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Informed Choice Radio Personal Finance Podcast

Jan 15, 2021

Welcome to episode 4 of Talking Money, with Martin Bamford and Hannah Godfrey.

In each episode of Talking Money, we take a topical look at the big money stories of the week, putting our personal spin on the news.

Funeral costs have risen again in the past year, now up nearly 40% in a decade.

We talk about the latest Cost of Dying report from insurer SunLife and why death needs to be less of a taboo topic.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued as strong warning to anyone investing in crypto assets, including Bitcoin; you could lose everything!

While some have managed to save money and repay debt during the pandemic, it has been a challenging experience for many others.

In their Pandemic Pressures report, the Resolution Foundation looked at the different financial pressures caused by the lockdown.