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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.

    Individual Savings Accounts - could these tax free wrappers take over from pensions as our preferred savings vehicle?

    Individual Savings Accounts - could these tax free wrappers take over from pensions as our preferred savings vehicle?

    Could Isas overtake pensions as the UK's tax-saving vehicle of choice? The tax benefits of pensions have been steadily eroded over the past decade but at the same time, Isas have been coming into their own. Most people approaching retirement today will rely on a combination of pensions and Isa income. In this week's show, FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett takes a break from covering the coronavirus and what it means for your money, and interviews the FT's Money Mentor columnist about why investors like Isas so much and how these investments compare to pensions.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 10 min
    UK Budget, coronavirus planning and crashing stockmarkets

    UK Budget, coronavirus planning and crashing stockmarkets

    It's been a week of shock and awe for UK investors. Wednesday started with an emergency interest rate cut from the BoE. New chancellor Rishi Sunak then delivered a Budget full of emergency "first aid" measures to help workers, the self employed and small businesses survive the crisis - and some very unexpected news for wealthy pension savers. And in the meantime - stock markets around the world continue to experience deep falls as central banks work out how to respond to the coronavirus. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 25 min
    Campaign for clear pension charges, how the coronavirus has hit stock markets and coal fires

    Campaign for clear pension charges, how the coronavirus has hit stock markets and coal fires

    Join our campaign for clear pension charges - FT Money has been exploring the impossibility of comparing the costs of drawdown plans. The FT is calling on the pensions and advise industry to be transparent about charges to help people to shop around. In this week's show, FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett interviews o the FT's pensions expert about our campaign. Next up, the spread of the coronavirus has given world stock markets a nasty turn - FT Moneys' new investment reporter, Madison Darbyshire, talks about how investors are reacting. And finally, to cheer listeners up a bit - James Max, our Rich People's Problems columnist is here to discuss a burning issue - the government's proposed ban on coal fires.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 30 min
    Split mortgages, scams, and free money for childcare

    Split mortgages, scams, and free money for childcare

    Do you want to find out how to do the splits on your mortgage? FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett is not talking about stretching yourself, but instead, how thousands of borrowers are finding their mortgage lender is flexible enough to give them more than one type of mortgage. Next up, nearly a million people reported scam calls, texts or emails from criminals posing as UK tax authority HMRC last year - we tell you how to protect yourself. And finally, despite the rising cost of childcare, statistics show a million parents are not claiming for the tax free childcare they are entitled to - are you one of them? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 27 min
    Finance on Instagram: what's not to like?

    Finance on Instagram: what's not to like?

    The "Instagram generation" are more famous for sharing consumption-driven images than being savvy with money - but the social media platform is increasingly providing the "inspo" for young people looking to save money, learn to budget, start investing or get out of debt. Presenter Claer Barrett talks to FT Money writer Katharine Gemmell and FT columnist Jason Butler.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 30 min
    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

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