Fri, 29 January 2016
In this episode of the Informed Choice Podcast, Martin talks about what the name of your road means for house prices, some investment market predictions for 2016, and there’s a roundup of the latest personal finance news.
In the personal finance news roundup this week:
-The final sale of the government’s stake in Lloyds Banking group has been postponed.
-The UK economy grew by 0.5 per cent in the final quarter of last year.
-A row is growing over the controversial tax deal between Google and HM Revenue & Customs.
-The average deposit required to buy a home in Britain has exceeded £80,000 for the first time.
-There has been a 6.7 per cent increase in registrations for new homes across the UK, according to the National House Building Council.
Martin Bamford is a Chartered Financial Planner, Chartered Wealth Manager and SOLLA Accredited Later Life Adviser. As Managing Director of Informed Choice, the award-winning firm of Chartered Financial Planners in Surrey, he is responsible for nearly £200m of client assets.
Martin is the author of several bestselling personal finance books and produced his first feature-length documentary in 2014, about the post-war Baby Boomer generation in retirement.
“Bamford excels at making even the dullest topics interesting” – Pensions Management