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Oct 14, 2019
Introducing Moral MoneyOctober 14, 2019
Do you have a friend who never pays their share of the bill? Or are your parents wasting your inheritance on flash cars and Caribbean cruises? Or maybe you're considering taking a pay cut to spend more time with your kids. Frank conversations about money can be awkward. But Moral Money is here to do the hard work for you. Think of it as the ultimate guide to what's ok - and what's not - in the blurred world of money morals.Search Moral Money wherever you're listening to this...
Apr 05, 2019
Making tax less taxingApril 05, 2019
Death and taxes - two bits of life we can’t escape... or can we? From The Panama Papers to your pension, tax dodging is everywhere. But is it morally wrong? The Telegraph's personal finance reporters, Laura Miller and Sam Brodbeck ask titan of the tax world, George Bull how tax came to be, and hear from Telegraph columnist Janet Daley on why she thinks we’re on a slippery slope to despotism….. That's it for this series of It's Your Money, but stay subscribed to this feed...
Mar 22, 2019
Student finances - with Martin LewisMarch 22, 2019
Student debt. Two words guaranteed to strike terror into the heart of any young person. But are the headline-grabbing sums more project fear than practical warnings? This week in the It’s Your Money podcast, Laura and Sam ask student finance expert and breakfast show sofa legend Martin Lewis for his advice. We find out if a £50,000 student loan really will hamper you for life, how to avoid getting suckered by 'special' student bank accounts, and the one day of the month on which you can...
Mar 07, 2019
A non-boring guide to insuranceMarch 07, 2019
This week Laura and Sam discover there's truth behind the industry saying: "If you can think of it, you can insure it". From putting money on your body parts to insuring against alien invasion, The Telegraph's personal finance reporters discover what cover you need - and what you don't. They speak to Martyn James, a lifelong insurance geek who fights to get consumers a fair deal on everything from car cover premiums to mobile phone add-ons. Plus they go behind the...
Feb 21, 2019
Travel hacks: how to get more for less on holidayFebruary 21, 2019
You’ve got a taste for luxury, but a bank balance that’s less than five-star. Holidays seem like an extravagance that’s beyond your means. Fear not: the It’s Your Money team is here to tell you how you can get away with getting away more often than you might think (and it doesn’t always mean taking the overnight coach). Sam and Laura draw on the expertise of Telegraph travel writer, Greg Dickinson, plus blogger and cheap travel expert,...
Feb 08, 2019
Does being in love save you money?February 08, 2019
Bit vulgar, isn’t it, asking if love makes you richer or poorer? Well -- the It’s Your Money podcast team have never shied away from some gritty realism.In this Valentine’s special, Sam and Laura poke about in the caverns of the heart and count the cost of finding The One, getting hitched and, when it all goes wrong, the inevitably messy divorce.Dating expert Hayley Quinn reveals the best way to snare a mate without breaking the bank, Sam exposes...
Jan 25, 2019
Can I retire thirty years early?January 25, 2019
What if the alarm you snoozed this morning could be switched off for good? We are all taught retirement happens in our 60s and 70s after decades putting in the shifts at work. Wouldn’t it be better if you could enjoy all that time off while you’re young? A growing group of mavericks are using an extreme savings technique to hack the system...
Jan 10, 2019
Supercharge your careerJanuary 10, 2019
Stuck in a rut at work? Sure you deserve promotion but unsure how to build a case for more money and power? Or have a couple of nightmare interviews left you in need of a pep talk? We can help. This week we do what your school careers adviser never did, taking through the best (and worst) practice to ace interviews and how to avoid common pitfalls when trying to get promoted. Laura and Sam hear from a career fairy godmother who builds successful candidates from the bottom up, and grill...
Dec 21, 2018
Cryptocurrency: boom or bust?December 21, 2018
Everyone's heard of Bitcoin, but what actually is a "cryptocurrency"? Will this digital money replace the cash in our pockets, and can you get rich quick by buying now, or is the boom already over? We speak to someone who made life-changing sums by investing at the right time, and hear from a senior City investor who says buying Bitcoin is like betting on the horses, only less predictable. Sam and Laura also explain, step-by-step, how to get involved yourself - including a...
Dec 07, 2018
Moral moneyDecember 07, 2018
Is your current account a force for good in the world? Do you want to invest in social issues close to your heart without losing your financial head? With the help of bank account guru Lisa Stanley, pensions expert Anne-Marie Williams, and by ethical fund manager Peter Michaelis, Sam and Laura unpack a few simple ways to be moral with your money. To get in touch, email email@example.com or phone our voicemail number at 07523 039447. And visit ...