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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 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. 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 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. 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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Welcome to Informed Choice Radio, the personal finance podcast all about achieving your financial goals in life. New episodes are published every 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. 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

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01483 274566


Episodes

Fraud and asset recovery, with Tim Carter & James Lister

9/24/2021
We know that scams are increasingly prevalent during the pandemic. With a growing number of people falling victim to Ponzi schemes, corporate fraud and other nasty scams, what action can you take if you lose money? My guests on the podcast today are Tim Carter and James Lister from Stevens & Bolton LLP. Tim advises on all aspects of restructuring and corporate and personal insolvency, including distressed business sales. His clients range from insolvency practitioners, corporates,...

Duration:00:23:38

Understanding the Trust Registration Service, with Adrian Moss

9/17/2021
If you're a trustee, you need to know about the Trust Registration Service. My guest on the podcast today is Adrian Moss, Trusts and Tax Director at Penningtons Manches Cooper. Adrian manages the Penningtons Manches Cooper trust and personal tax administration team which provides an accurate, efficient and cost-effective accounting and tax compliance service to clients. The team is involved in over 500 active trust administrations and the preparation of over 150 personal tax returns. As...

Duration:00:18:18

Stopping financial sabotage before it stops you, with Catherine Morgan

8/20/2021
The meaning we attach to money becomes the lens that we think, feel and behave with money. My guest on the podcast today is Catherine Morgan, an entrepreneur, keynote speaker and multi-award winning money coach. Catherine is host of the In Her Financial Shoes podcast which helps you to get in control of money, gain financial confidence, learn how to invest and save money. In our conversation today, we discuss the imprinting period in childhood that forms many of the emotions around money,...

Duration:00:26:46

Securing a second passport, with Brandon Miller

8/6/2021
Do you ever dream about upping sticks and moving to a different country? Perhaps you have one eye on the future and want the security of a second passport, 'just in case' things go wrong in your home country. My guest on the podcast today is Brandon Miller, founder of Maple Immigration Services, a boutique immigration practice in Toronto, Canada. Brandon is author of Second Passport: Your guide to have a secure alternative home for you and your family, just in case... When he graduated...

Duration:00:19:34

Dealing with finances when getting divorced, with Charlotte Plowman

7/30/2021
Getting divorced can be an expensive business. Where divorcing parties end up in court to settle their financial arrangements, those legal expenses can become substantial. My guest on the podcast today is Charlotte Plowman, an Associate Solicitor at Family Law Partners in Horsham. Charlotte has specialist expertise advising in all aspects of family breakdown and divorce, dissolution or separation, including the financial aspects and arrangements for children. She provides advice in cases...

Duration:00:17:42

Mindful Investing, with Jonathan Satovsky

7/23/2021
My guest on the podcast today is Jonathan Satovsky, the CEO and Chief Behavioral Coach of Satovsky Asset Management. Jonathan provides leadership, coaching, advanced financial planning, and oversight across client relationships and business operations. Jonathan has spent more than 25 years in the wealth advisory business. He wears two hats in his company as both the CEO and the Chief Behavioral Officer. During our conversation today, Jonathan explains why controlling and fully...

Duration:00:26:58

Reignite your inner drive, with Sharath Jeevan

7/16/2021
Do you ever feel like you’re going through the motions, at work or at home? It’s common to feel jaded and unhappy with the various organisations of which we are a part. Life doesn’t have to feel like this. My guest on the podcast today is Sharath Jeevan, Founder and Executive Chairman at Intrinsic Labs. Sharath is one of the world’s leading experts on how to practically re-ignite the inner-drive (or intrinsic motivation) in our lives. In his new book, Intrinsic: A manifesto to reignite...

Duration:00:24:04

Strategies to Avoid Financial Regrets, with Sten Morgan

7/9/2021
Anyone who has learned a financial lesson the hard way has probably thought, "I wish I knew that sooner". We've all got financial regrets, some big and some small. My guest on the podcast today wants people to have access to the right financial information at the right time, before they do the wrong thing. Sten Morgan is a Certified Financial Planner and founded Legacy Investment Planning as an alternative to traditional financial advisers. He's on a mission to bring creativity back to...

Duration:00:26:30

Crypto Wars, with Erica Stanford

7/2/2021
Crypto is always in the headlines, with a growing number of people speculating on Bitcoin, Ethereum and other tokens. But, along with the rest of the financial industry, scams are rife. Thousands of people lost billions of dollars in the OneCoin scam, masterminded by the now infamous Missing Cryptoqueen, called 'one of the biggest scams in history'. How can you protect yourself from losing out? My guest on the podcast today is Erica Stanford, a crypto expert and educator. Erica is...

Duration:00:30:29

Finding Funded Contentment, with Brian Portnoy & Neil Bage

6/25/2021
What has the pandemic taught us about wealth and what my guests today refer to as 'funded contentment'? I'm delighted to welcome back to Informed Choice Radio two of my favourite people from the world of behavioural finance. Brian Portnoy is one of the world’s leading experts on the psychology of money. He has written multiple bestselling books, including The Geometry of Wealth, and has 20+ years of experience as investor and educator in the hedge fund and mutual fund industries. He is a...

