Aug 28, 2015
This week in episode 38 of the Informed Choice Podcast, Martin
talks about the Great Fall of China, signs you might be
financially unstable and the ostrich effect when it comes to your
He also answers a listener question about investing in Investment
In the personal finance and investing new roundup this week:
-The number of people complaining about packaged bank accounts has
-The government has sold more of its stake in Lloyds Bank.
-The number of new homes being built in England rose by 15 per cent
in the year to June.
-Britain spends £4.5bn a year in coffee shops, with 1 in 3 adults
visiting a coffee shop every week.
-Spain has topped the list of favourite overseas retirement
Our listener question this week comes from George, who emailed
firstname.lastname@example.org with the following:
“My dad has told me that he has built up a lot of money by buying
Investment Trusts. What are they exactly and should I be investing
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