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Welcome to Informed Choice Radio, the personal finance podcast all about achieving your financial goals in life. New episodes are published every Monday and Friday, featuring expert interviews and practical tips for making the most of your money. Your host for Informed Choice Radio is Martin Bamford; a Chartered Financial Planner, Fellow of the Personal Finance Society and personal finance author. This podcast will appeal to listeners of Meaningful Money, MoneyBox Live, Wake Up To Money, Listen to Lucy, Which? Money and The Property Podcast. Contact Martin at martin@icfp.co.uk with any comments or questions. You can find show notes and archived episodes at https://icradio.co.uk/episodes/.

Welcome to Informed Choice Radio, the personal finance podcast all about achieving your financial goals in life. New episodes are published every Monday and Friday, featuring expert interviews and practical tips for making the most of your money. Your host for Informed Choice Radio is Martin Bamford; a Chartered Financial Planner, Fellow of the Personal Finance Society and personal finance author. This podcast will appeal to listeners of Meaningful Money, MoneyBox Live, Wake Up To Money, Listen to Lucy, Which? Money and The Property Podcast. Contact Martin at martin@icfp.co.uk with any comments or questions. You can find show notes and archived episodes at https://icradio.co.uk/episodes/.

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United Kingdom

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Welcome to Informed Choice Radio, the personal finance podcast all about achieving your financial goals in life. New episodes are published every Monday and Friday, featuring expert interviews and practical tips for making the most of your money. Your host for Informed Choice Radio is Martin Bamford; a Chartered Financial Planner, Fellow of the Personal Finance Society and personal finance author. This podcast will appeal to listeners of Meaningful Money, MoneyBox Live, Wake Up To Money, Listen to Lucy, Which? Money and The Property Podcast. Contact Martin at martin@icfp.co.uk with any comments or questions. You can find show notes and archived episodes at https://icradio.co.uk/episodes/.

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English

Contact:

01483 274566


Episodes

Find your clear path to abundance and prosperity, with Gull Khan

8/10/2020
Everything in the world is made up of energy. Our thoughts, feelings and emotions are made up of energy. The things that people do or say also have energy. But what happens when our experiences in life leave energy behind, in some cases deep into our subconscious where they cause energy blocks? My guest on the podcast today is Gull Khan, international speaker, podcaster, a Barrister, an Attorney with New York Bar Association, and a Solicitor. Gull is a money mindset expert and, in...

Duration:00:30:41

How to Balance Your Career and Personal Finances to Get What You Want, with Roger Ma

8/3/2020
Do work and money have you tied up in knots? Job stuff, money stuff, and personal stuff — not only is it all linked, but it can feel impossible to disentangle. My guest on the podcast today is Roger Ma, an award-winning Financial Planner and a publisher strategist at Google. In his new book, Work Your Money, Not Your Life, Roger cuts through the confusion by serving as your all-in-one guide to career and financial satisfaction. He offers secrets on how you can enjoy your career, gain...

Duration:00:23:22

Lessons on the FIRE life, with The Financial Father & Son

7/27/2020
In this episode of the podcast, we continue exploring FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) principles. My guests are Financial Father and his son, Jay. Financial Father is a relatively latecomer to the FIRE movement, but has embraced it wholeheartedly and now shares FIRE conversations with his son in their podcast episodes. You will notice in this episode that I refer to Jay and Jay’s Dad, not naming Financial Father, at his request. When you’re on the FIRE journey, confidentiality...

Duration:00:27:03

Mindful Millionaire, with Leisa Peterson

7/20/2020
In the world of personal finance, the biggest challenge is the sense that there’s never going to be enough. It is this mindset of scarcity, and not the amount spent on lattes, that holds people back the most from achieving their financial dreams. My guest on the podcast today is Leisa Peterson, and she is on a mission to help 1,000,000 people elevate their financial consciousness. As a money coach, business consultant and spiritual teacher, Leisa hosts the Mindful Millionaire podcast as...

