It's no surprise that going on holiday is the top priority for many in 2017 rather than managing spending and credit. That's according to the latest statistics from Experian. Despite the blasé attitude to finance many are pessimistic about the future with a quarter believing Brexit will have a negative effect. Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to trustee of The Debt Counsellors Charitable Trust, James Jones to find out more.
This week on Track Record, Sue Dougan sat down with Paul Oberschneider, a successful entrepreneur, angel investor, author and speaker, who went from high flying Wall Street trader to rock bottom, before turning his last $400 into businesses worth over $200 million.
Georgie Frost was joined in the studio by Web Editor at MoneySuperMarket Kevin Pratt. Today on the agenda, they discussed the latest rise on apps in the Apple Store. Plus they look into EE's hefty fine. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Georgie Frost was joined by Billy Bambrough, Editor of economics and business website Verdict. Together, they took a look into some of the biggest political stories of the day, including what's on everybody's lips - Teresa May's Brexit speech.
Sterling continues to suffer, HSBC will move staff to Paris following Brexit, Mr Kipling's parent company and publisher Pearson warns on profits while Wetherspoons results improve.
These and more as Chris Justham from Seven Investment Management joined Ed Bowsher, Share Radio's senior analyst to cover the day's top stories.
New research has shown that men are now paying - on average - one hundred pounds MORE than women for their car insurance. That's according to a survey by confused.com, which is compiled and published every quarter and gives a snapshot of what the insurance industry is doing. The index has also shown that premiums across the board have increased as insurance companies become more and more expert at gathering data about our driving habits. Earlier on, Share Radio reporter spoke to Amanda Stretton, former racing driver and now motoring editor about the survey's results in more detail.
Stress- we all suffer from it- but is workplace stress considered a disability, and therefore protected under the Equality Act? The recent case of Herry against Dudley Metropolitan Council reinforces the principle that stress alone is unlikely to constitute a disability, without something more. To unpick it all Georgie Frost was joined by Kevin Charles from Crossland Employment Solicitors.