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The feminist, financial podcast aiming to smash the taboo around money through honest conversations about mistakes made, lessons learned and the money myths that hold us back.

Bang on the Money Charlotte Lorimer

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The feminist, financial podcast aiming to smash the taboo around money through honest conversations about mistakes made, lessons learned and the money myths that hold us back.

    Alex Holder: Talking about money opens up relationships

    Alex Holder: Talking about money opens up relationships

    Alex Holder is a freelance journalist, consultant and author of Open Up: The Power of Talking About Money. In her book, she shares her thoughts on the emotions that surround money and gives her advice on splitting bills, navigating unpaid internships and those £400 hen dos.

    https://linktr.ee/alexandreholder

    https://twitter.com/AlexandreHolder

    https://www.instagram.com/alexandreholder/

    Books

    Open Up: The Power of Talking About Money, Alex Holder

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Alex-Holder/Open-Up--The-Power-of-Talking-About-Money/23289514

    Queenie, Candice Carty-Williams

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Candice-Carty-Williams/Queenie/23449724

    Websites

    Your Mental Wealth, Dr Brad Klontz

    https://www.yourmentalwealth.com/about-us/dr-brad-klontz/

    Articles

    Women need to talk more openly about pay, Emma Gannon

    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/emma-gannon-women-need-to-talk-more-openly-about-pay-lzpxbdvg7

    Apps

    Splitwise

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/splitwise/id458023433

    The information provided is for educational purposes only and does not constitute financial advice. The views expressed in this podcast are our own, not those of the firms we work for.

    • 40 min
    Anna Codrea-Rado: Being a freelancer doesn't mean working for free

    Anna Codrea-Rado: Being a freelancer doesn't mean working for free

    Anna Codrea-Rado is a freelance journalist, campaigner and founder of FJ&Co, through which she organises panel discussions meet-ups. Earlier this year, she launched the #FairPayForFreelancers campaign to call for an end to payment on publication, respect to late payment fees and updates to outdated payment systems. She also a runs weekly newsletter, the Professional Freelancer and a podcast, Is this working?

    https://www.annacodrearado.com/

    https://twitter.com/annacod

    https://www.instagram.com/annacod/

    Host: Charlotte Lorimer

    Music: Milly Ashbridge

    Artwork: Amber Haas

    *Resources*

    First Aid for Freelancers

    https://www.annacodrearado.com/first-aid-for-freelancers

    *Articles*

    How I Hacked My Most-used Apps to Calculate My Day Rate

    https://contently.net/2019/02/21/resources/rates/how-i-hacked-my-most-used-apps-to-calculate-my-day-rate/

    *Newsletters*

    The Professional Freelancer

    https://www.annacodrearado.com/newsletter

    Ann Friedman

    https://www.annfriedman.com/weekly

    Quartz

    https://qz.com/emails/daily-brief/

    *Podcasts*

    Is this working?

    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/is-this-working/id1473508626

    *Instagram accounts*

    FJ&Co

    https://www.instagram.com/fjandco/?hl=en

    *Facebook groups*

    Freelance Journalists UK

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/FreelanceJournalistsUK/

    Freelance Heroes

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelanceheroes/

    *Apps*

    Clockit: the Pomodoro timer

    https://apps.apple.com/us/app/clockit-the-pomodoro-timer/id1126290740

    Monzo

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/monzo-bank/id1052238659

    Starling Bank

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/starling-bank-mobile-banking/id956806430

    First Direct

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/first-direct/id405905004

    The information provided is for educational purposes only and does not constitute financial advice. The views expressed in this podcast are our own, not those of the firms we work for.

    • 36 min
    Mariam Jimoh: Your passion can become your profession

    Mariam Jimoh: Your passion can become your profession

    Mariam Jimoh is a social entrepreneur. She is the founder of Women in the City Afro-Carribbean Network, known as WCAN, the ethnic food delivery service Oja, and the publisher Onwe Press. When she set up WCAN at university in 2013, it was the first organisation of its kind. Six years on, WCAN supports 4000 black women in their professional and personal development.

    https://twitter.com/TheArtofMariam

    https://www.wcan.uk/

    https://www.my-oja.com/

    https://www.onwepress.com/preorder

    Host: Charlotte Lorimer

    Music: Milly Ashbridge

    Artwork: Amber Haas

    *Definitions*

    Fundraising: Seeking financial support for a charity, cause, or other enterprise.

    Bootstrapping: Starting up with minimal financial resources.

