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Cash Chats is a twice-weekly podcast Andy hosts to help you with your finances. At the start of the week he’s joined for these friendly and accessible conversations by a member or friend the UK Money Blogger community to cover topics as diverse as freebies and investments. Then on Thursday you can listen to a bonus “deals of the week” episode – a quick run down of the hottest offers from the last seven days.

Cash Chats #94 – Where to put your savings

You can still get above inflation interest for your savings - but it's harder than it was six months ago. In recent weeks and months, savings rates have been cut from 5% to 3% at TSB and 3% to 1% at Tesco, 5% Regular Savers have been axed at Nationwide, First Direct...

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Cash Chats #93 – FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early)

This week Andy has been joined by his money blogging friend Ken Okoroafor. Ken is a keen advocate of the FI and FIRE movements where people work hard to reach financial independence well before the normal retirement age. He tells Andy how he got started and shares...

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Cash Chats #92 Does it matter if cash is dying?

Cash is no longer king. It’s dying. New figures show 80% of sales are with a debit or credit card. Debit cards are most popular - 57% of sales according to the British Retail Consortium, but this is the first time credit card use has overtaken cash. Is this a good...

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Cash Chats #91 Why you need more than one bank account

If you've only one bank account you not only run the risk of being locked out of your money, but you could be missing out on free cash and higher interest elsewhere. This week on the podcast, Andy takes you through the reasons why you should open up more than one bank...

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Cash Chats #90 How We Shop

This week's episode is a little different, as Andy is joined around a table with fellow money bloggers to chew the fat on how we shop. It's a universal topic - we all spend money - but we all do it in different ways. Whether we prefer the high street to online, choose...

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Cash Chats #89 Second-hand September

This month the charity Oxfam is encouraging us to stop buying new clothes and just shop second-hand in September. The reason? Well there are a few, but the environmental impact of fast fashion is right up the top. Around 11 million items of clothing are added to...

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Cash Chats #87 Overdrafts

If you use an overdraft then you might not realise just how much it's costing you - and it could be a lot. Andy Webb is joined by Sara Williams from the Debt Camel blog to discuss why an overdraft could be costing you more than you expect, and how changes on the way...

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Cash Chats #86 – Spend less on the new football season

Whether you're an armchair fan or down the terraces every week, I've got a squad load of savings to help you pay less to watch and enjoy watching footy - whichever team you support. The 2019/20 football season has begun! But being a fan isn't cheap. In this episode,...

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Cash Chats #85 – Holiday money

If you're going away then you need to listen to this latest episode all about travel cash. With the pound performing so badly against most currencies since the Brexit referendum, it's more important than ever to make sure you're getting as much foreign currency for...

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