Duration:00:32:27

Lasting Powers of Attorney: Are you prepared to lose mental capacity?

6/18/2021
The recent high-profile ITV documentary ‘Kate Garraway: Finding Derek’ highlighted the severe issue of losing mental capacity. This documentary is about Kate’s struggle to support her Husband Derek, in a year-long battle with Covid-19, has been only complicated by the lack of legal protections. Kate has been unable to manage her husband’s care or manage his finances. She did not even have the right to see his medical information. But what happens when you or a loved one loses mental...

Duration:00:19:54

Employee wellbeing as we return to the workplace, with Vicky Walker

6/11/2021
Businesses in England could stimulate the economy by as much as £61 billion by 2025, if they proactively develop new wellbeing strategies and improve underperforming ones. With many employees thinking about a return to the workplace in the coming months, wellbeing will be front of mind during this critical transition. My guest on the podcast today is Vicky Walker, Head of People at Westfield Health. Vicky has more than 25 years’ experience in HR. She believes it is the role of HR to act...

Duration:00:15:15

Why 4 in 10 women struggle with their financial wellbeing (Talking Money #20 from Informed Choice Radio)

6/4/2021
4 in 10 women struggle with their financial wellbeing as a result of a focus on short-term finances. According to the latest Aegon Financial Wellbeing Index, women wait until later in life than men to determine what they truly want from their finances. In this episode of Talking Money, Martin and Hannah discuss why women's financial wellbeing is suffering because of a focus on short-term finances. They also look at the new rules being introduced by the FCA to stamp out the systematic scam...

Duration:00:31:18

Passion, Persistence, and Financial Independence, with Dave Mason

5/28/2021
My guest on the podcast today found himself deeply in debt, despite earning significant amounts of money in his career. He came to realise that what he didn't understand about money was really hurting him. It was the right time to get a strong financial education. Dave Mason is the author of The Cash Machine, a novel that charts the rollercoaster relationship of characters Amber and Dylan, teaching the reader hundreds of money lessons along the way. In our conversation today, we talk...

Duration:00:21:18

UK's Decisive Decade (Talking Money #19 from Informed Choice Radio)

5/21/2021
The absence of a renewed economic strategy in the UK risks creating a relative decline in the coming years. That's according to a new report from the Resolution Foundation, The UK's Decisive Decade. In this episode of Talking Money, Martin and Hannah discuss the five seismic changes to our society and economy that require a clear strategy to avoid disaster. Also in this episode, why the latest official payroll data looks good but hides some worrying numbers, and how one business is...

Duration:00:28:22

How to Work from Home and Actually Get Sh*t Done

5/14/2021
The pandemic has forced a huge number of people to work from home. In some cases, this enforced change in our working practice has been a revelation; life became instantly better overnight, with distractions removed and hours each day saved in commuting time. For others, working from home is a living nightmare, and they can’t wait to get back to the office. My guest on the podcast today has written the book about working from home productively. Cynthia Spraggs is a nomadic traveller who...

Duration:00:25:50

Rental market: pandemic, economic uncertainty and shifting housing preferences (Talking Money #18 from Informed Choice Radio)

5/7/2021
The post-pandemic rental market outlook is clouded by economic uncertainty and shifts in housing preferences. In this episode of Talking Money, Martin and Hannah discuss new figures showing a decline in the private rented sector, following almost two decades of rapid expansion. Also in this episode, why the new Breathing Space scheme for those in problem debt comes at the perfect time, and the jobs outlook for older workers as the furlough scheme comes to an end. Welcome to episode 18 of...

Duration:00:27:49

A Global Economy that Works for Progress, People and Planet, with Peter Vanham

4/30/2021
Our global economic system is broken. The experience of the past 12 months, living through an unprecedented global pandemic, has illustrated the need to find a new way. My guest on the podcast today is Peter Vanham, co-author of Stakeholder Capitalism, written with his World Economic Forum colleague Professor Klaus Schwab. Stakeholder Capitalism explores why things need to change and how we can create a global economy that works for progress, people and the planet. It’s all about...

Duration:00:24:26

Red hot property market (Talking Money #17 from Informed Choice Radio)

4/23/2021
The UK property market is red hot right now, with the latest data from property portal Rightmove showing a record high for asking prices and a rapid turnaround for property sales. Does the launch of low-deposit mortgages this week add more fuel to the property fire? Also in this episode of Talking Money, Martin and Hannah discuss a looming price war in the financial advice market, thanks to Vanguard introducing a digital advice service for users of its platform, and why the government is...

Duration:00:31:25

Bring on the Wall of Cash, with Alasdair McKinnon

4/16/2021
It's been a funny old year for investments. As investors shifted their attention to high-growth tech stocks, perhaps better suited to our new way of life during the pandemic, and central banks unleashed a 'wall of cash', more traditional, so-called cyclical stocks were left behind. But could that all be about to change, as the global vaccination programme roll-out gathers pace, and we contemplate a return to a new normal? My guest on the podcast today is Alasdair McKinnon, Manager of the...

Duration:00:30:27