Duration:00:23:44

Here’s what you need to know about financial protection, with Tom Baigrie

7/13/2020
Life insurance and other types of financial protection form the cornerstone of sound Financial Planning, but do we focus enough on these valuable products? My guest on the podcast today is Tom Baigrie, Founder and CEO of LifeSearch. Raised in apartheid South Africa, Tom emigrated to the UK in 1981 aged 20 and got a start as a self-employed insurance salesman. He sold savings, investments, pensions and tax, but life insurance was the product he most believed in. LifeSearch proper began in...

Duration:00:24:26

Start your FIRE, with Allison Tom & Dylin Redling

7/6/2020
Living your best life someday starts with saving smarter for retirement. My guests on the podcast today are Allison Tom and Dylin Redling, authors of Start Your F.I.R.E.: A Modern Guide to Early Retirement. Allison and Dylin are a married couple who achieved financial independence back in 2015, in their early 40s, following a couple of important wake-up moments, which we talk about in this interview. They launched the website RetireBy45.com to provide inspiration, tips, and resources for...

Duration:00:26:42

The Family Lawyer’s Guide to Separation and Divorce, with Laura Naser

6/29/2020
If you’re thinking about or are in the process of splitting up with your partner, this podcast episode is for you. Laura Naser is a Senior Associate Solicitor in the family law department at Penningtons Manches Cooper. She’s the recipient of the Lexis Nexis Family Law Awards Commentator of the Year 2019, and has won Family Lawyer of the Year – Senior/Managing Associate 2019 (Gold), and Innovative Individual of the Year 2019 (Silver) at the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards. Laura is author...

Duration:00:31:54

The Art of a Successful Life, with Dr Rainer Zitelmann

6/22/2020
The German poet Theodor Fontane once wrote: A good aphorism contains the wisdom of an entire book in one sentence. In his new book, The Art of a Successful Life, Dr Rainer Zitelmann goes a step further, collating a myriad of quotes all of which offer insights to inspire you to think about yourself, your life and your goals, and to give you the confidence and strength to cope with difficult situations. Rainer has curated quotes from a range of thinkers; from the physicist Stephen Hawking to...

Duration:00:30:02

Irish FIRE, with Michael Houghton

6/15/2020
My guest on the podcast today is Michael Houghton, host of The Irish FIRE Podcast. Michael originally hails from New Zealand, but has lived in Ireland for the past decade. He graduated from the University of Auckland in 2005 with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Management and Entrepreneurship. In the time since, he’s established businesses in a variety of industries including e-commerce, IT services, financial trading and forestry. I’m a huge fan of having conversations about FIRE,...

Duration:00:24:34

Cannabis investments – what you need to know (with Stuart Forbes from Rize ETF)

6/8/2020
When you think about new investment trends, what pops into your head? Bitcoin? Renewable energy? Cannabis? Today on the podcast we’re talking about investing in medical marijuana, with my guest Stuart Forbes. Stuart is a co-founder of Rize ETF and their product lead. Rize ETF develop Exchange Traded Funds offering access to investment megatrends. They are creating a new way of investing; one that enables investors of all stripes to invest in the future whilst remaining on the right side...

Duration:00:30:15

Finding hope and opportunity in the depths of adversity, with Beth Kempton

6/1/2020
We know that the global pandemic has disrupted life as we know it. None of us could have imagined the scale and nature of the changes to our daily lives experienced in the past few months. As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, many of the lasting changes from the virus will remain. We all need to consider what will happen next. My guest on the podcast today is Beth Kempton, author of We Are in This Together; a fantastic new book designed to help you prioritise different things and feel...

Duration:00:33:24

Ending the Struggle for Work-Life Balance, with Gail Golden

5/25/2020
We all lead increasingly hectic lives, in many cases shaken up beyond recognition today during the Covid-19 pandemic. My guest on the podcast today is Gail Golden, author of a leadership development guide called Curating Your Life. Gail describes a new approach to finding work-life balance. In the same way a museum curator creates a beautiful and meaningful exhibit by sorting, selecting and arranging artifacts from the museum’s collection, curating your life is about sorting, selecting...

