Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Alan Higham, founder of Pensions Champion, and Tina Weeks, founder of Serenity Financial Planning, to discuss the state pension, and look at what you will actually get if you're due to retire. Despite being called a flat rate or single tier pension, not everyone will necessarily get the same amount and far fewer women than men will qualify for the full figure of £155.65 a week. In the programme Sarah will be looking at who is entitled to the new state pension and the differences between the current and the new pension.
Women and Money with Sarah Pennells, talking to Simon Ranson, Head of Banking at Sainsbury's Bank and Claire Walsh, Chartered Financial Planner at Aspect8, about the recent Sainsbury's Bank report highlighting people's money confidence and financial worries.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by David Thorpe, editor of What Investment, and on the phone by Anna Sofat of Addidi and Darren Cornish of The Share Centre to talk about investing for children using junior ISAs, tracker funds and trust funds.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Griselda Williams of TRUST|Pensions and on the phone with Debbie Houghton from the Rowan Organisation and Sarah-Jane Butler from Parental Choice to discuss how to set up a pension if you employee someone for help around the house or with your children such as a nanny, childminder, gardener or cleaner.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Martyn James from the Financial Ombudsman Service and Rob Hailstone from Bold Legal Group, and on the phone with Alison Farrar from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute and Tony Blake, Senior Fraud Prevention Officer at the DCPCU to talk about financial fraud and scams from online scams to housing and phone scams.
Martyn James, Rob Hailstone, Alison Farrar, Tony Blake
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Laura Whitcombe, deputy editor at Moneywise and Paula Steele of John Lamb, and also on the phone with Cleona Lira of 2plan Wealth Management to discuss how and where to go to get financial advice and their top tips on money management, only on Share Radio.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Laura Whitcombe, deputy editor of Moneywise and on the phone by Simon Besswell, director at The DIY School, and Martyn Foulds from Halifax Home Insurance to discuss DIY jobs you can do around the house to save you money, what you should avoid doing yourself and courses you can take to become more DIY savvy, only on Women And Money.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Steph Savill of Foxy Lady Drivers Club, Charlotte Halkett from Insurethebox and on the phone by motoring journalist Maria McCarthy, to discuss car insurance, dealerships, and how to get the best deals in terms of motoring products only on Women And Money.
Sarah Pennells is joined by the Money Advice Service, Santander and A Mummy Too blogger to discuss back to school costs, what the biggest challenge is when buying for back to school, how to effectively plan for September and tips and tricks of saving money.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Belinda Aspinall, founder of Life After London, David Hollingworth from London and Country Mortgages and Mark Hayward from the National Association of Estate Agents to talk about the financial and social aspects of moving to the country.
Belinda Aspinall, David Hollingworth, Mark Hayward