you a "loyal" customer?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1816m 55s

Roundtable discussion: Are emerging markets a safe haven?

Expert commentators discuss emerging and developed markets from the private investors' point of view. Tim Bond, investment strategist at Odey Asset management, James Dowey, chief economist at Neptune and Jerome Booth, research manager at Ashmore Investment Management talk to the FT's Elaine Moore.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 57s

Bank of Cyprus savers, emerging markets, and pension protection

The euro crisis hits Cyprus - but at least UK savers have some protection. Experts ask if emerging market are a safe haven, and we ask the pension minister about state benefits and income drawdown  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 4s

Protection for savers, workplace pensions and expat mortgages

Banks forced to be more upfront about how savers and protected, why workplace default pension funds could leave you with less in retirement. And why expats coming back to the UK could find it hard to get a mortgage  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1814m 56s

Eurozone crisis special - your pensions, savings and mortgages

Will your pension be reduced and what can you do about it? How safe are your savings - if they're only protected by the European safety scheme? And will your mortgage rise - even if the UK interest rates are cut?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 2s

Europe in crisis - is there anything investors can do to protect their portfolios?

Should investors move to safe havens or sit tight and try to ride out the storm? We ask Tom Stevenson of Fidelity Worldwide Investments. HSBC backtracks on its home loan process and how will pensions income be hit for the gender rules?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1815m 55s

Investment charges, European investments, and temporary annuities

We reveal the latest on fund investment charges and analyse the value of European investments. Finally, we ask if buying temporary retirement income is a good idea.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 10s

Rising SVRs, the return of tech funds and income from corporate bonds

Why now is the time to bale out of a standard variable mortgage, which tech funds are profiting from the mobile revolution, and are corporate bonds still the best source of regular payments.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1818m 44s

Alternative investments, absolute return funds and fixed-rate mortgages

The FSA crack down on “death bonds”, why absolute return funds don’t always do what they say on the tin, and why are two-year fixed mortgages the most commonly offered product, when they often don’t represent the best value to borrowers?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 33s

QE and annuities, peer-to-peer lending and investing in water

A Parliamentary committee calls for Government action to address QE’s adverse impact on pensioners; how private investors can speculate on that ultimate commodity, water; and a look at peer-to-peer lending website with Giles Andrews, CEO of Zopa.com.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1817m 50s

Get your tax affairs in order

Could the chancellor's 'surprise' at the use of tax reliefs mean we all have to pay more? And when is the best time to get your tax affairs in order - April 5 or 6? Finally, we look at how big your deposit has to be to get a low mortgage rate  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/09/1819m 48s
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