Clever About Cash [Radio Scotland]

Episodes

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Bringing Up Baby2020021720200222 (RS)

Kim McAllister gathers together some parents to discuss the costs of raising a family. Miriam Adcock and Harriet Brace from Zero Waste Scotland explain the environmental and financial benefits of buying second hand toys. Usman Yaseen demonstrates his new Sonik Pocket app which aims to teach children the value of money. Benjamin Napier from the Citizen's Advice Bureau talks us through your options if a business you've bought from goes into administration. Money Coach Eileen Adamson asks if Premium Bonds are still a good investment?

Practical, easy to execute advice about cutting the cost of raising a family.

Practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket.

Going Green20200224

Jamie Stewart from Citizens Advice Scotland talks us through the ways to bring down your energy bills. Lorna Finlayson from COMO UK takes Kim McAllister for a cycle on the Clyde to show how switching the car for a bike can help your pocket and the environment. Ylva Hagland from Zero Waste Scotland says we throw out a huge amount of food each year and with a bit of planning we can cut that right down. Money Coach Eileen Adamson visits the Black Sheep Bistro in Maryhill where the diners are encouraged to take their leftovers home. Scott Dixon explains how to successfully appeal a parking ticket.

Discover how being kinder to the environment can also save you money.

Practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket.

01Financial Health Check2019051320190518 (RS)

Hate talking about money? Does the word ‘pension’ make your pulse race for all the wrong reasons and even the mention of an ISA hurt your brain? Good, you’re not alone! We’re about to take the fear out of the word finance and make you feel good about being money smart. Packed with real, practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket, this fun and fast paced weekly half hour is designed to make you feel fit to face up to whatever money worry the contemporary world throws at you.

Practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket.

Hate talking about money? Does the word ‘pension’ make your pulse race for all the wrong reasons and even the mention of an ISA hurt your brain? Good, you’re not alone! We’re about to take the fear out of the word finance and make you feel good about being money smart. Packed with real, practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket, this fun and fast paced weekly half hour is designed to make you feel fit to face up to whatever money worry the contemporary world throws at you. Kim McAllister sits down with her friends at the kitchen table to discuss their spending habits. Financial Coach Eileen Adamson shows us how to improve our credit score. A professional complainer gives us tips on getting your money back. We visit a credit union in Craigmiller, Edinburgh to find out how it helps the local community. We hear how the latest apps developed in Scotland can be used to manage our money better.

02Dealing With Debt2019052020190525 (RS)

Hate talking about money? Does the word ‘pension’ make your pulse race for all the wrong reasons and even the mention of an ISA hurt your brain? Good, you’re not alone! We’re about to take the fear out of the word finance and make you feel good about being money smart. Packed with real, practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket, this fun and fast paced weekly half hour is designed to make you feel fit to face up to whatever money worry the contemporary world throws at you.

Practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket.

03Property2019052720190601 (RS)

Hate talking about money? Does the word ‘pension’ make your pulse race for all the wrong reasons and even the mention of an ISA hurt your brain? Good, you’re not alone! We’re about to take the fear out of the word finance and make you feel good about being money smart. Packed with real, practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket, this fun and fast paced weekly half hour is designed to make you feel fit to face up to whatever money worry the contemporary world throws at you.

Practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket.

04Planning For The Future2019060320190608 (RS)

Hate talking about money? Does the word ‘pension’ make your pulse race for all the wrong reasons and even the mention of an ISA hurt your brain? Good, you’re not alone! We’re about to take the fear out of the word finance and make you feel good about being money smart. Packed with real, practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket, this fun and fast paced weekly half hour is designed to make you feel fit to face up to whatever money worry the contemporary world throws at you.

We’re in a café on Glasgow’s Great Western Road this week to hear how people are preparing for retirement. Kim McAllister asks “what steps do we need to be taking now so we can climb on board our campervan at 55?”

The developer of the Guiide website shows us how to calculate if we’ll have enough money to live off when we retire.

There’s also a beginners guide to pensions, and we visit a cemetery to find out about funeral plans.

Financial Coach Eileen Adamson has tips for building a rainy day fund to pay for those unexpected car repairs.

Finally, with Millennials being the age group most likely to lose money to fraudsters, the Citizens Advice Bureau tell us how to spot a scam.

Practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket.

05Household Tips2019061020190615 (RS)

Kim McAllister is in the kitchen this week to share tips on cutting down household costs. From supermarket shopping to switching utility suppliers, there’s loads of savings to be made. The Citizens Advice Bureau tells us how small changes to the way we use our kettles, lights, thermostat and washing machines can make us better off

Financial Coach Eileen Adamson demonstrates that pocket money can be used to teach our children good habits. If your kids are not great with money, maybe a trust fund is the way to go – we have a beginners guide.

Richard Forbes is on the roads of Perth to learn how to driving differently can reduce your fuel costs. Then, with summer approaching, we hear how to save on your summer holidays if you’re heading abroad.

Packed with real, practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket, this fun and fast paced weekly half hour is designed to make you feel fit to face up to whatever money worry the contemporary world throws at you.

Practical, easy to execute advice which really will make a difference to your pocket.