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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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iTunes Ratings

33 Ratings
Average Ratings
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11
6
0
2

H

By 6372637484 - Jun 28 2019
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Nevermind

Excellent!!

By Heath47 - Apr 08 2011
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Excellent information efficiently conveyed!
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FT Money Show

Latest release on May 28, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: How much do you need to retire on? The answer is more than you think

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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.

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Oct 31 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: 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 #4: 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 #5: 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 #6: 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 #7: 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 #8: Investing for the under 40s - the pros and cons of the Lifetime Isa

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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? 


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Aug 08 2019

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Rank #9: 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 #10: 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 #11: Do you have a joint bank account with your partner?

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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.

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Sep 05 2019

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Rank #12: Beyond Brexit, christmas lights for beards and the growing trend presents for teachers

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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?

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Dec 13 2018

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Rank #13: 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 #14: 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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Rank #15: Free perks with your bank account, fixed rate mortgages and tech stocks

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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?

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Sep 13 2018

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Rank #16: Investment trusts: family trusts, dividend heroes and compared to other investments

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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.

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Nov 22 2019

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Rank #17: 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 #18: 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 #19: 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 #20: What would a no-deal Brexit mean for your money?

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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. 

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Aug 09 2018

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