According to the NHS there may be almost 600,000 problem gamblers in the UK, and those people are more likely to suffer from low self-esteem, stress, anxiety and depression. So when does gambling become a serious problem? And what can be done to help? In this show Georgie talks to Elaine Smethurst, the managing director of the Gordon Moody Association, to find out more.
Now we all still receive a lot of vital information via post -- bank statements, council tax letters, and bills for instance. But for people who're visually impaired or blind, this can understandably prove to be a real challenge. In this show our reporter Kirsty Shanks speaks to engineer Sam Jewell about how he hopes his "Giraffe Reader" will combat that.
In the wake of hacking scandals and cyber attacks hitting the headlines, Georgie takes a look at where exactly the law stands when it comes to YOUR data with Liz Morley who's a solicitor at Howard Kennedy and specialises in privacy issues.
93-year-old Paula and 47-year-old Alison might seem like unlikely roomates at first, but they're part a homeshare programme which pairs people who need a small amount of help to live independently in their own home with someone who has a housing need and can provide support or companionship. So could this be the answer to help solve a housing crisis and a care crisis at the same time? Georgie investigates with Anna McEwen from Shared Lives Plus.
You may be delighted to find out you're pregnant, but how do you break the news to your boss? And how do you juggle work and pregnancy? And what are your rights? Georgie tackles a whole host of questions with Abigail Wood from the National Childbirth Trust.
Many of us don’t want to think about how we’d cope if something serious happening to our health or a loved ones. But it can have a devastating financial as well as emotional impact. In this show Georgie talks to one family about their experience and a charity which offers a tax-free income for one year to seven families who’ve lost their income because of a serious or long-term illness or disability.
Should we embrace Apple Pay? And why we need to make sure our savings are still safe: Helen Knapman and Eesha Mohindra from MoneySavingExpert.com join Georgie to talk about their top stories this week, plus they reveal all the best deals you could be getting your hands on.
New research shows that as a nation we're not exactly clued up when it comes to our credit scores, but in this show Georgie debunks the myths surrounding our "financial CVs" with expert Lisa Hardstaff from Equifax.
It can be hard enough navigating yourself through divorce proceedings but what happens if you discover your ex-partner's lied to the court? Georgie talks to solicitor Katie O'Callaghan from Boodle Hatfield about what the rules are when it comes to financial disclosure.
Georgie explores the devastating consequences of financial abuse – why it’s so under-reported and what needs to change to ensure fewer women have to experience it with Sian Hawkins the public policy officer at Women’s Aid.
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