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?
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?
The UK car industry is undergoing a bit of a renaissance, but the V.W Dieselgate scandal has also hit the global vehicle industry. Richard Oarcock is an automotive expert from Motoring Research and he joined us in the studio to discuss what visitors to the London car Show can expect
Since the death of pop superstar Prince - we've learnt that he didn't leave a will and it's apparently caused some problems for his family. Even if you're not a multi-millionaire, it's a good idea to write a will so that your assets are distributed according to your wishes...and to make things easier for your loved-ones. Georgie speaks to Gary Rycroft, partner at Joseph A. Jones & Co Solicitors in Lancaster
Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn, financial journalists and pugilistic defenders of your cash look at the latest ways people are trying to screw you over. And how you can reclaim your hard-earned cash, one punch at a time.
They came into the studio and gave Georgie a bunch of tips about getting the best out of second hand cars
Share Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Sue Dougan in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today: Liberty House plans to submit a formal bid to buy Tata Steel's UK assets; There's a warning the so-called "bank of mum and dad" is being stretched to the brink; The charity Age UK is calling for banks to create age-friendly branches for less digitally aware older people; and finally, pregnant women and new mothers are said to be suffering increasing levels of unfair treatment at work.
If you think getting a mortgage is difficult, try doing it when you are over fifty. When it comes to mortages, banks can often be reluctant to lend to people who will retire before their mortgage term ends…But there are some steps you can take. Georgie speaks to Joanne Atkin, from What Mortgage
It seems we are getting better as putting money away for a rainy day.
Savings levels in Britain have risen over the last six months, according to new research from National Savings and Investments - also known as NS&I.
The Autumn 2015 NS&I savings survey has found saving levels have increased over the 2015/16 financial year and that women continue to outpace men in the terms of savings.
Georgie speaks to Chris Dowsett from NS & I @nsandi
Once again, Ed Bowsher joins Georgie Frost in the studio for the Consuming Issues news review. Today, how are we going to overcome a national skills shortage? Also, banks are doing their best to win you over, which way are you leaning? Pensioners are withdrawing 100s of millions in equity, where on earth is it all going? And finally, orange is not the only fruit, you know...
Today we're delighted to be joined by Deborah Hargreaves of the High Pay Center to discuss contactless mobile phone payments, plummeting Netflix share price, and 2500 britons per WEEK getting fleeced by ATM fraud!