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Money Clinic with Claer Barrett

Podcast Series Money Clinic with Claer Barrett

The FT’s money-making expert Claer Barrett responds to real-life money questions from a range of millennial guests gearing up to battle the cost of living crisis. Every episode is packed with nuggets, tips and takeaways shared by top FT writers and financial experts. There are no short cuts to wealth, but Money Clinic promises to tell you things you didn’t know about your finances and investing in ways that anyone can understand. 

Want to talk to Claer on the show? Email [email protected] or drop her a line on Instagram @Claerb

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Series Episodes

‘I was a victim of financial abuse’

‘I was a victim of financial abuse’

One in six women in the UK has experienced financial abuse in a relationship. That’s according to charity Surviving Economic Abuse. Anyone can become a victim, as Sarah Coles, senior personal finance analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, found out. She tells presenter Claer Barrett about her experience of surviving an economically abusive relationship. Claer also hears from another victim, Francesca, and sources advice on recognising and escaping financial abuse from Dr Nicola Sharp-Jeffs OBE, founder and CEO of Surviving Economic Abuse Useful links: The Surviving Economic Abuse website is packed with useful resources, helplines you can call and information on what to do if you or someone you know is in a financially abusive relationship. For domestic abuse, you can call the freephone National Domestic Abuse Helpline, run by Refuge on 0808 2000 247. If you are in immediate danger, please call the police on 999. For mental health support, you can speak to the Samaritans on 116 123. We'd love to hear from you. Please help us by filling in our listener survey at ft.com/moneyclinicsurvey. It will take you around 10 minutes to complete and you will be in with a chance to win a pair of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds! If you would like to talk to Claer on a future episode, please email the Money Clinic team at [email protected] with a short description of your problem, and how you would like us to help.   Say hello on social media: You can follow Claer on Twitter and Instagram @Claerb  Presented by Claer Barrett. Produced by Persis Love. Our executive producer is Manuela Saragosa. Sound design is by Breen Turner, with original music from Metaphor Music. Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

27 mins

31 January Finished

Best of Money Clinic: Investment masterclass — the cheapest way to invest

Best of Money Clinic: Investment masterclass — the cheapest way to invest

Best of Money Clinic: Against the backdrop of market turbulence, investors Jonathan Hollow and Robin Powell explain why they believe investing in broad-based index funds is the cheapest way to increase long-term wealth. This investment masterclass breaks investing down into six simple steps, with tips for those just getting started and those further along their investment journey. If you would like to be a future guest on Money Clinic, email the team via [email protected] or send Claer a DM on social media - she’s @Claerb on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok. How to Fund the Life You Want: What everyone needs to know about savings, pensions and investments by Robin Powell and Jonathan Hollow is out now. Want more? Why do we still bother with active funds? https://www.ft.com/content/c2e9abd0-0edd-4805-b1ab-d55b661c24de Passive investing has increased US stock volatility, study finds https://www.ft.com/content/818f9e83-52a8-4170-a148-80f9d9139809 We'd love to hear from you. What do you like (or not)? What topics should we tackle? Please help us by filling in our listener survey at ft.com/moneyclinicsurvey  It will take you around 10 minutes to complete and you will be in with a chance to win a pair of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds!* Your personal information will be processed in accordance with the FT's privacy policy. If you have any queries about the survey please let us know at [email protected] Presented by Claer Barrett. Produced by Persis Love and Philippa Goodrich. Executive producer is Manuela Saragosa. Sound design is by Breen Turner, with original music from Metaphor Music Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

24 mins

24 January Finished

How do I choose a stocks and shares ISA?

How do I choose a stocks and shares ISA?

Thirty-year-old Henrietta wants to start investing but has found herself lost in the small print of stocks and shares ISAs. How to choose the right one? Which fee structure is right for the amount she is investing? And should she go for passive or active investing? Presenter Claer Barrett is joined in the studio by FT personal finance and investing columnists Moira O’Neill and Jason Butler to discuss everything new investors need to know about opening a stocks and shares ISA. Want more? For more about passive vs active investing, listen to Money Clinic investment masterclass The cheapest way to invest Still sorting out your new year’s finances? Check out Claer’s column Five financial new years resolutions for 2023 You can follow Moira @moironeill on Twitter, and check out her column Where to park a lump sum if you’ve got a bit of money you are looking to put somewhere.  Jason’s Twitter is @jbthewealthman, and his latest column Are you heading for a financial car crash? is available on FT.com Money Clinic would like to hear from you. If you have an episode idea or want to get in touch, please email us at [email protected] or DM Claer on social media. She is @ClaerB on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok Presented by Claer Barrett. Produced by Persis Love. Our executive producer is Manuela Saragosa. Sound design is by Breen Turner, with original music from Metaphor Music.  Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

25 mins

17 January Finished

Young, gifted and broke — navigating the cost of living crisis

Young, gifted and broke — navigating the cost of living crisis

How to invest when you’re cash-strapped? What to do if you think your landlord is unfairly demanding more rent? Could moving out of the city save money? Host Claer Barrett and a panel of personal finance experts field questions at the ‘Young, Gifted and Broke: how to navigate the cost of living crisis’ event, organised by the FT Financial Literacy and Inclusion Campaign. With expert tips on renting, investing and budgeting from Margot de Broglie, founder of Your Juno app, Dan Wilson Craw, deputy director at Generation Rent, Timi Merriman-Johnson aka Mr MoneyJar, and Jason Butler, FT columnist and former financial advisor. For more free money-mastering resources, check out FT Flic or watch the full recording back here. Money Clinic would like to hear from you. If you have an episode idea or want to get in touch, please email us at [email protected] or DM Claer on social media. She is @ClaerB on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.  Presented by Claer Barrett. Produced by Persis Love. Our executive producer is Manuela Saragosa. Sound design is by Breen Turner, with original music from Metaphor Music. Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

27 mins

10 January Finished

What will 2023 bring for your investments?

What will 2023 bring for your investments?

The past 12 months have not been kind to investors — but will the going get rougher or smoother in the year ahead? Presenter Claer Barrett hears from three of the FT’s most experienced investment writers who pass on tips on how to handle volatility, what’s driving change in the markets and where they think the best opportunities could lie in 2023. With Rob Armstrong, the FT’s US financial correspondent and author of the Unhedged newsletter, Stuart Kirk, the FT’s new Skin in the Game columnist, and Rosie Carr, editor of Investors Chronicle. Please note that Money Clinic is a general discussion around financial topics and does not constitute an investment recommendation or individual financial advice. For that, you’ll need to find an independent financial advisor. If you would like to talk to Claer on a future episode, please email the Money Clinic team at [email protected] with a short description of your problem, and how you would like us to help.   Say hello on social media: You can follow Claer on Twitter and Instagram @Claerb  Presented by Claer Barrett. Produced by Persis Love. Our executive producer is Manuela Saragosa. Sound design is by Breen Turner, with original music from Metaphor Music.  Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

27 mins

3 January Finished

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