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 (9)

  • MoneyBoxLive: Financial Help and Support for Carers 26 Nov 2014

    Wed, 26 Nov 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    30 days remaining

    Paul Lewis and guests answer your calls on Financial Help and Support for Carers.

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  • Pensions: 22 Nov 2014

    Sat, 22 Nov 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    The insurance industry is accused of underpaying pensions to customers with health problems. RBS and Nat West suffered another IT failure this week - the day after they were fined £56m for a previous outage. Royal Mail is working with Trading Standards to tackle the problem of scam mail. And we hear how people who invested money in a foreign-exchange trading website have been left stranded after the site suddenly disappeared.

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  • MoneyBoxLive: Complaining about Financial Services 19 Nov 2014

    Wed, 19 Nov 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    23 days remaining

    Sarah Pennells and guests answer your calls on Complaining about Financial Services.

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  • Flight delays: 15 Nov 14

    Sat, 15 Nov 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    Jet2 and other airlines refuse to pay compensation for flights delayed by mechanical problems even though the Supreme Court says they must. The financial regulator tells Money Box that mortgage lenders are applying the affordability rules too strictly to some existing borrowers. Some listeners claim their credit card details have been stolen after they gave them to booking dot com. The travel company denies responsibility. And investment firms are accused of being unclear to customers about the costs and methods of investing. Paul Lewis presents.

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  • MoneyBoxLive: Employment Rights, Pay and Conditions 12 Nov 2014

    Wed, 12 Nov 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    Ruth Alexander and guests answer your calls on Employment Rights, Pay and Conditions.

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  • MoneyBox 08/11/14: Pensions & Choosing a Financial Advisor

    Sat, 8 Nov 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    12 days remaining

    Paul Lewis on how customers of hotel booking website Booking.com are being targeted by a sophisticated scam. The government plans to undermine the credit records of parents who fail to pay child maintenance. New online directories to help you find a good financial advisor. And how local councils could be selling and even generating their own energy.

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  • Money Box Live: Mortgages 05 Nov 2014

    Wed, 5 Nov 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    9 days remaining

    Ruth Alexander and guests answer your calls on Mortgages.

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  • Loan broker fees: 01 Nov 14

    Sat, 1 Nov 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    Complaints about online loan brokers have quadrupled in a year, Paul Lewis discovers – how can you avoid the pitfalls? Plus: the gift card where the credit can disappear long before the expiry date; how people cope in other parts of the world where bank branches are a rarity; Santander considers offering some customers a mortgage that is not repaid until they die; Barclays is ordered to repay £20,000 to one Money Box listener after it allowed a fraudster to open an account to steal it.

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  • MoneyBoxLive: Energy Bills and Saving 29 Oct 2014

    Wed, 29 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    Paul Lewis and guests answered your calls on Energy Bills and Saving.

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