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Georgie Frost

Independent financial analyst Martin James on The News Review 25/08/16

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Independent financial analyst Martin James on The News Review 25/08/16
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by independent financial analyst Martin James. Today they discuss the lack of growth in wages as well as Brixit- Britain's shortage of bricks which is worsening the housing crisis. Plus has Scotland's North Sea oil bubble burst? All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Martyn James


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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club- Taking on pay day loans.

Georgie Frost
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Money Fight Club- Taking on pay day loans.
This week financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn take on debt and pay day loans. Will it be the Golden Gloves or the Sucker Punch for train companies? Plus should we be borrowing from friends and family?
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Lindsay Cook, Anne Caborn


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Georgie Frost

Moneywise: Who can you trust with your pension?

Georgie Frost
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Moneywise: Who can you trust with your pension?
The must listen, new look edition to our regular show, with added features, bringing our magazine to your ears. On this week's episode writer Tom Wilson and editor Moira O'Neill join Georgie Frost in the studio. They start of looking at pensions. Can people trust themselves with their pension pot or is there too much of a temptation to plunder it early? On the topic of who to trust with your savings they also discuss the use of robot portfolio managers. Plus the latest online scams and how to avoid them.
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Tom Wilson, Moira O'Neill


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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club- Taking on the established banks

Georgie Frost
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Money Fight Club- Taking on the established banks
This week financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn take on the established banks, the dinosaurs of British finance... Will it be the Golden Gloves, or the Sucker Punch, for one of Britain's leading travel companies? And finally, a perennial pet peeve of Brits in the States – Tipping
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Lindsay Cook, Anne Caborn


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Georgie Frost

Martyn James, independent money expert, on The News Review 09/08/16

Georgie Frost
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Martyn James, independent money expert, on The News Review 09/08/16
Georgie Frost is joined by independent money expert Martyn James. Today they look at the Competition and Markets Authority's calls for a technological revolution from high street banks. Staying with banking there are also fears of a further cut in interest rates which dropped to 0.25% last week. Meanwhile housing chairty Shelter have suggested working families in England are so stretched financially that one in three couldn't afford to pay their rent or mortgage.
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Martyn James


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Consuming Issues: How would you do only spending money on essentials? Listen here to Michelle McGagh

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Consuming Issues: How would you do only spending money on essentials? Listen here to Michelle McGagh
Can you imagine not spending money on anything but essentials? That's no trips, no going out for a meal, no treats, nothing but groceries and bills for a whole year? Well this is exactly what freelance financial journalist Michelle McGagh is doing. She joined Sarah Pennells in the studio to discuss how this is going, and what the pros are.
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Michelle McGagh


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Moneywise - Bring an end to Junk mail once and for all!

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Moneywise - Bring an end to Junk mail once and for all!
On this week's episode, Moira O'Neill and Helen Knapman join Sarah Pennells in the studio. On the agenda, what happens when you run out of credit at the bank of Mum and Dad? Then, we get the low-down on making money using Air BnB. And finally, how to be a successful investor, it's more than just buy low sell high, you got to have the mettle...
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Moira O'Neill, Helen Knapman


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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club - Are You Stressed Out?

Georgie Frost
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Money Fight Club - Are You Stressed Out?
It's time for another session with Money Fight Club! This week, Ed Bowsher is sparring with financial heavyweights Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn on how Financial stress is causing 17.5m lost working hours a year, how most online clothes shoppers send something back, and how retirement homes are great for builders but not so much for buyers.
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Anne Caborn, Lindsay Cook


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Georgie Frost

CONSUMING ISSUES: Paris, what are the best options on a budget? Megan French from MoneySavingExpert has a few tips

Georgie Frost
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CONSUMING ISSUES: Paris, what are the best options on a budget? Megan French from MoneySavingExpert has a few tips
As MoneySavingExpert have been writing this week, few cities can compete with Paris for sheer romance, beauty - and the beating a trip gives your wallet.. But they insist savings are possible, if you've got the right eye and decent timing. So, what are the best options on a budget? Plus, they ‘ve been looking at broadband…how much of the advertised broadband speed are the providers meant to be giving you?
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Megan French


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Georgie Frost

Consuming Issues: the Team from Money Fight Club joins @GECFrost in the studio to talk on pay-day spending, packaged bank accounts and theft insurance

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Consuming Issues: the Team from Money Fight Club joins @GECFrost in the studio to talk on pay-day spending, packaged bank accounts and theft insurance
Today the founders of Money Fight Club -Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn- talk about pay-day spending -has it reached pandemic proportions? And packaged bank accounts…most people don’t know they are paying extra for these deluxe accounts. Plus, thieves on trains and tubes…will your insurer pay you?
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Anne Caborn, Lindsay Cook


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