    *Books*

    Daughters of Nri, Reni K Amayo

    https://www.onwepress.com/books/daughtersofnri

    Queenie, Candice Carty-Williams

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Candice-Carty-Williams/Queenie/23449724

    "I Will Not Be Erased": Our stories about growing up as people of colour, gal-dem

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/gal-dem/I-Will-Not-Be-Erased-Our-stories-about-growing-up-as-people-of-colour/23674482

    What We're Told Not to Talk About (But We're Going to Anyway): Women's Voices from East London to Ethiopia, Nimko Ali

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Nimko-Ali/What-Were-Told-Not-to-Talk-About-But-Were-Going-to-Anyway/20394734

    The Multi-Hyphen Method, Emma Gannon

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Emma-Gannon/The-Multi-Hyphen-Method--The-Sunday-Times-business-bestseller/23289114

    The information provided is for educational purposes only and does not constitute financial advice. The views expressed in this podcast are our own, not those of the firms we work for.

    • 34 min
    Money Medics: Millennials can save

    Money Medics: Millennials can save

    Ashley Agwuncha and Eve Obasuyi are pharmacists by day, bloggers by night and savers, always. In 2018, they founded the online money tips platform Money Medics, along with Ashley’s brother and Eve’s fiancé Nicholas Agwuncha. Their aim is to debunk millennial money myths.

    https://linktr.ee/moneymedics

    https://www.instagram.com/moneymedics/

    Host: Charlotte Lorimer

    Music: Milly Ashbridge

    Artwork: Amber Haas

    *Definitions*

    Help to Buy: A government-backed initiative designed to help people get on the property ladder or buy a new home without a large deposit.

    Mortgage: An agreement that allows you to borrow money from a bank or similar organisation, especially in order to buy a house.

    Interest: Money that is charged by a bank or other financial organisation for borrowing money or money that you earn from keeping your money in an account in a bank or from investments.

    Credit Score: A number based on information which financial organisations consider in making decisions about lending money.

    ETF: Exchange-Traded Fund, a fund that follows the level of share prices on a stock market, and that is also traded on a market.

    *Articles*

    How to become a property developer in your twenties: Trio debunk myth that millennials can’t get on housing ladder after saving for a £750k portfolio by ditching lunches out, avoiding peak travel times and only buying clothes in the sales

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6683857/Three-millennials-debunk-myth-home-ownership-building-property-portfolio-worth-750k.html

    *Apps*

    Monzo

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/monzo-bank/id1052238659

    Starling Bank

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/starling-bank-mobile-banking/id956806430

    Plum

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/plum-grow-your-money/id1456139507

    Moneybox

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/moneybox-save-and-invest/id1049797239

    ClearScore

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/clearscore-credit-tracker/id1056640628

    Hargreaves Lansdown

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/hargreaves-lansdown/id450465506

    Wealthify

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/wealthify-saving-investments/id1204332482

    Wealthsimple

    https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/wealthsimple-invest-and-save/id948087968

    Nutmeg

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/nutmeg-saving-investment/id1127250193

    *Websites*

    Eventbrite

    https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/

    Shoptagr

    https://beta.shoptagr.com/?source=old_shoptagr

    Facebook Marketplace

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/

    Gumtree

    https://www.gumtree.com/

    eBay

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/

    Trainline

    https://www.thetrainline.com/

    The information provided is for educational purposes only and does not constitute financial advice. The views expressed in this podcast are our own, not those of the firms we work for.

    • 35 min
    Emilié Bellet: You don’t have to be rich to start investing

    Emilié Bellet: You don’t have to be rich to start investing

    Emilié Bellet is the author of You’re Not Broke, You’re Pre-Rich, a practical guide for streamlining your finances, and the founder and CEO of Vestpod, the digital platform and community that empowers women financially through education, workshops and events. While working for the investment bank Lehman Brothers, she became acutely aware of the financial literacy gap, especially for women. Vestpod and her You’re Not Broke, You’re Pre-Rich aim to change this.

    https://www.vestpod.com/

    https://twitter.com/emilieldn

    https://twitter.com/VestPod

    https://www.instagram.com/vestpod/

    Host: Charlotte Lorimer

    Music: Milly Ashbridge

    Artwork: Amber Haas

    *Definitions*

    ISA: Individual savings account, a scheme allowing individuals to hold cash, shares, and unit trusts free of tax on dividends, interest, and capital gains.

    Stock: The capital raised by a company or corporation through the issue and subscription of shares.

