Ask Martin Lewis Podcast

Ask Martin Lewis Podcast

By BBC Radio 5 live

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis joins 5 Live's Emma Barnett to answer your questions about the financial impact of coronavirus.

Episodes

Payment holidays

Martin Lewis joins Emma Barnett to answer your money questions including whether you should take a payment holiday and what effect it will have on your finances if you do.
06/07/2023m 40s

The Wirecard scandal and travel insurance during coronavirus

Martin Lewis joins Emma Barnett to answer your money questions including what to do if your money is caught up in the Wirecard scandal, how current restrictions might affect your travel insurance, and where is the best place to put savings?
29/06/2030m 1s

Regular payment audit

Martin challenges you to see how much money you can save by checking the regular outgoing payments from your bank accounts.
22/06/2032m 35s

Furlough Shaming

Martin Lewis hears from one woman who’s been “furlough shamed” on social media – and gives his thoughts on why it should end. He also has all the latest advice and help on holiday cancellations, coronavirus employment schemes and where to stash your cash.
15/06/2033m 58s

Coronavirus Updates: Furlough Schemes and Quarantine

Martin Lewis answers your questions including what to do if your holiday plans are affected by new quarantine restrictions and what you can do whilst you're furloughed.
08/06/2023m 19s

The latest Government schemes to help workers and self-employed

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis joins Adrian Chiles with the latest on Government schemes to help workers and self-employed, as well as mortgage holidays and a People’s Commission looking into life after the pandemic. And he answers your consumer questions too.
01/06/2032m 37s

Holiday Refunds

Martin Lewis joins Emma Barnett to answer your questions on holiday refunds.
18/05/2029m 24s

Bounce Back Loan

Martin has more clarity on the Bounce Back Loans Scheme and help out there for the self-employed. Plus he answers all your coronavirus-related questions too.
11/05/2029m 47s

Energy Prices and Bounce Back Loans

With energy prices at three year lows, Martin Lewis has some money saving tips for you. He also answers your questions on consumer rights and coronavirus.
04/05/2027m 17s

Your Coronavirus Questions

Martin Lewis joins Emma Barnett to answer your questions on payment holidays, flight refunds and more.
27/04/2031m 8s

Coronavirus and the Government's Job Retention Scheme

Martin Lewis joins Emma Barnett to answer your questions on the government's furlough scheme, cancelled holidays, changing broadband providers and more.
20/04/2029m 49s

Coronavirus and your work rights

Martin joins Emma Barnett to discuss furloughing, benefits and your rights as an employee or self-employed worker during the crisis.
06/04/2034m 41s

Your rights during the lockdown

Martin joins Emma Barnett to answer your questions about your rights under lockdown, including being a furloughed worker, paying rent and eligibility for Universal Credit.
30/03/2031m 52s

Will the coronavirus financial rescue package help me?

Personal finance expert Martin Lewis answers your questions on the government's new measures to shore up the economy against coronavirus.
23/03/2033m 58s

Your Coronavirus Questions

Martin Lewis answers your consumer questions on coronavirus.
16/03/2040m 57s

Coronavirus and travel plans

Martin Lewis answers your questions on how coronavirus might affect travel plans and events.
09/03/2027m 54s

Coronavirus and consumer rights

Martin Lewis on the potential impact of coronavirus on personal finance, including questions around travel insurance and the housing market.
02/03/2028m 0s

How to make the most of your savings…

With rates falling across the board, Martin Lewis discusses where you should be putting your money, and explains why we should all be ‘active-aggressive’ savers.
24/02/2026m 55s

Are you a mortgage prisoner?

Martin Lewis discusses 'mortgage prisoners' and energy price caps. The Ask Martin Lewis Podcast is originally from The Emma Barnett Show on Monday 10 February 2020.
10/02/2027m 0s

Martin's debt masterclass

Martin Lewis gives his top tips on how you can reduce your debt. The Ask Martin Lewis Podcast is originally from The Emma Barnett Show on Monday 3 February 2020.
03/02/2024m 11s

Student costs

Martin Lewis reveals the hidden costs of student finance. Also on the podcast; energy bills and cashback from savings accounts. The Ask Martin Lewis Podcast is originally from The Emma Barnett Show on Monday 27 January 2020.
27/01/2030m 0s

Everything you need to know about changes to overdraft interest rates

From April 2020, bank overdraft fees are undergoing a major shake-up. The new rules, which come into force in April, require providers to charge a simple annual interest rate on all overdrafts and to get rid of fixed fees. However, most have set the annual interest rate at 40% which is double the cost of a typical credit card. So what can you do to avoid paying extra fees? The Ask Martin Lewis Podcast is originally from The Emma Barnett Show on Monday 20 January 2020.
20/01/2036m 14s

How to bag yourself a cheap energy deal

As some energy suppliers announce price cuts to customers, Martin Lewis reveals how to bag yourself the cheapest gas and electric deal. The Ask Martin Lewis Podcast is originally from The Emma Barnett Show on Monday 13 January 2020.
13/01/2017m 36s

New Year's money-saving resolutions

Kick start your New Year with Martin Lewis’s money-saving resolutions. If you want to save money in 2020, these handy tips could help put you on the right financial track this year. The Ask Martin Lewis Podcast is originally from The Emma Barnett Show on Monday 6 January 2020.
06/01/2024m 11s

Overdrafts

Martin looks at changes to overdraft charges.
09/12/1934m 4s

Online Returns

Martin on your rights to return your purchases.
02/12/1923m 15s

Mortgage matters

Martin looks at why switching your mortgage deal could mean lower payments.
25/11/1931m 8s

Switching Energy Suppliers

As the cold nights draw in, Martin Lewis explains how switching energy providers could help you save money on your bills.
18/11/1932m 20s

The Help to Buy ISA

Martin is back with a guide on how a Help to Buy ISA can help you and when the deadline for getting one is.
11/11/1919m 12s

Money Makeovers

Fed up of your finances and feel the need for a money makeover? Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis dishes out his advice for you.
04/11/1934m 49s
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