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Informed Choice Radio - personal finance peace of mind with Martin Bamford

Sep 18, 2017

My guest on the podcast today is Marion Shoard.

Marion is acclaimed for her work in environmental activism. She is best known for her work concerning access to the countryside and land use conflicts.

Since 2004 she has also worked in the field of older people's issues, the subject of her latest book and our...


Sep 15, 2017

Today on the show, we're talking about what's in your wallet and all things payment cards.

It's the tenth anniversary of contactless payments in the UK, and we're also going to look at the pros and cons of charge charges and reward cards.

The first contactless cards in the UK were launched in September 2007, with 111...


Sep 11, 2017

Have you ever considered the link between health and wealth that could add years to your life and dollars (or pounds) to your retirement savings?

My guest on the podcast today is co-author of a new book that aims to get us all talking about this vital link.

Jean Chatzky is a leading personal expert in the US. She's...


Sep 8, 2017

According to some new research, people in the UK are underestimating the cost of elderly care by £7bn every year. That's according to research from Scottish Widows’ independent think tank, the Centre for the Modern Family.

On average, UK adults estimate that residential care would cost £549 a week – when in...


Sep 4, 2017

What happens when you get trapped in a cycle of financial frustration? When it feels like everything you try to get out of debt and back on track financially is failing?

My guest on the podcast today is Erin Odom, founder of The Humbled Homemaker, a blog dedicated to grace-filled living and designed to equip and...