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S9E1: Blockchain, Bitcoin and YOU

If I’ve had one email about Bitcoin and Blockchain, I’ve had a hundred. And when my first such email came through from a client the other day, I knew I had to address this very important subject on the podcast. Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download Blockchain, Bitcoin and YOU […]

Duration: 00:33:14

MMP241: Artificial Intelligence and Your Money

My guest today is Viktor Trokoudes from Plum, and he makes a bold statement. He says that in three to five years’ time, personal finance will be transformed. After learning about what he and his team are up to, I’m inclined to agree. Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download Artificial […]

Duration: 00:29:39

MMP240: Investing – The Evidence

Before we dive into a new season I have a couple of Inbetweenisodes for you, and today’s conversation is the first of those. Today I welcome repeat guest Robin Powell of Ember Regis Group, an award-winning finance journalist and content creator to talk about his latest documentary, produced in conjunction with Rock Wealth, entitled Investing: […]

Duration: 00:37:04

S8E7: Greatest Hits – How to keep going

Financial success is about repeating some simple steps over and over for a long time. Contrary to popular opinion right now, it isn’t about buying Bitcoin. But over that long time, you’ll get in your own way, and in this show, I show you how to recognise this and what to do about it. Podcast: […]

Duration: 00:23:48

S8E6: Greatest Hits – When to seek advice

MeaningfulMoney was created to help you manage your own finances. And yet, I often get asked about when it makes sense to seek advice from a professional. In this Greatest Hits episode, I read an email from a listener which prompts me to share when you SHOULDN’T and when you SHOULD seek advice. Podcast: Subscribe […]

Duration: 00:27:51

S8E5: How to review an investment portfolio

Investing is a long-term game. And over a long time, things can happen, which means you need to keep an eye on your investments as the years go by. This week, I show you how… Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download How to review an investment portfolio If you have […]

Duration: 00:30:24

S8E4: Greatest Hits – Put your finances on autopilot

Financial success generally takes a while. And because that’s the case, we have to make decisions, often the same decision over and over again. And all the while we’re being bombarded with reasons to make the wrong decisions, or deferring decisions when they need to be made. What if you could automate many of those […]

Duration: 00:30:56

S8E3: Greatest Hits – Keeping your head in a financial storm

With markets still riding high, there is lots of talk about an impending correction. There’s no doubt, it’ll come at some point, and that’s about the time many people start making bad decisions about their investments. So today’s greatest hits show is a redux of a show from August 2014 about keeping your head in […]

Duration: 00:25:23

S8E2: Greatest Hits – Shares vs Funds

Continuing my delve into the deepest depths of the MeaningfulMoney archives. This week I’m pulling out an episode from July 2014 which was responding to an iTunes reviewer gently accusing me of not fully justifying my general advice that for most people, it is better to invest in funds rather than directly into shares. It’s […]

Duration: 00:30:00

S8E1 – Putting Money Into Perspective

It’s a new season, and this one’s a little bit of a cop-out if I’m honest. But with good reason! I am currently hard into writing the MeaningfulMoney book, and I’m trying to create as much space as possible to do that. So for the next few weeks, I’ll be resurrecting some of the greatest […]

Duration: 00:23:28

MMP232: What next for MeaningfulMoney?

As we approach the five-year anniversary of the first ever episode of MeaningfulMoney, I thought it might be a good idea to step back and take a look at where we have come and more importantly, where we’re going. And as far as the latter is concerned, I want to ask for your help… Podcast: […]

Duration: 00:24:38

MMP231: Finimize My Life with Max Rofagha

I’m always excited to see the emergence of services that look to help more people take their financial planning in hand through the power and economies of scale that the internet provides. My guest today has launched a service called Finimize which seeks to both educate customers and also to help them with their financial […]

Duration: 00:36:58

S7E10: Life Stages – Listener Q&A

Over the past ten weeks, we’ve looked at the different life stages from young, free and single, to Losing a partner in later life. Today I want to round off the season by ticking off a couple of points, and then answering some of the questions you have sent in over the past few weeks. Podcast: […]

Duration: 00:33:12

S7E9: Life Stages – Losing A Partner

The last of our life stages deals with the financial implications of the loss of a partner. Very often, this event is the catalyst for beginning inheritance tax planning in earnest, but also, if the partner who has died had control of the finances, it can mark the beginning of a steep learning curve for […]

Duration: 00:25:45

S7E8: Life Stages – Later Life

As we approach what I’ll sensitively call later life, our minds turn to two main things, in my experience working with financial planning clients: What if I need care, and how can I best leave what I have left to my family? In this episode I cover the main things to know and do to […]

Duration: 00:34:50

S7E7: Life Stages – Enjoying Your Money

For most of us, we’re saving and investing towards a given end. Usually, though not always, that end is to be financially free enough not to have to work and to be able to enjoy our money. In today’s episode I want to consider what you need to KNOW and what you need to DO […]

Duration: 00:29:46

S7E6: Life Stages – Empty Nest

If you’ve been lucky enough to have kids, there will be a time when you have to let them go, and suddenly your time and maybe even your money is a bit more your own, with fewer demands from the family, but a new life stage is having into view over the horizon. Likewise, if […]

Duration: 00:30:31

S7E5: Life Stages – University Challenge

Loads of financial subjects confuse people; that’s the reason MeaningfulMoney exists. But one common misunderstanding in particular is also the source of lots of uninformed political opinions and hand-wringing – it’s the student loan system, and that’s what I’m going to try to clear up for everyone today. Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in […]

Duration: 00:32:34

S7E4: Life Stages – Young Family

Last week there were two, now there are three, or more of you! If and when children come along, it really does change a lot of things for you, in many areas of life! But this is a finance podcast, so I’m going to skip the parts about sleepless nights and endless worry about the […]

Duration: 00:33:57

S7E3: DINKYs (Double Income No Kids Yet)

Moving on in our season about life stages, and this week we’re talking about DINKYs. Say what? That’s Double Income, No Kids Yet – DINKYs. Is that you? This week I’m going to covering the things you need to KNOW and DO when, maybe for the first time, it’s no longer just about you… Podcast: […]

Duration: 00:34:37

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