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Juliette Foster

James Smith from Nationwide discusses the first week of Fintech fortnight

Juliette Foster
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Share Radio Morning

James Smith from Nationwide discusses the first week of Fintech fortnight
We're in the first week of Fintech Fortnight now, a two week period dedicated to this expanding sector. Already we've seen huge transformations with banking now more likely to be accessed through a phone than waiting for a statement through the post box. So what does the future hold and how do people feel about the pace of change. To discuss just how much Fintech has developed our reporter Tom Hill spoke to James Smith, Mobile and Digital Innovation Director at Nationwide Building Society.
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James Smith


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Juliette Foster

Josh Lowe, Reporter at Newsweek on the latest political headlines

Juliette Foster
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Share Radio Morning

Josh Lowe, Reporter at Newsweek on the latest political headlines
As it has become the norm, Brexit has dominated the newspaper headlines this morning. Theresa May has checkmated the Commons, but can she do the same to the House of Lords? Brexit Secretary David Davis has said the Lords must "do their patriotic duty". To discuss all this and more, Share Radio Morning's Juliette Foster was joined by Josh Lowe Reporter at Newsweek.
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Josh Lowe


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Robyn Dwyer

Trump boycotts gain momentum - but can they work?

Robyn Dwyer
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Trump boycotts gain momentum - but can they work?
Following Donald Trump's rise to power, boycotts are on the up. Amazon, Uber and Budweiser are just some of the big names caught up in this - and it's coming from both sides of the political divide. But are the boycotts having an effect? And could a wider boycott on US goods spread to the UK? Share Radio's Peta Fuller reports.

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Glen Goodman

Oil price down on back of US production

Glen Goodman
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Share Radio Afternoon

Oil price down on back of US production
Oil prices are falling again today as the market waits for US inventory data to come through this afternoon. But early estimates indicate it'll be far above analysts' expectations - at around 11 million extra barrels. Sean Cronin, editor at Argus Media, joined Glen Goodman for more on this story.
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Sean Cronin


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Glen Goodman

Greek financial crisis escalates

Glen Goodman
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Share Radio Afternoon

Greek financial crisis escalates
Concerns about Greek debt levels are back on the radar as negotiations between the Eurozone and International Monetary Fund look increasingly shaky. Head Analyst at MacroPolis, Manos Giakoumis, joined Share Radio's Glen Goodman to explain the current situation.
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Manos Giakoumis


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Glen Goodman

Could a rate rise be on the cards?

Glen Goodman
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Share Radio Afternoon

Could a rate rise be on the cards?
Are interest rates too low? One of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee members has signalled she's on the verge of voting for a rate rise. And Brexit will cost UK 30,000 finance jobs according to a think tank. Ben Kumar, ‎investment manager at Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio's Glen Goodman to talk through the day's big economic stories.
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Ben Kumar


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Juliette Foster

Michael Holmes, spokesperson at The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show and head of National Custom and Self Build Association and Russell Quirk from emoov.co.uk on the 'broken' housing market

Juliette Foster
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Share Radio Breakfast

Michael Holmes, spokesperson at The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show and head of National Custom and Self Build Association and Russell Quirk from emoov.co.uk on the 'broken' housing market
The government is promising to fix what it calls the "broken" housing market by building thousands of new homes and helping first time buyers. Amongst the many proposals is a three-billion pound fund to get small companies building in England. It's thought that around 60 per cent of new homes are being produced by just 10 larger firms. Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to Michael Holmes, spokesperson at The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show and head of NaCSBA (National Custom and Self Build Association) and Russell Quirk, the founder of the online estate agent emoov.co.uk.
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Michael Holmes, Russell Quirk


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Sue Dougan

Moira O'Neil and Helen Knapman explain making the most of your savings

Sue Dougan
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Share Radio Morning

Moira O'Neil and Helen Knapman explain making the most of your savings
The Moneywise team with over 26 years of financial journalism under their belt joins us in the studio for their fortnightly catch up. This week Sue joined by editor Moira O'Neil and deputy editor Helen Knapman. We'll be discussing how to put together the perfect portfolio as well as how to maximise your savings returns playing current account ping pong. Plus we look ahead and questioning what might happen with interest rates this year as well as bringing you the latest stats and funny money stories from this month's magazine.
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Moira O'Neill, Helen Knapman


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Sue Dougan

Money Saving Expert Senior Writer Sally Francis advises couples on sorting out their finances

Sue Dougan
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Share Radio Morning

Money Saving Expert Senior Writer Sally Francis advises couples on sorting out their finances
And it's time to check-in with our friends over at Money Saving Expert. This week Sue Dougan was joined by Senior Writer Sally Francis. We'll be looking at the governments changes to bereavement benefits and sorting out your joint finances with your partner this Valentine's day. Plus we'll have a roundup of the best deals the eagle-eyed team have come across this week. Don't forget, you can stay up to date and get the newsletter by heading to moneysavingexpert.com
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Sally Francis


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Sue Dougan

Financial planner Andy Cowan from Tilney told all about generational spending

Sue Dougan
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Share Radio Morning

Financial planner Andy Cowan from Tilney told all about generational spending
How much money do you think you'll spend over the course of your lifetime? Well, a report has found that today's average 20 year old will spend a whopping 1.9 million pounds in total. Analysis from financial planner Tilney shows that we will have spent one million pounds by our fiftieth birthday, and will spend 400,000 pounds after we retire. It seems many of us, however, spend a lot more than we think we will after we've stopped working. To discuss the report in more detail, Share Radio reporter Sara Macham caught up with Andy Cowan from Tilney.
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Andy Cowan


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