Money Box Live - Saving and Investing

Money Box

By BBC Radio 4

Money Box Live - Saving and Investing

It's been a volatile summer for global stock markets with the value of the UK FTSE 100 plunging to 5,898 on 24 August from a high of 7,103 back in April. The FTSE 100 is an index of the 100 largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange and if you invest in UK shares, equity funds or hold a pension you may be affected. If you're concerned about the performance of your scheme, Russ Mould, Investment Director at AJ Bell will share his view on the mood of the market and how to manage the swings and roundabouts of stock market investing. Whether you're close to retirement or have longer term money goals, Informed Choice Chartered Financial Planner Nick Bamford will be here to answer your financial planning questions. How much should you keep in cash, when should you consider equities and when is it worth taking advice? And Savings Champion Anna Bowes will join us with her best buy tables and some better news at last for cash savers. Plus, the amount of money that is protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme will fall in January but there are special rules for temporary high balances, are you affected? Whatever you want to know, presenter Paul Lewis and guests will be waiting to help. Call 03700 100 444 from 1pm to 3.30pm on Wednesday or e-mail questions to moneybox@bbc.co.uk now. Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles will apply.
Money Box Live - Saving and Investing
Money Box Live - Saving and Investing
Money Box