    Share: One of the equal parts into which a company's capital is divided, entitling the holder to a proportion of the profits.

    Dividend: A sum of money paid regularly (typically annually) by a company to its shareholders out of its profits (or reserves).

    Bond: A certificate issued by a government or a public company promising to repay borrowed money at a fixed rate of interest at a specified time.

    Coupon: A detachable portion of a bond which is given up in return for a payment of interest.

    Fund: A supply of capital belonging to numerous investors that provides a broader selection of opportunities, greater management expertise and lower investment fees than investors might be able to obtain on their own.

    Portfolio: A range of investments held by a person or organisation.

    APR: Annual or annualised percentage rate (used typically of interest on loans or credit).

    Compound interest: The addition of interest to the principal sum of a loan or deposit, or in other words, interest on interest.

    Impact investing: Investments made into companies, organisations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return.

    Net worth: Everything you own minus everything you owe.

    SIPP: A self-invested personal pension, a pension plan that enables the holder to choose and manage the investments made.

    *Books*

    You’re Not Broke, You’re Pre-Rich: How to streamline your finances, stay in control of your bank balance and have more GBP, Emilié Bellet

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Emilie-Bellet/Youre-Not-Broke-Youre-Pre-Rich--How-to-streamline-your-fi/23569589

    Work Like a Woman: A Manifesto For Change Paperback, Mary Portas

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Mary-Author-Portas/Work-Like-a-Woman--A-Manifesto-For-Change/23641476

    Money: A User’s Guide, Laura Whateley

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Laura-Whateley/Money-A-Users-Guide/22214660

    *Websites*

    Inflation calculator

    https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/monetary-policy/inflation/inflation-calculator

    Boring Money

    https://www.boringmoney.co.uk/?signupfrom=https://www.google.com/

    *Apps*

    Moneybox

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/moneybox-save-and-invest/id1049797239

    Wealthsimple

    https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/wealthsimple-invest-and-save/id948087968

    Starling Bank

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/starling-bank-mobile-banking/id956806430

    Monzo

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/monzo-bank/id1052238659

    The information provided is for educational purposes only and does not constitute financial advice. The views expressed in this podcast are our own, not those of the firms we work for.

    • 35 min
    Alice Tapper: Money is a tool, not the only definition of success

    Alice Tapper: Money is a tool, not the only definition of success

    Alice Tapper is the founder of Go Fund Yourself, an online platform and community which makes personal finance relatable. Her book, Go Fund Yourself, has five sections: Learn It, Earn It, Start It, Spend It and Invest It. It covers everything from the history of money and consumerism to financial mindsets and how to make a budget work for you.

    https://linktr.ee/go_fund_yourself_

    https://twitter.com/AliceRTapper

    https://www.instagram.com/go_fund_yourself_/

    Host: Charlotte Lorimer

    Music: Milly Ashbridge

    Artwork: Amber Haas

    *Definitions*

    ISA: Individual savings account, a scheme allowing individuals to hold cash, shares, and unit trusts free of tax on dividends, interest, and capital gains.

    Pension: A regular payment made during a person's retirement from an investment fund to which that person or their employer has contributed during their working life.

    GDP: Gross domestic product, the total value of goods produced and services provided in a country during one year.

    Share: One of the equal parts into which a company's capital is divided, entitling the holder to a proportion of the profits.

    Compound interest: The addition of interest to the principal sum of a loan or deposit, or in other words, interest on interest.

    Dividend: A sum of money paid regularly (typically annually) by a company to its shareholders out of its profits (or reserves).

    APR: Annual Percentage Rate, a percentage that represents the actual yearly cost of funds over the term of a loan.

    *Books*

    Go Fund Yourself: What Money Means in the 21st Century, How to be Good at it and Live Your Best Life, Alice Tapper

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Alice-Tapper/Go-Fund-Yourself--What-Money-Means-in-the-21st-Century-Ho/22991633

    Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, Sheryl Sandberg

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Sheryl-Sandberg/Lean-In--Women-Work-and-the-Will-to-Lead/17559860

    My Thoughts Exactly, Lily Allen

    https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Lily-Allen/My-Thoughts-Exactly--The-No1-Bestseller/23016169

    *Apps*

    Wealthsimple

    https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/wealthsimple-invest-and-save/id948087968

    Wealthify

    https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/wealthify-saving-investments/id1204332482

    The information provided is for educational purposes only and does not constitute financial advice. The views expressed in this podcast are our own, not those of the firms we work for.

    • 31 min

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