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Ed Bowsher

The new subprime crisis?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

The new subprime crisis?
Could an eco-friendly loan from the US have global implications? In "The Problem With PACE", a special report on Share Radio, Matt Cox investigates so-called PACE loans. He speaks to those who've had first-hand experience of the loans; finding out where the product came from, how it hurt homeowners in California and other states, and why some believe that it could trigger a new subprime-style lending crisis.
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Matt Cox


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Ed Bowsher

Euro slides against majors

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Euro slides against majors
The Euro is at its lowest against a selection of currencies since last November - is this just down to increasing support for Marine Le Pen's French Presidency bid? And could we see more falls in the Euro? Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more.
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Jane Foley


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Georgie Frost

Is a stress-free divorce possible? It is, according to Moira O'Neil and Helen Knapman

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Is a stress-free divorce possible? It is, according to Moira O'Neil and Helen Knapman
The team with over a quarter of a century of financial journalism under their belt joins us in the studio for their fortnightly catch up. This week I'm joined by editor Moira O'Neill and deputy editor Helen Knapman. They'll be talking us through their checklist for a stress free and financially secure divorce - is such a thing possible! - as well as how to save on a trip to the cinema. We'll also be bringing you the latest poll results among their readers, advice from the Investment Doctor and scams the team have come across this week.
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Moira O'Neill, Helen Knapman


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Ed Bowsher

The Problem with PACE - Part 2

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

The Problem with PACE - Part 2
Could an eco-friendly loan from California have global implications? In the second part of Share Radio's Special Report into so-called PACE loans, Matt Cox investigates why some of those familiar with the product believe it's set to trigger a new subprime lending crisis.
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Matt Cox


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Georgie Frost

Money Saving Expert: round is out, dodecagon is in – Consumer Writer Megan French discusses the new £1 coin

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Money Saving Expert: round is out, dodecagon is in – Consumer Writer Megan French discusses the new £1 coin
For this week’s edition of Money Saving Expert Georgie Frost was joined by Consumer Writer Megan French. The duo looked at what to do with all your pound coins, how to beat shrinkflation on your groceries, whilst also rounding up the best deals from this week. Don't forget, you can stay up to date and get the newsletter by heading to moneysavingexpert.com.
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Megan French


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Ed Bowsher

UK GDP growth softens in 2016

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

UK GDP growth softens in 2016
The latest UK GDP figures shown a slight improvement in the fourth quarter but overall growth has softened to 1.8 percent. But will growth slow as Brexit negotiations kick off this year? And Lloyds Bank posts strong results. Chris Justham, Relationship Manager at Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for analysis of the day's key economic news.
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Chris Justham


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Georgie Frost

Supreme court rules for an income threshold for British citizens to bring non-European spouses into Britain. All this and more on the News Review

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Supreme court rules for an income threshold for British citizens to bring non-European spouses into Britain. All this and more on the News Review
Georgie Frost was joined by Rachel Springall personal finance expert from moneyfacts.co.uk . Today on the agenda, they discussed Supreme court ruling for an income threshold for British citizens to bring non-European spouses into Britain. Plus they look into why there is a major mismatch in what men and women get in employer pension contributions meaning women face a shortfall of up to £47,000 by the end of their working lives. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Rachel Springall


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Georgie Frost

The UK faces a 'very hefty' Brexit bill says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. All this and more political stories.

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

The UK faces a 'very hefty' Brexit bill says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. All this and more political stories.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned the UK it faces a "very hefty" bill for Brexit. He promised two years of "tough negotiation", when discussions on leaving terms get under way between the government and the European Union. And French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has said he would like UK banks and workers to relocate to his country, following discussions with Theresa May. To discuss these stories and more of the political headlines of the day, Georgie Frost was joined by editor of Verdict.co.uk Billy Bambrough.
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Billy Bambrough


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Georgie Frost

Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy reveals the latest banking results from Lloyds and Metro bank

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy reveals the latest banking results from Lloyds and Metro bank
Joining Georgie Frost to discuss the latest market headlines was Share Radio's very own Nigel Cassidy. A busy morning of Company Announcements, especially in the banking sector. It's banking season, and we've already heard from HSBC this week. Today it's the turn of Lloyds and challenger bank Metro Bank.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

Earnings rise but profit falls for Unite Group – CFO Joe Lister talks through the numbers

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Earnings rise but profit falls for Unite Group – CFO Joe Lister talks through the numbers
Unite Group, a leading provider of student accommodation in the UK, has released its full year results. So, what are the numbers showing and what is the company up to at the moment? Joe Lister, Chief Financial Officer at Unite Group, joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast to give us the low-down.
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Joe Lister


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