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Georgie Frost

How are you at organising your finances? If you struggle, listen here...

Georgie Frost
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How are you at organising your finances? If you struggle, listen here...
How are you at organising your finances? Could Ernest help. Ernest is a finance coach that learns about your finances and your outgoings and answers questions about them, such as: "How much did I spend on food last month?" and "How much deposit can I put aside in 9 months?" or "Can I afford a new car?".

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Georgie Frost

What is the difference in cost if you are single, cohabiting or married? Listen here to find out...

Georgie Frost
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What is the difference in cost if you are single, cohabiting or married? Listen here to find out...
What are the costs of being single, cohabiting and being married? A report has found less than a quarter of couples eligible for marriage tax allowance are bothering to claim it, according to HMRC. But why? To find out more, and other money questions on relationship status's, Georgie spoke to Andy Webb, a personal finance journalist and blogger at 'Be Clever With your Cash'.
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Andy Webb


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Georgie Frost

Dr Bernie Hogan, from the Oxford Internet Institute, talking about how long you spend online affects your life

Georgie Frost
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Dr Bernie Hogan, from the Oxford Internet Institute, talking about how long you spend online affects your life
How long do you spend online? Last year - the average adult spent three hours and nine minutes every day surfing the web - according to the internet advertising bureau. A typical household has more than seven online devices So what are we doing and what effect is it having on our lives? To find out, Georgie was joined by Dr Bernie Hogan, from the Oxford Internet Institute.
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Bernie Hogan


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Money Fight Club: Battling for your boiler

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Money Fight Club: Battling for your boiler
This week financial journalists Lindsay Cook and James walker enter the ring to fight for your rights in the financial world. We take a look at cold weather contracts - they are battling for your rights when it come to boiler breakdowns. Also on the agenda, are Black box insurance boxes the right way to go and ask if couples should have joint bank accounts?
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Lindsay Cook, James Walker


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Georgie Frost

Independent financial journalist Martyn James on the News Review 25/10/16

Georgie Frost
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Independent financial journalist Martyn James on the News Review 25/10/16
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by independent financial journalist Martyn Jame. Today they discuss the controversial decision which MPs voted on regarding approving Heathrow's third runway. Also on the agenda, high profile cyber-attacks are showing Brits the importance of security. Elsewhere, Britain's retail chains are closing 15 stores a day, while marmite is helping Tesco as sales soared by 61%. All this plus more on the News Review.
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Martyn James


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Georgie Frost

Heathrow Airport: Live reaction after the government approved a third runway

Georgie Frost
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Heathrow Airport: Live reaction after the government approved a third runway
The Government have decided to expand Heathrow airport and build a third runway. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling says a new runway at Heathrow is a clear signal the UK is open for business following the Brexit vote. But what does the public think about this decision. We have live reaction from John Stewart of HACAN - the protest group, plus Julian Bray, an Aviation Expert and Matthew Jaffa from the Federation of Small Businesses.

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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Will British infrastructure thrive or suffer post-Brexit?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money

Morning Money: Will British infrastructure thrive or suffer post-Brexit?
Post-Brexit infrastructure will be one of the discussion points at today's Westminster Energy, Environment and Transport Forum, where delegates will be debating the next steps for major infrastructure projects in the UK, such as Hinkley and HS2. So is Brexit a threat, or will these projects go ahead as smoothly as possible? Matt Cox spoke to Richard Threlfall, Partner and Head of Infrastructure Building & Construction at KPMG, to find out.
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Matt Cox, Richard Threlfall


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: The CETA pact is on the brink of collapse

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money

Morning Money: The CETA pact is on the brink of collapse
European trade policy has been thrown into disarray after Belgium’s government said it could not overcome regional objections to an EU-Canada trade deal, despite weeks of talks to rescue the agreement. The so-called CETA pact is on the brink of collapse, and for more Jeremy Cook, Chief Economist at World First, joined Share Radio Morning to explain further.
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Chris Bailey, Jeremy Cook


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Will Heathrow get the go ahead?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money

Morning Money: Will Heathrow get the go ahead?
Aerospace industry analyst Howard Wheeledon, of Wheeldon Strategic, joined Share Radio Morning Money to look ahead to the airport expansion decision, which is due out later. But is it the end of the line, or will this debate rumble on for years to come?
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Chris Bailey, Howard Wheeldon


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Consequences, benefits and effects of the mega rich living in developing countries

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money

Morning Money: Consequences, benefits and effects of the mega rich living in developing countries
The London School of Economics is to examine the book "Rich People, Poor Countries: The Rise of Emerging Market Tycoons and Their Mega Firms." It's been written by Caroline Freund, former Chief Economist of the Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank. To find out about the effects of the mega rich living in developing countries, Matt Cox spoke to Professor Erik Berglof, Director of the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics, and Chairman of the book event.
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Matt Cox, Erik Berglof


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