FT Money Show

FT Money Show

United Kingdom

The FT Money Show brings you engaging and insightful coverage of the week’s major personal finance issues. Jonathan Eley and his team of FT journalists dissect the news with the help of leading industry commentators and discuss how the latest events will affect you and your pocket. From pensions to private equity, building society accounts to bank shares, the Money Show tackles difficult topics in an entertaining and informative way. The FT Money Show is produced by Lucy Warwick-Ching

Episodes

The backlash against Airbnb  

Investors who have done well out of Airbnb are being targeted by councils who see the site as a force shrinking the supply of rental properties. Presenter James Pickford and guests Madhu Murgia, David Stevenson and Vanessa Houlder also discuss investment opportunities arising from the US election and the difficulties of using offshore tax structures.

The 12 Saves of Christmas  

Lindsay Cook reveals how to save on champagne, perfume and other high-value items. FT journalists Hugo Greenhalgh and Thomas Hale discuss private jets, which can be surprisingly economical, and letting agents' fees, which have been astonishingly high.

What will the Autumn Statement mean for your money?  

Presenter Claer Barrett is joined by tax and pensions experts Raj Mody of PwC, Christine Ross of Handelsbanken Wealth Management and Nimesh Shah of Blick Rothenberg to discuss the main points of Philip Hammond's first Budget statement

The best of alternative investments  

In this week's FT Money show, presenter James Pickford and guests discuss how to invest in infrastructure as governments boost their spending, which fine wines you should be buying for your Christmas table, and how much you should pay for a Himalayan crocodile handbag.

Trump wins: what is a private investor to do?  

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss what fund managers are advising us to do with our money in light of potential changes in the US economy and foreign policy. Also on the show: the Tesco Bank hack, and former pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann on the problems with the Lifetime Isa.

Biometrics, hacking and your money  

In this week's edition of the Money Show, Claer Barrett and guests discuss biometrics, sustainable investing and how the dystopian future of hit Netflix show Black Mirror could soon be a reality of our personal finances (sort of).

Investment trusts come back into fashion  

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss the trend for investment trusts to venture into esoteric asset classes as they reinvent themselves, as well as the launch of a new, crowdfunded version of the traditional vehicle that promises accountability and transparent fees.

The return of inflation  

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss how to invest amid rising inflation in Britain, and the place of Asian stocks in a portfolio. We also hear from the Conservative MP who wants the new, Lifetime Isa to be put to rest.

Household bills - what do your elderly parents pay?  

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss "the switcher's charter" as they look at how to get the best deals on your mortgage, bills or bank account, how the chancellor can help first time buyers, and why millennials keep losing their pensions.

The perils of owning a period property  

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss the problems of buying listed buildings, the outlook for pensions from the Tory party conference, and how your budding new romance may soon be hit with a "love tax."

Desperately seeking income  

Central bank monetary stimulus is propelling the prices of traditional income-producing investments ever higher, reducing their yields and sending income-hunters into riskier assets. How to assess whether what your money manager is selling you is safe. Plus: paying tax on our smartphones, and where our donations to medical research really go.

Dragging pensions out of the Stone Age  

In this week's Money Show, presenter Josephine Cumbo discusses the need for digitisation of pensions, how to make your existing pension pot last, and why the retirement industry must become less boring for younger savers.

Middle classes buy in below stairs services  

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Naomi Rovnick and guests discuss the rise of the 'do it for me' economy, absolute return funds, and how to make the most of your workplace cycle to work scheme.

Is London's property bubble about to burst?  

In this week's Money Show, presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss whether it is time to bail out of London real estate, as well as the future for investing in bond proxies, and why UK economic data has surprised on the upside.

The pensions tax squeeze  

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett is joined by Jason Hollands, managing director of investment adviser Tilney Bestinvest, to discuss how wealthy investors are pushing up demand for tax-efficient Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) as new rules restrict how much they can save into their pensions. Plus, reaction to Andy Haldane's comments on how he'd pick property over a pension, and the early impact of London's 24 hour tube.

Teaching your children about money and wealth  

The "rich kids of Instagram" phenomenon has unsettled many parents, affluent or not. How can you ensure your children have enough to do what they want, but not so much that they do nothing? Also on the show: zero interest credit card transfers

Should you cash in your final salary pension?  

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Jo Cumbo and guests discuss whether it's time to cash in that precious "gold-plated" company pension.

Should parents repay a child's student loans?  

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss student loans, leasehold properties, and how to talk to your children about your wealth.

Your Brexit FAQs answered  

In this week's Money Show, FT correspondents and outside guests tackle questions we have received from our community of readers and listeners on Brexit and the pound, property and interest rates.

Investing in fine wine  

In this week's Money Show, presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss fine wine, bond funds, savings accounts and the Bank of England's interest rate decision

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