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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.

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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.

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FT Money Show

Latest release on Jun 19, 2020

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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.

Rank #1: You’ve made a financial mistake - now what

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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.  

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Dec 18 2019

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Rank #2: Emerging markets, tax avoiders and owning property

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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. 

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Sep 27 2018

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Rank #3: Is property still a good investment?

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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.  

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Sep 20 2018

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Rank #4: How to find a financial adviser and the questions to ask when you find one

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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.   

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Mar 22 2018

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Rank #5: Valuable vinyl in the attic, the perils of investment cliches and the gambling habits of millennials

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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.

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Apr 19 2018

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Rank #6: Bidding for returns: is commercial property an alternative to buy-to-let?

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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  

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Apr 20 2016

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Rank #7: Numeracy skills, saving for retirement and why millennials are not investing for their future

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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.  

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May 10 2018

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Rank #8: Financial New Year's Resolutions: How to manage your money in 2019

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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 

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Jan 03 2019

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Rank #9: The true cost of regulation, how to manage our spending habits and new payment card measures

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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.

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Jun 13 2019

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Rank #10: Financial advice for young people, crowdfunding and why Brexit has ruined my dinner parties

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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.

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Mar 28 2019

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Rank #11: Animal magic for markets, Woodford’s woes and why investors should care about central banks

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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.

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Apr 27 2018

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Rank #12: Six financial mistakes that women need to avoid

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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.

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Feb 07 2019

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Rank #13: Neil Woodford, YouTube millionaires and Rich People's Problems

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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. 

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Jun 06 2019

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Rank #14: How to cut the cost of your wedding (without scrimping on romance)

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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.  

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May 05 2016

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Rank #15: Investing in Bitcoin, financial fitness and wealth managers

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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. 

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Jun 14 2018

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Rank #16: The maths of Love Island

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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.

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Aug 02 2018

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Rank #17: Individual Savings Accounts - could these tax free wrappers take over from pensions as our preferred savings vehicle?

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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. 

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Mar 19 2020

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Rank #18: Pensions for the self-employed, solar powered properties and financial planning

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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.

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Apr 06 2018

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Rank #19: Mid-life financial MOT, credit card debts and Britain's growing tax gap

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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. 

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Jun 20 2019

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Rank #20: Cannabis, stamp duty and gender financial differences

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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. 

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Oct 04 2018

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The ‘silver squeeze’ on retirement hopes

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If you’re thinking of taking early retirement - don’t. That’s the blunt assessment from financial advisers on both sides of the Atlantic, who fear that volatility on the stock markets - not to mention pressures within the jobs market - will be a toxic combination for those in their 50s and 60s who are planning to retire. FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss the practical steps investors can take to secure a better future. 

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Jun 19 2020

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Growth vs value investing: the gap widens 

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Crisis? What crisis? On Monday, investors in the main US stock market index, would have been up on the year as the S&P 500, incredibly, regained the group lost to the coronavirus. FT Money show presenter Claer Barrett talks to special guest Merryn Somerset Webb about how globally, markets are getting their mojo back thanks to huge amounts of government stimulus, and big US tech companies like Amazon and Netflix have prospered under lockdown conditions - showing that yet again, investing for growth has trumped investing for value. But how long can it go on for - and should investors fear a second slump?   

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Jun 11 2020

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How to give money to your children during the pandemic 

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There’s nothing like a global pandemic to remind people of their own mortality and coronavirus has sent individuals rushing to get their financial affairs in order. In this week's FT Money show presenter Lucy Warwick-Ching talks to guests - Julia Cox, partner at Charles Russell Speechlys and Ian Dyall, head of estate planning at Tilney - about how best to pass money down the generations. From trusts to family investment companies, or regular gifts out of income - how can you give your children or grandchildren money without being hit by high taxes? We discuss the issues.

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Jun 04 2020

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Can I get my money back for cancelled flights?

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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.

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May 28 2020

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

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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.

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May 21 2020

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Shoring up your personal finances  

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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.

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May 14 2020

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Learning about money and rich people's problems

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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. 

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May 07 2020

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Investing through the crisis

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Claer Barrett explores some of the biggest issues facing small investors with investment columnist Merryn Somerset Webb and Fidelity’s Maike Currie. 

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Apr 30 2020

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

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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.

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Apr 23 2020

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

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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. 

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Mar 19 2020

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UK Budget, coronavirus planning and crashing stockmarkets

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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.

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Mar 13 2020

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

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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. 

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Mar 05 2020

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Split mortgages, scams, and free money for childcare

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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?

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Feb 27 2020

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Finance on Instagram: what's not to like?

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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. 

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Feb 20 2020

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

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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. 

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Feb 13 2020

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

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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?   

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Feb 06 2020

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

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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. 

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Jan 30 2020

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The $1.6tn US student debt nightmare 

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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.

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Jan 23 2020

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

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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. 

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Jan 16 2020

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Has Harry Potter been a wizard with his finances 

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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.

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Jan 09 2020

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By 6372637484 - Jun 28 2019
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Nevermind

Excellent!!

By Heath47 - Apr 08 2011
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Excellent information efficiently conveyed!