In this episode Chris chats to Professor Tim Kasser about his book Hyper Capitalism. They explore the difference between buying and consuming, the negative effects that materialism has on our long term wellbeing and marketing in our consumer society. If spending money on materialistic values doesn't make us happy, what we can do to increase our wellbeing?
When Kurt Cobain was growing up in the Pacific Northwest, he lived on the edges of society. He was a grungy independent music kid, and his currency of coolness would have been finding records that nobody else had heard of, and then sharing them with his friends. He formed the band Nirvana out of a [...]
What is happiness? Chris, David and Producer Tommo take a look at the Know Thyself principle from the Financail Wellbeing book, exploring four different theories of happiness. Have no fear, the podcast is not going highbrow! Just looking at what makes us happy, how money fits into this and how we can change our behaviour for the better. With listeners questions and some great #tightasstommo money saving tips, this episode is sure to make you smile. "Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness" Frank Tyger
The third episode in our three part series on investments. Chris, Dave and Producer Tommo answer listeners questions, offer great money saving #tightasstommo tips and we have another interview with Neil Bage. The interview looks at risk profiling and understanding our approach to investment risk in order to make better investment decisions.
Chris, Dave and Producer Tommo take a look at investments in this first of a three part series. Chris interviews psychologist and behavioural finance expert Dr Daniel Crosby. They chat about how we can modify our natural behaviours to increase our chances of investment success and more importantly enjoy our investment journey. There are some great takeaways about positive behaviours we can apply to increase our financial wellbeing. We have some great money saving tips from #tightasstommo the man who never knowingly overspends and plenty of laughs throughout this longer than usual bumper packed episode.
In this episode we finally take a look at one of the five basic principles of Financial Wellbeing - dealing with financial shocks. Join Chris, David and producer Tommo as they discuss how the ability to deal with financial shock creates wellbeing and the various financial shocks we may face in life. With practical ideas and some great tips from #tightasstommo this is a podcast not to miss.
Put your feet up and nibble some left over Christmas chocolate whilst relaxing with the Financial Wellbeing Podcast. Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo in this festive Christmas special. We have lighthearted games, music, Christmas crackers and a special interview with Icelandic singer/songwriter Hafdis Huld.
Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo in this much anticipated podcast! They talk to Guardian journalist and author of Chris' favorite non fiction book The Antidote, Oliver Burkeman. Oliver talks about the alternatives to motivational seminars and the power of negative thinking.
In this podcast we take a look at the often misunderstood area in personal finance - attitude to risk. Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo as they discuss the problems with traditional risk assessment tools and an over reliance on the results they produce. They also offer some practical tips to takeaway - from the best practice to expect from a financial adviser to understanding your own attitude to your money and risk. As ever we have some #tightasstommo tips, any tips you have for a future episode let us know on twitter through @finwellbeing.
In this episode join Chris and David as they round up previous podcasts and explain what a financial plan is. They then look at the main steps that should be taken to get the most out of your financial planning. We also enjoy some more tips from #tightasstommo.