FT Money Show

FT Money editor Claer Barrett debates the Autumn Statement’s property shock with tax experts


Is divorce getting cheaper for high earners?
Fund managers pressured to come clean on hidden costs.
Fundsmith founder Terry Smith’s top investment tips


From stakes in crematoria to leasing dustbin vans…we profile the unusual tax-efficient investments that remain available in the UK, following the government’s moves to close multiple loopholes. This episode also discusses how to not get caught by mortgage or insurance deals ending, and Brits’ enduring love of buy-to-lets as pension proxies.


Who is willing to pay for your data?
Why MPs have rapped HMRC for its customer service.
Which stocks will benefit from resurgent UK consumer spending?


As its Halloween, this Money Show discusses pension changes that promise more trick than treat, the “hammer horror” of auction house commissions, and why even companies with the growth profile of zombies can provide juicy dividends.


How the pension needs of nannies will raise the bills for middle class parents.
Investment trusts come under scrutiny.
How to invest in the growing spending power of the Chinese consumer.


FT deputy personal finance editor James Pickford and guests discuss how the government is putting buy-to-let investors under stress, and how young people should plan their finances for a lifetime.


The FT’s Money Mentor looks at student money worries. Plus Steve Webb, the former pensions minister, answers questions on the new State Pension. And we delve into HMRC’s plans for digital filing.


Celebrity sportspeople can earn hundreds of thousands of pounds a week – but how do they make the good times last? Plus veteran investor Terry Smith tells us why he doesn’t hold pharma stocks, and FT Money’s new columnist Paul Lewis, presenter of Moneybox, tells us why he thinks Premium Bonds are a good bet.


Why you shouldn’t place blind faith and hope in charity – we hear what donors can do to ensure their money goes to good causes. Plus unexpected places to find income investments and we assess whether the Santander 123 account still adds up.