Your finances made simple
Learn how to manage your own money and build financial independence, whatever your goals. Take control of your finances, with easy to understand, straight forward advice.
We have focused this Pod on women, as research from YouGov Omnibus has shown that over half of women have never owned any investments, with a lack of knowledge and confidence holding them back. However, the resources here are useful for anyone wanting to understand their finances better.
This Pod covers tips and ideas for setting household budgets, planning for the future with savings and investments, dealing with financial shocks, pensions made easy and much more. With simple, user friendly language and practical tips that can make managing your money a whole lot easier.
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Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss what every female needs to know about her finances. From practicing ‘financial self defence’, getting started in investing and bridging the gender pay and pensions gap, this special edition of the FT Money podcast covers all these issues and more.Play
Do you know how much money is coming in and going out of your finances? Finance journalist David ‘Kochie’ Koch helps you build your household budget, so you can understand where the financial stress points are and what adjustments you need to make to achieve the financial goal you’ve set out for yourself.Play
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In Her Financial Shoes is personal finance podcast for women, to learn personal finance & practical money management tips to be financially confident. In this episode, presenter Catherine Morgan discusses how and when to get started with pensions, the different types available, why your pension should be unique to you and busts some of those myths about pensions when you are self employed.Play
Giving up control of your finances — voluntarily or otherwise — can leave you powerless and, in some cases, confined to a cycle of abuse. In this personal talk, accountant Estelle Gibson shares her own story of recovering from financial dependence and provides actionable advice to empower others who desire the freedom that comes with being responsible for your own money.Watch
The Financial Diet talks about personal finance in a way that doesn’t make you want to curl up in a ball and cry. In this episode, host Chelsea Fagan uncovers the tiny (but super useful!) psychological habits you can start right now to give your financial health the boost it needs.Watch
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Taking the time to manage your money better can really pay off. Use extra savings to pay off any debts you might have, put them towards your pension, or spend them on your next car or holiday. Money management tips, including how to set up a budget, sticking to it and how to save. From the Money Advice Service.Read Article
StepChange, the largest UK debt charity, provides free debt advice and help to manage your money. They provide the UK’s most comprehensive debt advice service and their advice is free, impartial, confidential and tailored to your situation.Read Article
Which? expert guides can help you make your money stretch further. Learn how to budget efficiently, get better deals, and find smart ways to make and save money.Read Article
A to Z of financial terms
From the Plain English Campaign: The A to Z of financial terms.Read
Money Advice Service
Free and impartial money advice, set up by government.Visir Website
Citizens Advice: Pensions explained
Find out about the different ways you can save for your pension, how to get started and what to think about when you’re getting near to retirement. From Citizens Advice.Visit Website