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Hidden charges and managed investment funds - Which? Money

7/30/2014
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This week our money experts are highlighting our new campaign to to 'lift the lid on sneaky fees and charges', after new research has revealed that two thirds of consumers believe companies use extra charges to trick people. They also talk about managed investment funds, and look at weather investors are getting the returns they should be. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the conversation by using the...

Duration: 00:19:33


Pension reforms and banking competition inquiry - Which? Money

7/23/2014
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22/07/14: This week our money experts are discussing the latest developments in the radical shake-up of the pensions system, with George Osborne announcing this week that pensioners will be entitled to free, impartial advice on how to make the most of their retirement savings. They also talk about the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) recommendation for a full competition inquiry into the banking sector, after it found that there has been very little change in the market share of...

Payday loan caps and insurance renewals - Which? Money

7/16/2014
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15/07/14: This week our money experts will be discussing the new payday loan caps that are being introduced, and talking about how they will affect those looking for short term loans, as well as the firms that provide them. They will also be looking at The Association of British Insurers' (ABI) announcement that it was calling on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to introduce a new minimum standard of information across the insurance market. You can share your thoughts and...

Managing money in retirement and copycat firms - Which? Money

7/9/2014
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08/07/14: This week our money experts are talking about managing money in retirement, having recently surveyed more than 5,000 of our members on issues around what they are spending their money on, and how that changes. They will also be looking at copycat financial firms, who are misleading customers by illegally trying to operate under the names of established and reputable companies You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter:...

Peer-to-peer lending and buying property at auction - Which? Money

7/2/2014
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This week our money experts discuss peer-to-peer lending, to see if the benefits outweigh the risks of this option that is becoming increasingly popular with both investors and borrowers. They also look at the process of buying a property at auction, with expert advice on things to be aware of when going down this route. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the conversation by using the hashtag...

Duration: 00:21:21


Isas and getting the best deal on home insurance - Which? Money

6/25/2014
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18/06/14: This week our money experts bring you news of changes to Isa savings limits that are due to come into effect next month. They also discuss ways that you can cut the cost of your home insurance premium, with tips on haggling and by revealing the companies most likely to negotiate on price. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the conversation by using the hashtag #WhichMoney. For more information...

Compulsory ticket ad-on fees and interest rates - Which? Money

6/18/2014
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17/06/14: This week our money experts are discussing some of our current Which? campaigns, including the battle against high compulsory ticket ad-on fees, as well as savings providers not being clear about the interest rates that they're offering. You can find out more about our campaigns and support them by visiting which.co.uk/campaigns. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the conversation by using the...

IPOs, stocks and shares and travel insurance - Which? Money

6/11/2014
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This week our money experts discuss IPOs as TSB prepares to be floated on the stock market later this month. They explain what it means and what you should consider before buying shares. The team also offer insight and advice about travel insurance, and in particular how to get cover if you've recently been ill, or if you have a pre-existing medical condition. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the...

Duration: 00:16:04


Pension reforms and cutting your capital gains tax bill - Which? Money

6/4/2014
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04/06/14: This week our money experts discuss the pension reforms that were outlined in the Queen's Speech. The proposed changes focus on 'collective pensions' - that aim to provide better value for money for pensioners. The team also discuss capital gains tax, and offer advice on how you can reduce the amount you have to pay when you sell on investments or property. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the...

Investment supermarkets and holiday deals - Which? Money

5/28/2014
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28/05/14: This week our money experts discuss investment supermarkets; explaining what they are and how they could be a good investment option. They also offer advice on booking your summer holiday; with tips on the best days to fly and how to haggle down the cost of your trip. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the conversation by using the hashtag #WhichMoney. For more information and expert advice...

Duration: 00:16:48


Understanding credit reports and haggling - Which? Money

5/21/2014
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21/05/14: This week our money experts discuss credit reports, after our research showed that many people are struggling to understand their statutory reports thanks to their confusing format. They also look at the issue of haggling, and report back on our survey of 3,500 members to see what it's possible to save money on; including energy bills, car insurance and mobile phone contracts. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter:...

Duration: 00:17:18


Our 'simpler savings' campaign and Buy to Let mortgages - Which? Money

5/15/2014
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14/05/14: This week our money experts talk about our latest campaign that aims to make things simpler for savers and to help us get a better deal on our savings. They also discuss Buy to Let mortgages that are celebrating their 18th birthday, and look to see whether they are a good investment option. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the conversation by using the hashtag #WhichMoneyMatters. For more...

Duration: 00:18:47


Automatic insurance renewals and spending abroad - Which? Money

5/15/2014
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07/05/14 - When your home or car insurance is renewed automatically, do you feel confident you are getting the best deal? Our money experts discuss what providers should do. Plus, we look at credit, debit and pre-paid cards, along with ATM withdrawals, to find out which is best for holiday spending. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the conversation by using the hashtag #WhichMoneyMatters. For more...

Duration: 00:19:38


Savings protection and investing in the stock market - Which? Money

5/15/2014
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23/04/14: This week our money experts discuss the protection available when it comes to savings. The Financial Services Compensation Scheme should protect your savings up to a limit, but how well do the banks know the scheme? The team also offer insight into investing in the stock market, as well as advice on travel money, and exchanging left over currency. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the...

Duration: 00:18:47


Inheritance tax exemptions and costly phone numbers - Which? Money

5/15/2014
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16/04/14: This week our money experts discuss inheritance tax, and how thinking ahead when it comes to managing your estate can help save you money. They also talk about our Costly Calls campaign that has resulted in the Financial Conduct Authority announcing that it would stop banks and insurers from using expensive 084 and 087 phone numbers for customer service and complaint lines. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter:...

Duration: 00:17:49


Has tech made talking to your bank any easier? - Which? Money

5/15/2014
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09/04/14: As 2,000 local branches of various banks have closed over the last decade, what does this mean for the network of communication? We discuss whether technology has helped bridge the comms gap, or if banks still fall short. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the conversation by using the hashtag #WhichMoneyMatters. For more information and expert advice on the topics discussed in this week's...

Duration: 00:22:44


Cash ISAs, savings accounts and crowd funding - Which? Money

5/15/2014
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02/04/14: This week our money experts look at what's been happening with the cash ISA over its 15 year history and how deteriorating choice and interest rates have affected savings. They also discuss crowd funding as a way of investing in a project, and what the considerations are if you're thinking of getting involved. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the conversation by using the hashtag...

Duration: 00:23:11


Pension savings and broadband deals - Which? Money

5/15/2014
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26/03/14: This week our money experts discuss pension options, and specifically income drawdown options and when they are the suitable choice. They also look at broadband packages, and explain how to get the best or the cheapest deal, as well as providing this week's money tip. You can share your thoughts and experiences on these and other money issues on Twitter: twitter.com/WhichMoney, or join the conversation by using the hashtag #WhichMoneyMatters. For more information and expert...

Duration: 00:23:02