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Join host Lucia and Which?’s self professed money geeks, Gareth, Jenny, and the rest of the Which? team every Thursday for all the latest personal finance hacks, money news and answers to your burning questions. For more than 60 years, Which? has been fighting for people’s rights and in the Which? Money podcast we’ll get to the heart of the money issues hitting your pocket. Join us for a new episode every week.
 
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Join Danny, Molly, Zakk, and Dave for this weeks ramblings. Topics this week include: The new Bitcoin all-time high and the 87% flash crash to $8k, Molly discusses an article stating that Bitcoin could trigger a financial meltdown, AMC look like they may be issuing their own coin after flirting with the idea of accepting Bitcoin, the American debt …
 
After a year of financial turmoil as a result of the pandemic, supply chain shortages and the energy bill crisis, there was huge anticipation ahead of today's announcement from the Chancellor. In this special episode our money experts Gareth Shaw and Jenny Ross get into the detail of what was revealed today, and how it could impact your money. Read…
 
Debt advisers in England fear that government plans to change the way their service is funded will see big cuts in the amount of face-to-face advice available.We hear from a woman who says in-person debt advice helped turn her life around, in a way that online of over the phone assistance could never match. And debt adviser Amy Taylor, who is chair…
 
With the stamp duty holiday over and an expected rise in interest rates on the way, we discuss whether now could be a good time to buy. We also examine the historic low mortgage rates and do our best to predict the future of the market. Read more at which.co.uk/property. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Join Danny, Molly, Zakk, and Dave for this weeks ramblings. Topics this week include: CoinCorner acquiring Coinfloor, Twitter potentially throttling viewership on our posted videos, and Molly tries to persuade Dave to splurge for more premium hoodies for the team. This episode is sponsored by: CoinCorner (coincorner.com) - The UK's leading Bitcoin …
 
Hundreds of thousands of small businesses are not covered by the energy price cap which sets a maximum charge for each unit of electricity and gas. The existing cap only applies to domestic customers. Many small businesses have seen their bills soar over the last few weeks.Edinburgh University is denying some students access to its healthcare servi…
 
With a simplified travel system now in place in England, we explore the costs associated with heading overseas. We explore why a PCR test costs as much as it does, while also hearing the experiences of those who have already taken the plunge and headed abroad over the last few weeks. For the latest head to which.co.uk/travel See acast.com/privacy f…
 
People in England and Wales who started university from September 2012 could see their student loan repayments rise by hundreds of pounds a year.Economic abuse has grown during the pandemic. We talk to one woman who was forced into debt by her husband. And one 82-year- old wants to know where his £1200 savings bond has gone which he took out in 198…
 
From panic at the pumps, to empty shelves, to energy cost worries, it’s been a rollercoaster week for your money. Our experts answer your questions to get to the bottom of what happens if your energy supplier goes bust, when might the fuel crisis end and whether food prices are set to soar? Read more on the latest at which.co.uk/money. See acast.co…
 
As the price of gas and electricity continues to soar. What more can be done to keep our bills in check?New pensioners who have turned 66 this year are facing long delays before their pension is paid as the queue of those waiting doubles. And as theft from customers bank accounts rises 80% in six months, should the Government declare fraud a threat…
 
At a recent protest in central London over the continuing cladding scandal crisis, we hear from those whose lives have been put on hold by an issue for which they can't be blamed. We meet homeowners, and those giving their support to ensure thousands more aren’t left permanently impacted by this on-going scandal. Listen our previous episode, 'Uncov…
 
Four energy companies go bust in a fortnight. Gas and electricity prices set to rise by 12% for millions of customers. And there are warnings of energy shortages this winter. What can consumers do to protect themselves?There has been a rapid growth in the number of young people who appear to be laundering money through their bank accounts for crimi…
 
With rising price caps on the horizon and certain premiums lower than ever, we tell you everything you need to know on changing provider. In this episode we cover everything from energy bills to mobile and broadband, as well as looking at current accounts, credit cars and car insurance. N.B. This episode was recorded before the news regarding the c…
 
Many workers send a share of their wages abroad to support loved ones financially, a responsibility they may or may not be able to shoulder.In this episode Joice Etutu explores the aspirations of those supporting family overseas plus the emotions, pressures and difficult questions that arise. What is the right amount of money to send, how do you ch…
 
