He's an award-winning business and finance journalist with 30 years of experience. She's a renowned money blogger, broadcaster and author. They also happen to be father and daughter, and on this podcast they bring their different perspectives together to create funny, frank and fascinating conversations about the world of finance - alongside an array of brilliant guests.
Episode 3: Bitcoin & green money with the FT's Alice Ross
In Episode 3, Simon & Iona chat about the recent Bitcoin volatility & whether there's more to it than meets the eye. Iona talks to Alice Ross, journalist at the FT and author of Investing to Save the Planet, about the growth of green money and how ordinary investors can align their money with their values, while Iona & Simon look at how much green investing has changed over the years and some of the hidden hazards involved.
1"42: Bitcoin with S&I
11"27: Green money with Alice Ross
37''41: Green money with S&I
Investing to Save the Planet - link to buy from UK Bookshop
You can now WATCH episode 2 of the Own It podcast on on the Young Money Youtube channel, split into two videos: www.youtube.com/channel/UCFHZfynJ8iir0ArvWmPzdaQ
Research mentioned on trade-offs within ESG policies (free to read): https://www.ft.com/content/486afe00-5347-4f23-ab30-fb2ab901b2cb?emailId=602fc19a3ba0eb000457a770&segmentId=b24b7365-3058-3306-740e-9eeee4834a62
(Clarification - it's mentioned in the pod that well over 90% of these supercomputers don't live longer than 2 years, but a more reliable stat is that the average lifespan of super-computers involved in Bitcoin mining is one and a half years.)
Episode 2: Gamestop & Lifetime Isas with Nathan Long(Hargreaves Lansdown)
In Episode 2, Simon & Iona reflect on the recent Gamestop drama and how it has affected young investors in the UK. Iona talks to Nathan Long, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, about the Lifetime Isa and how it could be improved, while Simon and Iona discuss why young people need to be canny about the much-hyped Isa season.
2''22: Gamestop with S&I
12''43: Lifetime Isas with Nathan Long
27''47: ISAs with S&I
Petition to cut the LISA penalty:
The FT Money Clinic podcast:
You can now WATCH episode 1 of the Own It podcast on Youtube on the Young Money Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFHZfynJ8iir0ArvWmPzdaQ
The Own It Trailer
Own It: the most refreshing finance podcast of 2021. A renowned father-and-daughter team are on a mission to demystify the world of finance and investing. Join them, and some brilliant guests, this year so you can own your finances - and your future - once and for all.
Welcome to Own It!
He's an award-winning business and finance journalist with 30 years of experience. She's a renowned money blogger, broadcaster and author. They also happen to be father and daughter, and on this podcast they bring their different generational perspectives together to create funny, frank and fascinating conversations about the world of finance - alongside an array of brilliant guests.
In this first episode, Iona chats to Simon about his long career in financial journalism, why annual general meetings can feel a bit like WWE and how Scottish-based Baillie Gifford became the rock stars of fund management...but why he still harbours doubts about the cult of Elon Musk.