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Informed Choice Radio Personal Finance Podcast

Oct 18, 2019

The financial press has been dominated this week by former-star fund manager, Neil Woodford.

After being sacked from his flagship Equity Income fund, which is being sold off with cash returned to investors, he took the decision to wind up his multi-billion pound fund empire. 

Coming up in this episode, three lessons for...


Oct 14, 2019

Real assets have grown in popularity in recent years, as an option to combat a low-yield from fixed income and perceived high equity market values.

But what are real assets and how can they fit within a wider investment portfolio?

My guest on the podcast today is Luke Hyde-Smith from Waverton Investment Management.

Luke...


Oct 7, 2019

We hear a lot about the Bank of Mum and Dad.

With high property prices and a rising cost of living, it's becoming common for young adults to turn to parental support in order to get onto the housing ladder.

But what are the options for generous parents and how can we avoid leaving ourselves destitute in retirement when...


Oct 4, 2019

Big life events are often a prompt to establish a Financial Plan.

Retirement is a big one, along with starting a family, buying a home, or the death of a loved one.

In this episode of Informed Choice Radio, the right time to get a Financial Plan.

Nick Bamford is our guest host for this episode, standing in for Martin...


Sep 30, 2019

We hear a lot about the gender pay gap, but what about the gender pension gap?

My guest on the show today is Dame Helena Morrissey, Head of Personal Investing at Legal & General Investment Management.

Helena joined LGIM in 2017 from Newton where she held the title of CEO for fifteen years, before becoming...