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Cash Chats UK Money & Personal Finance podcast

Jun 21, 2022

The base interest rate is up again, increasing for the fifth consecutive time, and is now at 1.25%. What does it mean for your savings and mortgage?

With Paramount+ launching, how do you reduce your total spend on streaming subscriptions without missing out? 

Plus a new 2.5% regular saver and more changes to the...

Jun 14, 2022

The latest episode of the pod is a solo episode, and I'm talking about:

  • How to find the cheapest petrol and diesel
  • Whether you need to pay more for better sun cream
  • Why it's not either / or when it comes to bank rewards
  • How best to pay for a big purchase and get points
  • Deals of the week

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Jun 7, 2022

The latest episode is my monthly look at my spending and saving over the last month, including:

  • Getting big bonuses for a second/third time from Lloyds Bank and Amex
  • Merging my O2 and Virgin Media accounts
  • Setting up ethical investments
  • Saving big on local deals
  • A listener question & my deals of the week


May 31, 2022

The Chancellor announced a series of new grants to help with rising energy bills, including £400 for all and more for those on low incomes. Andy takes you through who gets what, when and how.

Also the Premium Bond prize rate has increased from 1% to 1.4% (are they now better than savings accounts?) and Amex has...

May 24, 2022

This week:

  • The gap between the interest rates on the top-paying savings account and ethical alternatives is getting smaller, I'll take you through your options and why it matters.
  • News on an action you need to take to prevent losing your Boots Advantage points (and how to get more)
  • Whether you should ditch Three now...