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Informed Choice Radio Personal Finance Podcast

Jun 14, 2019

In the world of Financial Planning, the goal when it comes to tax is to pay as little as necessary.

This approach is legal tax avoidance, rather than illegal tax evasion, and it involves making use of available allowances and reliefs to manage your tax affairs most efficiently.

But what happens when you pay too little...


Jun 10, 2019

My guests today are two leaders of the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement, and they've written a bold, contrarian guide to retiring at any age.

Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung are world travelling early retirees.

Their story has been featured in media outlets all over the world, including the New York...


Jun 7, 2019

It's been a busy week for the financial press, but for all of the wrong reasons.

Neil Woodford's £3.7bn fund flagship Equity Income fund suspended trading following high levels of withdrawals and liquidity concerns.

In this episode, I'm seeking to make sense of what happened to Neil Woodford, unpicking some of the key...


Jun 3, 2019

My guest on the podcast today is Glen Goodman.

His goal was to retire young and wealthy, escaping the daily grind. He taught himself how to trade everything from shares to Bitcoin and made enough money to realise his dream and quit his day job while still in his 30s.

In his new book, The Crypto Trader, Glen shows...


May 31, 2019

In this episode, I'm talking about the impact of fairly dire retail conditions on the High Street, and what this could mean for commercial property investors.

I also look at the consequences of 'fake news' on our financial decision making, and whether social media networks could do more to address the spread of...