Meaningful Money Podcast

MM Podcast cover artWelcome to the home page for the Meaningful Money podcast! The show goes out weekly, and is a more in-depth look at the different aspects of personal financial planning than I could ever do in video.

The show is divided into two segments covering the topic for that session:

  • Everything you need to KNOW
  • Everything you need to DO

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Season Two

Season Two of the MeaningfulMoney Podcast is a deep dive into everything you need to KNOW and everything you need to DO when getting started with your investments. Scroll down for Season One…


Season One

We’re right in the middle of renewing the website and have also moved the podcast to a seasons based show. Below is the entire back catalogue of Season One, all 163 episodes of it!

Podcast Archive
# Title Released
163 Brexit – What Next? 06/29/2016
162 Some announcements 06/22/2016
Dealing with Financial Paperwork 06/08/2016
161 Using Trusts In Financial Planning 06/01/2016
159 Getting on the housing ladder with Shared Ownership 05/18/2016
158 What’s next for property? 05/11/2016
157 Making Money Online in 2016 05/04/2016
156 Net Worth – What to do if you’re not on target 04/27/2016
155 Five things to track when growing Net Worth 04/20/2016
154 Net Worth – How much is enough? 04/13/2016
153 Listener Questions Answered 04/06/2016
Financial Forecasting with Andy Hart 03/30/2016
152 Budget 2016 03/18/2016
151 Financial Wellbeing with Chris Budd 03/16/2016
150 How Will Brexit Affect My Investments? 03/09/2016
148 Tax-efficient investing checklist 02/24/2016
147 Capital Gains Tax Planning & Inheritance Tax Planning 02/17/2016
146 Income Tax Planning 02/10/2016
145 Personal Taxation Overview 02/03/2016
144 Playing Catch-up – Retirement savings tips for late starters 01/27/2016
143 What if your provider fails? 01/20/2016
142 Financial Fads and Fashions 01/13/2016
141 New Year Questions 01/06/2016
140 2015 Listener Survey Results 12/16/2015
139 Preparing for self-employment 12/09/2015
138 Adviser Alpha 12/02/2015
137 Making More Money 11/25/2015
136 Setting Multiple Goals 11/18/2015
135 State Pension Changes in 2016 11/11/2015
134 Transferring final salary pensions 11/04/2015
133 You vs You – How to keep going 10/28/2015
132 The Power of Cashflow, with J. Massey 10/21/2015
131 Applying for a Mortgage, with Andrew Montlake 10/14/2015
130 Peer to Peer Lending explained – worth a look? 10/07/2015
129 Celebrity Fund Managers – should you bother? 09/30/2015
128 What to do about low interest rates 09/23/2015
127 Two Important Changes You Need To Understand 09/16/2015
126 Pay off mortgage early or invest for the future? 09/09/2015
125 The Rise of the Robo-Adviser, with Al Rush 09/02/2015
124 Greece and China, what’s it all about? 08/26/2015
123 How much money do I need to retire? With Todd Tresidder 08/19/2015
122 Making Money Less Boring with Holly Mackay 08/12/2015
121 How To Choose Investment Funds 08/05/2015
120 Understanding Investment Sectors 07/29/2015
119 The Godfather of Risk – Paul Resnik 07/22/2015
118 Tips for making good investment decisions 07/15/2015
117 Rich As A King, with Doug Goldstein 07/08/2015
116 A Day In The Life Of Yours Truly 07/01/2015
115 Financial Planning for Singles 06/24/2015
114 The 80:20 Investor, with Damien Fahy 06/17/2015
113 Putting your finances on auto-pilot 06/10/2015
112 Investment Masterclass 4: Understanding Costs 06/03/2015
111 Investment Masterclass 3: Setting Targets 05/27/2015
110 The One-Page Financial Plan with Carl Richards 05/20/2015
Meaningful University is GO! 05/15/2015
109 Behavioural Finance: Making Good Decisions 05/13/2015
108 Behavioural Finance: Beeswax and Ropes 05/06/2015
107 Budget To Win 04/29/2015
106 Investment Masterclass Part 2 – Risk & Return 04/22/2015
105 Investment Masterclass Part 1 – Asset Allocation 04/15/2015
104 How Pensions Really Work 04/08/2015
103 Pound Cost Ravaging 04/01/2015
102 Tax year-end planning 03/25/2015
101 What have we learned? 03/18/2015
100 It’s Session 100! 03/11/2015
99 Teaching Children About Money – Part Two, with GoHenry 03/04/2015
98 Financial Planning for Ex-Pats 02/25/2015
97 The Ten Financial Commandments 02/18/2015
96 How to review an investment portfolio 02/11/2015
95 Self-Employed Finances 02/04/2015
94 Planning Across Generations 01/28/2015
93 Net Worth – Define it, Build it, Protect it. 01/21/2015
92 Four steps to running your personal finances like a business, with Roger Whitney 01/14/2015
91 2015 Savings Challenge with Moneystepper 01/07/2015
