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

Jun 30, 2017

This week on the show, I'm talking about investment managers who have been living high on the hog and steps the regulator will be taking to improve transparency, introduce better price competition and generally take them down a peg or two.

There's also a roundup of the latest personal finance news, my favourite money...


Jun 28, 2017

Today on the show I'm joined by Tom Nichols, author of The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters.

Tom is Professor of National Security Affairs at the US Naval War College, an adjunct professor at the Harvard Extension School, and a former aide in the U.S. Senate.

He's also...


Jun 26, 2017

Today on the show I'm joined by Paul Moore, founder of Wellings Capital and author of The Perfect investment.

After graduating with an engineering degree and then an MBA from Ohio State, Paul entered the management development track at Ford Motor Company in Detroit. 

He left Ford to start a staffing company with a...


Jun 23, 2017

Today on the podcast, I'm tackling the thorny and topical issue of defined benefit pension transfers.

Some big cash sums are on offer to members of final salary pension schemes and now the regulator is taking an interest. I talk about the pros and cons of giving up guarantees in return for cash.

Also on the show today,...


Jun 21, 2017

Today on the show I'm joined by Andy Bell, founder and chief executive of AJ Bell, and author of The DIY Investor.

Andy co-founded AJ Bell in 1995, having spent a number of years working within the financial services sector.

An actuary by training, he has built AJ Bell into one of the largest providers of low-cost,...