This week we’re looking at the difference between saving and investing, how to find the best place to put money for different needs and, in particular, why women need to do more investing and less saving!
We have two very special guests joining us. The first one is Maike Currie, who is an author, editor and investment commentator. Maike started her career as a financial journalist and now works in the City, most recently taking up a role within Fidelity’s personal investing business where she provides regular insight, guidance and commentary for the company’s self-directed investors. Our second guest is the fabulous Tara Evans, Digital Consumer Editor at the Sun newspaper. Tara edits the Money section and manages a team of Consumer journalists
This week we’re looking at the psychology of money and how we can overcome bad money habits. We thought who could tell us more about that and of course, we thought of the wonderful, Dr Linda Papadopoulos! Dr Linda is one of the most well-known and respected psychologists working in the UK today and is often enlisted to consult with large corporations such as Dior, Speedo, and Renault to offer valuable insight on topics such as consumer behaviour.
This week we’re looking at ideas for cheap and nutritious meals, how to save money around the house and old ways of running our homes and our lives that will save us money and help the planet. We thought who could tell us more about that and of course, we thought of the wonderful, Nancy Birtwhistle, Winner of the Great British Bake Off 2014.
This week we’re looking at how to make money, how to leverage the unique and brilliant aspects of you…you yourself…to turn it into profit. And it doesn’t matter what abilities you think you have or don’t have, we know that everyone has the ability to make money, sometimes in a few different ways. And to help us unlock this talent in you right now we have the amazing Kriss Akabusi on the programme!
This week we’re looking at how disabled people can succeed as freelancers. We’re delighted to be joined by Liz Johnson, a Paralympic swimmer holding a Gold, Silver and Bronze medal! She has a truly inspiring story, losing her Mother days before she went to Beijing Olympics - where she went on to win Gold. Her unstoppable enthusiasm, energy and resilience makes her an excellent motivational speaker. Liz set up the "The Ability People" organisation in 2018, a ‘for profit’ social enterprise dedicated to empowering people with disabilities.
This week we’re going to find out how to be even cleverer with your money than you already are…yes you are…by finding out the easy way to get better at maths. No don’t switch off! Yes, it’s about maths but it’s easy maths…clever ways to do quick calculations even if you’ve always been a duffer at numbers. Because being comfortable with maths can materially boost your money. You don’t have to be a maths genius, just OK. That's why we've invited author and maths evangelist, Rob Eastaway on to our podcast today. Rob’s latest book is called ‘Maths on the Back of an Envelope’.
Redundancy isn’t an easy time for anyone – and, with so many industries struggling after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it’s going to affect lots of people in the coming months. That’s why we've invited Liam Evans, Campaigns and Communications officer from the leading charity, Turn2us on to our podcast today. Turn2us helps people living in poverty in the UK and Ireland. We’ve also put this redundancy guide together for you in partnership with Turn2us.
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a severe impact on the global economy, our nation and the travel and aviation industry. We know that many of you want to know what this means for your holiday. So we’ve invited travel journalist, Simon Calder in to give us an update on what’s going on.