90 A Christmas Surprise 12/24/2014
89 Busting Some Inheritance Tax Myths 12/17/2014
88 Protection Revisited 12/10/2014
87 The Seven Families Initiative with Peter Le Beau 12/03/2014
86 Ready, Steady, Retire! with Justin King & Martin Bamford 11/26/2014
85 Financial Life Planning with Tina Weeks 11/19/2014
84 In Defence of the Annuity 11/12/2014
83 How Much Is Enough? 11/05/2014
82 Market Update with Justin Urquhart Stewart 10/29/2014
81 Advanced Investing – VCTs and EISs 10/22/2014
80 Pension or ISA? 10/15/2014
79 Financial Forecasting with Andy Hart 10/08/2014
78 Protecting Your Pension 10/01/2014
77 Ten Years Out – The Run-In To Retirement 09/24/2014
76 How To Win The Loser’s Game with Robin Powell 09/17/2014
75 Direct Investment Platforms with Mark Polson 09/10/2014
74 How I Invest, with Abraham Okusanya 09/03/2014
73 How To Retire Early – Part Two 08/27/2014
72 How To Retire Early, Part One 08/20/2014
71 Keeping Your Head In A Financial Storm 08/13/2014
70 Investment Trusts – Misunderstood and Underused 08/06/2014
Session 26 – Teaching Children About Money 07/30/2014
69 2014 Listener Survey Results 07/23/2014
68 Mid-year Goals update 07/16/2014
Session 12 – How to invest in property 07/09/2014
67 Shares vs Funds – The Grudge Match 07/02/2014
66 Safe Returns – An Interview With David Crozier 06/25/2014
65 Hot Topics – Collective Pensions and Eurozone Interest Rates 06/18/2014
64 Investment Terms Explained 06/11/2014
63 How To Spot A Shark – 7 Signs Your Adviser May Be Ripping You Off 06/04/2014
62 Mortgage Stress Tests 05/28/2014
61 The Three T’s of Intelligent Investing 05/21/2014
60 The Little Things – An Interview With Damien Fahy 05/14/2014
59 Zombie Funds, And What To Do With Them 05/07/2014
58 All About Funds 04/30/2014
57 Your Questions Answered 04/23/2014
56 Life Stages 04/16/2014
55 How To Talk To Your Partner About Money 04/09/2014
54 Investing In Shares 04/02/2014
53 Budget 2014 03/26/2014
52 Giving Money Away 03/19/2014
51 Ukraine and other crises 03/12/2014
50 Exchange Traded Products 03/05/2014
49 Financial Planning vs Financial Advice 02/26/2014
48 Getting Money In Perspective 02/19/2014
47 Investing for Income 02/12/2014
46 How to Organise Financial Paperwork 02/05/2014
45 Applying for Probate and Administering an Estate 01/29/2014
44 Preparing your tax return 01/22/2014
43 Nine Investing Mistakes And How To Avoid Them 01/15/2014
42 New Year Goals – Set them and stick to them 01/08/2014
41 Building an Investment Portfolio 12/18/2013
40 Surviving Christmas with your finances intact 12/11/2013
39 My Personal Finance Room 101 12/04/2013
38 Financial Planning Week – Seven Reasons to Use A Financial Planner 11/27/2013
37 DIY Investment Platforms 11/20/2013
36 Four Steps to Financial Freedom 11/13/2013
35 Auto-enrolment – A huge change to workplace pensions 11/06/2013
34 The Financial and Emotional Impact of Bereavement 10/30/2013
33 Equity Release Explained 10/23/2013
32 The (Only) Three Uses Of Money 10/16/2013
31 Eleven Financial Education Resources 10/09/2013
30 Financial Planning for Divorce 10/02/2013
29 Long Term Care Planning 09/25/2013
28 Wayfinder, plus listener questions 09/18/2013
27 Top Ten Personal Finance FAQs Answered 09/11/2013
26 Teaching Children About Money 09/04/2013
25 Wills and Powers of Attorney 08/28/2013
24 Lessons from the super-rich 08/21/2013
23 Ten Golden Rules of Personal Finance 08/14/2013
22 All About Trusts 08/07/2013
21 Saving for Children 07/31/2013
20 Around The World In 40 Minutes – An interview with Justin Urquhart Stewart 07/24/2013
19 All About Tax 07/17/2013
18 An Introduction to Mortgages 07/10/2013
17 Borrowing Money Wisely 07/03/2013
16 Risk and its impact on your finances 06/26/2013
15 Inflation Explained 06/19/2013
14 Pensions Income and Retirement Choices 06/12/2013
13 Making sense of Pensions 06/05/2013
12 How to invest in property 05/29/2013
11 Platforms, Wrappers and Funds – The building blocks of a portfolio 05/21/2013
10 Asset Classes, or…Stuff you can invest in 05/09/2013
9 Inheritance Tax and Estate Planning 04/27/2013
8 How to find a Financial Adviser 03/25/2013
7 Protecting Your Future With Life Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance and Income Protection 03/04/2013
6 An Introduction to Investing – An interview with Justin Urquhart Stewart 02/12/2013
5 How to start saving 01/17/2013
4 Five steps to get out of debt 12/30/2012
3 How to Budget 12/03/2012
2 Five Fundamentals for Financial Success 11/25/2012
1 Podcast Session 1 – Introducing the MM Personal Finance Podcast 11/17/2012