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Women and Money: Balancing Work and Life

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Women & Money

Women and Money: Balancing Work and Life
Sarah Pennells looks at how to create the perfect work/life balance with guests Neil Shah, Chief De-Stressing Officer at the Stress Management Society, and life coach Karen Perkins, who discuss other factors that can increase stress, and Sarah Evans, an Employment Lawyer with Slater and Gordon, who looks at whether people should have the right to work flexibility and what employers should take into account.
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Neil Shah, Karen Perkins, Sarah Evans


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Ask Sarah: Dying Matters Week

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Ask Sarah

Ask Sarah: Dying Matters Week
As part of Dying Matters Awareness Week, Sarah Pennells and her guests look at the legal and financial aspects of funerals and why those arrangements can still be a taboo subject. Poppy Mardall, from Poppy's Funerals, and Gemma O'Driscoll, Funeral Director at G.E O’Driscoll & Daughters, discuss different types of funerals available and how funeral directors can offer help and support. Toby Scott, from the Dying Matters Coalition, explains how you can take part in the debate, and Rod Smith from Stone King Solicitors and part of the Law Society Wills and Equity Committee looks at wills and how to take care of them.
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Poppy Mardall, Gemma O'Driscoll, Toby Scott, Rod Smith


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Your Money, Your Future: Independent Pensions Report for Self-Employed

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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money, Your Future: Independent Pensions Report for Self-Employed
If you're self-employed and need to set up a pension, where do you start? Sarah Pennells looks at a recent report published by Royal London with former Pensions Minister Steve Webb, currently Director of Policy at pensions and life insurance provider Royal London. Paul Allington founder and head of The Code Guy, gives his own account of setting up his pension, while Claire Walsh, Chartered Financial Planner and Head of Advice at Unbiased, gives advice on how to set up a pension plan. Sarah discusses whether the new Lifetime ISA can also help people set their pension.
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Steve Webb, Paul Allington, Claire Walsh


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Your Money, Your Future: Do It Yourself

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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money, Your Future: Do It Yourself
Sarah Pennells is joined by Mike Edwards, founder of the DIY Doctor, Michael Holmes, property expert for The Homebuilding & Renovating Show and chair of NaCSBA (The National Custom & Self Build Association) and Simon Warpole, home insurance expert at Aviva, to talk about the practical repairs you can do to your home, and how to cut costs, as well as making sure you're covered by insurance for any DIY disasters!
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Mike Edwards, Michael Holmes, Simon Warsop


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Women and Money: Moving In with a Partner

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Women & Money

Women and Money: Moving In with a Partner
An increasing number of people are choosing to live together, rather than get married or form a civil partnership. But, while it’s becoming more commonplace, the legal status of cohabiting couples remains something of a mystery to most of us. Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Mary Marvel of Advicenow and Law for Life, Paula Myers, a lawyer with Irwin Mitchell, and over the phone by Christine Webber, a writer, broadcaster and psychotherapist, to discuss the various different issues moving in with a partner can have, and how best to deal with them.
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Mary Marvel, Paula Myers, Christine Webber


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Women and Money: Wedding Costs

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Women & Money

Women and Money: Wedding Costs
This week Sarah looks into weddings and the costs they can accumulate. Although for many couples it is the happiest day of their lives, it is often also one of the most expensive. Joining Sarah are Andy Webb from Be Clever With Your Cash, Charley Beard from The London Bride, Rachael Southwood from Wedding Ideas Magazine, Alison Hargreaves from Guides for Brides and Rosie Ames from Green Union.
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Andy Webb, Rachael Southwood, Alison Hargreaves, Rosie Ames, Charley Beard


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Women And Money: State Pension

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Women & Money

Women And Money: State Pension
With the state pension age changing, it can be tricky to find out how much you can get. Is it giving women a better deal? Malcolm McLean, a consultant with the actuary firm Barnett Waddingham, Harry Rose, the editor of WhichMoney, and John Shearer, from The Pensions Advisory Service, discuss whether the new state pension will affect carers. Sarah will also look at what are the changes for women who take time out of the workplace to bring up their children. She also speaks Lin Phillips from WASPI who are campaigning for the government to offer concessions to women caught out by these rises who didn't get enough notice.
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Malcolm Mclean, John Shearer, Harry Rose, Lin Phillips


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Your Money, Your Future: Tax Planning

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money, Your Future: Tax Planning
Sarah Pennells looks at tax planning after it emerged that David Cameron's mother had given him £200,000, following the Panama Papers information leak. So when does tax planning go wrong? Emily Deane, from the The Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners, and Mike Hodges, from Saffrey Champness, look at how you can reduce your inheritance tax, the role of trusts and keeping money offshore.
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Mike Hodges, Emily Deane


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Ask Sarah: National Pet Month

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Ask Sarah

Ask Sarah: National Pet Month
As part of National Pet Month Sarah Pennells speaks to Paul Manktelow, from the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals; Sonia Scowcroft, from Cats Protection; and Ross Allan a partner of Pets'n'Vets Family Practice in Glasgow and The British Small Animal Veterinary Association. During the show they discuss about pet insurance and how to make sure customers are covered for most of their pet’s care. The guests also share advice about micro chipping pets, and why you should do your research before deciding to adopt a furry friend.
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Paul Manktelow, Sonia Scowcroft, Ross Allan


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Your Money, Your Future: Pensions and Retirement

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money, Your Future: Pensions and Retirement
If you’re thinking about retiring, what things should you look out for? Sarah Pennells is joined by Rowena Griffiths, from Female Adviser, and Michelle Cracknell, from the Pensions Advisory Service, and Jamie Jenkins, from Standard Life. Together they look at what to do with your pension once you retire, analysing the difficult jargon in more detail and simplifying the daunting paperwork in pension forms.
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Rowena Griffiths, Michelle Cracknell, Jamie Jenkins


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