After Lloyds and TSB cut the rates on their current accounts, Sarah and her guests look at where to get the best rates for current and savings accounts. With rates generally tanking since Brexit, are the high-interest accounts still worth it, and are there any alternatives to the high street banks? Is there any point switching accounts when rates across the board are so low? Sarah is joined by young money champion Amelia Murray, Hannah Maundrell of money.co.uk and Anna Bowes from Savings Champion.
According to a study by the FCA, 1.6 million people only make the minimum repayment on their credit cards each month. Research released this week by savvywoman.co.uk this week bears this out; it found that 4 in 10 adults grossly underestimate how long it will take to pay off credit card debt if you only pay back the minimum every month. Sarah discusses the findings with her guests, Jane Clack from Pay Plan and the freelance finance expert Martyn James.
Four months after the referendum, Sarah and her guests look at what we know about Brexit and how this might impact our money. She is joined by Justin Urquhart Stewart of 7 Investment Management, Beverley Sunderland from Crossland Solicitors and Julia Rampe, editor of the Staggers blog at the New Statesman.
The days are getting colder, so Sarah and her guests look at ways to reduce your winter fuel bills using smart thermostats, switching providers and making your home more energy efficient. She is joined by Ann Robinson of Uswitch, Neil Marshall, CEO of the National Insulation Association, David Brooks of Good Energy and Mark Abrams from Auriga Services.
This week Sue and Leah Hislop, food director at Sainsbury’s Magazine, meet Emily Dobbs, who's just set up a new Sri Lankan pop up restaurant in London, and food writer and judge Prue Leith on getting married at 76 and her new career as a novelist. And they sample some Sheppy's cider as the company marks its 200th birthday. Plus, Rita meets Eatfirst and samples their new brunch delivery service.
The Entrepreneur Show takes a look at interesting businesses and talks to the people behind them. Whether you already run your own business or are thinking about taking the plunge, we'll bring you everything you need to guide your business from concept to success.
This is The Business of Sport with Share Radio's Michael Considine. Each week he provides you with the inside track on the world of sport. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
The best for Manchester City F.C. with the announcement of a profit of over £20m last season, giving record revenues of around £398m. Kieran Drake of Liverpool University joined Michael to discuss the eye-watering figures.
But the worst for Coventry City where trouble brews. Fans this weekend are holding a day of action in protest at the current owners of the club. Jan Mokryzcki of the Coventry City supporters group Sky Blue Trust will lay out the issues.
And Share Radio's Joe Aldridge will have Extra Time.
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Investment Perspectives teams up with the FT Money Editor Claer Barratt to talk Serious Money - the personal finance and investment highlights of her FT Money section. On this edition, Claer tackles the 10 things you need to know about inflation.
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Helal Miah, Investment Research Analyst at the Share Centre, reviews this week's stock market activity with Share Radio's Juliette Foster. They take a look back at Burberry, the Pearson, Laird, and Reckitt Benckiser from this week, as well as looking ahead to BT, GSK, Whitbread and Lloyds.
Welcome to This is Money, the podcast, presented in partnership with NS&I. Editor Simon Lambert and Personal Finance Editor Rachel Rickard Straus join Share Radio’s Georgie Frost in the studio to go through the week’s biggest money stories.
And this week it’s all about inflation, and the news is leaving us all a little … deflated. Yes, that nebulous indicator, inflation has jumped to its highest level in 2 years - hitting spenders and savers alike. Blame Brexit if you like, and a lot of people have done, but is that really it? Michael O’Leary of Ryanair certainly is blaming the referendum as he hikes prices in even more obscure ways. And then, we’re looking at the banks: they’re slashing rates, deceiving switchers, and worst of all; this week it seems they don’t even know how to keep our money safe!
Meanwhile, we take a look at the treasury's U-Turn to allow retired savers to cash in their annuities. Is Chancellor Hammond just doing all he can to obliterate Chancellor Osborne’s legacy, or dare I say it, could there be an actual plan in place? Surely not, that’s madness.
At the other end of the show, Simon reckons we need a tax break on savings interest, what little we have, someone’s bought a car with Apple Pay and everyone’s amazed for some reason, and the new Churchill fiver sees even more inflationary trading.
This is Money is presented by Georgie Frost, in partnership with NS&I.
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