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

Passive Investing - is it causing distortion in the market?  

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss passive investing, National insurance and why new businesses are being started by older people.

Tax - how you can legally cut your bill  

FT Wealth correspondent, Hugo Greenhalgh is joined by Lee Goggin of find a wealth manager to discuss how to leave your wealth manager without incurring punitive charges for doing so.

Can your family finances survive the cost of dementia?  

Presenter Claer Barrett is joined by the FT's wealth correspondent to talk about the financial repercussions of a dementia diagnosis, plus columnist Jason Butler on how to get to grips with your finances, and how the rules around binary trading are tightening up.

Should you invest like Warren Buffett?  

In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett is joined by Money columnist Merryn Somerset Webb and guests to discuss why Warren Buffett is not really a value investor, whether employee share schemes are ever a good idea and the reasons behind one wealth manager's recent interest in female clients.

The cost of a good night's sleep - how can insomnia affect your health, and your earnings power?  

Presenter Claer Barrett is joined by the writer Daniel Pembrey to discuss sleep clinics for the wealthy, plus Paul Lewis on the "tax trap" for those earning six-figure salaries, and could US small cap stocks be the way to play President Trump's inauguration?

What financial personality type are you?  

Psychologists have identified six common traits that can lead to bad financial decisions - so are you a cash splasher, an ostrich or an anxious investor? Plus, the trading secrets of Car Boot sales, and the rising costs of social care.

Should you cash in your final salary pension?  

FT pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo joins presenter Claer Barrett to analyse record transfer valuations for final salary pensions. Isa millionaire Lord Lee discusses the state of his portfolio, while Wealth Man columnist Jason Butler asks if money can really buy happiness.

The investment outlook for 2017  

Following a year of political shocks, JP Morgan's Stephanie Flanders and the FT's Jonathan Guthrie discuss what may come next. We also discuss the disappearing £50 note.

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.

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