Duration:00:23:03

The Value We Place on Life, with Howard Friedman

5/18/2020
How much is your life worth? And why? Everyday decisions made by governments, businesses and individuals place a price on human life. Your personal price tag is made up of the economic and social value, but the calculations behind these figures can be complex. My guest on the podcast today is data scientist and health economist Howard Friedman. His academic work includes teaching at data science, statistics, and program evaluation at Columbia University. Howard has authored or...

Duration:00:19:38

How to heal in times of anxiety, loss and change, with Suzy Reading

5/11/2020
There's no getting around the fact that tough times hurt. Right now, we're all living through some pretty tough times. My guest on the podcast today is Suzy Reading. Suzy is a chartered psychologist (B. Psych (Hons), M.Psych (Org)) and qualified yoga teacher from Australia, specializing in wellbeing. In her latest book, Self-care for Tough Times, Suzy offers a gentle yet powerful process for developing a self-care toolkit to call on during difficult periods. As Financial Planners, we...

Duration:00:23:19

Keys to a successful retirement, with Fritz Gilbert

5/4/2020
Lockdown life has given many of us a glimpse of what our retirement might look like. What will you do with your free time when you retire? My guest on the podcast today is FIRE practitioner Fritz Gilbert. Fritz retired early after more than three decades in corporate America, where he progressed through the various levels of a multinational corporation serving the global aluminium industry. He’s the founder of award-winning FIRE blog, The Retirement Manifesto, which is focused on helping...

Duration:00:22:29

Coronavirus financial support - your comprehensive guide

5/1/2020
What financial support is available for individuals and businesses during the coronavirus pandemic? In this special episode of Informed Choice Radio, I'm joined by Philip Wise to discuss the ins and outs of the various government schemes. Phil is a Chartered Financial Planner and Retirement Income Planning Director at Informed Choice. Within our discussion, we cover the full raft of financial support measures in place, including some little-known issues with these schemes.

Duration:00:44:22

Misfits changing finance forever, with Daniel Simon

4/27/2020
Every day, financial technology (or fintech) is creating seismic changes within the banking and finance sector. My guest today is author of the dramatic story of fintech’s major players, exploring how these disruptions are transforming even money itself. Dan Simon is chairman of the Museum of American Finance communications board and CEO of Vested, a global financial communications firm. He represents some of the most recognizable brands in finance and fintech, including Morgan Stanley,...

Duration:00:28:36

What's happening at Informed Choice?

4/24/2020
In this special episode, Martin talks to Informed Choice managing director Shelley McCarthy. They chat about what the coronavirus crisis means for life at Informed Choice, how the teams are working remotely and adapting to this new way of life. Martin and Shelley also talk about the impact of the virus on the markets and economy, and what could happen next.

Duration:00:22:23

Three blind mice, with Scott McLean

4/20/2020
You receive investment advice from a financial adviser, your tax return is completed by an accountant, and your estate planning is carried out by a solicitor. When was the last time these three key consultants got together to discuss your overall financial game plan? My guest on the podcast today believes you’ve taken all the right steps, yet the mousetrap has been set. You’re basically working with three blind mice, and that can end up being very costly to you … because the blind mice...

Duration:00:27:28

Self-nourishment to feed your professional soul, with Dr Alka Patel

4/13/2020
We could all do with a little self-nourishment right now. My guest on the podcast today is Dr Alka Patel. Alka is a GP, lifestyle medicine physician and health coach. She's been a medical doctor for more than 20 years but realised her professional career meant her own health was placed on the backburner. The resulting burnout left Alka in a hospital bed. Alka discovered the hard way that her career in isolation wasn't supplying her with the energy, resilience, strength and happiness she...

Duration:00:21:53