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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.

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

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

    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.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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

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

    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?    For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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

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

    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.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 22 min
    The $1.6tn US student debt nightmare 

    The $1.6tn US student debt nightmare 

    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. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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

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

    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.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 26 min
    Has Harry Potter been a wizard with his finances 

    Has Harry Potter been a wizard with his finances 

    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. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 19 min

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