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Georgie Frost

This is Money: How to buy a home with less than £10,000, but is a small deposit mortgage wise?

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: How to buy a home with less than £10,000, but is a small deposit mortgage wise?
High house prices mean that the biggest barrier to buying a home in Britain is raising a deposit. With mortgage interest rates at near record low levels, many would-be homeowners could afford monthly payments - but saving the average £30,000 deposit would take years. For a lot of first-time buyers that means a trip to the Bank of Mum and Dad, but what if that's not an option? It is possible to buy a home without raising tens of thousands of pounds, if you take a 95% mortgage. With one of these deals, a first-time buyer able to pass mortgage affordability tests could put down a 5% deposit of £10,000 and buy a £200,000 home. But is that a good idea? Didn't small deposit mortgages crash the economy a decade ago? Are they not leaving themselves heavily overexposed to falling house prices? In this week's podcast, Simon Lambert and Georgie Frost dig into the world of buying a home with a small deposit mortgage, busting the myths and considering the benefits and the risks.
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Simon Lambert


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Editors Pick

Adam Cox

Modern Mindset: The Rise of Impostor Syndrome

Adam Cox
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Modern Mindset

Modern Mindset: The Rise of Impostor Syndrome
Adam talks to career and life coach, Karen Bishi, about impostor syndrome: a condition which causes people to feel that they don’t deserve the success they have achieved. Is it OK to “fake it ‘til you make it”? What strategies can you use to free yourself from a condition that causes constant anxiety and worry? From high-profile celebrities such as Emma Watson and Tom Hanks, they discuss why some people can’t take the credit they deserve and instead constantly worry about being found out that they don’t “belong” in their position – and ways to overcome these feelings. Find out more at www.karenbishi.com.
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Karen Bishi


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Simon Rose

Motley Fool Money: Retail Surprises, Sports Betting, and Royal Marital Advice

Simon Rose
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: Retail Surprises, Sports Betting, and Royal Marital Advice
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? Well join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio, direct from Washington DC, for news, views and analysis of the US stocks that matter. In this week's show: Macy’s surprises; Walmart slips; Home Depot sells off; PayPal makes a big buy; And Campbell’s Soup gets a shakeup; Our analysts discuss those stories and dish out some marital advice for the royal wedding.
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Chris Hill


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Ed Bowsher

The Big Call: How to get a sustainable dividend

Ed Bowsher
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The Big Call

The Big Call: How to get a sustainable dividend
It’s pretty easy to find investments that can pay you a chunky 5% or 6% yield. The challenge is to find investments where the dividend is sustainable and won’t be cut. Ed Bowsher heads to the “Big Call: Dividend Debate” conference and finds out several tips on how to do this by speaking to: Edward Lam of Somerset Capital Management, Mark Baker of Link Asset Services, Chanchal Samadder of Lyxor and David Stevenson of ETFstream.
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Edward Lam, Mark Baker, Chanchal Samadder, David Stevenson


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Richard Blanco

Inside Property: Are you ready for GDPR?

Richard Blanco
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Inside Property

Inside Property: Are you ready for GDPR?
Under this directive, from 25th May 2018, tenants will have the right to sue landlords for misuse of data. The NLA’s Chris Norris and Marlon Fox from Outlook Property talk to Richard Blanco about what landlords and agents need to do to comply. They discuss Ellie Flynn’s BBC Three documentary Rent For Sex (watch here) which exposes so-called landlords offering free rooms for sexual favours. A parliamentary select committee has proposed that landlords’ properties could be confiscated should they commit certain housing offences. And Tory party conference promises to fully regulate letting agents have now precipitated proposals for a legally enforceable code of practice, compulsory membership of a trade body, and a new regulator. Could this sound the death knell for ropey agents? Inside Property is produced in collaboration with the National Landlords Association.
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Chris Norris, Marlon Fox


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Does Brexit still mean Brexit?

Simon Rose
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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Does Brexit still mean Brexit?
Political commentator Mike Indian considers whether Theresa May's position has become untenable, and what extending the UK's membership of the customs union would mean. He also looks at the recent local election results and wonders why Labour didn't do better, as well as discussing the East Coast Line being taken back under state control.
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Mike Indian


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was: Royal Mail, Burberry & Vodafone

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was

The Week That Was: Royal Mail, Burberry & Vodafone
Helal Miah of The Share Centre looks back at recent news from Royal Mail, Burberry, Vodafone, Ocado, Stagecoach and Mothercare and looks ahead to forthcoming results from M&S, Kingfisher and Babcock.
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Helal Miah


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Yanny or Laurel?

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Yanny or Laurel?
Does Steve Caplin hear "Yanny" or "Laurel"? What do you hear? Steve also looks at time travelling guests, failure for facial recognition, Gmail's automatic email generator, windows for blind travellers and the world's "most advanced underwear" that doesn't need to be changed for weeks!
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: The Square

Simon Rose
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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: The Square
James Cameron-Wilson skims through reviews of Sherlock Gnomes, Life of the Party, Breaking In, Redoubtable and How to Talk to Girls at Parties, concentrating instead on two home video releases. He reviews Swedish Oscar nominee The Square and The Greatest Showman, bizarrely still showing in UK cinemas, despite having been released before Christmas.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Kate Andrews

IEA: Robocalypse Now?

Kate Andrews
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IEA show

IEA: Robocalypse Now?
The advance of AI and robotics brings many challenges as well as huge opportunities – and public concern about changes in the labour market has been mounting in recent years. But is our pessimism justified? Len Shackleton - the IEA’s Editorial Fellow and author of a recent report into robotics and the future of work - speaks to Digital Officer Madeline Grant, and examines whether we might be overstating our predictions of widespread job loss. They also evaluate some of the policies currently being proposed by politicians in response to these emerging technologies.
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Len Shackleton


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Simon Rose

Motley Fool Money: Uber's Road Ahead

Simon Rose
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: Uber's Road Ahead
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? Well join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio, direct from Washington DC, for news, views and analysis of the US stocks that matter. In this week's show: Wall Street shrugs off big earnings from Disney; Nvidia connects; TripAdvisor flies higher; MercadoLibre stumbles; Electronic Arts wraps up a strong year; iQiyi pops, while Dropbox drops.
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Chris Hill


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Sue Dougan

Track Record: Mark Wright

Sue Dougan
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Track Record

Track Record: Mark Wright
Mark Wright started early – his favourite anecdote is about charging his siblings to use the television in the family lounge! You’ll know him best as the winner of ‘The Apprentice’ in 2014 and he’s since started a digital business with Lord Sugar’s backing. He’s worked in sales and digital marketing in the past and is intending to expand his business, Climb Online, internationally this year. His big tip to secure a great position? “Never ask what the salary is”. Rather, show how good you are in the first few weeks so an employer can work out how valuable you’re going to be!
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Mark Wright


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