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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 #136: UK economy officially in recession

The latest figures show that the UK economy is officially in recession, with a whopping 20.4% contraction in the last quarter. In this week's episode I explain what that means and what impact that's likely to have on all of us. Plus the things we can do with our money...

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Cash Chats #135: Going Self-employed

With more people facing redundancy or starting their own side-hustles it's important to know just what going self-employed entails. I've been joined by David Thomas to discuss when to do it, when you're likely to make money, how to manage your finances and more. Don't...

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Cash Chats #134: What to expect from redundancy

With more job losses announced every day, and many more likely to happen as furlough begins to tail off, there's talk of 10% unemployment this year. That means there's a strong possibility we're all going affected personally. So it's really important we understand how...

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Cash Chats #133: Do you need income protection?

If you were too ill to work or died suddenly, how would your family pay the bills? This week I'm joined by my friend Kara Gammell, a personal finance journalist and money blogger. She's passionate about spreading the word on protection insurance - from critical...

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Cash Chats #132: Money personalities w/ guest Catherine Morgan

I've been joined this week by friend and money coach Catherine Morgan to talk about money personalities. Listen in to find out how recognising your instinctive behaviours with money can help you adjust to a more balanced approach. Don't forget to join the Cash Chats...

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Cash Chats #130: Are freebies really free?

I've very mixed feelings about freebies or heavily discounted trials. On one hand I love them - who wouldn’t, you get something for free. One the other hand I’m not sure they’re always a good thing. For a start there’s guilt. Guilt that I’m creating unnecessary waste,...

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Cash Chats #129: Using your money to make a difference

From the climate crisis to Black Lives Matter to struggling high streets, it's all very well liking a post on social media to show your support for a cause, but is that enough? It's time to put your money where it can hopefully make a difference to your community,...

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Cash Chats #128: Back to the high street

 This week lockdown begins to ease further with the non-essential shops reopening across the UK. I've taken a look at how things are working and whether you should be taking a trip to the high street or not. I've also shared your consumer rights for purchases made...

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