7 episodes

Real people, real problems, real talk. Katie Morley, The Telegraph's Consumer Champion, has won back £10 million in compensation for readers. Now, she's hitting the road for a brand new podcast, Money Confidential, to hear directly from you. Would you let your grown-up child move back home and not pay rent? Is it fair for your richer siblings to go skiing and leave you behind? Are private schools really worth it? This is the place where we discuss everyday money problems affecting your life and relationships.
Each episode, Katie is also joined by a financial expert in their field to help solve these dilemmas, as well as a Telegraph commentator offering their tuppence. 

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Money Confidential with Katie Morley The Telegraph

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Real people, real problems, real talk. Katie Morley, The Telegraph's Consumer Champion, has won back £10 million in compensation for readers. Now, she's hitting the road for a brand new podcast, Money Confidential, to hear directly from you. Would you let your grown-up child move back home and not pay rent? Is it fair for your richer siblings to go skiing and leave you behind? Are private schools really worth it? This is the place where we discuss everyday money problems affecting your life and relationships.
Each episode, Katie is also joined by a financial expert in their field to help solve these dilemmas, as well as a Telegraph commentator offering their tuppence. 

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    "My in-laws are sponging off me - how do I stop them?"

    "My in-laws are sponging off me - how do I stop them?"

    John's* brother-in-law moved in for a couple of months. He didn't move out for 5 years...
    On today's episode - how much do we owe our in-laws? Following an anonymous letters from someone who's worried at the level of financial support their partner is giving to their mother mother-in-law, Katie Morley hits the road to speak to 'John' to see what can happen if you give someone an inch, and they take a mile. also in the episode, professional mediator Becs Dhillon on what other families facing similar situations could do and the Telegraph's chief reporter, Rob Mendick, chiming in with some rather unconventional advice...
    *Name has been changed.
    If you want help or know someone who would benefit from professional mediation, please head to becsdhillon.com.
    ✍️ Need your awkward money problem solved? Email Katie on moneyconfidential@telegraph.co.uk or leave a voicenote on Whatsapp - 07892793324. You can also fill in the form here: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneyconfidential. It can be 100% confidential!
    💰 Discover more of our leading Money journalism: telegraph.co.uk/money
    📰 Subscribe to the Telegraph here: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneypodcast
    💬 Follow Katie Morley on Instagram: @MoneyBackMorley

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    • 35 min
    "I earn £1 million a year – but I feel guilty and lonely"

    "I earn £1 million a year – but I feel guilty and lonely"

    Imagine earning millions but feeling too ashamed to tell anyone about it? That's the problem facing Jack*, who following a decade of debt is now making 100k a month. Jack can’t help feeling terribly guilty when he sees friends slogging it out in more noble careers and earning significantly less. Without knowing it, Jack is suffering from "sudden wealth syndrome", terrified of being ostracised by family and friends.
    On today's episode - what’s it like suddenly coming into serious money when you’ve previously been on the breadline? Most of us will never know, but could there be a secret millionaire in your friendship circle? And if there was, would you want to know? Should we all be more open about money and salaries? Katie talks to Dr Stephen Goldbart who coined the term "sudden wealth syndrome" in the 90s, as well as Lisa, another self-made millionaire brought up on a council estate, previous dragged down by decades of debt.
    ✍️ Need your awkward money problem solved? Email Katie or send a voice-note to moneyconfidential@telegraph.co.uk or fill in the form here: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneyconfidential. It can be 100% confidential!
    💰 Discover more of our leading Money journalism: telegraph.co.uk/money
    📰 Subscribe to the Telegraph here: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneypodcast
    💬 Follow Katie Morley on Instagram: @MoneyBackMorley

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    • 37 min
    "Am I wrong to take my kids out of school for a cheaper holiday?"

    "Am I wrong to take my kids out of school for a cheaper holiday?"

    Is taking children out of school during term time financially savvy or just selfish parenting? In today's episode, Katie chats to "Louise" who is one of 350,000 parents taking their children out of school during term time every year in order to nab a cheaper holiday. With travel companies dialling up the prices of flights, accommodation and more during the holidays, some parents are choosing the £60 a day fine in order to save bigger money on the break. 
    Joining Katie to unpack this dilemma is travel expert Jen Carr-Paias AKA The Travel Mum on instagram, Britain's strictest headteacher Katherine Birbalsingh and the Telegraph's own common sense queen, Camilla Tominey.
    ✍️ Need your awkward money problem solved? Email Katie or send a voice-note to moneyconfidential@telegraph.co.uk or fill in the form here: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneyconfidential. It can be 100% confidential!
    💰 Discover more of our leading Money journalism: telegraph.co.uk/money
    📰 Subscribe to the Telegraph here: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneypodcast
    💬 Follow Katie Morley on Instagram: @MoneyBackMorley

    Katie Morley, The Telegraph's Consumer Champion, has won back £10 million in compensation for readers. Now, she's hitting the road for a brand new podcast, Money Confidential, to hear directly from you. Would you let your grown-up child move back home and not pay rent? Is it fair for your richer siblings to go skiing and leave you behind? Are private schools really worth it? This is the place where we discuss everyday money problems affecting your life and relationships.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 30 min
    "Is private school worth the financial sacrifice?"

