How much is the state pension? What happens to your state pension if you have children or care for a family member? Sarah Pennells talks to Sir Steve Webb, of Royal London.
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You may have heard of angel investing, but what exactly does it involve? How risky is it and what kind of companies can you invest in?
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Research shows that you're three times as likely to be in debt if you have mental health problems, while half of people with mental health issues are in financial difficulty. Find out what you can do.
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You can't invest without taking some risk. But where does the risk lie and how can you reduce the risk you take with your money?
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Lots of people now live with their partner without ever getting married, but few stop to consider what would happen to their finances if they were to split up. It’s not as straightforward as you think!
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More women than men have cash ISAs. The idea behind these tax-free accounts may be simple, but the rules can be complex. Savings expert Anna Bowes explains all.
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Around one in five adults have been the victim of financial abuse. But what is economic abuse and what do banks need to do to help customers who've been abused?
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Millions of people find themselves in their workplace pension, through a scheme that puts you in the pension - and you opt out if you don't like it. What is automatic enrolment?
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Many of us worry about becoming a victim of fraud and, with some kinds of fraud you won't get your money back from your bank. How can you reduce the chances of becoming a victim of fraud?
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Sarah Pennells finds out how to find a good financial planner. If you want some professional help with your finances, how do you find the right adviser for you? What’s the difference between an independent financial adviser and a financial planner? What information should you be given about costs? How important is your gut feeling.
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Can you invest so your money does some good as well as producing a profit? What are the options? Find out about ethical investment and impact investing.
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If you can't work because you're ill there could be serious financial consequences if you don't have insurance in place. Find out what's available.
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Only 10% of fund managers working in Britain are women. Alexandra Jackson of Rathbone is one of them and she talks about her job and why gender matters.
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Women have less money in their pensions and invest less, but live longer in retirement and face higher costs if they need care. Those are some of the findings of a report by The Fawcett Society on women and investing. Chief Executive, Sam Smethers explains what should change.
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After Carillion went into liquidation, how safe is your company pension? Sarah finds out from Michelle Cracknell who’s the Chief Executive of The Pensions Advisory Service.
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In this podcast, the WASPI campaign (Women Against State Pension Inequality) says that the government cannot continue to ignore its demands for a transitional state pension payment.
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What's the best way to get a great mortgage deal and how can parents help their children on the property ladder? Sarah Pennells was joined by independent mortgage adviser Jane King of Ash-Ridge Private Finance.
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The Bank of England increased the base rate at the start of November, but what's happened to savings rates since then? And how do you get the best rate on your savings?
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If you want to know how pensions work and how to start saving for your retirement, listen to guest Maike Currie from Fidelity International's thoughts in our latest podcast.
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You have less than two years to claim compensation if you think you were mis-sold payment protection insurance - PPI. This episode explains how to claim for PPI compensation and why banks aren't just refunding PPI money automatically.
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