Money Box

Money Box

News of savings and investments, credit cards and loans, pensions, banking, benefits and giving to charity. The UK’s premier weekly round-up of personal finance with Paul Lewis. You will also receive podcasts of Money Box Live – the interactive programme answering questions about personal finance issues, hosted by either Paul Lewis or Vincent Duggleby.

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Recent episodes (8)

  • Consumer Rights 06 May 15

    Wed, 6 May 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    30 days remaining

    If you've saved hard to make a purchase, shopped around to find value for money, install a new kitchen or send a gift, it's frustrating to find poor quality goods and services, or wait for a delivery that never arrives. So what are your rights to redress? Presenter Ruth Alexander and guests answered your questions.

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  • Conservative plans for pensions, taxation and benefits 02 May 15

    Sat, 2 May 15

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    Paul Lewis talks to George Osborne about his plans for taxation, benefits and pensions, if the Conservatives win the election. Barclays and HSBC have recently announced 1.99% 5-year fixed rate mortgages and the Co-op a 1.09% 2-year deal. Money Box looks at the strings attached. Wasps Rugby Club have unveiled a 7 year bond offering a 6.5% return - but could there be a sting in the tail?

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  • Wills and Inheritance tax 29 Apr 15

    Wed, 29 Apr 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    23 days remaining

    Paul Lewis and guests answered your questions on Wills and Inheritance tax.

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  • Car park penalties 25 April 15

    Sat, 25 Apr 15

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    Hefty penalties for overstaying in a private car park have been upheld by the Court of Appeal. UKIP’s personal finance plans. The death of cashback? Radical housing policies.

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  • Ending a Relationship 22 Apr 15

    Wed, 22 Apr 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    How do you sort out money, property and child maintenance when a relationship ends? Splitting up your finances when a relationship ends can cause a great deal of uncertainty. You may be anxious about where you will live, supporting your children or how you will manage with less money. If you want advice about the process and cost of splitting up or perhaps rebuilding your life as a single parent, Paul Lewis and guests will be ready with help and advice on Wednesday. Jo Edwards, Family Law Partner, Penningtons Manches LLP, Rachael Kelsey, Family Law Specialist, Sheehan Kelsey Oswald, Edinburgh, Lee Healey, Director, Income Max, Entitlement and Benefit Check Experts all answered your questions.

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  • Labour's Tax and Benefits Plans: 18 Apr 15

    Sat, 18 Apr 15

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    12 days remaining

    Money Box talks to Ed Balls about Labour's plans for taxation, pensions and other benefits in the week that the party launched its manifesto.

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  • MoneyBoxLive: Benefits: 15 April 15

    Wed, 15 Apr 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    9 days remaining

    Paul Lewis and guests answer your questions about benefits.

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  • SNP Tax Plans: 11 Apr 2015

    Sat, 11 Apr 15

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    What plans does the Scottish National Party have for taxes, pensions and benefits if it holds the balance of power after the General Election? Plus insurance woes and energy debts.

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  • MoneyBoxLive: Small Businesses: 08 April 15

    Wed, 8 Apr 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    Paul Lewis and guests answer your questions about small businesses.

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