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Episode 19: “Financial Entertainment” with Carl Richards

June 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Episode 19: “Financial Entertainment” with Carl Richards

In this episode, join Chris and David as they discuss the differences between investing and speculating, as well as how we can be guilty of “confirmation bias” and how this impacts our decisions.

Episode 18: How to Get Help

May 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Episode 18: How to Get Help

The Financial Wellbeing Podcast and Book is aimed at helping people to create their own financial plan, but where else can you get help with your finances?

Episode 17: Money Emotions with Simonne Gnessen

April 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Episode 17: Money Emotions with Simonne Gnessen

Our relationship with and our emotions towards money have a big impact. Whether that be our stress levels, how we live our lives and the options that are available to us. This is an area we delved in to in Episode 10 “Financial Options in Life” and is discussed further in this episode with our guest Simonne Gnessen.

Episode 16: Take the First Step

March 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Episode 16: Take the First Step

Every long journey starts with a small step but in what direction? This can be a daunting thought. How about breaking this down and making the direction you want to head in easier to work out and understand.

Episode 15: Redefining “Goals” With Carl Richards

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Episode 15: Redefining “Goals” With Carl Richards

In this episode, join Chris, David and Tommo as they discuss objectives. A crucial stage of Financial Wellbeing is "A Clear Path To Identifiable Objectives.", in Episode 4 we zoomed in on "A Clear Path", and in this episode we zoom in on "Identifiable Objectives.".

Episode 14: Busting Myths

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Episode 14: Busting Myths

We're here to challenge some standard ideas about money. In this episode, Chris and David are joined by Producer and Chartered Financial Planner Tom Morris. Adding to the (already palpable) excitement, this episode was recorded on the due date of Tom's first child. At 06:45, he receives a call from his wife...

Episode 13: Philanthropy – Behind The Scenes

February 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Episode 13: Philanthropy – Behind The Scenes

In our last episode, we looked at some of the principles behind Philanthropy. Today, we delve further into the world of giving by examining how Charities apply these principles practically. We are joined by two respective experts: Edward Thomas of Oxfam and Julian Withers of Jessie May.

Episode 12: Philanthropy

January 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Episode 12: Philanthropy

In Episode 4 & 5 we talked about how to work out our “Disposable Income” and ways in which we could spend it to enhance our wellbeing. One of the ways we can spend our money to make us happier is by giving it to causes that our close to our heart or people who are in more need of it than ourselves.

Episode 11: Community Wellbeing with George Ferguson

December 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Episode 11: Community Wellbeing with George Ferguson

Community Wellbeing is one of the Five Elements of Wellbeing which, according to research conducted by Gallup, makes up our overall Wellbeing. We sat down with former Mayor of Bristol George Ferguson to have a chat about Community Wellbeing and how it relates to happiness. As always, we share the Industry Insights tweeted to us @FinWellbeing, giving you tips and advice from Financial Services Professionals. Chris' talk with George, who in 2012 became Bristol's first democratically elected Mayor, starts at 8:15 into the Podcast. The meeting was held in George's flat above the Tobacco Factory, a creative hub which he hopes will inspire more of its kind across the city, making Bristol a more polycentric place.

Episode 10: Financial Options In Life

November 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Episode 10: Financial Options In Life

"Nothing outside of your own mind can be truly said to be positive or negative." Financial Options is one of the five strands of Financial Wellbeing. One way to increase Financial Options in life is to simply have more money, but in this Podcast Chris and David explain what to do when having more money isn't an option for you.

Episode 9: Modcast Pt. 2

October 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Episode 9: Modcast Pt. 2

Ever wondered why mods ride Vespas and Lambrettas? Wonder no more... In this episode, we're joined again by Ian 'Mod' Moore for the second half of his enlightening interview about money, happiness and mod culture. Ian discusses mod attitude toward fashion, finance and tolerance. You'll learn Einstein's no. 1 money-tip, the secret to super-effective piggybanks and much, much more.

Episode 8: Modcast Pt. 1

October 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Episode 8: Modcast Pt. 1

Ian 'Mod' Moore is a comedian, author and mod (believe it or not) currently living in France. In this first episode of two, he and Chris discuss how his decision to move to France has affected his relationship with money, and developed his own Wellbeing.

Episode 7: Michelle McGagh’s No-Spend Year

September 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Episode 7: Michelle McGagh’s No-Spend Year

If money really does buy happiness, Michelle McGagh ought to be utterly miserable. In this episode, Chris and David are joined by the freelance financial journalist who has decided to only spend money on food for all of 2016

Episode 6: Jeff Prestridge on Financial Wellbeing

September 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Episode 6: Jeff Prestridge on Financial Wellbeing

In this episode, Chris and David are joined by The Mail on Sunday Personal Finance Editor Jeff Prestridge. Jeff is something of a legend in the field of personal finance, and he shares...

Episode 5: Disposable Income

July 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Episode 5: Disposable Income

In this episode, David and Chris talk about the various ways you can choose to spend your disposable income. From philanthropy to mortgages, you are invited to consider how to utilise your money to gain Wellbeing.

Episode 4: Finding The Path To Financial Wellbeing

June 27th, 2016|1 Comment

One of the five elements of Financial Wellbeing is having a clear path to identifiable objectives. In this episode, Chris and David discuss the concept of a clear path and look at practical ways to achieve more focus and clarity.

Episode 3: The Five Steps

June 1st, 2016|1 Comment

In this episode, gain a clearer understanding of Financial Wellbeing as Chris and David introduce you to The Five Steps.

Episode 2: The Wellbeing From Stuff

May 13th, 2016|1 Comment

In this episode, Chris and David talk about the Wellbeing that can be derived from possessions versus experiences. They talk about the relationship between money and Wellbeing, and how to use one to achieve the other. [...]

Episode 1: An Introduction To Financial Wellbeing

April 26th, 2016|1 Comment

In this episode, you'll learn what Financial Wellbeing is and how it relates to Wellbeing generally. You will meet Chris Budd, author of The Financial Wellbeing Book as he talks with actor and writer David [...]

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