Thieves are going after the millions of pounds being handed over to people reaching the age of 18 from their Government-sponsored Child Trust Funds. Why are there not more effective, targeted fraud warnings?The unemployment rate among young black people during the pandemic was more than three times higher than the rate for white people of the same …
 
With text scams at their highest rate on record, we hear about the dirty tactics fraudsters are using to dupe us out of our data and money. We’re also joined by HMRC to hear how they're fighting back, and discover why Which? are asking businesses to change their behaviour. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Money Box hears from the successful businessman who had half a million pounds stolen in three months through a Bitcoin fraud. He wants to warn people that "if it can happen to me, it can happen to anyone" Plus we speak to cyber security expert Lisa Forte about how to help protect yourself when investing in cryptocurrency.Buy Now, Debt Later - how s…
 
Covid has been an economic crisis as well as a health emergency.In this four-part series Felicity Hannah meets families, businesses & local councils whose lives and fortunes have been changed completely by the pandemic.This week, in the final programme, she chairs a discussion looking at what Covid will cost the nation’s economy with panellists Dr …
 
Covid has been an economic crisis as well as a health emergency.In a new four-part series Felicity Hannah meets families, businesses & local councils whose lives and fortunes have been changed completely by the pandemic.This week, she meets the leaders of three local councils – Wirral, Lancashire and Newcastle - to find out what Covid has done to t…
 
With the number of people choosing the contest a will after someone’s death, we explore the emotional and financial impact of doing so. We also hear the stories of those involved, as well as explaining what you need to know when deciding who to leave your estate to when you’re gone. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Join Danny, Molly, Zakk, and special guest Naomi for this weeks ramblings. Topics this week include: The US Infrastructure Bill, the Lightning Network's impressive growth, Molly's new Umbrel Node, CoinCorner's Cashback service, CoinCorner claiming the world's first helicopter sale in Bitcoin, Layer 3 technologies, and meet CoinCorner's new marketer…
 
How does timeshare holiday ownership work and what should you find out before signing up?On Wednesday’s Money Box Live Louise Cooper and guests look at the costs and considerations of timeshare holidays.We’d love to hear from you too. If you’re thinking of becoming a timeshare owner send us your questions and if you’ve already got one please share …
 
Imagine your grandma, mother, aunt or sister, and then discover they have been robbed of money they are rightly owed. In this special episode we hear why thousands of women were short changed and due an estimated 1 billion pounds in refunds. We’ll be taking you through everything you need to know - what caused this shortfall in payments, and crucia…
 
There’s a shocking claim that if you eat less meat to cut your food footprint, drive an EV to reduce your travel emissions, or choose products that don’t contribute to deforestation, the eco-benefits of all of those could be completely undone by something else, something you may not have considered: your money. In this special episode we team up wi…
 
How can our workplaces become an inclusive and fair environment for employees with a disability? If you’ve an idea or experience about job hunting, career support or staff retention e-mail moneybox@bbc.co.uk now, whether you’re an employer or an employee, we’d love to hear from you.On the panel with presenter Charmaine Cozier are:• Liz Johnson, Co-…
 
With the takeaway revolution continuing to grow, we explore Which? research showing the additional fees added to orders made on these platforms. We find out how much more you might end up paying for your favourite meals, and why the restaurants are struggling to survive despite customers being able to order their dishes around the clock. See acast.…
 
What do you need to know about travel rights, money and insurance this summer?Adam Shaw and guests answer your questions about the practicalities and costs of travelling this year. Are you considering a summer holiday? Have you rebooked a cancelled trip? How much is a PCR test, what does the travel traffic light system mean for your insurance and h…
 
With the average deposit going up, and prices staying high, we’re here with plenty of advice and insider information to help you make that first step on the property ladder. We’re also joined by Housing Minister Christopher Pincher MP to hear more about the government’s new schemes aimed to get more of us buying homes. See acast.com/privacy for pri…
 
In today’s episode we aim to answer an important question: how can you build financial resilience to help you cope with difficult or traumatic life events? We discuss how to prepare and build your financial safety net, where we’ll hear from two people who did seek help after their lives took an unexpected turn, and who came away more financially re…
 
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