    "Is private school worth the financial sacrifice?"

    How far would you go to afford private school for your children... and is it even worth it? In this episode, Katie hears from "Lucy" who is stuck on whether to send her children to private school. To find answers, Katie hits the road and speaks to Phil in Bolton, who sold his house, ISAs and moved the whole family 200 miles north in order to pay for his kids' school fees. Katie also finds answers from Melanie Sanderson, Managing Editor of the Good Schools Guide & Telegraph writer Helena Morrissey, who paid for all 9 of her children to attend private school.
    ✍️ Need your awkward money problem solved? Email Katie or send a voice-note to moneyconfidential@telegraph.co.uk or fill in the form here: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneyconfidential. It can be 100% confidential!
    💰 Discover more of our leading Money journalism: telegraph.co.uk/money
    📰 Subscribe to the Telegraph here: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneypodcast
    💬 Follow Katie Morley on Instagram: @MoneyBackMorley
    Contributors:
    Melanie Sanderson
    Helena Morrissey
    Katie Morley, The Telegraph's Consumer Champion, has won back £10 million in compensation for readers. Now, she's hitting the road for a brand new podcast, Money Confidential, to hear directly from you. Would you let your grown-up child move back home and not pay rent? Is it fair for your richer siblings to go skiing and leave you behind? Are private schools really worth it? This is the place where we discuss everyday money problems affecting your life and relationships.

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    • 37 min
    "I'm so jealous of my richer siblings who don't invite me skiing"

    "I'm so jealous of my richer siblings who don't invite me skiing"

    In this episode, Katie chats to “Poppy” who is struggling with the wealth gap between herself and her siblings. However, Katie also discovers a dysfunctional penchant for posh purses is wreaking havoc with Poppy's finances. Over a delicious slice of lemon cake, she makes a rather sour confession: she's bitterly jealous of her richer siblings, who all go on skiing holidays together and have stopped bothering to invite her, as they assume she can't afford to go.
    ✍️ Need your awkward money problem solved? Email Katie or send a voice-note to moneyconfidential@telegraph.co.uk or fill in the form here: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneyconfidential. It can be 100% confidential!
    💰 Discover more of our leading Money journalism: telegraph.co.uk/money
    📰 Subscribe to the Telegraph here: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneypodcast
    💬 Follow Katie Morley on Instagram: @MoneyBackMorley
    Contributors:
    Celia Walden
    Vicky Reynal
    Claire Seal
    Katie Morley, The Telegraph's Consumer Champion, has won back £10 million in compensation for readers. Now, she's hitting the road for a brand new podcast, Money Confidential, to hear directly from you. Would you let your grown-up child move back home and not pay rent? Is it fair for your richer siblings to go skiing and leave you behind? Are private schools really worth it? This is the place where we discuss everyday money problems affecting your life and relationships.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 39 min
    "I'm fed up with my adult child living at home - I'm moving out".

    "I'm fed up with my adult child living at home - I'm moving out".

    Would you let your adult child move back home and not pay rent? As the housing market becomes more unaffordable, many adults are not only relying on the bank of mum and dad, but the house of mum and dad, with reports suggesting there’s up to 5 million of them in Britain. For some this set up will be hunky dory, but for others it can lead to toe-curling conversations about money.
    In this episode, Katie chats to “Mark”. Last summer, his adult daughter moved back into the family home with her partner and family in tow. Nine months later, he’s had enough and he’s off. We also hear from financial expert Lisa Conway-Hughes and Telegraph columnist Michael Deacon on practical solutions as well as tips and tricks for navigating this awkward situation.
    ✉️ Need your awkward money problem solved? Email Katie or send a voice-note to moneyconfidential@telegraph.co.uk
    ✍️ Tell Katie your money dilemma and keep up with all our case studies every week: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneyconfidential
    💰 Discover more of our leading Money journalism: telegraph.co.uk/money
    📰 Subscribe to the Telegraph here: https://telegraph.co.uk/moneypodcast
    🗞️ Read more about adult children living at home and what you can do: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/adult-child-living-at-home-how-to-help-get-them-leave/
    💬 Follow Katie Morley on Instagram: @MoneyBackMorley

    Katie Morley, The Telegraph's Consumer Champion, has won back £10 million in compensation for readers. Now, she's hitting the road for a brand new podcast, Money Confidential, to hear directly from you. Would you let your grown-up child move back home and not pay rent? Is it fair for your richer siblings to go skiing and leave you behind? Are private schools really worth it? This is the place where we discuss everyday money problems affecting your life and relationships.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 32 min

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