Political upheaval, job worries and financial pressures are leaving young people anxious and daunted, according to The Prince's Trust. The charity found we're now seeing the lowest levels of confidence and happiness among 16 to 25 year olds in eight years of research. Money problems play a major role with over two fifths concerned goals like homeownership and a steady job are unrealistic. Georgie was joined by Paul Brown, from the Prince's Trust to discuss more.
From Brexit’s impact on the pound to what’s keeping the FTSE up at record levels and some surprising figures from China - Chris Beauchamp from IG Index went through the day’s key economic stories with Share Radio’s senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
If you totted it all up, how much do you reckon you spend at work - you have travel, lunches, coffees, but have you included colleagues. Apparently we spend more than £1000 a year at work. Nationwide found we're forking out for colleagues' birthdays, charity runs and Christmas presents and will spend up to 40,000 thousand pounds over their working life. To discuss the findings, Georgie was joined by Alan Oliver, head of external affairs at Nationwide.
This week financial heavyweights Lindsay Cook and Vix Leyton enter the ring to fight for your rights in the financial world. We take on property, particularly the mortgage market and exorbitant fees and deliver the Sucker punch to the Stamp Duty pass.
Whilst there's certainly more and more exciting new developments, with our increased activity online comes the greater risk of crime and security issues. From claims of Russian involvement in the US Presidential Election to the hacking of BT, cyber-attacks are becoming a major issue in the digital age. So what new threats could be on the horizon in 2017 and how can we avoid falling victim. Georgie spoke to Lewis Henderson, Director at cyber security firm Glasswall to find out.
2016 saw record sales figures for the entertainment industry. Music, gaming and video sales reached £6.3bn in the last year driven largely by a growing demand for digital services. Despite the rise of streaming services such as Spotify some of the old formats are still popular with vinyl and handheld games all experiencing growth. To talk through the figures in more depth our reporter Tom Hill spoke to CEO of ERA Kim Bayley.
Analysis has shown that you could be spending more on petrol if you drive badly. A report from Direct Line Drive Plus has revealed that the average bad driver spends an extra 560 pounds per year on fuel compared to good drivers. New technology which you can fit to your car yourself means that you can test your driving habits, potentially saving you hundreds of pounds a year. Share Radio reporter Sara Macham spoke to Steve Fowler, editor in chief at Auto Express and Carbuyer, about the difference this technology can make when it comes to filling up.
It's time to check in with the UK Money Bloggers community fresh from their Monday Twitter chat. Last night they discussed debt and chipped in with some helpful advice. Joining Georgie in studio was Mrs Moneyblogger herself, Sara Williams, whose site is: debtcamel and volunteers at Citizen's Advice.
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Personal finance blogger Andy Webb from Be Clever With Your Cash. Today on the agenda, they discuss yesterday's 24 hour Tube strike. Plus they analyse why we waste £13 billion annually on food. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Sarah Pennells was joined on the line by Billy Bambrough, Editor at Verdict.co.uk to discuss some of the biggest news stories of the day, including Theresa May's comments on Brexit plans and Boris Johnson flying to New York for the first formal face-to-face meeting between members of the incoming US administration.