Logo
    Search

    The Martin Lewis Podcast

    Martin Lewis answers your financial questions, offering valuable money-saving tips.

    enBBC78 Episodes

    Episodes (78)

    Can shops ban returns? | Student loans, how they really work

    Can shops ban returns? | Student loans, how they really work

    Martin Lewis explains all you need to know about student finance, what you could be entitled to, and how much you will pay back. Martin is joined by a prospective university student and parents concerned about funding their children through university. We also look at consumer rights - can online shops refuse returns? AND in Mastermind this week a listener takes on a question all about Lifetime ISA's.

    5 ways to BOOST savings interest | Energy Meter Reading Week | Nihal’s last Money Mastermind

    5 ways to BOOST savings interest | Energy Meter Reading Week | Nihal’s last Money Mastermind

    Martin explains energy meter reading week – key info for everyone who pays energy bills by direct debit, and some on prepay.

    The big subject, how to boost your savings. There are five key accounts you need to know about from top cash ISAs, top easy access, the savings account that gives you a 50% boost, and a special deal for Nationwide customer.

    Plus caller Carly asks about getting a Lifetime ISA to help her son save to get on the property ladder.

    The Tell Us is all about when you prefer cheap, from sausage rolls to bogs rolls we’ve got your answers.

    And Nihal makes a cameo appearance, from home on the phone, as he couldn’t miss his last ever money mastermind – will he get it right? It’s all about travel insurance.

    The Money-Festo: How to improve Britain including shrinkflation, term-time holidays, tax-cuts for downsizers and more…

    The Money-Festo: How to improve Britain including shrinkflation, term-time holidays, tax-cuts for downsizers and more…

    Martin hears your ‘money-festo’ ideas – if you could change one consumer law or rule, what would it be – and why?

    He and Nihal are joined by former government adviser and policy expert Polly MacKenzie – to assess how practical the suggestions are – as our very own “Polly-filter”.

    Could we regulate shrinkflation, give parents that chance to book term-time holidays, offer tax-cuts for downsizers, or make the morning commute tax deductible? And would any of those ideas actually work?

    Under 73? Turn £800 or less into £5,400 or more. The clock’s ticking… it’s all about National Insurance

    Under 73? Turn £800 or less into £5,400 or more. The clock’s ticking… it’s all about National Insurance

    On this week’s podcast Martin explains how you can buy voluntary National Insurance years to boost your state pension and why it is one of the most lucrative things many can do with their money. TELL US is about if listeners have ever taken money from their childrens accounts to help the household finance, or broken their piggybanks. Later in the pod, Martin shares his latest money-saving tips and Nihal attempts another tricky Mastermind question.

    Finally, energy fixes that save you cash | Your grandparents’ financial wisdom | Mental health & benefits

    Finally, energy fixes that save you cash | Your grandparents’ financial wisdom | Mental health & benefits

    This week on the podcast, Martin has a message for people entitled to PIP who might be worried about potential reforms to these payments. You ‘Tell Us’ the best financial advice you’ve received from your parents and grandparents. And finally, there are some new energy fixes to take advantage of - and they’re below the price cap. Martin also shares with us what it was really like hosting Have I Got News For You.

    Big warning for Barclaycard customers | Beat broadband & mobile rip offs | Zara trick

    Big warning for Barclaycard customers | Beat broadband & mobile rip offs | Zara trick

    This week on the podcast Martin has a warning for all those who have a Barclaycard. After a recent rise in broadband and mobile bills for some customers, Martin shares some key tips on how to bring those costs back down. You tell us about your ovreseas bargains plus extra tips you won’t have heard on the live show.

    Shop-staff insider tips | Save v overpay mortgage | Child Benefit changes

    Shop-staff insider tips | Save v overpay mortgage | Child Benefit changes

    On this week’s podcast, Martin reacts to news of the lowest rate of inflation in two years. Listeners with retail experience TELL US about their tips for getting better deals in shops and Martin has a message for parents claiming Child Benefit.

    The big topic is all about whether it’s worth overpaying on your mortgage, or not. And as always, Nihal sits in the mastermind chair once again. How will he fare?

    Meter Reading Week | Finally, cheaper energy fixes | Smart meters, good or evil?

    Meter Reading Week | Finally, cheaper energy fixes | Smart meters, good or evil?

    On this week’s podcast Martin gives his tips on how we can make the most of the fall in the energy price cap that’s due to take effect on Monday 1st April. He also shares his thoughts on smart meters, following recent reports that many of them might be faulty. Martin also has banking tips for 16 and 17 year olds, as the financial year draws to a close.

    Are you due £1000s back on car finance? Your next steps | Cheap energy fix

    Are you due £1000s back on car finance? Your next steps | Cheap energy fix

    This week on the podcast Martin gives his reaction to the 3.4% fall in the rate of inflation in the UK. He also revisits the topic of car finance reimbursement after more than 1.2 million people (and counting) try to make a claim, since he first spoke about this issue on the pod. You ‘Tell Us’ about the most expensive cash purchases you’ve made, and as always, Martin shares his latest money saving tips.

    01’40 Inflation 04’27 EasyJet tip 08’42 Car finance reclaiming: what next 29’49 Tell Us: the most expensive thing you’ve paid for in cash 34’41 The starting savings rate of tax 38’14 Mastermind 46’50 Martin’s money-saving tips

    Related Podcasts

    The Coffee and Collaborations Podcast

    The Coffee and Collaborations Podcast
    Welcome! We havw fun introducing you to the principles of the art & science of networking & collaboration throueh expert interviews with dynamic leaders and influencers, people who have learned to champion entrepreneurship, mentorship, coaching, are servants to their community, and generously help others to be successful and thrive!!! We have recently rebranded and added more value to the show by including experts in the areas of business scaling, communications, leadership, finance, and marketing that have thrived during tumultuous times and can share their expertise. Tune in, but don‘t forget to #grabyourcoffee 😉

    By: Kimberly Winborne

    Total Episodes: 100

    Topics:business

    Askerych Podcasts

    Askerych Podcasts
    Канал для маркетологов, стратегов, продактов и предпринимателей о маркетинговых исследования, маркетинге и консалтинге. Опыт, примеры, лайфхаки и наработки.

    By: Asker Askerov

    Total Episodes: 9

    Topics:business